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Big Bad Baptist - Epic Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

1,797 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 1,797
Reviews: 324
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 9.45%
Wants: 283
Gots: 465 | FT: 72
Brewed by:
Epic Brewing Company visit their website
Utah, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  11.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
One Big Bad Imperial Stout with Cocoa nibs and Coffee nibs.

 http://www.epicbrewing.com/the-bee ... rial-stout 

(Beer added by: JohnGalt1 on 09-30-2011)
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TheBeer

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

05-19-2014 23:03:10 | More by TheBeer
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Filabee

Michigan

4/5  rDev -7.8%

05-19-2014 19:51:17 | More by Filabee
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clay_i

Georgia

5/5  rDev +15.2%

05-19-2014 19:10:27 | More by clay_i
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PappyVans

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -7.8%

05-19-2014 17:44:37 | More by PappyVans
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OMsweetOM

California

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

05-18-2014 23:29:25 | More by OMsweetOM
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mgr78704

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

05-18-2014 21:24:58 | More by mgr78704
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BrewtalHonesty

Michigan

3/5  rDev -30.9%

05-18-2014 20:52:18 | More by BrewtalHonesty
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pisano

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -7.8%

05-18-2014 14:30:39 | More by pisano
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taospowder

New Mexico

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

05-18-2014 13:24:32 | More by taospowder
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sendbeer

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

05-18-2014 12:55:31 | More by sendbeer
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RAKeeler

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -7.8%

05-18-2014 03:14:03 | More by RAKeeler
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Scott1020

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +15.2%

05-17-2014 22:04:00 | More by Scott1020
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dbrelsfo

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

05-16-2014 23:16:10 | More by dbrelsfo
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macher0

Kentucky

4.2/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured very dark black, slight fine bubble amberish head.

The nose is mostly dark roasted coffee. Some dark malts. Fairly simple. No barrel.

The taste mostly follows suit of the nose but a little more complex. Sone bourbon/oak/malts.

The feel is the best part. Very smooth and creamy. High carbonation. Thin.

This beer underwhelmed me. I would have liked more bourbon to go with the excellent coffee notes. This could be epic with some more time in the barrel.

Serving type: on-tap

05-16-2014 02:51:04 | More by macher0
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ianroodt

California

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

05-14-2014 22:27:08 | More by ianroodt
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caahare

West Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

05-14-2014 16:31:34 | More by caahare
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doldham

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -25.1%

05-14-2014 14:42:55 | More by doldham
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Beerme5

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

05-12-2014 18:09:44 | More by Beerme5
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headyhopzhead

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

05-12-2014 00:55:56 | More by headyhopzhead
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kvgomps

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

05-11-2014 04:46:45 | More by kvgomps
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TonyTalon

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

05-10-2014 23:24:05 | More by TonyTalon
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TheBeerDrinker

Minnesota

3.43/5  rDev -21%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours out like old motor oil with a fairly brown head about three-fingers, with good retention, and some nice lacing on the cup.

Smell is burnt malts to be sure, some coffee is pretty there, and I really don't get much else from the nose.

Taste is burnt malts, lots of coffee (way more than in the nose), maybe a tiny bit of chocolate but coffee and burnt malts are the prominent things here. Chocolate is WAY in the background and I would not have noticed it except I read nibs on the bottle and tried hard to find them. This is pretty fresh but really not much chocolate at all.

Mouthfeel is semi-thick, not too thick for the style. Not a bad thing but just not thick for what I would expect.

Overall this is an OK beer. I can't taste ANY whisky as this is supposed to be aged in whiskey barrels. Just does not taste like a barrel aged stout. The coffee makes this stout nice and is the highlight here. I always try to drink a coffee stout soon as coffee fades quick and maybe if it was aged more flavor would have came out from it but this is just not anything like a BA Stout. It's not a bad stout by any means but just not anything special that I would buy again. I heard some hype for this and am just not getting it.

Serving type: bottle

05-10-2014 12:48:31 | More by TheBeerDrinker
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mcsauter82

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

05-10-2014 12:30:42 | More by mcsauter82
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Beer-A-Lot

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

05-09-2014 00:53:29 | More by Beer-A-Lot
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timothybarney

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

05-08-2014 01:58:45 | More by timothybarney
Big Bad Baptist from Epic Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 1,797 ratings.