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Big Bad Baptist - Epic Brewing Company

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96
world-class

2,026 Ratings
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world-class

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Ratings: 2,026
Reviews: 341
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 9.22%
Wants: 307
Gots: 495 | FT: 77
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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Ratings: 2,026 | Reviews: 341 | Display Reviews Only:
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

JohnnieNepal, Jul 04, 2013
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4.33/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Batch #3.

Served at cellar temp into a goblet.

BBB is nearly black in color with creamy tan head. It settles quickly and leaves no lacing.

Aroma is surprisingly intense with bitter chocolate and dark roasted coffee.

Flavor is huge as well with bourbon, chocolate, coffee, and smoke. It's layered, deep and complex. A little bit of grass and earthy quality too.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied, a little on the thin side for such a big stout. The alcohol is strong but not overly hot.

Overall a really tasty, interesting, and unusual stout.

GilGarp, Feb 04, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

RoryOMoore, Nov 23, 2011
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

mpayne5, Jun 27, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

bigbeers84, Mar 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

22Blue, Dec 13, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

mychalg9, Mar 31, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

CTJman, Aug 08, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

GABrew, Jul 07, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

Mantooth, Nov 25, 2012
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

ajzy, May 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

Zachtheporter, May 07, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

doremite, Dec 29, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

bum732, Aug 10, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -19.4%

Rollzroyce21, Oct 13, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

JimmyFlatRock, Nov 17, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

waddellc2, Sep 01, 2014
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4.48/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

***Release #25***

I think i owe thanks to F2brewers for this one but it might be someone else.

Poured from a bomber.

Thick, dark pour with hanging lace. Aroma is sweet cocoa, heavy and intense. Flavor is very good; rich cocoa, chocolate, rye, strong coffee, nice whiskey overtones play wonders. Very robust yet remarkably easy to drink. One of my favorite barrel aged stouts, wish i had 12 of these!

papat444, Jul 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

jplopez21, Jul 16, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

CoolEthan, Aug 05, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

Photekut, May 19, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

DerekMorgan, Nov 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

bostonryan, Feb 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

Lehighace06, Jul 04, 2014
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4.48/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Release #14, 12.1% ABV, brewed in Denver, CO

Opaque, black body with a thin but persistent, creamy and tan head. Cocoa aroma notes up front with touches of coffee and the expected dark malt aromas for a stout. Roasted grains and coffee grounds are the first taste impressions, followed with creamy milk chocolate and coffee flavors; nice combination of alcohol warmth and a tad bit of hop bitterness at the finish. Heavy and smooth body; sugary but not cloying.

A very drinkable, smooth and soothing imperial stout. Deep and complex flavors and feel throughout.

beergoot, Dec 19, 2013
Big Bad Baptist from Epic Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 2,026 ratings.