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Morticia - Barrier Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

23 Ratings
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Ratings: 23
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 5.29%
Wants: 1
Gots: 6 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Barrier Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BColton1 on 06-09-2013)
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rollom

New York

4/5  rDev -3.8%

07-12-2014 12:36:15 | More by rollom
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LeahM

New York

4.56/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Aged for a year in the bottle bought from the brewery in Oceanside, NY.

A: Dark dark brown almost black, with a large, fluffy, dark tan head that stayed for a few minutes.

S: Maple, dark chocolate, hints of coffee. Not a particularly strong smelling beer.

T: First taste is of bitter chocolate, giving way to a deep, sweet, smoky maple flavor and finishing with smooth coffee. Good balance of bitter with sweet. No alcohol taste for it's 9.5% ABV. Medium, appropriate carbonation.

M: Very full bodied, I felt like I was tasting the beer for a while after drinking it. Thick, creamy mouthfeel, but not sticky or cloying at all.

O: One of my favorite imperial stouts ever. The maple adds a great sweet and smoky flavor complexity, and the beer changes tastes from beginning to end. Extremely smooth and drinkable for such a dark, high ABV beer (although I certainly felt it), a benefit of the year of aging I assume. I'll have to try and pick up another one to try and age even longer, if I can stop myself from drinking it. Barrier's best stout, and one of their best offerings for sure.

Serving type: bottle

04-16-2014 14:23:57 | More by LeahM
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Jas45678

Michigan

4/5  rDev -3.8%

04-14-2014 00:56:21 | More by Jas45678
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starny

New York

4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

02-27-2014 15:03:50 | More by starny
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VonZipper

New York

4/5  rDev -3.8%

01-09-2014 23:18:33 | More by VonZipper
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JRod1969

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

12-30-2013 03:41:44 | More by JRod1969
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Hirshi

New York

4/5  rDev -3.8%

11-11-2013 14:52:44 | More by Hirshi
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clay23

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

11-03-2013 02:13:07 | More by clay23
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ystazi

Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.8%

10-25-2013 21:41:54 | More by ystazi
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ubufan2112

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -3.8%

10-13-2013 00:00:01 | More by ubufan2112
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campfirebrew

New York

4/5  rDev -3.8%

10-12-2013 13:12:05 | More by campfirebrew
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BltByKrmn

New York

4/5  rDev -3.8%

10-09-2013 01:35:46 | More by BltByKrmn
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longisland1983

New York

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

10-06-2013 20:20:19 | More by longisland1983
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abkayak

New York

4/5  rDev -3.8%

09-09-2013 20:10:10 | More by abkayak
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sirsteve42

New York

4/5  rDev -3.8%

08-23-2013 22:14:23 | More by sirsteve42
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HugeBulge

New York

4/5  rDev -3.8%

08-01-2013 21:15:21 | More by HugeBulge
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2Xmd

New York

4.46/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Bought this right at the brewery in Oceanside. Bottle date of April 2013 that states its bottle conditioned with maple syrup and can be enjoyed now or aged for years.

A: Dark brown with a small light tan head. Seems to be perfectly carbonated for the style.

S: Sweet choclately malt smell, light coffee.

T: Tastes of chocolate and caramel.

M: light syrup mouthfeel but not too sticky.

O: Glad I finally opened this. Hope there are more for purchase at the brewery so I can get more to age. Similar to Storm King but not as hoppy. Storm King is one of my favorites and this is right up there but really smooth. Would love to try this with a year or two on it.

Serving type: bottle

07-29-2013 02:46:56 | More by 2Xmd
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BKBassist

New York

4/5  rDev -3.8%

07-09-2013 06:11:24 | More by BKBassist
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ColForbinBC

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -3.8%

07-07-2013 01:48:05 | More by ColForbinBC
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Altoon88

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

06-27-2013 05:35:16 | More by Altoon88
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ant880

New York

4/5  rDev -3.8%

06-17-2013 15:36:25 | More by ant880
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SkiBum22

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

06-16-2013 04:17:52 | More by SkiBum22
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BColton1

Rhode Island

4.39/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle at Combined Tasting.

A: Pours black with a slightly tan head.

S: Roasty...

T: This is a Russian Imperial Stout! Strong malt with a touch of bitterness. A hint of coffee in the finish. This is a tasty RIS, but it is a little hot right now. I have another bottle I'm planning on aging for a year or so.

M: Medium body, smooth in the mouth.

Overall: It's a good RIS. Another nice job by Barrier Brewing Company.

Serving type: bottle

06-09-2013 14:40:01 | More by BColton1
Morticia from Barrier Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 23 ratings.