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Siberian Black Magic Panther (Bourbon) - Westbrook Brewing Co.

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Siberian Black Magic Panther (Bourbon)Siberian Black Magic Panther (Bourbon)

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

99 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 99
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 8.78%
Wants: 98
Gots: 24 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Westbrook Brewing Co. visit their website
South Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  12.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is as hairy as a Siberian.. or as a panther. And you better believe it because it gets the black magic from sitting for two years in bourbon barrels. During those years it gathered its rage.. a rage this mythical beast of an imperial stout wants to unleash on your taste buds.

(Beer added by: ThatsThatDude on 03-13-2014)
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trxxpaxxs

New York

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

04-26-2014 14:41:37 | More by trxxpaxxs
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West Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

05-29-2014 23:27:26 | More by williamjbauer
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jtladner

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -7.6%

07-20-2014 17:17:00 | More by jtladner
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California

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

08-03-2014 17:48:53 | More by blabaer
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Alieniloquium

Florida

3.63/5  rDev -16.2%

650 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Inky black. Nice mocha head. Thin collar.

Smell - Not a ton of bourbon, but it's got a bright whiskey aroma. Vanilla. Sharp whiskey. Dark chocolate.

Taste - Dark chocolate and fudge. Sweet. Caramel. Sharp whiskey. Astringent oak. Nutty odd oaky finish.

Mouthfeel - Heavy. Medium low carbonation.

Overall - I expected to like this better, but it's not any better than the Apple Brandy. I don't love the barrel again, but it's a good base stout.

04-01-2014 01:21:35 | More by Alieniloquium
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4/5  rDev -7.6%

08-13-2014 17:18:48 | More by wrw5031
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North Carolina

5/5  rDev +15.5%

03-17-2014 00:20:28 | More by uncccegr
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GreesyFizeek

New York

4.33/5  rDev 0%

Bottle shared by me at Bob's tasting.

Pours a dark, ink-like black, with a half inch mocha head, and only a small amount of lacing down the glass.

Smells like vanilla, coconut, chocolate fudge, and bourbon.

The taste is similar. Very sweet, with sweet smooth bourbon, some vanilla, a little bit of coconut, and decadent chocolate flavors- tastes like fudge and brownie batter. Some roasted malt flavors are there, but the bitterness from that is washed away by how sweet it is. Stops just short of being cloying, though.

Medium bodied, could be a little thicker, I think. Almost no carbonation. Smooth, creamy mouthfeel.

Westbrook continues to wow me, I can't wait to try the apple brandy version.

05-11-2014 15:29:09 | More by GreesyFizeek
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cistercian12

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -7.6%

05-29-2014 23:21:19 | More by cistercian12
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New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

04-21-2014 22:30:29 | More by Mike
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largadeer

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

05-31-2014 01:26:15 | More by largadeer
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Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -13.4%

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South Carolina

4/5  rDev -7.6%

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South Carolina

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Maryland

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Illinois

3.21/5  rDev -25.9%

22oz bottle shared with a friend

A: Dark Chocolate brown, thin off white head,

S: Smoky, molasses, cedar

T: Campfire ash especially as it warms, smoked malts, leather, raisins, fig, bourbon heat that is stronger cold but mellows as it warms

M: Thin to medium body

O: It's an okay BA smoked stout. Not in the same stratosphere as any of the BAMC variants, and more reminiscent of Bo and Luke than Mexican Cake.

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Georgia

4.56/5  rDev +5.3%

Pours a deep burnt black with brown highlights and a tan head. Minimal lacing.

The smell is notes of chocolate, oak, roast, and bourbon. A bit muted compared to the apple brandy.

Flavor is huge roasted malt with notes of chocolate and oak. Lots of bourbon, but not so much as to detract from the base.

Mouthfeel is thick and viscous with medium carb.

Very well done, and while it doesn't have the nuances of the apple brandy, it stands up on its own as a stellar example of the style. Westbrook continues to amaze.

03-14-2014 12:30:12 | More by GrapesofWrath
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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Siberian Black Magic Panther (Bourbon) from Westbrook Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 99 ratings.