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Cap'N Skoon's Ballistic Stout (Bourbon Barrel Aged) - Westbrook Brewing Co.

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Cap'N Skoon's Ballistic Stout (Bourbon Barrel Aged)
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72 Ratings
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Ratings: 72
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 4.35
pDev: 7.59%
Wants: 41
Gots: 23 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Westbrook Brewing Co. visit their website
South Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Ahoy! This bourbon barrel-aged sea monster of a stout has emerged form the depths of our barrel cellar after summering quietly for the past year. Enjoy the swirling typhoon of chocolate, dark fruit, and smooth bourbon flavors while wearing an eyepatch and feeding your most colorful parrot.

(Beer added by: ThatsThatDude on 03-15-2014)
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chippo33

Vermont

4/5  rDev -8%

08-28-2014 03:45:46 | More by chippo33
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lupercmda

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

08-14-2014 02:07:50 | More by lupercmda
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

4.08/5  rDev -6.2%

the quality of this beer is through the roof, as is all westbrook stuff, and the flavor is a little different from most bourbon barreled stouts. its way less sweet, more oak than whiskey, which works with the dark bakers chocolate dry malt profile and all the booze. glossy dark brown in color, like a waxy bar of dark chocolate, with only a half inch or less of frothy mocha chocolate milk head. the nose is weirdly dry, malt first and then oak, bitterness is mid range, while the chocolate aromas really expand. the flavor too is quite chocolate driven, although the bitterness of the roast is more assertive in the flavor than the smell, so its still a bit bold, especially with the high alcohol content, which is there a little more than i like it to be, but its far from hot. there is a dullness to this, as good as it is and as well made as it is, it just doesnt have that distinguishing element, and the middle of the beer is almost bland for a second, before the oak takes over. its huge, a slow sipper, staying constantly good as it warms up. the bourbon stout scene is getting crowded, and I'm just not sure this one stands out, although its darn tasty!

08-10-2014 01:35:36 | More by StonedTrippin
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Dicers

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

08-01-2014 18:20:10 | More by Dicers
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Mikeypnh

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

07-24-2014 02:40:41 | More by Mikeypnh
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earljones199

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

07-24-2014 00:03:55 | More by earljones199
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mgr78704

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

07-20-2014 17:18:21 | More by mgr78704
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IrishColonial

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

07-19-2014 04:18:46 | More by IrishColonial
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beernads

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -13.8%

07-18-2014 03:29:34 | More by beernads
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ADTaber

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -8%

07-17-2014 01:53:58 | More by ADTaber
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lunarbrew

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

07-08-2014 15:55:22 | More by lunarbrew
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Stevedore

Wisconsin

4.34/5  rDev -0.2%

22oz bottle of the recently released 2014 vintage. Poured into a Cantillon taster 7/7/2014.

A- Pitch black body, not substantially thick but certainly has oily brown legs. Half finger brown head that disappears quickly, par for the course. Again, the legs on this is actually substantial.

S- Chocolate fudge, bourbon, milk chocolate, hints of coffee. Very much reminds me of chocolate frosting here.

F- Bourbon, dark chocolate, a bit of lactose, and chocolate icing. It's very rich, chocolate fudge-forward with a nice complementary bourbon flavour. Flavour profile reminds me a lot of Central Waters' Sixteen, actually.

M- Medium bodied, not particularly thick or fudgy in comparison to Sixteen, but substantial enough that it does not detract in any way from the rest of the beer. Low in carbonation, smooth with a nice chocolate brownie finish.

O- Very similar beer to CW Sixteen; you can't go wrong with either one if you are deciding which one to open tonight. This brings a big chocolate fudge cake flavour profile mixed in with bourbon, so if that sounds good to you, go get yourself a bottle.

07-08-2014 02:58:10 | More by Stevedore
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Dactrius

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

07-08-2014 02:39:26 | More by Dactrius
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loverofthecraft

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

07-05-2014 07:49:47 | More by loverofthecraft
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HOP-E-DAYZ

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

07-01-2014 00:24:16 | More by HOP-E-DAYZ
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moarmare

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

06-27-2014 12:17:18 | More by moarmare
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NHbeerguy

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

06-23-2014 10:27:53 | More by NHbeerguy
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Chingringo

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

06-18-2014 12:30:38 | More by Chingringo
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md655321

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

06-09-2014 20:41:23 | More by md655321
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StoutItOutLoud

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

06-08-2014 02:45:26 | More by StoutItOutLoud
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FUwolfpacker

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

06-05-2014 18:31:03 | More by FUwolfpacker
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gueuzegossage

California

4/5  rDev -8%

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smutty33

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

06-04-2014 17:35:51 | More by smutty33
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South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

06-04-2014 02:06:05 | More by AintNoTele
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largadeer

California

4/5  rDev -8%

05-31-2014 01:28:29 | More by largadeer
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Cap'N Skoon's Ballistic Stout (Bourbon Barrel Aged) from Westbrook Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 72 ratings.