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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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68 Ratings
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Ratings: 68
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 4.36
pDev: 7.57%
Wants: 35
Gots: 24 | FT: 4
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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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.

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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.

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Cap'N Skoon's Ballistic Stout (Bourbon Barrel Aged) from Westbrook Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 68 ratings.