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Indignant Bourbon Imperial Stout - Haymarket Pub & Brewery

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Indignant Bourbon Imperial Stout
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83 Ratings
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Ratings: 83
Reviews: 19
rAvg: 4.42
pDev: 7.92%
Wants: 16
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Haymarket Pub & Brewery visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  12.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
A monstrously big black ale aged for 8 months in eight year old Woodford Reserve Bourbon barrels. Flavors of vanilla, coconut, chocolate, coffee, cherry and bourbon are matched by the warming effects of the brew.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 08-07-2011)
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Reviews by bashiba:
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bashiba

Iowa

3.63/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured a thick dark brown with a thin very dark tan head.

The smell was all bourbon, with big oak and vanilla notes along with sweet molasses and alcohol.

The flavor is very sweet and boozy, with tons of vanilla and toffee along with a hint of oak and a light bit of dark malt smokeyness coming through. Here is where my biggest problem with this beer begins, its all bourbon and barely stout. Very lacking in the roasted barley stout flavors. Not bad but just to bourbony.

The mouthfeel was thick and warm.

A pretty good beer, just needs a bit more stout in the stout.

Serving type: on-tap

08-22-2011 16:41:42 | More by bashiba
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Iowa

4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev -9.5%

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4.69/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

12 oz. draft at The Haymarket

Can't give this one a proper review since I had it over a bachelor party weekend in Chicago and didn't take notes, but along with Haymarket's Mathias DIPA, this one deserved more than just a rating.

All the usual suspects were there in the aroma and taste--bittersweet chocolate, dark coffee, caramel, vanilla, ripe dark fruit, molasses, charred wood, and of course a warm bourbon backbone. Beautiful balance of sweetness, bitterness, and alcohol heat. Rich, creamy, full-bodied and silky smooth with low carbonation. Masterfully crafted, and something I would deem a "must-have" if you're in the area.

Serving type: on-tap

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4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

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Illinois

4.08/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

On-Tap @ Haymarket on Thursday before DLD.

A: Jet black with a finger's worth of head, light lacing on the glass. The tap was giving some of the growler pours a lot of head.

S: Coffee, roastiness, bourbon, oak, caramel. Pretty good nose once it warmed. Was served cold at first which muted the nose a bit.

T: Pretty damn good. Like BCBS's little brother. Lots of chocolate, bourbon, oak and caramel.

M: Thick, creamy and coating. What I want in a stout.

O: Another winner from Pete and the Haymarket gang. Even better they fill 32 oz growlers of this for $18. A steal for such a great beer. I would love to see different barrel treatments on this stout because I think with the right barrel, this would be on par with the world-class barrel-aged stouts. Just a notch below, but still damn good.

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Illinois

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Illinois

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Indignant Bourbon Imperial Stout from Haymarket Pub & Brewery
96 out of 100 based on 83 ratings.