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Indignant Bourbon Imperial Stout - Haymarket Pub & Brewery

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Indignant Bourbon Imperial Stout
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BA SCORE
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world-class

89 Ratings
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Ratings: 89
Reviews: 19
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: 7.94%
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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dlello2

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

04-06-2012 17:24:05 | More by dlello2
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danthehopslamman

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

08-11-2013 18:31:18 | More by danthehopslamman
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CLCardinal84

Illinois

4.08/5  rDev -7.5%

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.

04-25-2014 15:05:30 | More by CLCardinal84
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schmidtmattsays

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +2%

03-23-2014 14:11:34 | More by schmidtmattsays
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WoodBrew

Illinois

4.38/5  rDev -0.7%

The Indignant Bourbon Imperial Stout was a MONSTER beer. Thie beer was very good. The beer poured a opaque black with thin tan head that laced slightly. The aroma was bourbon supported by slight roast and sweetness. The taste was an explosion of flavor. At the start was vanilla, followed by roast, dark chocolate, and cherry....then at the finish was bourbon. The mouthfeel was ok...the high ABV and flavor explosion made this a sipping beer....with full body...almost cough syrupy. Overall the beer was amazing....but one is more than enough.

11-03-2011 23:38:53 | More by WoodBrew
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Gonzoillini

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

01-13-2013 18:35:47 | More by Gonzoillini
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glass_house

Ohio

4.69/5  rDev +6.3%

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.

04-26-2014 23:29:37 | More by glass_house
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raymo55

Michigan

5/5  rDev +13.4%

11-15-2011 01:13:46 | More by raymo55
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bashiba

Iowa

3.63/5  rDev -17.7%

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.

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

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +2%

05-03-2014 18:48:57 | More by JSBILK
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oso

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +2%

03-13-2014 05:55:20 | More by oso
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Bung

Michigan

4.3/5  rDev -2.5%

Tap at Haymarket.
Black pour, tan head with frothy bubbles. Slick.

Aroma, vanilla, caramel, bourbony oak.

Taste, Carmelly vanilla with lighter chocolate and roast. Very light roast. Oak barrel works really well, with this. Very well rounded barrel aged stout.

Full bodied, carb is finer than the appearance making it pretty much a creamy coating mouthfeel. Slightly warming, a sipper but you could want to put it down.

08-29-2011 03:34:32 | More by Bung
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tourdot

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +2%

08-10-2014 23:48:44 | More by tourdot
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emerge077

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

10-25-2013 19:34:35 | More by emerge077
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Danimal25

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

03-22-2014 03:22:29 | More by Danimal25
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enelson

Illinois

4/5  rDev -9.3%

04-28-2014 00:29:57 | More by enelson
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jegross2

Illinois

4/5  rDev -9.3%

02-03-2013 19:51:54 | More by jegross2
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JimmyW

Illinois

5/5  rDev +13.4%

11-28-2011 11:45:08 | More by JimmyW
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ChainChompsky

Illinois

5/5  rDev +13.4%

05-04-2014 00:43:00 | More by ChainChompsky
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Flakk


4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

06-18-2014 01:01:37 | More by Flakk
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ystazi

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +2%

01-12-2014 21:57:35 | More by ystazi
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Drucifer

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

12-13-2012 16:50:27 | More by Drucifer
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HxC90


4.5/5  rDev +2%

03-24-2012 15:19:15 | More by HxC90
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Anonymous1

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +2%

06-01-2013 04:56:45 | More by Anonymous1
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JRBecks

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

11-12-2012 16:46:02 | More by JRBecks
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Indignant Bourbon Imperial Stout from Haymarket Pub & Brewery
96 out of 100 based on 89 ratings.