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Barrel-Aged Abraxas - Perennial Artisan Ales

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848 Ratings
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Ratings: 848
Reviews: 78
rAvg: 4.72
pDev: 7.84%
Wants: 1,523
Gots: 128 | FT: 7
Brewed by:
Perennial Artisan Ales visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Imperial Stout aged 11 months in Rittehouse rye whiskey barrels with cacao nibs, ancho chiles, vanilla beans, and cinnamon.

(Beer added by: Etan on 11-18-2012)
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Bottle from trade, 2014 batch with black wax. Pours incredibly black, inky, viscous, and ends up with a finger and a half of dark brown head, creamy looking, too. Incredible aroma of sweet chocolate and cinnamon, spicy rye whiskey, very very faint peppers, vanilla, roasted marshmallows. It's like cinnamon s'mores with whiskey, though the whiskey supports rather than overpowers the smell. Flavor follows with awesome cocoa powder and cinnamon, vanilla whiskey notes, ever so slight spice and warmth that lingers from a combination of the peppers and the alcohol. Thick and viscous, though not syrupy, low carbonation but enough bubbles to keep things thick, and very rich with a slightly roasty dry finish. I was expecting more whiskey on this one, but it melds into the beer so well. Seems very much worth the hype here. Incredible beer, though still takes a back seat to DB Huna for me.

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A - Dark. Caramel tan head that dissipates quickly.

S - Rich and roasted.

T - Toasted marshmallows with cinnamon and chilies. Or Cinnamon Toast Crunch in whiskey.

M - Coats nicely. Lingers a bit, but not long.

O - May be the best beer I've ever had.

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Bottle generously shared by Seth. Dark brown/black pour with a chocolate head. Great lacing. Cinnamon, caramel and fudge blast the old sniffer. Great body with big fudge, rich caramel, and cinnamon notes that give way to the heat from the ancho chilies. Wow, a real stunner. Good carbonation, good balance, great mouthfeel. It’s simply delicious,what more can I say...

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Barrel-Aged Abraxas from Perennial Artisan Ales
100 out of 100 based on 848 ratings.