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Barrel-Aged Abraxas - Perennial Artisan Ales

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754 Ratings
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Ratings: 754
Reviews: 72
rAvg: 4.72
pDev: 7.84%
Wants: 1,427
Gots: 121 | 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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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Yet another bottle provided by my favorite trader. Thanks, Dan... Again. Opened at a small share a few weeks ago. This review is from notes. Though, the beer has stuck in my head.

A- Beautiful sludge. Finger of brown head fades within a minute or so. You're not gonna get more black than this. An intimidating and ominous onyx.

S- Big time bourbon and chocolate/fudge right off the bat. Some delicate cinnamon follows. Splendid barrel character on this beer lending some vanilla and caramel to the mix. The bourbon rides the whole way through. I would give it a five, but I'm not smelling any spice. Especially compared to regular Abraxas.

T- Bourbony fudge and dark/sweet chocolates with hints of cinnamon. Can't get over how wonderful this beer takes to bourbon. The tannins provide a understated vanilla/toffee flavor. While I didn't get spice on the nose, I'm getting hints of it here and there on the flavor. There is also the faintest bit of booze, but it only adds to the complexity. Such balance here.

M- Thick. Oily. Awesome.

There are few imperial stouts that I would like to, and probably could, drink the whole bottle. I wish I wasn't so generous in sharing this bottle, cause I could've taken it out alone. 6-7 ounces was such a tease. But who doesn't like to be teased? If the opportunity arises, I must trade for this beer again. Phenomenal stuff.

jbwimer, Aug 13, 2014
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Barrel-Aged Abraxas from Perennial Artisan Ales
100 out of 100 based on 754 ratings.