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Barrel-Aged Abraxas - Perennial Artisan Ales

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609 Ratings
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Ratings: 609
Reviews: 58
rAvg: 4.71
pDev: 7.64%
Wants: 1,323
Gots: 115 | FT: 10
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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eyemustard

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +0.8%

08-12-2013 15:55:33 | More by eyemustard
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pk18

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +0.8%

08-12-2013 04:07:31 | More by pk18
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ahermsen

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +6.2%

08-12-2013 03:33:25 | More by ahermsen
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Duff27

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +0.8%

08-12-2013 03:21:14 | More by Duff27
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TastyIsBeer

Illinois

5/5  rDev +6.2%

08-11-2013 20:29:22 | More by TastyIsBeer
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powz87

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +0.8%

08-11-2013 18:28:15 | More by powz87
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bpfrush

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev -4.5%

08-11-2013 18:04:41 | More by bpfrush
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jjheinrichs

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -9.8%

08-11-2013 17:27:33 | More by jjheinrichs
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tclang

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev -4.5%

08-11-2013 13:52:34 | More by tclang
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lunarbrew

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +0.8%

08-11-2013 05:40:22 | More by lunarbrew
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freemanj

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev -4.5%

08-11-2013 04:04:00 | More by freemanj
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Flabbyjandro

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +0.8%

08-11-2013 01:45:49 | More by Flabbyjandro
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thebigredone

Wisconsin

4.09/5  rDev -13.2%

Poured from a pitcher at Great Taste of the Midwest. Didn't particularly care for the non-BA version, so interested how I perceive this.

Visuals look good and smell is great.

Taste is completely different from what I recall the non-BA version to be. Whereas the flavors in the regular version were quite muddled, I get distinct cinnamon, chile, and chocolate flavors out of this. Very tasty. However, I get no barrel presence at all on this beer.

Overall, I finally understand the hype and ratings behind this beer. More barrel presence would be nice, but it is quite delicious.

08-11-2013 01:03:48 | More by thebigredone
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Jeffrey2310

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +0.8%

08-10-2013 23:34:54 | More by Jeffrey2310
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mjohnson17

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -4.5%

08-08-2013 16:13:04 | More by mjohnson17
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Noyt

Quebec (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -25.7%

08-07-2013 19:27:19 | More by Noyt
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IpeeA

Missouri

4/5  rDev -15.1%

08-06-2013 02:13:23 | More by IpeeA
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Luk13

Quebec (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -20.4%

08-05-2013 21:19:41 | More by Luk13
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travisdiener32

Florida

5/5  rDev +6.2%

08-05-2013 02:55:02 | More by travisdiener32
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tom10101

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev -15.1%

08-05-2013 02:08:26 | More by tom10101
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ChrisPro

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -9.8%

08-04-2013 04:59:13 | More by ChrisPro
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bvdubn

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +0.8%

08-02-2013 12:43:46 | More by bvdubn
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birchstick

Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +0.8%

On tap at the Between the Barrels event at the brewery during StL CBW

A - Pours black color with chocolaty head, much like the regular version. Not as viscious as I was expecting, but it is definitely intimidating looking.
S - Nose is spicy hot chocolaty fudge bourbon aromas
T - BA Abraxas opens up with vanilla chocolate cinnamon on the front of the tongue. This moves on to more pronounced flavors of chocolate and cinnamon. The bourbon barrel moves in and assert its presence by adding a boozy oaky vanilla caramel layer on top. Ends spicy hot with cinnamon. The barrel aging does a really nice job of not being overly boozy, yet also adding really nice complexity and taking Abraxas to a new level.
M - Mouth is smooth and goes down well, which is surprising given this brewery usually has thinner bodied beers
D - Overall. This is a solid, solid barrel aged beer. Added a nice layer of bourbony complexity to an already great beer.

07-31-2013 22:11:40 | More by birchstick
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Centennial

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +0.8%

07-29-2013 16:39:24 | More by Centennial
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draimegould

Missouri

5/5  rDev +6.2%

07-27-2013 18:46:01 | More by draimegould
Barrel-Aged Abraxas from Perennial Artisan Ales
100 out of 100 based on 609 ratings.