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Barrel-Aged Abraxas - Perennial Artisan Ales

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Ratings: 752
Reviews: 72
rAvg: 4.72
pDev: 7.84%
Wants: 1,421
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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5/5  rDev +5.9%

Luv This Beer!!!!

rden4654, Sep 30, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -10%

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4.25/5  rDev -10%

6 oz pour of batch 2.

Smells of cinnamon and chocolate fudge, with the barrel taking the back seat. Taste follows the smell, still not much from the barrel which is quite a letdown. Mouthfeel is creamy and full-bodied.

Overall, this is a great stout, but the lack of barrel presence in this beer makes it taste more like a year old regular abraxas (which I've had). Not worth the price of admission. Had Proprietors right after, and it was a much better example of a BA stout!

FYI: The blend is insane!

Tgmckinn, Sep 30, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +0.6%

On tap at City Beer Store during the event with Perennial. Beer pours pitch black with thick and creamy dark brown head. Head dissipates to slick of brown after a few minutes, leaving heavy lacing and alcohol legs.

Nose is really nice, dark chocolate, espresso, graham cracker, cinnamon, vanilla, toasted coconut, sweet fudgy brownie. Can't really detect any of the chile in the nose.

Taste follows the nose exactly, very well balanced flavors of sweeter fudge and bitter dark chocolate, fruity espresso, graham cracker spices with the extra hit of cinnamon. Whiskey barrel contributions mid palate as the beer warms with vanilla, toasted oak and vanilla, caramel. Finish is long and lingering chocolate, spices and the chili hits in the back of the throat, light vegetable and spicy chili.

Fully body, thick and creamy beer. Very slow sipper as the flavors are big and bold but balanced, without any alcohol heat. Very nice beer.

nataku00, Sep 29, 2014
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Worth the trouble to score one.
Amazing, complex and truly elite.

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4.61/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

from notes, on tap at city beer store. was expecting a shitshow but it was actually business as usual.

2-7 oz pours, allowed to warm

first of, finally Finally FINALLY got a chance to try this guy

a- 4.5 like regular abaraxas with no head, completely dark

s-4.5 cinnamon toast crunch. i was told about how this was and it really is, holy crap! added vanilla, caramel and some bourbon on the back end.

t- cinomon toast crunch, full front. hot spice on the very back end. very smooth and flavorful. very tasty

m- 5, talk to this about a few patrons, velvet smoooth. fantastic and with zero alch

o- very good but not enough barrel, i think i prefer regular by a smudge. but this is damn tasty. glad i finally got to try it, definitly enjoyed all 14oz :)

KevSal, Sep 28, 2014
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Barrel-Aged Abraxas from Perennial Artisan Ales
100 out of 100 based on 752 ratings.