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Cognac Barrel Aged Dark Lord De Muerte - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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Cognac Barrel Aged Dark Lord De MuerteCognac Barrel Aged Dark Lord De Muerte

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BA SCORE
88
very good

101 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 101
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 18.48%
Wants: 93
Gots: 32 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  15.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 04-26-2012)
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Thorpe429

Illinois

3/5  rDev -24.1%

02-04-2013 11:34:50 | More by Thorpe429
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starrdogg

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +1.3%

02-04-2013 05:49:24 | More by starrdogg
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yourefragile

District of Columbia

3.68/5  rDev -6.8%

750 mL bottle, red wax, Thanks Chris!

Pours a dark viscous, opaque dark milk chocolate with a trace light tan head. Aroma is slightly hot, with booze and green peppers and slight cognac sweetness, but overall it is surprisingly mild. Thick and syrupy body, covers the palate with a silky, smooth coating. Flavor starts with a strong cognac and rich malt chocolate presence before holy hell peppers! So hot and very little else is making sense to me midway through the palate and long into the finish.

02-04-2013 02:04:05 | More by yourefragile
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jbuddle

New York

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

01-29-2013 17:59:30 | More by jbuddle
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CraftEyeDoc

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +1.3%

01-24-2013 15:30:38 | More by CraftEyeDoc
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Arbitrator

California

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

01-24-2013 05:28:15 | More by Arbitrator
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MordorMongo


3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

01-13-2013 20:08:16 | More by MordorMongo
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zach60614

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

01-13-2013 03:17:04 | More by zach60614
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AleWatcher

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

01-13-2013 02:00:34 | More by AleWatcher
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spycow

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1.3%

01-11-2013 22:49:00 | More by spycow
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westcoastbeerlvr

California

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

01-08-2013 21:42:11 | More by westcoastbeerlvr
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badboy7113

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

12-30-2012 16:38:10 | More by badboy7113
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brydeen

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +20.3%

12-26-2012 20:58:34 | More by brydeen
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rjacobs6

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

12-24-2012 00:56:37 | More by rjacobs6
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CummingsK21

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

12-23-2012 04:04:32 | More by CummingsK21
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Romulux

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

11-27-2012 03:39:11 | More by Romulux
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jisom123

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

11-21-2012 22:28:14 | More by jisom123
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4DAloveofSTOUT

Illinois

4.38/5  rDev +10.9%

reviewed from notes taken 11/16/12

poured into tulip glass.

bottle 137 out of 817.

Appearance: black as night with a thick 1 finger high dark brown head. Drops down to a solid cap.

Smell: This beer smell strongly of sweet booze and earthy green peppers. Supporting cast of fudge and a hint of roast. The peppers smell like they might make this beer taste hot.

Taste: This taste far better than I expected! The cognac imparts a sweetness that makes the beer taste really fudgy with a hint of roast. Nice vanilla notes. Maybe some dark fruits and tobacco. The pepper notes seem to blend flawlessly into the beer without overpowering the stout. So very well balanced between the stout, the peppers, and the cognac! This is a 3 Floyds beer thats actually worth the hype!

Mouthfeel: Its huge and its soooo smooth. full bodied beer with low carbonaiton. Its silky motor oil that does not have a hint of booze, even at 15%. The peppers do offer some warming heat thats moderately hot down the throat.

Overall: Wasnt sure that I was going to like this beer, but it was fantastic! My first BA Dark Lord and I would love to try another bottle of a different treatment of Dark Lord. I am not a huge Dark Lord fan, but this proves to me that Dark Lord is a great base beer for barrels. Not worth $50 a bottle, but it sure tastes good.

11-20-2012 07:05:12 | More by 4DAloveofSTOUT
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mrandypandy

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

11-07-2012 22:47:23 | More by mrandypandy
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birchstick

Colorado

4.1/5  rDev +3.8%

Bottle #308 of 817 - 2012 Vintage

A - pours black with a chocolaty head on it

S - soy chocolates and lots of spicy pepper notes float in the air above the glass

T - sweet chocolate malts open this one up. Cognac barrel characteristics take over the taste profile, but these are very quickly completely overwhelmed by lots of spicy peppers, which dominate the beer from here on out. I like this, but I think the pepper could have been dialed down a bit.

M - smooth bodied with a little bit of carbonation; a very spicy, dry finish to it

D - overall, this is a solid DL variant, however I think the spices could have been more complementary than dominant in the taste profile. As any of the barrel aged variants of DL, I would recommend this to try.

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11-06-2012 03:15:01 | More by birchstick
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Illinois

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Indiana

4/5  rDev +1.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

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Cognac Barrel Aged Dark Lord De Muerte from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
88 out of 100 based on 101 ratings.