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A Night To End All Dawns - Kane Brewing Company

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A Night To End All DawnsA Night To End All Dawns

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306 Ratings
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Ratings: 306
Reviews: 28
rAvg: 4.35
pDev: 9.2%
Wants: 251
Gots: 58 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Kane Brewing Company visit their website
New Jersey, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  13.00% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: axeman9182 on 03-12-2013

A Night To End All Dawns began life as an imperial stout and was transformed into a massive dark ale during 15 months spent in bourbon barrels.

2014 Version is 12.4% Aged 12 months in bourbon barrels from Four Roses.

2014 release has black wax.
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Poured from a 750ml black, wax-dipped bottle (May 2014 edition) into a Rastal, Teku 2.0 high-stemmed glass.

A- As expected, pitch black (think, used motor oil) with a mocha-colored head that reaches nothing more than a 3/4 finger before dissipating very quickly. (5.0)

S- A Pungent nose not for the faint of heart. Notes of milk chocolate, bourbon, coffee and cherry cordial are the dominant aromas. Although faint, vanilla rounds out the nose. As it rises to room temperature, the alcohol heat from the bourbon becomes very apparent. (5.0)

T- Dessert in a glass! Bourbon-soaked M&M's and cherry cordial are immediate. Sweetness is curtailed by the heavy dose of Roasted Barley contributing to a coffee-like bitterness in the finish. Immense flavor with a focus on chocolate, bourbon, dark fruit and coffee. (5.0)

M- Brilliant...velvety, palate-coating, full-bodied, but hardly thick. The light carbonation allows the taste and alcohol to linger long after the sip. This monster is very well balanced in lieu of all of its excessive glory. (5.0)

O- As evidence by my rating, this is a very, very well-executed version of a BBA Imperial Stout and is very hard to rate it anything less than perfect. ANTEAD is worthy of inclusion among the greats: BCBS, KBS, BBA Plead the 5th and BBA Imperial Biscotti Break. Despite being a brewery-only release, I am fortunate to live within driving distance where I was able to obtain a few bottles for more future enjoyment. (5.0)

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My first and only 5 rating given. This blows other bourbon aged beers out of the water. Compare this to KBS and GI Bourbon County and be prepared to be impressed.

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A Night To End All Dawns from Kane Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 306 ratings.