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Volume # 1 - 4 Hands Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
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127 Ratings
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Ratings: 127
Reviews: 19
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 8.22%
Wants: 78
Gots: 52 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
4 Hands Brewing Co. visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  10.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: JoEBoBpr on 08-03-2013

Imperial stout aged in whiskey barrels for 16 months with coffee and cacao nibs.
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 127 | Reviews: 19
Photo of atlbravsrno1
4/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Casey3236
4.68/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of mportnoy
4.5/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Bosoxfan20
4.16/5  rDev -5%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Comes off looking a little thin, but the aroma is killer- huge vanilla, oak, charred malts. Taste follows very well. Body could use a boost, but it's minor. Fantastic barrel notes.very well done.

Photo of kwgduke
4.48/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of OleDixie
4.29/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Abbbp
4.1/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of markgugs
4.46/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of strandm
4.55/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Draft at three kings. Minimal head, thin. Pitch black. Rich smell with sweet bourbon, vanilla. Flavors of bourbon, oak, vanilla, mild caramel and sweetness, well balanced. Feel is slightly thin, but adequate. Very good overall - improves as it warms. Prefer bcbs, cbs, kbs, but on par with barrel-aged Rasputin and barrel aged narwhal

Photo of ralerwen
4.5/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Alieniloquium
3.97/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

650 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Black. Medium khaki head. Wispy surface and a thin collar.

Smell - Vanilla. Lots of vanilla. A bit of whiskey. Milk chocolate.

Taste - Whiskey much more prominent. Also some coffee, but it isn't that strong. A little acidic on the coffee. Chocolate is nice. Boozy finish and a touch of roasty bitterness.

Mouthfeel - Medium heavy. Sharp booziness. Medium carbonation.

Overall - Lots of chocolate as it warms. I'm amazed there's no vanilla added to this.

Photo of HoldenDurden
4/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Texasfan549
4.46/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of kjkinsey
4.24/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of halo3one
4.11/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of KevSal
4.55/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Wow what a great beer! I had Madagascar and while I liked it I didn't think it was amazing. This beer is amazing, I fact I enjoy the huge vanilla notes in this one better. This is a must try, I hope it's released annually.

Plus the label is awesome!

Photo of shopk
4.58/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of nesarebad
4.69/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of brandoman63
4/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Tafyob41
4.1/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of DoubleSimcoe
3.9/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of whitenads
4.35/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of IdrinkGas
4.24/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of xdtfx
4.59/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of swampoodle
4.86/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

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Volume # 1 from 4 Hands Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 127 ratings.