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Uncle Jacob's Stout - Avery Brewing Company

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Ratings: 893
Reviews: 162
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: 8.84%


Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  14.83% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
In the quest to create a collection of barrel-aged beers to be reproduced annually, Avery Brewing Company is releasing Uncle Jacob’s Stout, the second member of its Annual Barrel Series. The collection began with Rumpkin rum barrel-aged pumpkin ale in the fall of 2011, and now continues with this 17.4% ABV stout that was aged in first-use Bourbon barrels for 6 months. While the Avery Barrel-Aged Series features one-time-only batches, such as the recent Muscat d’Amour and Récolte Sauvage, the Annual Barrel Series features a selection of cellarable barrel-aged beers that fans can return to and get to know every year.

(Beer added by: emmasdad on 04-08-2012)
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BKotch

Texas

4/5  rDev -9.3%

08-18-2013 06:14:33 | More by BKotch
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Donnymcslick

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +13.4%

04-16-2014 02:56:40 | More by Donnymcslick
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hops202

District of Columbia

4.43/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottle poured into a stone snifter. Bottled 2/2014

Pours a thick midnight black/used motor oil look with mocha head. Aroma is intoxicating - heavy bourbon but so wonderful at the same time. Lots of vanilla, some light chocolate and roast and toasted coconut. Taste is much of the same with lots of alcohol and sticky mouthfeel and more heat from the alcohol, tons of alcohol. Overall this is a damn good bourbon barrel stout, it is certainly comparable with some of the big names out there like BCBS and Blacknote, although still a small step behind but certainly better than most, just a bit too much alcohol. However the outrageously high price certainly takes it down a notch.

Serving type: bottle

04-16-2014 00:19:27 | More by hops202
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jkball01

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +2%

04-15-2014 16:45:05 | More by jkball01
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avalenzuela

New York

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

04-15-2014 16:04:33 | More by avalenzuela
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Gunch52

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +2%

04-15-2014 01:36:57 | More by Gunch52
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bleedsblu

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -9.3%

04-14-2014 19:26:29 | More by bleedsblu
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MickeyHops

California

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

04-14-2014 19:24:08 | More by MickeyHops
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JohnG190

New York

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Pours pitch black and viscous with a quickly fading mocha head with ruby highlights. Bourbon hits the nose first, followed by dark chocolate, dark fruit, and coffee. Lots of bourbon on the palate along with cocoa and quite a bit of alcohol heat. Medium bodied with little carbonation. Overall, this is an outstanding BA stout, but at 17% ABV, it's a bruiser!

Serving type: bottle

04-13-2014 23:11:01 | More by JohnG190
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dataylor21

Kentucky

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

04-13-2014 18:18:05 | More by dataylor21
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Edvice04

California

5/5  rDev +13.4%

04-13-2014 15:39:11 | More by Edvice04
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yummybeer

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

04-13-2014 02:18:08 | More by yummybeer
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trevor_s

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +2%

04-13-2014 00:33:13 | More by trevor_s
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_-CARP-_

Alabama

5/5  rDev +13.4%

04-12-2014 18:15:40 | More by _-CARP-_
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MrGone

California

4.5/5  rDev +2%

04-12-2014 09:41:45 | More by MrGone
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BreweryRun

California

4.5/5  rDev +2%

04-12-2014 04:08:55 | More by BreweryRun
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reebtaerG

Maryland

4.41/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured 12oz bottle into New Belgium globe

A-Pours motor oil black with a small dark tan / burnt orange head.

S-The aroma has caramel, roast, bourbon, vanilla, licorice, booze, coconut, and oak.

T-The flavor starts with dark caramel, cocoa, vanilla, bourbon, heavy roast, earthiness and alcohol.

M-The mouthfeel has medium body with mild flowing carbonation.The finish show some char, sweetness, tart apple and anise.

O-Really nice imperial stout. Different from others.

Serving type: bottle

04-12-2014 03:21:32 | More by reebtaerG
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57md

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Batch 3 - Bottled on February 4, 2014

Pours a dark brown to black color with at least a finger of tan head that enjoyed some lengthy retention. The nose has notes of bourbon. The body is full-bodied, sticky and creamy. The flavor profile leads off with a modest sweetness that is reminiscent of molasses. This initial blast is followed by wholesome roasted bitterness. The alcohol is a bit hot on this offering; this is definitely the type of beer that would be suitable for aging.

Serving type: bottle

04-12-2014 03:01:36 | More by 57md
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BG24

California

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

04-11-2014 23:18:36 | More by BG24
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nollie77

Ohio

4/5  rDev -9.3%

04-10-2014 15:12:57 | More by nollie77
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UHCougar12

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

04-10-2014 12:46:30 | More by UHCougar12
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RyanTheLion13

Iowa

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

04-10-2014 04:18:12 | More by RyanTheLion13
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ricknelson

Vermont

4.5/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Had this stout at the bar at Avery's brewery. Also had the pleasure to meet the sales manger, and a couple of the brewers that were working there, that were also from NH & VT just like me. This is a great beer and it tasted even better being right there when it is made and where it is made. The sales manger was really a great guy and gave a mixed beer and juice drink he was having plus a special bottle of Kaiser to take home. The Avery stop was part of a four day, 16 brewery tour that my brother and a couple of other buddies did to Denver, Boulder and Fort Collins. Great trip....

Serving type: on-tap

04-08-2014 14:32:42 | More by ricknelson
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ToddHolder

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +2%

04-08-2014 07:30:39 | More by ToddHolder
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Kurmaraja

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +2%

04-08-2014 04:05:26 | More by Kurmaraja
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Uncle Jacob's Stout from Avery Brewing Company
98 out of 100 based on 893 ratings.