Uncle Jacob's Stout - Avery Brewing Company
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4.5/5 rDev +2%
A: Pours pitch black with a medium sized dense brown head. Leaves a solid wall of lacing as it slowly fades away.
S: I can smell the bourbon from across the room after I pour it. Strong toffee, caramel, brown sugar and vanilla. There is roasted malt hiding behind it with some char and chocolate mainly.
T: Up front is stinging bourbon with again, toffee, brown sugar and caramel. Light vanilla is present throughout the beer. Smooths out surprisingly quickly after the initial bourbon hit. Big chocolate and caramel in the middle. Fades into a vanilla oakiness with hints of chocolate and a little char. Vanilla lingers nicely in the aftertaste.
M: Thick, heavy, and syrupy. Surprisingly smooth.
O: My first impression is that this reminds me a lot of Black Tuesday. This has a bit stronger bourbon hit up front, but with less molasses than BT. This is a delicious exercise in extreme barrel aged stouts.
06-12-2012 04:40:21 | More by Dope
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Uncle Jacob's Stout from Avery Brewing Company
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