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Uncle Jacob's Stout - Avery Brewing Company

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Ratings: 1,121
Reviews: 172
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: 9.07%
Wants: 421
Gots: 421 | FT: 53
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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4.66/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Batch 1
Pours pitch black with a very small dark brown ring of bubbles. Very sweet on the nose, huge chocolate notes with a little bit of smoke. Taste is all chocolate upfront with sweet sugary toffee and a little bit of char that leads into an amazing warming bourbon aftertaste that lingers in your mouth. Mouth is on the thicker side with just enough carbonation to carry it. Overall I was very impressed with this brew and can't wait to see how it does in the cellar.

Serving type: bottle

05-10-2013 04:13:25 | More by joefuzz
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Bottle to Avery Snifter
12oz

2014 Release

App- This right out of the gate was one of the more dense and black stouts I have seen. A lush pour with a creamy look behind it with a dark brown head that was a bit ringed. The edges were dark brown and the inside was a lighter tan.

Smell- This had a lot going on in the nose. A big chocolate bomb with a good amount of oak, vanilla and some oats with a big amount of whispy booze.

Taste- A very sweet drinking stout. A big amount of molasses and bourbon with some sweeter vanilla on the first sip. To me this was a bigger and sweeter version of Mephistopheles. This was a bit one dimensional to me and over the top with booze vs. layered.

Mouth- A good medium body. A bit thin for the ABV and size of this beer. A fairly creamy almost thin medium carbonation. A good amount of sweet dark fruits remain on the finish.

Drink- Good beer, wanted and expected more of this one. As I mentioned. A bit one dimensional with more bourbon and molasses vs a backing flavor.

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Uncle Jacob's Stout from Avery Brewing Company
98 out of 100 based on 1,121 ratings.