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Uncle Jacob's Stout - Avery Brewing Company

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Ratings: 1,377
Reviews: 185
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: 8.84%
Wants: 486
Gots: 454 | FT: 63
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: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

1 year aged- absolutely fantastic brew, Big nose, Big bourbon. On par with Black Note

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A: Very dark brown, near black. After pour an amber frothy head develops and retreats to a super frothy film. Thick layer on glass remains.

S: Charred dark malts on the front that leads to Kentucky Derby Pie (bourbon, nuts, chocolate, buttery pastry crust), bourbon-soaked oak, roasted pecans, leather, charcoal, and berries.

T: Starts off fairly sweet with a strong bourbon and charred flavor. A nice balance of the major notes with roasted malts and bitterness from hops. Very minor notes of dark chocolate, raspberries, dried cherries, pecan pie, and marshmallows. The booze is prevalent, but not a hang up.

M: Creamy and sticky. Smooth. High carbonation. Full body.

O: Mainly sweet flavors, but not sweet, which is good and an indication of a well-crafted beer. This is well balanced, but I get hung up on the overly roasted flavor. I assume ager does this well.

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Uncle Jacob's Stout from Avery Brewing Company
98 out of 100 based on 1,377 ratings.