Uncle Jacob's Stout - Avery Brewing Company
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4.9/5 rDev +11.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5
Thanks be to Blindpiggie for this one... The new 2013 release of Uncle Jacob's is a stout that transcends the taste buds, and takes them on a journey to the beer drinkers equivalent of Valhalla. It possesses the caramel qualities of a BCBS and Parabola, while also hinting at the chocolate dreaminess of Odells' Lugene. As Avery is prone to do (Mome), the high ABV is balanced out with an elegant sweetness that can really only be matched by the artisans at Goose Island.The barrel is incorporated in a way that is, well, completely sublime. My strongest recommendation on this one...it is the perfect Bourbon-Barrel aged stout.
Edit june 2014...The last release of Uncle Jacob's was extremely underwhelming. It lacked the complexity of past vintages, and was just ok.
Serving type: bottle
06-08-2014 01:37:14 | More by appetiteforparis
Uncle Jacob's Stout from Avery Brewing Company
98 out of 100 based on 1,134 ratings.