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Uncle Jacob's Stout - Avery Brewing Company

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Ratings: 1,189
Reviews: 175
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: 8.84%
Wants: 439
Gots: 431 | 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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Phillyz

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -20.6%

06-21-2014 18:45:55 | More by Phillyz
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DCgolfpro

Maryland

5/5  rDev +13.4%

06-21-2014 01:51:05 | More by DCgolfpro
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stephenjmoore

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +2%

A- Pitch black body, foamy tan head that stays around for a unexpectedly long time.

S- Huge sweet bourbon, caramel, sweet sugary syrup, hints of oak, roasted malts.

T- Big bourbon sweetness, very sugary, big caramel notes, just enough wood presence, some chocolate. Absolutely huge flavor.

M- Full bodied, medium carbonation, lingering bourbon sweetness left behind in the mouth.

O- Just a huge, robust, thick bourbon stout that dominates the taste buds. Reminds me of BCBS with the huge flavor.

06-21-2014 00:49:22 | More by stephenjmoore
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leftstagebrew

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +2%

06-21-2014 00:28:05 | More by leftstagebrew
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OUJayhawk1799

Oklahoma

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

06-20-2014 13:50:46 | More by OUJayhawk1799
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eschm111

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +2%

06-20-2014 03:46:49 | More by eschm111
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DrChadly

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

06-20-2014 02:41:55 | More by DrChadly
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Roze

New York

4/5  rDev -9.3%

06-19-2014 19:14:38 | More by Roze
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HookemHoos

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

06-19-2014 16:54:50 | More by HookemHoos
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Domvan

Texas

5/5  rDev +13.4%

06-19-2014 02:31:49 | More by Domvan
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Rifugium

Pennsylvania

4.14/5  rDev -6.1%

Not sure when/where I first had this. This review is for a recent tasting at City Tap House, Philly, PA.

Viscous black pour, with a small brown head that sank to a wispy layer of bubbles, some minor lacing clinging to the glass for a second or two when swirled. Nice big stouty aroma, dark malts, chocolate, coffee, dark fruits, barrel notes. The taste was good, but didn't quite live up to the aroma, rich malts, mostly sweet with a background roasty bitterness, bourbon-soaked oak with a dash of vanilla and toasted coconut, notes of dark dried fruits and a hint of smokiness. Body was on the fuller side of medium, robust mouthfeel, and pretty strong with booze, as you might expect for a 14+% beer (not unusual for Avery). Doesn't quite stack up to some of the bigger names in the world of barrel aged stouts, but in and of itself, this is still a very good brew.

06-18-2014 06:16:58 | More by Rifugium
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Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +13.4%

06-17-2014 18:31:31 | More by pinkandgreenflipflops
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threedaggers

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

06-17-2014 03:14:58 | More by threedaggers
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BDeibs

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +2%

06-16-2014 02:48:12 | More by BDeibs
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JJChrist

Maine

5/5  rDev +13.4%

06-15-2014 15:15:41 | More by JJChrist
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timotao

New York

4.5/5  rDev +2%

06-15-2014 07:08:24 | More by timotao
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ricecracker420

California

4.5/5  rDev +2%

06-14-2014 22:47:38 | More by ricecracker420
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chossboss

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

06-14-2014 20:31:56 | More by chossboss
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grom111

California

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

06-14-2014 05:29:35 | More by grom111
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Mongrel

Maryland

4.3/5  rDev -2.5%

Smells like deep, deep roasty espresso with a shot of Hershey's syrup and a cherry on top. Tastes much the same. Maybe even sweeter than BCBS, with more fruit too. I'm getting grapes, cherry and a ton of dark fruit. A little whiskey around the edges.

As much as the roasty notes factored into the nose, they take a back seat to big fruit sweetness on the palate. Some chocolate ice cream too. This beer is BIGGG. Clings to your mouth like syrup. It's almost a little too sweet and I'm begging for some char. Best to treat this one like a dessert beer.

06-14-2014 00:14:00 | More by Mongrel
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District of Columbia

5/5  rDev +13.4%

06-13-2014 03:56:49 | More by BeerBellyTrojan
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WckdVbz

South Carolina

5/5  rDev +13.4%

06-13-2014 03:55:31 | More by WckdVbz
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BeerKnurdTX

Texas

5/5  rDev +13.4%

06-13-2014 01:26:44 | More by BeerKnurdTX
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California

4.5/5  rDev +2%

06-12-2014 18:55:53 | More by Blahstarr
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New Mexico

4.5/5  rDev +2%

06-12-2014 04:04:12 | More by kingjohnh
Uncle Jacob's Stout from Avery Brewing Company
98 out of 100 based on 1,189 ratings.