Naughty Aud | 101 North Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
101 North Brewing Company
California, United States | website

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Black as the moonless night, Naughty Aud Imperial Stout boasts a profusion of complexity in flavor and aroma possessed by few other styles of ale. A sturdy crosshatch of molasses, mocha and caramel malt imbued with soft, luminescent aromas of smoked bourbon and vanilla. Illustrated by the renown artist Alan Forbes, this is an unfiltered ale. Please decant slowly and enjoy responsibly.

74 IBU

Added by hayesjw on 12-12-2013

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Reviews: 7 | Ratings: 20
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Photo of peterlovesemail
3/5  rDev -24.8%

Very very strong. Tasted burnt, almost coffee like

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Photo of Fatehunter
4.23/5  rDev +6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a finger of tight tan head on a black body.
The aroma is leather, spicy tobacco, coffee and a little chocolate. Really nice.
The taste the taste is vanilla, wood, burnt wood, long dark chocolate finish.
The texture is thicker and smooth.
An amazing brew.

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Photo of Rob23
4.17/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured a tad over an inch head into my stout glass.First smell is coffee and dark chocolate with a hint of alcohol.First taste was sweet and bitter but not overpowering.Think Rasputin with a shot of hersheys syrup.A pleasant surprise.Would be nice to see this in a 4 or 6 pack and not just a bomber.I would definatly buy a 4 pack and help the trade circuit abroad.All in all not a bad take on a Russian Imperial. Skal!!

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Photo of scottgoblue314
3.75/5  rDev -6%

Photo of GRG1313
3.25/5  rDev -18.5%

Photo of sinodux
3.86/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of KevMo84
2.75/5  rDev -31.1%

Photo of doom_deluise
3.54/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of travolta
2.61/5  rDev -34.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of ambruns1979
3.75/5  rDev -6%

Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.97/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours an opaque black with a foamy dark khaki head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Foamy swaths of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of dark roasted malt, cocoa powder, earth, char, and slight smoke aromas. Taste is much the same with cocoa powder, earth, char, and pine needle flavors on the finish. There is a medium amount of bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp and dry mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer with a very earth forward set of flavors.

Serving type: bottle.

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Photo of bruindre
3/5  rDev -24.8%

Photo of zestar
4/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of MIrvine
3.49/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jj311
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

Pours a dark, flat black color with a tan foam head. Foam lacks retention left some initial sticky lacing behind. Aroma of molasses and coffee. Molasses - like flavors up front followed by alcohol and finishes with a dark roast coffee. Coffee bitterness lingers.

Overall this is a solid brew. I enjoyed this drink. Look forward to drinking it again soon.

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Photo of StonedTrippin
4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

the best of the several beers i had from these guys, its real solid, but not too huge to drink a bunch of at under 9% abv. its dark and chalky looking, flat black with a half inch of tan head, looks like a guinness really. the nose is deep roast, with a heavy stale coffee overtone, which i guess doesnt sound all that good, but really hits the spot on a hangover! its deeply malty, but not particularly bitter. it takes on more of an earthy soil and mineral character than a bitter one. there is a thin chocolate sweetness in there too which just adds another layer. the mouthfeel makes it for me though, so creamy and big, but quick finishing, and there is no detectable booze on it at all. easily the best beer i have had from 101 north. i could even have a few of them, which is uncommon for me with this style.

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Photo of TGS
3.29/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of hayesjw
4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Company notes:

Naughty Aud

Artwork by Alan ForbesBlack as the moonless night, Naughty Aud Imperial Stout boasts a profusion of complexity in flavor and aroma possessed by few other styles of ale.  A sturdy crosshatch of molasses, mocha and caramel malt imbued with soft, luminescent aromas of smoked bourbon and vanilla. Illustrated by the renown artist Alan Forbes, this is an unfiltered ale. Please decant slowly and enjoy responsibly. 8.5% ABV / 74 *IBU.-Joel J Johnson, Brew Master101 North Brewing Co.Petaluma, CA

My notes to follow. Beginning with basic entry on 12/12/13.

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Photo of Ozzylizard
4.31/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Undated bottle at 42 degrees into snifter, allowed to warm to 48 degrees before tasting
$ 7/bomber at Blackwell’s
Aroma of roasted malt, molasses, and caramel
Head average (three cm, aggressive pour), light brown, creamy with rocks, diminishing to
Lacing excellent – complete wide rings of tiny bubbles
Body dark brown/black with hint of red, opaque
Flavor begins with a roasted malt light bitterness offset by some molasses sweetness, then the caramel begins to come in. Hops are not noted in either the nose or flavor. The initial harshness noted at 42 degrees is absent at the higher temperature. No alcohol is present in either nose or flavor. Diacetyl is absent.
Palate full, creamy, soft carbonation

Appearance 4.5, Aroma 4, Flavor 4.5, Palate 4.25, Overall 4.25

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Naughty Aud from 101 North Brewing Company
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