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Enlightened Despot - Lickinghole Creek Craft Brewery

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

45 Ratings
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Ratings: 45
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 4.36
pDev: 15.83%
Wants: 36
Gots: 10 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Lickinghole Creek Craft Brewery visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  11.30% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
The Enlightened Despot is an amazingly rich, complex and surprisingly drinkable Bourbon Barrel Russian Imperial Stout. Notes of chocolate, vanilla, and of course the delicious flavor of Pappy Van Winkle Bourbon round out this robust stout. Aged for 100 days in 15 Year Pappy Van Winkle Family Reserve Barrels, made with 10 specialty grains and containing over 78 IBU of American Hop flavor, this truly is a one of a kind beer.

(Beer added by: blackie on 02-21-2014)
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3.25/5  rDev -25.5%

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Virginia

4/5  rDev -8.3%

07-10-2014 13:50:59 | More by stereosforgeeks
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Virginia

5/5  rDev +14.7%

07-08-2014 19:59:10 | More by joegard
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Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

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Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -19.7%

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Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -19.7%

06-12-2014 11:12:45 | More by Shilt
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California

4/5  rDev -8.3%

06-10-2014 13:39:49 | More by SocalKicks
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3.75/5  rDev -14%

06-10-2014 07:13:55 | More by akang
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4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

06-09-2014 00:57:48 | More by mkirkland80
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4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

06-07-2014 19:59:59 | More by jayluf
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Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -19.7%

06-03-2014 15:08:58 | More by Mopps
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Illinois

5/5  rDev +14.7%

05-21-2014 11:53:04 | More by briiguy
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Virginia

5/5  rDev +14.7%

05-20-2014 16:14:12 | More by canyouspell
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Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

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Virginia

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ckandersen

Virginia

4.99/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is a beer to savor. It has a beautiful, deep brown color, with hints of amber at the edges. A good thick head and a soft aroma. The taste starts off light and slightly acidic, but quickly builds with remnant flavors of the bourbon and hints of chocolate and malt. The finish is slightly hoppy, with floral notes. No strong flavor of alcohol, even at 11.3%, so be careful when drinking!

Serving type: bottle

04-05-2014 21:04:35 | More by ckandersen
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Enlightened Despot from Lickinghole Creek Craft Brewery
94 out of 100 based on 45 ratings.