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Zzzlumber (Barrel-Aged) - Proclamation Ale Company

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Zzzlumber (Barrel-Aged)
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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

16 Ratings
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Ratings: 16
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 4.35
pDev: 6.9%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Proclamation Ale Company visit their website
Rhode Island, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  10.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: BeeryMcbeerenstein on 01-20-2014)
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Reviews by Seanniek91:
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4.23/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

On tap at Rogue island.

Pours pitch black with no head. Aroma is licorice, vanilla, bourbons booze, and caramel. Taste is similar to nose but booze is mostly hidden. Lots of cocoa and vanilla. Not too hot, slightly over carbonated, but heat is minimal is is crazy for 10.5%.

A well done barrel aged imperial stout. I imagine this with some coffee beans thrown into the barrel and salivate...

Seanniek91, Jun 18, 2014
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Got to try this at Proclamation's release event at the brewery. Was happy to be part of the first crowd to try this stuff.

A - Dark. Very dark. Brown/tan 2-finger head. Opaque. Can't see through it.

S- Chocolate, vanilla, oak, roast and coffee. Nice, pretty standard for an imperial stout, but a good aroma nonetheless.

T- Thick, but drinkable, lots of vanilla and chocolate and oak. Bourbon and coffee as well. Apparently this is 10.2% abv, it was super drinkable for being that high of abv and disguised very well. It was however apparent after having 2 medium sized pours that I could believe it for sure.

M- Creamy and thick, but totally drinkable. Body of the beer was very pillowy and enjoyable.

O- I'm excited. If the 2 beers I got to try tonight is any indictation, this brewery will be releasing some excellent beers. This was a very solid stout that could stand up to some of the very best.

BeeryMcbeerenstein, Jan 20, 2014
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Zzzlumber (Barrel-Aged) from Proclamation Ale Company
92 out of 100 based on 16 ratings.