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Zzzlumber (Barrel-Aged) - Proclamation Ale Company

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Zzzlumber (Barrel-Aged)Zzzlumber (Barrel-Aged)

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

21 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 21
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 12.65%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeeryMcbeerenstein on 01-20-2014)
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Reviews by Seanniek91:
Photo of Seanniek91
4.23/5  rDev +1%
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...

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5/5  rDev +19.3%

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

Photo of TheManiacalOne
4.35/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

On-tap 6/18/2014 at Track 84, in Warwick, RI served in a goblet glass.

A: The beer is a deep black color, with a thin beige head that fades quickly and leaves a thin lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains chocolate, roasted malts, bourbon and a touch of hops.

T: The taste starts out with strong flavors of bourbon and dark chocolate. Then a hearty roasted malt character comes in along with some background flavors of dark fruit. The hops presence is very mild but complementary and brings a very good balance. The after-taste is slightly sweet and slightly bready.

M: Crisp and very smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is slightly sticky.

O: Very tasty, goes down quite easily, not too filling, good kick, very good representation of style, this is a very nice big stout to sip on for a long time.

Photo of Tsull123
5/5  rDev +19.3%

Comprable to KBS, virtually perfect beer for my palate. Just absolutely love it.

Barrel on the nose, it goes down extremely easy for 10% ABV, just enough woody barrel on the back end for me. It's very drinkable (been bottle aged about 5 months). Ok, time to pour another 6oz :-)

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

Photo of BeeryMcbeerenstein
4.34/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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.

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3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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4.04/5  rDev -3.6%

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

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Photo of Jwale73
4.14/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

32oz. howler served in a stemless wineglass. Pours slightly darker than cola with a quarter inch, khaki-colored head that sizzles and pops as it slowly recedes into a broken slick. An undulating band of lacing encircles the bowl of the glass. Nose expresses roast, cocoa, lactose and a hint of artificial vanilla. Taste follows nose with with a suggestion of spice, cocoa nibs, licorice and perhaps a suggestion of caramel. Mouthfeel is light-medium in body, perhaps a little thin, with an easy, even carbonation and a touch of acidity. Overall, a very good stout with a well-hidden abv. I don't get much of the barrel; however, this is a tasty beer that has an interesting flavor profile without the emphasis on the char and roast typical of the style.

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Zzzlumber (Barrel-Aged) from Proclamation Ale Company
91 out of 100 based on 21 ratings.