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Jefferson's Reserve Bourbon Barrel Stout - Bluegrass Brewing Co. - East St. Matthew's

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Jefferson's Reserve Bourbon Barrel StoutJefferson's Reserve Bourbon Barrel Stout

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BA SCORE
84
good

424 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 424
Reviews: 325
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 14.21%
Wants: 28
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bluegrass Brewing Co. - East St. Matthew's visit their website
Kentucky, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mcallister on 04-07-2006)
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4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

mikepcarney, Wednesday at 08:52 PM
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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

Falcone, Sunday at 12:55 AM
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Draft. Pours black but I see a little light. Little 1 finger head that lingers for a bit. Hints of bourbon under chocolate and coffee through the nose. Oddly light in the mouth with only subtle tastes of bourbon. Zero burn. Light ABV is my guess. Not creamy. Goes down extremity easy and smooth. Could drink several. No after taste . Not filling. Interesting.

uvachief, Sunday at 12:19 AM
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3.8/5  rDev 0%

Beer-A-Lot, Oct 25, 2014
Photo of smcolw
3.79/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Good blanket lace from a relatively modest head. Near black color but sunlight does shine through the center of the glass.

Mild, but stout-like smell of burnt does come through.

More chocolate than black patent malt. Blindfolded, I would say this is a porter--a well-made porter, mind you. But it does miss the mark for a true stout. There is some sweetness that will contrast the dry, dark chocolate.

smcolw, Oct 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

cwd, Oct 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

served on draft. black/opaque. super smooth. big notes of chocolate, some bourbon sweetness. coffee in the nose, mocha taste with the heavy chocolate. goes down entirely TOO easily. not much bourbon heat though. decent stout, but i wouldnt guess this was aged in bourbon barrels. Too sweet for my taste.

sierratwohearted, Oct 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

pasjc2001, Oct 04, 2014
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jaredtp, Sep 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Lucular, Sep 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

MaseFace, Aug 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

Links41, Jul 25, 2014
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5/5  rDev +31.6%

hyprhypo14, Jul 02, 2014
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BeastLU, Jun 30, 2014
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JIMMER, Jun 30, 2014
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5/5  rDev +31.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

On the rare occasions i buy beer, i buy craft. When I'm not drinking bourbon from the state of kentucky, i drink stouts from kentucky. Very good flavor. not good at picking up flavors. I just know i love this. I buy craft mainly to support microbreweries. Macrobreweries make low quality beers and charge an arm and a leg for them sometimes. Microbreweries make good quality beer for a similar price. The appearance is nice and dark. the smell is amazing, and the taste is also amazing. Mouthfeel is very complex but can't describe it. I had cigars while i was drinking this one. might be why i couldnt pick out any flavors.

ElijahCraig69, Jun 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Iamjeff6, Jun 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

tdm168, Jun 23, 2014
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wrightst, Jun 17, 2014
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MarvinSnyder, May 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

mkirkland80, May 26, 2014
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HuntDaddy540, May 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

JWalterWeatherman, May 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

colinclovt, Apr 27, 2014
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Jefferson's Reserve Bourbon Barrel Stout from Bluegrass Brewing Co. - East St. Matthew's
84 out of 100 based on 424 ratings.