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Bourbon Barrel Stout (Clay Street Series) - Bluegrass Brewing Co. - East St. Matthew's

Bourbon Barrel Stout (Clay Street Series)Bourbon Barrel Stout (Clay Street Series)

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345 Ratings
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Ratings: 345
Reviews: 161
rAvg: 3.3
pDev: 20.3%


Brewed by:
Bluegrass Brewing Co. - East St. Matthew's visit their website
Kentucky, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  8.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: CaptinRedBeard on 05-05-2010)
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russpowell

Oklahoma

3.26/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 2.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Another Kentucky "find" man going random this trip was a bit hit & miss...Bottled July 2012

Pours mahogany with a thumb of mocha colored head. Slight traces of lacing & head retention

S: Boozey vanilla & caramel

T: Vanilla, mocha & slight coffee flavors up front. Mocha flavors as this warms, some roastyness, milk & dark chocolate notes & dryness. Finishes dry, roasty, with cocoa notes

MF: Fairly thin, slight carbonation

A fairly okay Barrel aged stout, nothing special

Serving type: bottle

01-17-2013 05:05:18 | More by russpowell
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3/5  rDev -9.1%

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12 oz. bottle poured into a craft pint.

A- Black, dark red highlights. Brown head retains at a quarter inch. Slight lacing.

S- Vanilla, cocoa, roast, slight bourbon.

T- Mild, sweet roast. Vanilla, bourbon and chocolate.

M- Full body. Smooth, and clean. Easy drinker, not like most bourbon barrel beers. Boozy burn isn't there.

O- Decent. Mild in all sense for this style. Light on the flavors and complexity.

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S: Chocolate, espresso, bourbon, oak.

T: Smooth, semi-sweet chocolate. Oak-y. Smokey. More like chocolate coffee. No bourbon in the taste. The high ABV is well-hidden. A bit watery.

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Bourbon Barrel Stout (Clay Street Series) from Bluegrass Brewing Co. - East St. Matthew's
76 out of 100 based on 345 ratings.