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Dark Truth Stout - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
89
very good

1,722 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,722
Reviews: 579
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 11.34%
Wants: 78
Gots: 221 | FT: 9
Brewed by:
Boulevard Brewing Co. visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  9.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Throughout the ages, man has been fascinated by the quest for hidden knowledge, the search for the secret to transforming the elemental into the extraordinary, the simple into the sublime. Ladies and gentlemen, we present for your consideration this exotic, inky concoction, the almost magical creation of our modern day alchemists who have turned humble grains—barley, wheat, rye, and oats—into black, liquid gold. Layers of complex flavors slowly emerge from the glass: espresso, roasted fig, crème brulée. Belgian yeast provides a plum-like fruitiness, noble German hops reveal spicy, herbal notes, while the rich, velvety mouthfeel mellows to a dry, smoky finish.

60 IBU

(Beer added by: BradLikesBrew on 02-28-2010)
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chocosushi

Oklahoma

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12oz->Smokestack Tulip
Last Winter's release
A ~ Pours black with an excellent cap of maroon-tinged head that hangs around for quite awhile. Head is literally textured with fine, superfine, & medium bubbles. Decends like a souffle in slow-mo after a few minutes, which was a joy to watch.

S ~ Raisinbread & Plum...very Vinous at first with additional notes of dried cherry & dried apricot.
I have to dig kind of deep to get the roasty notes I long for.
After warming these become more present along with a dash of vanilla ice cream.

T ~ Pronounced Belgian yeast flavors lending various dark fruit notes. Roasted notes with a Belgian Yeast backbone. The combination of esters with roasted malt follows through
with the Raisinbread notes in the nose. European hops have faded but still linger around with notes of alfalfa & dry grass.
Various touches of buttery toffee & stale coffee with half n' half.

M ~ Yeast & the copious amounts of English malts pair very well together. The feel is spice driven, astringent, but overall very mellow. Simply good.

D ~ A really fantastic take on the Imperial Stout...Honestly I am starting to like the semi-style of Belgian RIS to the style of Belgian IPA, the flavors really seem to cohere more fluidly. Seek out; this cellars very well.

Serving type: bottle

09-25-2011 03:17:14 | More by chocosushi
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Dark Truth Stout from Boulevard Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 1,722 ratings.