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Arcadia Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout - Arcadia Brewing Company

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Arcadia Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial StoutArcadia Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout

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BA SCORE
87
very good

186 Ratings
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Ratings: 186
Reviews: 43
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 11.57%
Wants: 21
Gots: 74 | FT: 10
Brewed by:
Arcadia Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  12.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: aforbes10 on 12-03-2006)
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cosmicevan

New York

4.01/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

big thanks to genuinedisciple for the hookup. enjoyed from my eclipse snifter.

a - brew poured a silky black with a thin off white beige head of bubbles that bubbled away fairly quickly leaving a single island of bubbles on the surface and a ring of bubbles clinging to the glass at the surface. definitely has that barrel shine.

s - dark fruit coated in chocolate and soaked in booze.

t - decadent chocolate slaps you in the face. as it finishes leaves a boozy sangria like tingle in my mouth. nice dark fruit element.

m - thick and chewy. alcohol tingles.

o - overall a bit hot, but damn enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

02-23-2013 05:23:44 | More by cosmicevan
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Cloaked_Phantom

Georgia

4/5  rDev +2.8%

07-19-2014 05:24:18 | More by Cloaked_Phantom
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Alieniloquium

Florida

3.91/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz. bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Deep black body. Small khaki head. The thinnest of collars as it settles.

Smell - Bourbon. Oak. Some dark chocolate. Booze.

Taste - Very oaky. Bourbon behind the oak. Sharp boozy bourbon. Dark chocolate. No sweetness. Oak lingers in the finish.

Mouthfeel - Medium low carbonation. A little boozy. Medium heavy body.

Overall - Excellent beer all around. Never overpowering, except maybe the oak.

Serving type: bottle

07-08-2014 02:18:08 | More by Alieniloquium
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RebornStussy

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

06-16-2014 13:59:44 | More by RebornStussy
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Marco_Gtz

California

4/5  rDev +2.8%

06-05-2014 00:44:45 | More by Marco_Gtz
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wrightst

Maryland

4/5  rDev +2.8%

06-04-2014 02:32:38 | More by wrightst
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HuskyinPDX

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

06-03-2014 00:22:44 | More by HuskyinPDX
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pants678

California

3.7/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Black body, head that's thin and temporary.

The smell's all bourbon.

Sweet. Tempted to say bourbon's stronger on the nose but that's not right. Vanilla-ish flavor, roasted malts that don't quite resemble chocolate and booze that forms a thin dark fruit and a semi-coconut.

Approachable and awfully smooth. Carbonation's particularly light. Not all that heavy, even if it were a porter. Could stand to be sturdier.

Serving type: bottle

05-24-2014 05:52:22 | More by pants678
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mklisz

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

05-19-2014 12:48:00 | More by mklisz
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IrishColonial

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -10%

05-17-2014 21:51:14 | More by IrishColonial
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kylehay2004

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

04-30-2014 23:10:46 | More by kylehay2004
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Zangief86

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +22.1%

04-29-2014 20:37:45 | More by Zangief86
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Kmlund

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +2.8%

04-29-2014 15:41:55 | More by Kmlund
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elkinbrown

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

04-27-2014 23:00:34 | More by elkinbrown
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hoppymcgee

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

04-27-2014 00:44:39 | More by hoppymcgee
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akang

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

04-21-2014 06:11:05 | More by akang
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SocalKicks

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

04-21-2014 06:00:34 | More by SocalKicks
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CoolEthan

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

04-21-2014 04:27:28 | More by CoolEthan
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Davepoolesque

Massachusetts

3.86/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours out of the bottle dark brown, produced a finger of khaki colored and tight bubbled head. Smells of vanilla, oak, milk chocolate and bourbon booze. Smells really good. Taste is much the same as smell. A thin body that tasted of vanilla up front, milk chocolate and a lingering bourbon alcohol flavor that seems to wash out most of the other flavors. Eh. This drinks like a lot of the midwestern bourbon barreled stouts a la Blacknote and Blackout. Thin body, huge bourbon notes and almost no sweetness.

Serving type: bottle

04-18-2014 13:13:05 | More by Davepoolesque
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BobZ

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +2.8%

04-14-2014 19:30:58 | More by BobZ
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dannykugler

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

04-12-2014 03:31:05 | More by dannykugler
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Dag48

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

03-31-2014 23:48:42 | More by Dag48
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Reappropriated

California

3.5/5  rDev -10%

03-11-2014 23:39:28 | More by Reappropriated
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mrzazz

West Virginia

4/5  rDev +2.8%

03-11-2014 12:32:36 | More by mrzazz
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zekeman17

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2.8%

03-09-2014 19:57:57 | More by zekeman17
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Arcadia Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout from Arcadia Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 186 ratings.