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Schlafly Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout - The Schlafly Tap Room

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

735 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 735
Reviews: 378
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 11.03%
Wants: 83
Gots: 171 | FT: 9
Brewed by:
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Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  10.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout is brewed with a big malt flavor, plenty of hop bitterness for balance and roasted barley that imparts notes of dark chocolate. As a finishing touch, the beer is transferred to freshly-emptied Kentucky bourbon barrels and aged before being carbonated and bottled. The barrel aging gives the beer a spicy, vanilla character and a pleasant, warming finish.

In the 18th Century, Imperial Stout was first brewed in London for export to the court of Catherine II of Russia. The beer had to be robust enough to maintain during transport.

This beer will continue to age well in a cool dark place for several years, but it is ready to enjoy now.

40 IBU

(Beer added by: Todd on 11-23-2006)
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4.96/5  rDev +21.6%

08-19-2014 04:35:28 | More by PogMoThoin
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PeakedInHighSchool

Missouri

4/5  rDev -2%

08-15-2014 19:03:22 | More by PeakedInHighSchool
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IndianaAndy25


4.44/5  rDev +8.8%

08-14-2014 00:41:07 | More by IndianaAndy25
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zestar

California

3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

08-13-2014 06:18:42 | More by zestar
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Phyl21ca

Quebec (Canada)

3.73/5  rDev -8.6%

Bottle: Poured a pitch-black color stout with a dark brown foamy head with good retention and minimal lacing. Aroma of vanilla and strong bourbon notes with sweet roasted malt notes. Taste is also dominated by loads of vanilla notes with strong bourbon notes and quite a bit of residual sugar notes with light black chocolate. Body is somewhat full with an oily like texture and medium carbonation with light warming alcohol notes. Bourbon notes are quite dominant but there is just too much residual sugar for my taste at the end of the day.

07-27-2014 23:32:49 | More by Phyl21ca
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pisano

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

07-23-2014 02:59:46 | More by pisano
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Ohiovania

Ohio

3.61/5  rDev -11.5%

2011 vintage

I don't think it aged well. Getting more oxidation than I had hoped with some slightly tart off-flavors. Bourbon and some chocolate are in the mix as well. You win some and you lose some.

Mouthfeel is week also. Made the mistake of loosing this one in the cellar until recently so I'm sure this is better fresh.

07-14-2014 00:37:12 | More by Ohiovania
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bridges2l82

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

07-10-2014 12:25:21 | More by bridges2l82
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SteveDoeschot

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

07-06-2014 20:58:59 | More by SteveDoeschot
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GClarkage

California

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

07-03-2014 22:33:53 | More by GClarkage
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leinie13

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

06-29-2014 22:31:12 | More by leinie13
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atlbravsrno1

Tennessee

4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

06-25-2014 13:34:50 | More by atlbravsrno1
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alostplot

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

06-21-2014 18:08:33 | More by alostplot
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AlaskanYoung

Arkansas

3/5  rDev -26.5%

06-17-2014 10:40:31 | More by AlaskanYoung
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Patchy

Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

06-16-2014 20:49:41 | More by Patchy
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

06-15-2014 16:06:55 | More by acurtis
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nickbman

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

06-14-2014 16:06:55 | More by nickbman
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BlueMoon10

Mississippi

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

06-12-2014 03:35:44 | More by BlueMoon10
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Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

06-08-2014 18:55:45 | More by leroybrown10
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JavaNoire

Iowa

4/5  rDev -2%

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target88

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -2%

06-07-2014 02:09:47 | More by target88
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Saudereth

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

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NooseJustice

Indiana

4/5  rDev -2%

06-04-2014 03:18:04 | More by NooseJustice
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Missouri

5/5  rDev +22.5%

05-28-2014 17:59:51 | More by Rosiex7
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Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

05-22-2014 17:18:02 | More by afsdan
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Schlafly Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout from The Schlafly Tap Room
91 out of 100 based on 735 ratings.