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Big Bear Black Stout - Bear Republic Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

2,004 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,004
Reviews: 1,093
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 10.14%
Wants: 119
Gots: 133 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Bear Republic Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  8.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Big Bear is a big, black, stout you can really sink your teeth into. The bold, roasty, caramel malt flavor is balanced by Centennial and Cascade hops.

2009 California State Fair – 2nd GOLD
2009 LA International Beer Competition – GOLD
2007 Great American Beer Festival® American-Style Stout – SILVER
2002 World Beer Cup - GOLD

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-05-2001)
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depotmashman

Florida

4/5  rDev -3.4%

Very good ......

08-22-2014 00:38:46 | More by depotmashman
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WoostaBia

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

08-30-2014 01:38:57 | More by WoostaBia
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3.36/5  rDev -18.8%

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Svendozen

New Hampshire

3/5  rDev -27.5%

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Ewhite2121

Vermont

4/5  rDev -3.4%

08-26-2014 01:47:03 | More by Ewhite2121
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JoeMans

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

08-25-2014 23:34:39 | More by JoeMans
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dleiner

New York

4/5  rDev -3.4%

08-25-2014 21:36:04 | More by dleiner
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Lucnifter

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

08-25-2014 04:05:41 | More by Lucnifter
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Rootscipio

Texas

4/5  rDev -3.4%

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Paul_H

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

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jgarvis

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

08-23-2014 02:30:41 | More by jgarvis
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Stillyman11

California

4.16/5  rDev +0.5%

08-22-2014 03:11:13 | More by Stillyman11
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Whimpers

New York

4/5  rDev -3.4%

08-21-2014 15:51:29 | More by Whimpers
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malfunxion

New York

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

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Rick778

California

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

08-20-2014 02:59:46 | More by cfadams17
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EdwardK77

New York

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

A- Pours a nice head from a 12 oz. bottle into a stout glass. Good head retention remains over a dark colored stout.

S- Really nice coffee, chocolate, and dark fruit. Really nice element of sweetness that remains completely in check.

T- Perfectly in keeping with the smell and extremely well balanced. The coffee, chocolate, and balanced roasted sweet flavors are all there.

M- This is enjoyable because it isn't thin, it's right in the sweet spot of easy drinking stout perfection. It coats the palate and leaves a nice moderate stickiness behind. I'm appreciating the lack of effervescence as I feel that any of that would be distracting.

O- I've paid twice as much for stouts that aren't this good. It's certainly in the running to become a fridge regular.

08-19-2014 01:41:12 | More by EdwardK77
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Hophazzard

California

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

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Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

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Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

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Mphis

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

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California

3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

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Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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South Carolina

4/5  rDev -3.4%

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Texas

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

08-10-2014 06:41:49 | More by ChaseTheAce
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Big Bear Black Stout from Bear Republic Brewing Co.
92 out of 100 based on 2,004 ratings.