Bourbon Barrel Aged Anise Stout / Hi-Fi Rye Wine Blend - Flossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery

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Bourbon Barrel Aged Anise Stout / Hi-Fi Rye Wine Blend
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Reviews: 2
Hads: 7
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: n/a
Wants: 2
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Flossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  ABV ?

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Beer added by: Sean9689 on 03-05-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 2 | Hads: 7
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4.14/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Firkin at Night of the Living Ales. Served in the supplied taster glass.

A - Looks more like a stout - very dark brown, with some thin wispy foam on top.

S - An interesting mix of butterscotch, oak, roasted malts, caramel, chocolate, and anise.

T - Taste is again quite nice, with heft doses of caramel, vanilla, butterscotch, oak, roasted malt, and a moderate anise twang in the finish.

M - Smooth, chewy, full body, with a bit of oak dryness, and very low carbonation.

D - This beer deserved a medal, and again shows why Flossmoor's management is out of touch with reality - these are both Brian Shimkos creations. If this is his last hurrah, it was a good one and was competitive with BCS Coffee for best non-sour of the night. (735 characters)

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4/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On cask at Night of the Living Ales 2012. Poured into taster.

A - Pours black, light tan colored head, some bubbles on top.

S - Chocolate, anise, light burnt sugars, oak, touch of dark fruits. The Hi-Fi takes a back seat to the Anise Stout, but it works well.

T - The anise is a little more apparent on the nose, but the Hi-Fi really helps tone it down a bit. I'm not a huge fan of anise to start, but I think this blend is well-done. Pretty simliar to the nose, just a little more anise.

M - Full, rich and smooth, creamy sweet finish.

O - A really solid beer from Flossy that I had several pours of during the session. For not really loving anise, this beer impressed me. Would love to have again in the future. (728 characters)

Bourbon Barrel Aged Anise Stout / Hi-Fi Rye Wine Blend from Flossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery
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