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Black Gold - Central Waters Brewing Co.

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87 Ratings
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Ratings: 87
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 4.55
pDev: 8.57%
Wants: 300
Gots: 20 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Central Waters Brewing Co. visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
In 2012 we entered '1414' in The Great American Beer Festival's Wood and Barrel Aged Strong Stout Category. Awarded the GABF's Gold Medal, we saved some, aged it for 35 months in 25 year-old oak bourbon barrels, and bottled less than 500 in total. Truly one of a kind.

(Beer added by: lunarbrew on 10-13-2013)
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Reviewed from notes. Twelve ounce bottle shared by Jeremy - thanks. Dated 10-12-13.

A: Pours a pale (light) black with a thin 1/16" tan head which clings to the rim and leaves a few spots of lace.

N: Heavy bourbon up front with dark fruits, vanilla, dark chocolate and caramel overtones.

T: Boozy bourbon, fruity, vanilla, sweet malts.

M: Full body and light carbonation. Thick and chewy, bourbon finish.

O: Another treat. Not expecting the boozy quality after aging. Enjoyed very much.

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Black Gold from Central Waters Brewing Co.
99 out of 100 based on 87 ratings.