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Brewer's Reserve Bourbon Barrel Stout - Central Waters Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

1,849 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,849
Reviews: 564
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 9.2%
Wants: 364
Gots: 547 | FT: 61
Brewed by:
Central Waters Brewing Co. visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
American-style stout aged for 1 year in used 12 year bourbon barrels.

(Beer added by: Skidz on 05-28-2004)
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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

2014 in a tulip glass. Poured relatively thin for a double stout. Dark brown in color, not very opaque - more porter in appearance IMHO. Smell is awesome - bourbon, vanilla, roasted malt, a little fruitiness. Taste is great as well - bourbon is not overwhelming and the vanilla really shines with some nice malty and chocolate undertones. Very little hop flavor or bitterness. A little on the thin side vs other similar stouts, carbonation is good. Overall,a very balanced bourbon barrel stout that seems to be ready now - will be great to see how it ages.

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Vintage 2014
Drinking this with only a couple of weeks past it's bottling date.
Drinks and smells great. Bourbon, Vanilla, with a little dark chocolate on the back. Good carbonation
This is a really nice beer! I actually would argue that it's almost as good as BCBS.

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BCBS's little brother. Smooth and medium-body with the heavy, aggressive taste of bourbon barrels. A-rated.

Brewer's Reserve Bourbon Barrel Stout from Central Waters Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 1,849 ratings.