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

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Brewer's Reserve Bourbon Barrel StoutBrewer's Reserve Bourbon Barrel Stout

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BA SCORE
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1,628 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,628
Reviews: 547
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 9.46%
Wants: 343
Gots: 503 | FT: 56
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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4/5  rDev -5.4%

07-09-2014 02:41:12 | More by ddedhed
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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

07-08-2014 13:45:27 | More by MisterBisco
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Washington

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

07-08-2014 03:58:28 | More by jackmax
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jmkoller11

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

07-07-2014 22:08:45 | More by jmkoller11
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Nevada

4/5  rDev -5.4%

07-07-2014 05:20:37 | More by BubalooBrewMaster
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Pearlstreetbrewingco

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4/5  rDev -5.4%

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RaulMondesi

California

3.9/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Straight to the nitty gritty: no doubt, this is good. But the thing that doesn't make it great is that it is too sweet for me.

Now that Raul has that off of his thinly sculpted sized 38 chest...

Right when Raul cracked this bad boi, the aroma was a hell of a surprise like getting a Nintendo 64 on Christmas. Bourbon, vanilla, chocolate... Like Raul was touched by an angel, or a Victoria's Secret Model, really.

Let's move on, shall we?

Even if she is devilishly beautiful, if she's too clingy, that's definitely a flaw. And with this beautiful beast, is a touch of sweetness that is a bit over the top for the Raul man.

Everything else is pretty much Thanksgiving gravy - actually, it's a bit thin in the mouth, but Raul has said his peace.

Umm, peace!

Serving type: bottle

07-07-2014 01:31:03 | More by RaulMondesi
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TheBeerDad

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

07-07-2014 00:26:59 | More by TheBeerDad
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paulish

New York

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

07-06-2014 01:30:04 | More by paulish
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Chugger

New York

3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

07-05-2014 18:01:00 | More by Chugger
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KAF

Iowa

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

07-03-2014 02:20:53 | More by KAF
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New York

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

07-02-2014 00:11:20 | More by ArsMoriendiOU818
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North Carolina

4/5  rDev -5.4%

06-29-2014 11:44:03 | More by inspektor
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NateSharpless

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

06-27-2014 20:53:24 | More by NateSharpless
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leaversuch

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -5.4%

06-26-2014 21:01:56 | More by leaversuch
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Wisconsin

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06-25-2014 18:04:33 | More by JBougher
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Minnesota

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Massachusetts

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Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

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kidzord

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

06-24-2014 02:40:30 | More by kidzord
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North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

06-23-2014 02:32:10 | More by loverofthecraft
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Illinois

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Maryland

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Bosoxfan20

Missouri

4.39/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

A- Near black, but not quite with some light coming through. A decent head for the size and style.

S- Oak, vanilla, sweet bourbon, and earthy raw cocoa. It is pronounced and inviting.

T- Big vanilla again, delicious marshmallow, coconut, and a hint of smoke. Some fudgy notes. Barrel aging at its finest here. Terrific balance between the barrel and the base. So damn good.

M- A little thin for my liking with this style, but I am the type that would prefer to eat my stouts rather than drink them. Has a silky presence. Some heat that is deep in the chest. Perfect for a cold night.

O- Very impressed. Flavor profile matched by few, with a body that is matched by many. This went above and beyond my expectations.

Serving type: bottle

06-21-2014 22:54:10 | More by Bosoxfan20
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Phigg1102

New York

4.61/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a tulip glass. Pour leaves a thick tan head with an immediate aroma of chocolate coming through. After settling down the aroma of chocolate remains, and the bourbon comes through underneath. Taste is on par with some of the heavy hitters in this category including BCBS and Brunch weasel. Not as sweet as BCBS, and not as much coffee as brunch weasel, in all honesty more well balanced than both. Chocolate and bourbon are prominent with tobacco, molasses, vanilla, plum, cherry, and a touch of coffee. Feels slick and syrupy, and allows the taste to linger on the tongue for a delightful amount of time. One of the best of this style I've had.

Serving type: bottle

06-21-2014 04:56:10 | More by Phigg1102
Brewer's Reserve Bourbon Barrel Stout from Central Waters Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 1,628 ratings.