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

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Ratings: 1,799
Reviews: 557
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 9.2%
Wants: 356
Gots: 520 | 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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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

2012 vintage. Poured from bottle into a snifter glass.

A: pours cola black, brown highlights at the edges when held to the light, very thin film of creamy beige head which quickly disappeared leaving a ring around the inside of the glass

S: Nicely balanced with bourbon, chocolate, vanilla and roasted malt. Nose is just right in potency, doesn't smack you in the face when you get the glass near your nose.

T: Roasted malt, chocolate followed by bourbon. Pretty well balanced but a surprisingly a little heavy on the bourbon still, would be fantastic if there was a little hint of the base beer.

M: Medium thick or slightly thick but not chewy, slight carbonation, slight creaminess, slight alcohol burn.

Didn't have this one fresh but it seems to have aged nicely. I can imagine that a fresh one would be a bit hot with bourbon. Wish it was a little chewy on the mouthfeel. Hopefully, I'll pick up a 2014 this weekend to see how they compare. Definitely a good value for the price.

BumpyAZ, Mar 29, 2014
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Brewer's Reserve Bourbon Barrel Stout from Central Waters Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 1,799 ratings.