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Fourteen Fourteen - Central Waters Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
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194 Ratings
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Ratings: 194
Reviews: 44
rAvg: 4.45
pDev: 8.09%
Wants: 406
Gots: 41 | FT: 0
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:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: 4DAloveofSTOUT on 01-30-2012)
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Photo of oline73
4.2/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

I had this side by side with Fifteen. Poured from the bomber into a goblet.

The beer pours a mahogany color with a layer of tan head. The smell of this one is a bit hot with some dark fruit and bourbon, but it's not as rich as the Fifteen. The taste is not overly sweet but it has nice notes of vanilla, bourbon, dark fruit, and perhaps some cherry. The finish is slightly bitter. I was surprised how hot this beer was considering the age. The body is just on the thin side with aggressive carbonation and a dry finish.

I enjoyed this one quite a bit but I liked the Fifteen more. The main difference is the smell.

oline73, Mar 21, 2013
Photo of sliverX
5/5  rDev +12.4%

sliverX, Mar 18, 2013
Photo of metalgdog
4.5/5  rDev +1.1%

metalgdog, Mar 18, 2013
Photo of laxer8811
4.75/5  rDev +6.7%

laxer8811, Mar 17, 2013
Photo of ThePorterSorter
4.25/5  rDev -4.5%

ThePorterSorter, Mar 17, 2013
Photo of popery
4.2/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours dark brown. Looks a bit murky but it could just be the color. Light beige head. Small bubbles. Dissipating head. Lots of brown sugar, roast and chocolate in the nose. Well blended bourbon character. Lots more good barrel character in the taste. Starts sweet but dries out well as the wood comes in. Solid roast and chocolate flavors. Smooth mouthfeel. Very good beer.

popery, Mar 17, 2013
Photo of mendvicdog
4.5/5  rDev +1.1%

mendvicdog, Mar 14, 2013
Photo of wmobley
5/5  rDev +12.4%

wmobley, Mar 13, 2013
Photo of Beerontwowheels
4.25/5  rDev -4.5%

Beerontwowheels, Mar 13, 2013
Photo of duceswild
4.5/5  rDev +1.1%

duceswild, Mar 13, 2013
Photo of bum732
4.25/5  rDev -4.5%

bum732, Mar 13, 2013
Photo of vissai
4/5  rDev -10.1%

vissai, Mar 11, 2013
Photo of VAbdoyan
4.75/5  rDev +6.7%

VAbdoyan, Mar 10, 2013
Photo of EliSpitzner
4.5/5  rDev +1.1%

EliSpitzner, Mar 07, 2013
Photo of millerbuffoon
4.5/5  rDev +1.1%

millerbuffoon, Feb 22, 2013
Photo of StarRaptor
4.75/5  rDev +6.7%

StarRaptor, Feb 18, 2013
Photo of imperialking
4.75/5  rDev +6.7%

imperialking, Feb 13, 2013
Photo of Mark000
4/5  rDev -10.1%

Mark000, Feb 13, 2013
Photo of adamcarlson28
4.5/5  rDev +1.1%

adamcarlson28, Feb 06, 2013
Photo of Alieniloquium
4.09/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

650 mL bottle poured into a snifter. Reviewed from notes.

Appearance - Not a lot of head, and what it has settles quickly. Not quite black. Collar of khaki foam.

Smell - Hot bourbon. Chocolate and molasses. Mostly bourbon from the barrel and less of a true barrel character.

Taste - Very intense bourbon. The barrel isn't as influential as the whiskey itself. Chocolate and a little less molasses than the nose implied. Hot finish and finally some oak appears in the back.

Mouthfeel - Barrel hot. Low carbonation. Thin for its size. Boozy, but it's barrel booze not so much beer booze.

Overall - It's good, but not as amazing as I'd hoped. Like many other Central Waters stouts, it comes off a bit thin.

Alieniloquium, Feb 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev -10.1%

CityofBals, Jan 31, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +6.7%

Penguin3200, Jan 31, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +6.7%

ABisonEgo, Jan 30, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -15.7%

Arbitrator, Jan 28, 2013
Photo of tourdot
4.5/5  rDev +1.1%

tourdot, Jan 27, 2013
Fourteen Fourteen from Central Waters Brewing Co.
98 out of 100 based on 194 ratings.