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Heavy Seas - Bourbon Barrel Aged Siren Noire Imperial Chocolate Stout - Heavy Seas Beer

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

331 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 331
Reviews: 79
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 9.42%
Wants: 33
Gots: 61 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Heavy Seas Beer visit their website
Maryland, United States

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

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Aged in Buffalo Trace bourbon barrels.

(Beer added by: Thorpe429 on 08-17-2011)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

wiscokid920, Monday at 02:56 AM
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5/5  rDev +20.8%

Mike099, Saturday at 01:01 AM
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Great flavor. A little boozy, but not overpowering. Still get the chocolate and a hint of bourbon.

Mknght, Aug 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Damian74Shensky, Aug 22, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

liamt07, Aug 21, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

GeorgeCarroll, Aug 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

wcu80, Aug 17, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

porter0209, Aug 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

rydev24, Aug 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

JOrtt, Aug 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

Denzo, Aug 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

bourassa23, Aug 03, 2014
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5/5  rDev +20.8%

Beastcpa, Jul 27, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Not a big fan of chocolate to start with, but this is an amazing beer!great taste, mouthfeel. If you're a fan of imperial stouts, this is one not to miss! This is truly a diamond in the rough, let it age for a month or 3 and savor every drop. Found this in the "dump bin" and very glad I tried it!

Bstrickler, Jul 25, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

GRG1313, Jul 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

MattSharpless, Jul 17, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

KRG, Jul 17, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

TigerOwl, Jul 15, 2014
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4.1/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured 2014 bottle into New Belgium globe

A-Pours opaque black with a 1-finger dark tan head. Very good lacing.

S-Aroma of vanilla from the wood, with a mild note of chocolate and bourbon beneath.

T-Flavor of coffee with chocolate, and maybe some raisin underneath, before the vanilla and some light heat from the bourbon come through in the finish.

M-Body is full, but a touch watery, with a light bourbon in the finish.

O-Overall a great stout, could get ride of that water down mouthfeel. Was glad to have found this one.

reebtaerG, Jul 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

thebigredone, Jul 13, 2014
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5/5  rDev +20.8%

jstone80, Jul 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

tclipse, Jul 09, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

JDeming, Jun 30, 2014
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3.91/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

2014 vintage - 22 oz. bottle

A - pitch black

S - mild chocolate notes, not much bourbon

T - pretty nice bourbon and chocolate notes

M - too thin for a stout this big

O - A good effort and a solid brew, but they have a ways to go to catch up to the best BB stouts available

Kramerbarthomer, Jun 28, 2014
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Heavy Seas - Bourbon Barrel Aged Siren Noire Imperial Chocolate Stout from Heavy Seas Beer
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