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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

327 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 327
Reviews: 78
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 9.42%
Wants: 33
Gots: 62 | 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)
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Ratings: 327 | Reviews: 78 | Display Reviews Only:
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thomscottson

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

07-27-2013 22:21:53 | More by thomscottson
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ryanpj

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

07-27-2013 03:35:41 | More by ryanpj
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WOLFGANG

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -3.4%

07-25-2013 13:50:06 | More by WOLFGANG
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Paravouz

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

07-24-2013 04:20:49 | More by Paravouz
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DanGeo

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

07-22-2013 00:52:59 | More by DanGeo
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mwbrady12

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -27.5%

07-21-2013 14:44:16 | More by mwbrady12
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TheManiacalOne

Rhode Island

3.91/5  rDev -5.6%

On-tap 7/10/13 at Doherty’s East Irish Pub in Pawtucket, RI, served in a US tumbler pint glass.

A: The beer is a deep dark brown color, with a short off-white head that fades very slowly and leaves a thick lace on the glass.

S: The aroma is faint but contains roasted malts, some chocolate, some coffee and a touch of hops.

T: The taste starts out very sweet with flavors of chocolate, coffee and vanilla. Then a very hearty roasted malt character comes in. The hops presence is very faint but complementary and brings a good balance. The after-taste is slightly sweet.

M: Crisp and very smooth, medium-to-heavy body, medium carbonation, finish is slightly sticky.

O: Tasty, goes down dangerously easy, slightly filling, good kick, good representation of style, this is a solid flavorful stout to drink for a long time.

07-11-2013 03:24:48 | More by TheManiacalOne
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Mantooth

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -3.4%

07-09-2013 23:14:36 | More by Mantooth
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AWB3

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

07-09-2013 21:44:12 | More by AWB3
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Windigo

Virginia

5/5  rDev +20.8%

07-08-2013 18:31:01 | More by Windigo
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GratefulEdd

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

07-07-2013 18:19:12 | More by GratefulEdd
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Mtooman

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

07-03-2013 01:25:30 | More by Mtooman
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nitter

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

07-03-2013 00:29:44 | More by nitter
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ChrisMon02

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

06-27-2013 06:55:42 | More by ChrisMon02
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ThickNStout

Georgia

4.3/5  rDev +3.9%

22oz bottle from Hop City (Atlanta, GA). 7.99. 2013 release that I've been sitting on since January, I think. Served in a Three Floyds teku.

Pours black with almost two fingers of dense pale tan head that lingers. Head eventually settles to a halo and wispy clouds on the surface that leave small islands of lace on the glass.

Smells sweet and rich with milk chocolate, vanilla and creamed coffee.

Taste is quite nice. A rich, smooth blend of chocolate, vanilla, soft but flavorful bourbon, roast malts, oak, burnt caramel and molasses. A little booze bite towards the end but it is quite well integrated within those layers of flavor.

Medium full and creamy body with subtle yet present carbonation. Sweet bourbon chocolate truffle finish.

I've always enjoyed the base Siren Noire but this is so much better! Rich, smooth and creamy with very a satisfying blend of flavors. Heavy Seas has been doing a great job on the Uncharted Waters series this year. All three that I've tried so far have been an outstanding value (at under ten bucks for quality barrel aged beer) and certainly worth a try. It won't blow your mind but this is solid work. I wish I had a couple more.

06-21-2013 05:48:05 | More by ThickNStout
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djre4orm

Virginia

4/5  rDev -3.4%

06-13-2013 18:30:55 | More by djre4orm
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AdamP

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

06-09-2013 21:06:58 | More by AdamP
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Dagsy

California

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

06-09-2013 20:03:23 | More by Dagsy
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fredmugs

Indiana

4/5  rDev -3.4%

06-09-2013 13:30:24 | More by fredmugs
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BMart

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

06-07-2013 18:47:52 | More by BMart
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Cstromberg57

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -3.4%

06-07-2013 02:57:20 | More by Cstromberg57
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Bierguy5

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

06-07-2013 00:50:54 | More by Bierguy5
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ONUMello

Ohio

4.43/5  rDev +7%

22oz bottle poured into a pint glass
A: Pitch black with a one-finger mocha colored head that slowly settles
S: Chocolate, vanilla, roasted malt, bourbon. Very complex and smells great
T: Matches the smell. Like liquid chocolate with hints of vanilla and bourbon. Nice roasted malt, a bit of burnt caramel & just a kiss of hops. Very comples & tasty
M: Medium to full-bodied, smooth
O: This is a very well made, tasty beer; I wish I had more than one bottle

06-06-2013 22:08:34 | More by ONUMello
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domnalbrecc

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

06-06-2013 04:08:59 | More by domnalbrecc
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tommyguz

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

06-06-2013 02:46:17 | More by tommyguz
Heavy Seas - Bourbon Barrel Aged Siren Noire Imperial Chocolate Stout from Heavy Seas Beer
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