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

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Ratings: 331
Reviews: 79
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 9.42%
Wants: 33
Gots: 61 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
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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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4.74/5  rDev +14.5%

A: very dark brown. Thin head that keeps a ring til the end.

S: Lots of chocolate right off the bat. Warm burbon coming through, not too much though. Roasted malt. light fig. light alcohol.

T: Really big milk chocolate. The bourbon just rounds out the sweetness and deepens the flavor. Very well balanced. Delicious. Like chocolate milk with bourbon...or bailey's. Very round taste.

M: It looked deceptively when I poured it because it definitely has a creamy body. Velvety.

O: Holy shit this is delicious. I will buy more of this for sure and will definitely look for it on tap. Must have!

Maltmaiden, Feb 28, 2013
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4.69/5  rDev +13.3%

This was delicious & thanks to tien @ Mekong for turning me on to this one. Great taste and even better finish. Hint - Pour and let breath at room temp for about 10 minutes before you get absolutely blown away @ your first sip. OMG the smell - they should make car fresheners :) The only reason i don't rate this as perfect is because it gives me a reason not to open the 2 bottles that i was able to find next year to review/score again!

hodsongolf, Mar 09, 2014
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4.64/5  rDev +12.1%

Poured into snifter
A- pours black with a nice half finger dense tan head
S- Dark chocolate, bourbon, some dark fruit, slightly boozy, some cinnomon
T-/M starts with a milky chocolate, leads into very well balanced oakey bourbon, finishes with dark chocolate notes, some vanilla, just slightly sweet.texture is perfect. Alcohol is hidden very well.
O- sooo delicious, a great desert beer, no one flavor dominates, they all work together so well. Ill have to grab another one of these while I can find them.

brewtus, Feb 17, 2013
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4.54/5  rDev +9.7%

Bomber as the Michigan Wolverines assert themselves against No. 1 Louisville in the 75th NCAA men's basketball championship.

Let's begin with the description on the bottle: "Imperial Stout Brewed with Chocolate and aged in Bourbon Barrels." Questionable capitalization, but certainly a description tailor-made for the tastes and standards of the average Beer Advocate reviewer, among whom I'm counted. No disappointment here: pours a deep, tootsie-roll brown with a thick head and lovely lacing. Nose is chocolate love and roasty stout coffee yum. Tastes wonderful, not overwhelmingly chocolate like some stouts I've sipped. Rich, rich, rich malt blends well with the chocolate roastiness. Smooth rich mouthfeel.

As inviting as the "sirens" who used to invite us over to their haus after men's Bible study in college. Heavy Seas may have found their niche in the outstanding stout universe.

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