Black Magick - Buffalo Trace Batch #2 | Voodoo Brewing Company

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Voodoo Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Blue Wax - We couldn’t turn down some super fresh barrels, even if we had already done this barrel treatment before. This time around though, Curt decided to age this second batch of Buffalo Trace Black Magick six months longer than the first batch released back in 2013 to explore the depth of character that could be amassed. This second batch spent 24 months aging gracefully in American oak bourbon barrels resulting in complex layers of coconut, leather, baker’s chocolate, wood and bourbon.

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Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 12
Photo of Fireman_RK
4.89/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

L: Pours a thick onyx, jet black, and mocha hue with a thin sandy head
S: Dark chocolate, cacao nibs, fudge, and a bit of barrel on the nose
T: Incredible - admittedly a bit boozy, but 2 years in bourbon barrels will do that. The flavor range is insane on this for being a straightforward BA stout. I got oak, vanilla, toffee, and brownie batter in each sip
F: Medium to full-bodied with a nice supporting carb
O: This beer drew comparisons to SR-71 for me. Without the aid of obvious adjuncts, Voodoo has created an decadent stout that fully showcases its lengthy slumber in bourbon barrels. Absolutely delicious.

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Photo of HoppyBastard1
4.81/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

8oz pour from this last release. Doesn't disappoint, just as good as batch 1. Pours jet black, minimal head. Lots of bourbon, oak and chocolate fudge on both nose and taste. Smoother than batch 1 fresh. Extra time in barrel seem to bode well. Maybe a touch thinner than before.

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Photo of sposter4
4.87/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

8 oz pour into a snifter. Pours black with very little head. Nose is full of fudge and wood. Taste is similar with hints of vanilla and leather in the back end. The barrel flavor dominates but is very smooth in comparison to the old forester version. Of the 3 varieties Ive had this was my favorite.

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Black Magick - Buffalo Trace Batch #2 from Voodoo Brewing Company
4.81 out of 5 based on 12 ratings.
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