Black Magick
Voodoo Brewery

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From:
Voodoo Brewery
 
Pennsylvania, United States
Style:
Stout - American Imperial
ABV:
15%
Score:
93
Avg:
4.2 | pDev: 12.14%
Ratings:
322
Status:
Retired
Rated:
Dec 07, 2019
Added:
Jul 05, 2006
Wants:
  394
Gots:
  71
SCORE
93
Outstanding
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Notes: This is an Imperial Stout that is of great strength and complexity. We then gently age that beer in Elaigh Craig 13 1/2 year old Bourbon Barrels for 6 months to 1 yr. and then primed and bottled to bottle condition for continued aging and celler life. Black Magick should be able to be aged up to about 5 years, to heighten the complexity and smooth nature of this beer.

First Black Magick brewed in Feb 2007. Released 2009. = 15% ABV

Second Black Magick brewed in 2009 and released 2011. = 15.5% ABV
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4.23 by PSU_Mike from Pennsylvania on Dec 07, 2019
 
5 by JamesLeung from Florida on Feb 09, 2019
 
4.69 by KevBot89 from Pennsylvania on Jan 13, 2019
 
4.24 by Nuggetz from Texas on Jul 22, 2018
 
3.81 by crobinso from Colorado on Jun 28, 2018
 
3.77 by cmurphy7 from Massachusetts on Jun 24, 2018
 
4.08 by Futbolmanby from Michigan on Jun 23, 2018
 
4.45 by Phineasco from Massachusetts on Sep 23, 2017
 
4.67 by MJSFS from Florida on Mar 11, 2017
 
4.43 by kbuzz from North Carolina on Nov 07, 2016
 
4.93 by reizorc from Pennsylvania on Jan 25, 2016
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4.01/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
by rodbeermunch from Nevada

Super black, thin brown head. Aroma was bourbon for sure, but really hot like they dumped some actual bourbon into the beer itself.

Taste actually wasn't hot, good amount of chocolate malt yielding toffee like flavors and barrel goodness. Pretty impressive mouthfeel to hide this amount of heat. Dare I even call this underrated.

Dec 16, 2015
 
4.1 by wethorseblanket from California on Sep 06, 2015
 
4.25 by BDeibs from Colorado on Jun 08, 2015
 
4.25 by GRG1313 from California on Jun 07, 2015
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4.18/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
by Wowcoolman from California

Still drinking well, showing some Sherry (oxidized) notes.

Jun 07, 2015
 
4.25 by drewone from California on Jun 07, 2015
 
4.29 by blacknyellow20 from Ohio on May 27, 2015
 
4.35 by ScottP from New Hampshire on May 24, 2015
 
4.6 by whitenads from Michigan on Mar 15, 2015
 
3.95 by dfhhead25 from Pennsylvania on Mar 04, 2015
 
4.12 by BMart from Pennsylvania on Mar 02, 2015
 
4.25 by mportnoy from Pennsylvania on Dec 21, 2014
 
5 by Shandycan from Pennsylvania on Nov 17, 2014
 
4 by spycow from Illinois on Oct 17, 2014
 
4.5 by trxxpaxxs from New York on Sep 26, 2014
 
4.75 by thebouch01 from Pennsylvania on Sep 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.8%
by gueuzedreg from Colorado

mild to medium oxidized at this point for 2011 bottle

Sep 03, 2014
 
4.7 by BigRizz62 from Maryland on Aug 24, 2014
 
5 by tommyguz from Pennsylvania on Aug 18, 2014
 
4.5 by vande from Illinois on Jun 22, 2014
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4.39/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
by egrace84 from Illinois

HUGE thanks to my boy ryanschwam for sending this retired gem my way!

A: poured vigorously into snifter. Pitch black, no head to be found, just an outer ring of foam/lacing around the glass.

S: notes of leather, heavy oak and tobacco, the slightest bit of oxidation and booze.

T: this thing still tastes like a million bucks for the age she has on her! Huge oak and tobacco/leather notes, chocolate/vanilla and noticeable, but super smooth bourbon. I couldn't be more impressed w/ the taste on this one.

M: on the low side, but works well here because the taste just cuts through everything. I'm so blown away by the flavor profile on this beer that everything else has become an afterthought.

O: an incredible treat that I thought I'd never get to experience. The highlight of this one for me, was the taste. A true sipper that's held it's own for the last 5 years and I couldn't be happier to have had the opportunity to enjoy it. Thanks again Ryan!

May 15, 2014
 
4 by zestar from California on May 10, 2014
 
4.75 by ramrod666 from Pennsylvania on May 01, 2014
 
4.25 by greg4579 from Pennsylvania on Mar 12, 2014
 
4.75 by HoppyBastard1 from Pennsylvania on Feb 16, 2014
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3.94/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
by Rutager from Canada (BC)

2011 bottle. Thanks Mikesgroove!

Appearance. Pours thick and black with a very thin orangy brown head that rises up after the pour and fades quickly to a faint ring.

Smell. Wow, much bourbon, so beer! Anyways, ya lots of bourbon, licorice and some dark chocolate, a bit of wood and vanilla.

Taste. Good amount of bourbon again, black licorice, some bakers chocolate in the finish followed by a little bit of bitter oak.

Mouthfeel. Full body, actually quite thick and a little bit sticky on the lips. Very low and smooth carbonation.

Overall. Not the best tasting beer but an enjoyable bourbon bomb. If I was a big bourbon fan this would probably kick more ass.

Feb 10, 2014
 
4.75 by BryanK from New York on Feb 10, 2014
 
4.25 by wiltznucs from Florida on Jan 20, 2014
 
4.75 by athomasPSU from Massachusetts on Jan 08, 2014
Black Magick from Voodoo Brewery
Beer rating: 93 out of 100 with 322 ratings