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Big Black Voodoo Daddy | Voodoo Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Voodoo Brewery
Pennsylvania, United States
voodoobrewery.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
This Is our Imperial Stout that we age in conditioning tanks with oak staves. This adds a classic character of old world aging with out the Bourbon tones. This black ale is about 12% alc. and very rich in roasted and chocolate malt tones. Velvety smooth and able to be aged for years.

all Beers to be bottle conditioned

Added by WVbeergeek on 07-05-2006

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,222
Reviews:
431
Ratings:
1,111
pDev:
8.83%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
369
Gots:
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Trade:
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Ratings: 1,111 |  Reviews: 431
Photo of suckaj
3.25/5  rDev -22.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of yasky
4.31/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SimcoeKid
4.36/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of unclekeith
4.41/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Bomber into a snifter

L: Menacingly dark with a thick 1-fingered cola colored head, slow to dissipate
S: Inviting roasted malt, chocolate, slight booze
T: Bitter chocolate, coffee, roasted malt, no hint of sweetness, very dry, nice bitterness
M: Full bodied and great on the tongue, well balanced, no heat
O: An outstanding Imperial stout - no adjuncts to distract - just a very well crafted to enjoy without distraction

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Photo of Muss42
4.19/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of fthegiants
4/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SaisonRichBiere
4.21/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mvanaskie13
4.22/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a rocks glass: color is black, amber edges, head is tan with fine bubbles which presents about 1/2 inch thick then dissipates to a ring and lace on the glass.

Smell is hard to believe at 12.5% abv - chocolate and roasted malts are big but not out of place; booziness is noticeable but not burning. Not complex but just amazingly subtle and enticing at such a big beer strength.

Taste is similar to the aroma --- very pleasant chocolate and roast balance that is incredibly smooth for a big beer like this. Booziness is present but incredibly subtle. Chocolate and roast start to meld and lead to deeper flavors of cocoa and some coffee grounds.

Mouthfeel is crisp, but not sharp or cloying - again incredible for a big beer with moderately sweet malt base. Lingering presence is chocolate/roast on the tongue - bitterness and booziness dries it out but still easy on the palate.

Overall - this is one great beer --- big aroma and flavors without mouth shattering sweetness or bitterness.

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Photo of tone77
3.74/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a black color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of roasted malts, chocolate, light coffee. Taste is roasted malts, chocolate, some alcohol, dark fruits, hints of coffee. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a good quality beer.

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Photo of boogerisu
3.96/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Duffman79
4.29/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Nittanylion1991
4.5/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ChilliHeights
4.8/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Awesome beer. Black color and great aroma, nice even taste and great moth feel. Looking forward to having the one in my fridge this fall. Bought bottle in Meadville at Vodoo. Hard to get this beer but in Meadville.

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Photo of warrendietrich2001
4.09/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Fargrow
4/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Stofko1992
4.15/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Narthax
4.5/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dvmin98
3.49/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

2010 bottle opened. Smell was slight bourbon, but metallic. Taste was oxidation. No bueno. Feel was flat. Limited carb. Overall, wish my buddy hadn't let this sit

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Photo of C_Pel
3.76/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of yoitsarch
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Warren2621
4.09/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jkolls
4.13/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of snowmageddon
4.38/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Slack
3.99/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Deep brown in color and clear on the edges with no head or lacing.

Aromas of coffee, chocolate, roasted malt, and a bit of alcohol.

Taste is roasted malt mixed with coffee, chocolate, minor Hops, and a black coffee finish.

Mouthful is in the lighter side of medium and a bit rough. Carbonation is medium. Finish is dry.

Overall a decent beer. This beer is a good example of a Stout with some drawbacks. The smell is on point, the taste is unbalanced, the mouthful is rough however it is very drinkable and not overpowering. I would recommend trying it.

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Photo of fredmugs
4/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Big Black Voodoo Daddy from Voodoo Brewery
Beer rating: 4.19 out of 5 with 1,111 ratings
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