Big Black Voodoo Daddy | Voodoo Brewery

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.00%

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:
#1,379
Reviews:
440
Ratings:
1,141
pDev:
8.85%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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370
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Ratings: 1,141 |  Reviews: 440
Photo of Hayley_86
4/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of runeatdrink
4.41/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SiepJones
4/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of KirkMc74
5/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Nat1975
3.5/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Yancey82
4.1/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Richter525
4.02/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of aoampm
4.54/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12oz bottle poured into a snifter. No visible bottle date.

Pours midnight black with a really nice finger head. Head is tan colored and lingers nicely and has some lacing.

Aroma of biscotti, vanilla bean, chocolate, coffee.

Flavor has more biscotti, creamy vanilla, lactose, chocolate, roasted malt, hint of coffee, molasses, dark fruit.

Feel is thick and creamy.

Overall a really damn nice beer. First from Voodoo and it's a great one!

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Photo of ItsBeer4Me
4.15/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Bruno74200
3.67/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Well I was hoping more from this pricey imperial stout (€8 here in France). Overly roasted malts bring a big acidity and saturate the smell and taste. You can tell there also some darf fruits notes in the background but it's hardly noticeable. Its high abv makes it quite a sipper.
Not a personal favorite

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Photo of edthehead
4.44/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of chuckgietzen
4.44/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Samact
4.13/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of rossracing
3.5/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Tony210
4.39/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Look: poured pitch black with light tan head.

Smell : lots of chocolate, some coffee and vanilla, roasted malt.

Taste: lots of chocolate flavor, surprisingly little booze / alcohol considering the 12%+ abv,

Feel: this is my favorite part of the beer - so creamy and full bodied, almost viscous.

Overall: excellent imperial stout, would love to find a bottle to bring home.
8/22/17
On draft at B2 Bistro
4.5 rating

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Photo of Erikshegda1994
4.14/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of PA-Michigander
4/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Gambyt20
3.58/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Irishman_Scott
5/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Unbelievable! Dark and rich. One of the best I have ever had. Roasty and chocolate is bold. Heavy black color with light brown head. Had a creaminess and perfect mouth feel for a brew like this. If I could rate it a 10, I would!!!! Highly recommend!

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Photo of LooseMoose1978
4.25/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of trygelski1
4.5/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12oz bottle poured into a Voodoo Brewing snifter:

Look: Pours a nice jet black color with a dark tan head! Lacing is present with some retention!

Smell: Tons of roasty malts, chocolate, and dark fruits!

Taste: Taste is very similar to the nose! Tons of roasted malts, chocolate, dark fruits, and a dry to bitter finish! Very tasty stout!

Feel: Medium to heavy bodied!

Overall: This is an awesome imperial stout from Voodoo! Glad I was able to score a bottle of this as releases have been limited recently until they get the new facility up and running! I will be picking this up again on next release!

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Photo of RBuckley73
4.24/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Scored a few of these bottles as extras in trades. Pours immensely black. Super hearty and thick, tan head 3/5" deep. Small bubbles, good retention. Aroma was massive roast and almost nothing more. Adjunct be gone.

Taste is a nice dry roasted, kind of 1/2 RIS 1/2 imperial stout kind of vibe, oak spirals(?) seems to dry out the body. Chocolate malt but not chocolate adjunct. Hides the alcohol really well. A good bitterness to it, I'd guess around 85 ibu. Dark fruit is tempered thankfully. This is definitely the answer to pastry stouts. This is a big, roasted, bitter, ant-diabetes giant imperial stout.

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Photo of Ciocanelu
4.25/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On tap, 2013 vintage. Dark brown color, no head. Aroma has dark malts, spices and dark fruits. Taste has dark malts, cola, nutmeg and a bitter, roasty finish. Medium body, dry, low carbonation.

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Photo of paulish
4.25/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Big Black Voodoo Daddy from Voodoo Brewery
Beer rating: 4.18 out of 5 with 1,141 ratings