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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:
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Ratings: 1,111 |  Reviews: 431
Photo of q33jeff
4.09/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

**
04/23/2017
On tap at Blend.

Dark black, brown head.
AROMA: malt, chocolate, I smell and taste a touch of mint...I know a mint stout was on this tap previously.
Taste: chocolate and again, mint.
FEEL: not as thick as it looks.

Weird with that mint....not sure if it's in the beer, or left in the lines. Either way, this is good. The mint is steange, but does not kill it like it does in most beers.
**

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

Photo of rodlavers
3.93/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rypkr
3.75/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of Ron_Mexico
4.04/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of waiting4lunch
4.5/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Hodgie
4.77/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

True imperial style. Good malt taste. Sweet bite long finish. One of the best.

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Photo of Jonny41
4.52/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of hopflyer
4.2/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Dated 302 15 so over a year in this one.

Pours dark brown, cola highlights and jet black. Light tan head recedes to a sparse fil and bubbly collar.

Nose is chocolate and dark fruit. A bit of anise and oak. Some charred wood but barely.

First sip is bitter chocolate and undertone of some burnt wood. A little bit of sweet dark fruit. High ABV is masterfully covered. Wood flavors back off some as it warms and opens up some more chocolate and bitterness

Medium body. Really no alcohol heat at all until very late in the glass after warming quite a bit. A little sticky film left but otherwise pretty clean considering such a big beer.

The first few of these I tried I thought it was too heavy on the dark fruits but I don't get that now. Pretty lavorful stout with multiple dimensions. Chocolate, wood, bitterness all in a surprisingly drinkable feel.

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Photo of PhillyNole
3.97/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of brpendergast85
4/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of Rockjocknroll
4.46/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Roast for days...and days..but not chalky or 'dry' feeling. I'm of the mind that too many stouts rely on brick content for their alcohol but this one is in the same league as Double Negative for super roasty yet drinkable stouts in the highly elevated ABV range. Probably wouldn't sit on it for longer than a few years. A dark masterpiece well worth seeking out if you're tired of too-sweet stouts. Very excited to finally try this one.

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Photo of anteater
4.26/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of alcohline_trip
4.2/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of muchos
4.4/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

No date on the bottle, but dusty. So it probably has a few months on it.
L. Black, not too thick, small tan head of tiny bubbles reducing pretty quickly.
S. Milk chocolate, coffee with cream and sugar, dates and figs, hint of amaretto, cookie dough.
T. Bittersweet chocolate, coffee and cream, milk chocolate, leather, char in the end.
F. Medium body but slick and smooth.
O. Great stuff. Cheers!

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Photo of MikeWard
3.94/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle into a pint glass. no freshness dating that i could find.

jet black body, very small oatmeal colored head. decent lacing though.

"stouty" smell. not much else.

bottle speaks of "copious amounts of chocolate". I'm not getting any of it. That said, it is not an unpleasant or bland drink in any way. 12% abv is very well hidden, so consumer beware. faint hop presence, roasted but not burnt malts. quite a good balance.

overall, nice enough imperial stout. just have to wonder how good it would be if the chocolate was there. no telling how old this one is due to lack of freshness dating.

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

Photo of xdtfx
4.04/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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

Photo of StoutSnob40
3.62/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of newbeeraday
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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