Black Magick - Pappy Van Winkle | Voodoo Brewing Company

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Black Magick - Pappy Van WinkleBlack Magick - Pappy Van Winkle
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Voodoo Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States
voodoobrewery.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 13.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by MarkIntihar on 03-27-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
261
Reviews:
36
Avg:
4.68
pDev:
7.48%
 
 
Wants:
778
Gots:
25
For Trade:
2
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Ratings: 261 |  Reviews: 36
Photo of Brian29
4.92/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Black, low carbonation, whispy mocha swirl that dissapates in seconds. The nose hits as the wax is broken and the cap is pryed. Chocolate, raisin, marshmallow, wood, its quite magnificent. I should be in a robe in a leather chair drinking this from a pipe.

There is no gimmick with this beer, no adjuncts or trendy flavors. Its a barrel aged stout to perfection. Smooth, creamy, sticky, boozy nearly 4 years later but rounded and soft. The beer bursts with flavor, fudge is the most predominant. A beautiful beer.

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Photo of KevBot89
4.96/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

This is amazing! Its jam-packed with flavors of liquid fudge batter, fresh brownies, cocoa butter, some vanilla, wood, a touch of some non-descript spiciness, chocolate covered caramel candies, . Still some moderate heat after all this time. Mouthfeel is nice. One of the best noses ever on a beer. This is seriously amazing.

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Photo of whitenads
4.71/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of yoitsarch
4.95/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of mportnoy
4.75/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of lamb0176
4.96/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

This was one of the best beers I've ever had. #132 from 1-18-13, smell was amazing as soon as the cap was opened. Even as a 3oz pour this was phenomenal down to the last drop. The taste was beautiful liquid fudge. The nose remained intense in the glass even with just the residual coating. I'm excited to find more and try the other barrel aged variants.

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Photo of mojiboo02
4.99/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I have drank three different bottles over the years and all have been fantastic. Probably my favorite BA Beer out there. The pappy barrel comes through with fantastic taste and the beer is up there with Pappy Sexual Chocolate.

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Photo of troybeeramalau
5/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of JohnParadee
4.68/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of ArkyVaughan
4.75/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Had this side-by-side with the Apple Brandy and Buffalo Trace variants. All were good, but this was the clear winner. Such a smooth flavor, with just the right amount of barrel. Incredible.

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Photo of Jlang2012
5/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of t2grogan
5/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Sosopogi
4.92/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of BeerMeBro720
4.74/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of kscaldef
4.5/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Chibeerguy1
4.79/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

12oz bottle poured at just below cellar temp in a Bourbon County snifter
Bottled 1-18-13
Bottle # 406

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Photo of _morandi_
4.8/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Brewski
5/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of ScottP
5/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Kurmaraja
4.75/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

People tell me this is a shadow of what it once was. To those people I say "I hate you" because this was incredible.

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Photo of markgugs
4.68/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of jaken0ss
5/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Zack_B
4.73/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of schmidtmattsays
4.68/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of PHBoiler
4.52/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Thick and rich stout. Really well balanced with the bourbon and the sweetness from the malts. No flavors really stand out. You get the bourbon and the rich chocolate. Straight forward and delicious.

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Black Magick - Pappy Van Winkle from Voodoo Brewing Company
4.68 out of 5 based on 261 ratings.
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