Imperial Eclipse Stout - High West Rye | FiftyFifty Brewing Co.

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Imperial Eclipse Stout - High West RyeImperial Eclipse Stout - High West Rye
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
FiftyFifty Brewing Co.
California, United States
fiftyfiftybrewing.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.90%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by MasterSki on 12-06-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
176
Reviews:
31
Avg:
4.24
pDev:
7.55%
 
 
Wants:
27
Gots:
63
For Trade:
18
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4.07/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.59/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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4.24/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.37/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.4/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4.15/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.39/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.34/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.33/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I just poured a bottle from early 2014 into tulip glass. Dark brown with a creamy head. Good lacing. It tastes sweet and boozy. I taste notes of honey, vanilla and oak. The rye and oak comes through beautifully, especially in the finish. It is boozy, which I enjoy but does not overpower the complex flavors. When I first purchased some variants to put away I tried a bottle fresh and was disappointed. This stuff is not cheap but after a year or 2 of storage I have to say that it was worth it. So...... in my opinion.... it is a great bottle that is pricey but if you have the patience to put a couple of years on it you will be rewarded.

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4.1/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.38/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

2013 version poured into a snifter. Comes out rich, dark brown with bit of mocha foam that fades to a persistent lace. Smell is oak, rye, booze, chocolate, vanilla, slight malt. Very inviting nose on this. Taste is sweet, oak, vanilla, char, and nice rye bite near the tail end. Mouth is very smooth and creamy, though slightly light for the abv. It goes down very easy.

This was a really enjoyable beer. Better than the 2012 OF IMO.

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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.23/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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Imperial Eclipse Stout - High West Rye from FiftyFifty Brewing Co.
4.24 out of 5 based on 176 ratings.
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