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Imperial Eclipse Stout - Buffalo Trace Barrel Blend | FiftyFifty Brewing Co.

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248 Ratings
Imperial Eclipse Stout - Buffalo Trace Barrel BlendImperial Eclipse Stout - Buffalo Trace Barrel Blend
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.50%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Yellow wax.

Added by MasterSki on 12-08-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,352
Reviews:
63
Ratings:
248
pDev:
10.34%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
76
Gots:
101
Trade:
9
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5/5  rDev +23.2%

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5/5  rDev +23.2%

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5/5  rDev +23.2%

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5/5  rDev +23.2%

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5/5  rDev +23.2%

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5/5  rDev +23.2%

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5/5  rDev +23.2%

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4.84/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

We lined this up with the rye, Java and a number of other greats like speedway and this one really stood out. The best of the best.

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4.75/5  rDev +17%

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4.75/5  rDev +17%

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4.75/5  rDev +17%

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4.75/5  rDev +17%

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4.61/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Pours black with a nice two finger head. Nice lacing. Aroma is weird almost a metallic cap smell. Taste is by far different. Dark chocolate, molasses, deep vanilla, light coffee grinds too a smooth bourbon finish. Love 50/50. Another great stout.

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4.6/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Bottle numer 283 from the year 2011. Very well made barrel aged beer.

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4.6/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

you guys are high! Sammy gave it a 2.93? oh please...
same recipe as the others, just a different barrel. great aroma in the glass, bourbon and oak, roasted malts.... vanilla. chocolate. yummmm...
taste is a lot like the others, except for a small difference which I assume is from the different barrels(?). I love this stuff and place it highly on my all-time list of favorites. it's a little expensive but it's a great treat when in the right frame of mind. warming and sweet on a cold December afternoon...
this may not be as good as the others I have tried, and i'm trying to decide if maybe because it was just bottled as opposed to sitting a bit, but I am truly entranced with this brew.

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4.51/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

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Imperial Eclipse Stout - Buffalo Trace Barrel Blend from FiftyFifty Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.06 out of 5 with 248 ratings
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