Imperial Eclipse Stout - American Mellow Corn Whiskey | FiftyFifty Brewing Co.

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4.07/5
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143 Ratings
Imperial Eclipse Stout - American Mellow Corn WhiskeyImperial Eclipse Stout - American Mellow Corn Whiskey
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
The wax color for this bottle is "metallic gold".

Added by MasterSki on 12-07-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
34
Ratings:
143
pDev:
8.85%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
17
Gots:
48
Trade:
3
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4.14/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jonnydrinker
4.55/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of kylehay2004
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kmoen
4.24/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of GarthDanielson
4.44/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a bomber into a snifter, the beer is jet black, with a creamy, tan head. Nose of rich cream, raw honey, milk chocolate, and hints of coffee. Flavors are heavily roasted, with a toasted grain overlay, and a backbone heavy on chocolate and coffee. Subtle vanilla highlights, with a slow warmth as you go. Very smooth, with a chocolate and coffee aftertaste, and subtle whiskey highlights that sweeten. Smooth, slow finish. Solid beer.

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Photo of jbertsch
4.14/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.95/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Standard imperial stout far, dark brown and black, beige head, although this seems to be a lighter shade of most Eclipse beers. Plenty of roast in the aroma. Not as much booze, barrel or chocolate either.

Taste boozier, body comes off thinner (even though it isn't). A little bit of caramel. Vanilla comes later as it warms. Smooths as it warms too, impressive, but for the increased heat on average.

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Photo of sweemzander
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bottle poured into a snifter.

(A)- Pours thick and pitch black, Minimal tan froth

(S)- A deep aroma of cocoa and raisin with hints of oakiness. Ever so slight chalkiness.

(T)- Quite similar to the smell with plenty of raisin and cocoa. Lots of molasses and caramel too. Subtle oak and vanilla.

(M)- A mellow carbonation level. Big and rich with plenty of sweet flavors.

(O)- One of the sweeter versions in the barrel variants for me. Almost seems thicker too. They are just too expensive

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4.71/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

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3.54/5  rDev -13%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

22 oz bottle poured into a snifter. Pours black with 1 finger of tan head. Aroma is roasted malt, chocolate, bourbon, vanilla, and oak. Medium body with a nice velvety texture. Flavor is a slightly sweeter version of the base beer with predominantly roasted malt, caramel, chocolate, coffee with subtle whiskey and oak.

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4.2/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of huysmans
4.41/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.07/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

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4.56/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of More_betterness
4/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of bcoyle
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

Photo of jmejones
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

Photo of DrBier
4/5  rDev -1.7%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

Photo of Griffith
4/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of markgugs
4/5  rDev -1.7%

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Imperial Eclipse Stout - American Mellow Corn Whiskey from FiftyFifty Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.07 out of 5 with 143 ratings