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

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Imperial Eclipse Stout - High West BourbonImperial Eclipse Stout - High West Bourbon
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 08-26-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
188
Reviews:
31
Avg:
4.17
pDev:
9.11%
 
 
Wants:
23
Gots:
78
For Trade:
15
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Ratings: 188 |  Reviews: 31
Photo of rhong187
3.99/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of epyon396
3.89/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of TheBeard89
4.02/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of WillieThreebiers
4.1/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of gdegraff1
4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jessealmlie
4.64/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SkiBum22
4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of RocketCityVol
4.23/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BabaBeer
4.75/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Preluderl
4.19/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tkdchampxi
3.99/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Tangerine wax, opened on 3/27/15.


Had several of the eclipse flavors this year and I think this beer compared well to the others. Not as good as For Roses or Elijah Craig, but better than Java. Comparable to the other ones I've had.

Doesn't taste much like Bourbon. Much more like whiskey.

A bit too much carbonation

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Photo of tbone1384
4.43/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Boccu
4.63/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Aroma of coffee and bourbon. Exceptional stout. Coffee to chocolate. To a bourbon . Nice transition. Not over powering bourbon. Extremely well made.

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Photo of msumike89
4.06/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GreenMind
4.16/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of McMatt7
4.08/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of whatname
4.24/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of darcange
4.75/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of CuriousMonk
4.23/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Plasmafunk
3.9/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SomethingClever
2.95/5  rDev -29.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

22oz bottle poured into nonic pint

A: big chunky fat head surprising in it's appearance pitch black body

S: a lot of oak you can really smell the barrel maybe a little cocoa and leather

T: very young barrel taste almost like someone added a shot of bourbon to a stout carbonation is surprisingly low and wow the oak in the taste stands out

M: Very thin feel but the alcohol is clingy as shit

O: I would have said this was just aged in oak barrel except for the alcohol on the finish very disappointing

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Photo of apasternak
3.75/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gobzilla
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of PretzelCity
3.91/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Corburk
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Imperial Eclipse Stout - High West Bourbon from FiftyFifty Brewing Co.
4.17 out of 5 based on 188 ratings.
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