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Fegley's Bourbon Barrel Aged Insidious | Allentown Brew Works

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BA SCORE
4.04/5
Exceptional
330 Ratings
Fegley's Bourbon Barrel Aged InsidiousFegley's Bourbon Barrel Aged Insidious
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Allentown Brew Works
Pennsylvania, United States
thebrewworks.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by MerryTapster on 12-19-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,445
Reviews:
64
Ratings:
330
pDev:
9.65%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
30
Gots:
72
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 330 |  Reviews: 64
Photo of GregStoner
4.52/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of craigdb
3.83/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CraftFan5
3.9/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Photo of Slatetank
4.1/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I enjoyed this from the corked and caged bottle in a snifter chilled and gradually allowed to increase in temperature to cellar temp.

The color is black with a thick tan head that recedes. The smell is great - lots of vanilla from the barrel aging with a slight toast and gentle caramel element from bourbon with dark malt rounding out the aroma. the feel is very good not extremely roasted or sweet very mild for the strength yet enough barrel character to add dimension.

The taste is very good with some malt with cocoa and mild roast elements yet some dried fruit sweetness with a good warmth and taste of bourbon rounding out this strong stout. Overall this is a very good example of the style and one I return to frequently based on the quality

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Photo of paulish
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jrs3994243
3.81/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kidzord
4.05/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of deonreds
4.28/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of apasternak
3.75/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Rizzy17
4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of johnpalisi
3.67/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DrStiffington
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of AlexFields
3.9/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ummswimmin
4.3/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of AmandaS84
4.88/5  rDev +20.8%
look: 3 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

So delicious! Super smooth and fragrant

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Photo of jgeddis
3.93/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of BubalooBrewMaster
3.49/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Photo of Marklaz
4.45/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JonathannRobert
4.15/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of dbl_delta
3.9/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Undated 12 oz. bottle into pint glass. Thick, creamy, tan head stays around awhile. This stuff is seriously jet black - no light gets through whatsoever.

Bourbon and chocolate and a very slight hops bite, followed by dark fruit (raisins or dates or something). Slight alcohol burn - this might mellow with time, but with only the one bottle I'm kind of out of luck there. Creamy smooth, thick, full-bodied. Moderate to low carbonation. Hint of caramel at the finish. Overall impression is sweetness, especially since that's what lingers.

My first brew from Allentown Brew Works. Good, but not exceptional for the style.

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Photo of SkyyNapalm
3.99/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Sad_Larry
4.48/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SawDog505
4.17/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of taospowder
4.23/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of KeyWestGator
4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Fegley's Bourbon Barrel Aged Insidious from Allentown Brew Works
Beer rating: 4.04 out of 5 with 330 ratings
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