Mayflower Imperial Stout | Mayflower Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Mayflower Brewing Company
Massachusetts, United States | website

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
We aged the beer in used bourbon barrels for 8 months. Those barrels have also had Sam Adams Utopias and our Barley Wine aged in them, so they have a nice pedigree! ABV is about 10%

Added by nas5755 on 01-15-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Reviews:
51
Ratings:
80
Avg:
3.85
pDev:
14.03%
 
 
Wants:
15
Gots:
26
For Trade:
0
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Reviews: 51 | Ratings: 80
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3.28/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Grabbed a few bottles of this at the brewery. A Russian Imperial Stout aged in Bourbon Barrels and used in a few Sams Adams experiments.

A- A hearty pour reveals a pitch black beer, nice mocha head almost two fingers, with good retention.

S- Big bourbon notes, heavy vanilla and chocolate

T- Lots of bourbon, a little smoky, dry finish, tannins, vanilla. The bourbon stands-out as the dominate flavor, all the other flavors are slightly subdued.

M- Low carbonation and a thin mouth-feel

D- A solid ba stout, nothing worth noting other than the use of the bourbon barrels. The base could have more body and more overall oomph of flavor. Fairly mediocre.

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Mayflower Imperial Stout from Mayflower Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 51 ratings.
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