Black Betty Imperial Stout | Nebraska Brewing Company

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86
very good
65 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Nebraska Brewing Company
Nebraska, United States
nebraskabrewingco.com

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.30%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
This listing is for the "virgin" version (i.e. not barrel aged). It is a draught-only beer that is *occasionally* served at festivals out of unlabeled bottles.

Added by RedHaze on 07-03-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
65
Reviews:
10
Avg:
3.9
pDev:
13.85%
 
 
Wants:
29
Gots:
41
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 65 |  Reviews: 10
Photo of dms1767
4.14/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mltobin
3.48/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of fosters9
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jamison85
4.21/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of wisrarebeer
4.73/5  rDev +21.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Whiskeydeez
3.28/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Jrobb6
4.27/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of PA-Michigander
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of brocktune
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of RAFH
4.29/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of One_Clown_Short
4.68/5  rDev +20%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of orcrist_cleaver
4.02/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pitch black and very tight, creamy team head.

Pit fruits, dark cherry. Fruity earthiness, especially espresso and tobacco

A little on the thin side. Not helped by a noticeable dryness that really paves way for ethanol.

Dark currants dipped in unsweetened chocolate. High bitterness level, roasted espresso and tobacco. Marshmallow type sweetness lingers in background.

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Photo of stephens101
4.15/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Jet black with a tan froth. Smells of milk chocolate, oak, grain and black cherry. Quite smooth going down with a noticeable hit of fusel alcohol followed by black grape, candied syrup, pine, faint wood, prune and burnt sugar. Despite the complexity it still feels a tad weak, although some creaminess comes into play at just the right time. **Scored 4.1 on 4/21/16**

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Photo of SavageHopHead
3.46/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Poloplaya
4.06/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of swierczt
3.12/5  rDev -20%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of mrcraft
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BdM
3.82/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of afsdan
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of davidanastas
3.73/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of wapcap
3.74/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Austin32
3.7/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Good Imperial stout but nothing too complex. Glad I tried it but I would probably not buy again especially for the price point.

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Photo of Westyn
3.29/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of SinjaminBentek
3.9/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Really nice stout from NBC

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Photo of 22Blue
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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Black Betty Imperial Stout from Nebraska Brewing Company
3.9 out of 5 based on 65 ratings.
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