On Tuesdays We Brunch | The Bruery

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4.31/5
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Bruery
California, United States
thebruery.com

Style: American Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 17.20%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
It’s important to start your day off right, and there’s no day more important than Tuesday in our book. So let’s brunch! We’ve prepared quite the hearty spread for you, featuring our bourbon barrel-aged imperial stout with freshly roasted coffee, swirls of cinnamon, nutty almonds and drizzles of sweet maple flavor

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
12
Ratings:
48
pDev:
5.8%
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
6
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 48 |  Reviews: 12
Photo of ThickNStout
4.62/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Yellow wax capped 750mL bottle acquired through The Bruery’s Society. Bottled 1/12/18. Served in a Bruery teku. Enjoyed 8/31/18.

Pours black with a little shy of two fingers pale tan head. The bubbles fizzle away quickly, leaving a broken rail and little else to call retention.

Smells of coffee, pralines, cinnamon, bourbon, maple, wood and caramel.

Utterly delicious. Maple brown sugar coffee meets cinnamon bourbon pralines. Burnt fudge, dark fruit, wet oak, some charred malt character and a hearty pat of booze. Decadent, luxurious, and robustly flavorful.

Full body with light carbonation. The initial impression return in the finish.

Another outstanding variant from The Bruery. On Tuesdays We Brunch truly is a brunch-encapsulating iteration of Black Tuesday.

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Photo of Beer21
4.41/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Kurmaraja
4.23/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kmoen
4.4/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BAsbill
4.22/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Eziel
4.25/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mig100
3.97/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Sludgeman
4.34/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

This beer smells like my Grandmother’s nut roll. Heavy on the almonds. The maple is also prevalent. At times it smells like a chocolate covered cherry because of the bourbon barrel-aging.

Taste wise this is one of the Bruery’s beers that is not over done with the barrel-aging. Maybe it is because of all the other flavors but the bourbon is sedate, in the background and complimentary to the remainder of the beer. This is NOT a shot in a glass of beer.

Overall, a pleasant barrel-aged stout for sipping as you sitt round the fire or to compliment a sweet desert.

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Photo of Mikexw
3.83/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Beersnake1
4.46/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from fridge temp. Pours jet black with nice tan head. Nose is bourbon, almonds, cinnamon, maple, chocolate milk. Taste is really nice. The alcohol heat is definitely there and provides a slight burn on the way down. Huge notes of bourbon, nuts, maple, and cinnamon. Definitely picking up some lactose and a touch of licorice. Dark chocolate is threaded throughout. Mouthfeel is overly robust. Overall, a really nice BA stout from the Bruery.

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Photo of elemenohpee1
4.14/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SDRedDevil
4.54/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BrueryDC
4.1/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Bubbawilly88
4.07/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of IKR
4.58/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Appearance: Black with a medium-sized dark beige head which slowly subsided. Considerable lacing on this one. (4.75)

Smell: Upfront Bourbon, maple and moderate coffee aromas. I also got brown sugar, almonds, cinnamon, and mild vanilla. A nice nose on this one. (4.75)

Taste: Following the nose I get prominent Bourbon, maple, coffee, almonds, cinnamon , brown sugar, mild raisin/dark fruit notes, and vanilla. I also pick up some tannic oak notes from the bal-aging. I get the cinnamon in the taste profile as well. A complex palate with some heat. (4.5)

Mouth-feel: On the lighter side of medium bodied. The carbonation is fairly high which gives the body a thinner sort of pricklish mouthfeel.

Overall: Good beer. The flavor profile is complex and the various flavors play well together. The only thing I would change is to thicken up the body.

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Photo of dvmin98
4.2/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mbw314
4.35/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of AdamofSoCal
4.66/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JamieDuncan
4.76/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of Bum4ever
4.25/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bubseymour
4.78/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of superspak
4.35/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

6900th review! 750 ml bottle into snifter, bottled on 1/12/2018. Some difficult thick wax removal. Pours opaque dark brown/black color with a 1-2 finger foamy and fluffy light khaki head with solid retention, that reduces to a thin ring of lace that lingers. Minimal spotty lacing on the glass with some streaming carbonation. Aromas of big milk chocolate, cocoa, coffee, cinnamon, maple syrup, caramel, toffee, almonds, brown sugar, marshmallow, fudge, vanilla, bourbon, toasted oak, and dark/brown bread; with light notes of licorice, molasses, dark fruit, herbal, and roast/toast/oaky earthiness. Some increasing booze in the aromas as it warms, but not overwhelming. Damn nice aromas with great balance and complexity of dark/roast/bready malt, coffee, spice, flavorings, and bourbon barrel notes; with great strength. Taste of huge milk chocolate, cocoa, coffee, cinnamon, maple syrup, caramel, toffee, almonds, brown sugar, marshmallow, fudge, vanilla, bourbon, toasted oak, and dark/brown bread; with light notes of licorice, molasses, dark fruit, herbal, and roast/toast/oaky earthiness. Very mild herbal/roast bitterness and bourbon/oak tannin spiciness on the finish. Lingering notes of milk chocolate, cocoa, coffee, cinnamon, maple syrup, caramel, toffee, almonds, brown sugar, marshmallow, fudge, vanilla, bourbon, toasted oak, dark/brown bread, light molasses/dark fruit, herbal, and roast/toast/oaky earthiness on the finish for a while. Amazing complexity, robustness, and balance of dark/roast/bready malt, coffee, spice, flavorings, and bourbon barrel flavors; with a solid roasted bitter/sweet and bourbon/oak spiciness balance; with zero cloying sweetness after the finish. Light-medium carbonation and full body; with a very smooth, creamy, silky, velvety, and rich mouthfeel that is fantastic. Slight slickness, spice stickiness, chalky roast, oak tannins, and increasing dryness. Lightly increasing warmth of 17.2%, with minimal barrel booziness lingering after the finish. Overall this is an amazing flavored imperial stout! All around incredible complexity, robustness, and balance of dark/roast/bready malt, coffee, spice, flavorings, and bourbon barrel flavors; very smooth and dangerously easy to drink for the enormous ABV. Perfectly balanced with super rich malts, spices, and flavorings; the barrel is perfectly integrated without overly drying it out on boozy tannins. A highly enjoyable offering, and amazing style example. One of the best Black Tuesday variants I have had, especially for being as fresh as it was.

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Photo of rodbeermunch
4.32/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Had this after the Wild & Hoppy Festival at the Bruery. Was pleasantly surprised by it. Pours the usual black, but somewhat "watered" down because it isn't that thick Black Tuesday kind of base beer with a dark brown head 1/3", its like black and purple together. The aroma was a mixture of the familiar roasted malt, bourbon, but then they introduce some stuff like cinnamon (in just the right amount, unlike that CCCP Monster's Park) alongside coffee and maple syrup. Totally has a breakfast feel, although a gigantic accompaniment of alcohol is there along with it.

Taste has more sweetness than any of the Black Tuesday varieties, even Chocolate Rain. But its blended with plenty of roasted malt and coffee to make it work. The nutty almond is a neat little difference from Grey Monday and its hazelnuts. It actually doesn't feel like heavy sludge, they really found their sweet spot with all these ingredients, I was not prepared to like this one as much.

I dunno what to compare this with. Is it an Imperial CBS with cinnamon? Or just a Black Tuesday with a bunch of adjuncts? Somewhere in between I suppose. Would very much like to see this monster of a beer in the 375ml format. As we get older, we drink less and see our friends less, just couldn't see popping a 750 of this on all but a few holidays or whatnot.

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Photo of stakem
4.05/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle into a snifter appears black with a khaki head that is quick to fade.

Nose has a ton of maple sweetness and something akin to almond liquor.

This tastes maple sweet contrasted by roasty coffee, almond liquor and tons of alcohol burn.

This is full bodied with light carbonation. Overall a tasty sipper that ranks up there with the best ive had from the Bruery in a long time but still not something I feel I need to own multiple bottles of. If they would temper the alcohol a bit, this would be so much more enjoyable than being huge in abv just for the sake of saying so.

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Photo of Bammer21
4.39/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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