Black Tuesday | The Bruery

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 19.50%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our infamous Black Tuesday is an imperial stout aged in bourbon barrels for over a year. Rich caramel, toasted malt, vanilla, burnt wood and anise are just a few of the many flavors in this rich, decadent imperial stout.

2009: 19.5% ABV
2010: 18.2% ABV
2011: 18.3% ABV
2012: 19.2% ABV
2013: 18.9% ABV
2014: 19.7% ABV
2015: 19.9% ABV
2016: 20.3% ABV

Added by OlieIPA on 07-18-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#66
Reviews:
711
Ratings:
3,973
pDev:
9.47%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
3,248
Gots:
2,040
Trade:
249
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Photo of BigKev23
4.9/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of rodbeermunch
4.77/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Super black, brown head, 1/5". Keep the carbonation low, appropriate for this kind of beer.

Aroma was massive amounts of chocolate and bourbon, just huge.

Taste was more of the same, lots of vanilla. Even some tobacco and leather edge. The godfather of huge bourbon barrel beers. So many imitators since.

Great with a cigar. Awesome stuff.

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Photo of MatthewWalters
4.25/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JVinson
4.37/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Flounder57
4.47/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

750 ml bottle was poured into a snifter.

Appearance: A one finger mocha head was poured that reduced to a thin layer. It is a pitch black color with no vision of anything.

Smell: Vanilla, bourbon, milk chocolate, roasted coffee, and warm boozy alcohol.

Taste: Not sure what to think about this beer. It's awesome and I'm speechless. Some bitterness, lingering booze, and warm alcohol in there too.

Mouthfeel: Super smooth, creamy, silky, delicious, warm warm booze, and delicious.

Overall: Probably one of the best barrel aged Imperial Stouts that I've ever had. Not sure if I'll get my hands on another bottle or sip, but I hope I do.

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5/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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4.5/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.75/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

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4.5/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.75/5  rDev +4.6%
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4/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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4.5/5  rDev -0.9%
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4.74/5  rDev +4.4%
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4.45/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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4.36/5  rDev -4%
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4.68/5  rDev +3.1%
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4.37/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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4.71/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Black Tuesday from The Bruery
Beer rating: 4.54 out of 5 with 3,973 ratings
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