Ctayt | AC Golden Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
84.3%
Liked This Beer
4.08 w/ 70 ratings
CtaytCtayt
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
AC Golden Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
coloradonative.com

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by SkeeterBoganski on 12-24-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#4,856
Reviews:
12
Ratings:
70
Liked:
59
Avg:
4.08/5
pDev:
12.5%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
14
Trade:
0
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5/5  rDev +22.5%

Photo of Jason91notch
5/5  rDev +22.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

One of my all time favorites.

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5/5  rDev +22.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

Photo of FreshZ
4.69/5  rDev +15%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of blindpiggie
4.57/5  rDev +12%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle #1128/1344. Thanks to appetiteforparis for the share.

This pours out luscious and thick with a fudge-colored head that dissipates fairly quickly. The aroma is coffee, chocolate, Whiskey, brown sugar, molasses. Served cold the predominant flavor is coffee with some chocolate and then a big whiskey barrel finish. The personality of this beer emerges as it warms: the coffee is joined by flavors of vanilla, coconut (as the label promised), raisins, liquorice and the oakiness of the barrel. The mouthfeel is right on for the style; bracing yet completely drinkable. Overall an impossibly good beer from the people who brought you Coors Light.

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Photo of Prospero
4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

Photo of Mike
4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

Photo of JohnK17
4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

Photo of bgold86
4.5/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BDeibs
4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

Photo of appetiteforparis
4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

Photo of drummermattie02
4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

Photo of SlothB77
4.5/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

750 ML
Batch 1 Bottle Number 780/ 1344

Thanks to SkeeterBoganski for the trade

A: Asphalt black with almost scarlet highlights. One finger of medium brown froth that bubbles like the bottom of a waterfall.

S: Strong licorice backed up by dark fruits - cherries, plum, raisins and smoke. The smell is intense.

T: Velvety smooth. Starts with licorice and dark fruits, ends with an extremely velvety milk chocolate. I definitely taste the coconut at the beginning too.

M: Velvety smooth. This is the smoothest, most velvety mouthfeel I have ever had in an RIS. It ends with the creamiest of milk chocolate/ whipped cream feel. Medium body, low carbonation.

O: Just some of the best mouthfeel I have ever had. Imagine a milk chocolate covered cherry, but the taste is in the reverse order - cherry licorice on the outside, milk chocolate on the inside.

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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

Photo of Jasonrm72
4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

Photo of M_chav
4.47/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Black as the darkest night, good pour.
Smells rich and delicate, not too hot but tons of chocolate, definitely a great nose.
Tastes really nice, tons of great barrel rye characteristics, this is fantastic!
Soy sauce up in my tongue, very good though, super smooth and complex as a mother!
Overall I'm very impressed with this... I swear this would hold its own against some of the big boys out there in the BB RIS league, game on!

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4.37/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of shareallthebeer
4.33/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SkeeterBoganski
4.3/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

750ml bottle poured in to a snifter.

Bottle #779/1344

A - jet black with a nice creamy mocha head that, when poured, sits at 1/4 inch but disappears after settling; lacing present

S - chocolate nibs; bourbon; roasted malts; a touch of caramel and a touch of coffee; some of that oak char

T - bourbon; caramel; dark chocolate; burnt coconut; a touch of vanilla; roasted chocolate malts; dark coffee

M - medium-to-full bodied; smooth; perfect carbonation

O - I realize the AC Golden tag may discourage snobs, but this beer is pretty f'n dank; I have no idea of the ABV and can't track it down, but if it's over 10 it's extremely well-disguised; this beer is smooth and tasty, and while not overly complex, hits all the right notes for an RIS; the limited numbers produced and the taste suggest I may need to buy another, quickly. I'll guess at a 9.5abv-ish...this beer passively but soon after consumption warms the body.

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4.3/5  rDev +5.4%

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4.28/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of funkel81
4.27/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of atlbravsrno1
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Ctayt from AC Golden Brewing Company
Beer rating: 84.3% out of 100 with 70 ratings
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