Bourbon Barrel Aged Fayston Maple Imperial Stout | Lawson's Finest Liquids

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Bourbon Barrel Aged Fayston Maple Imperial StoutBourbon Barrel Aged Fayston Maple Imperial Stout
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Brewed by:
Lawson's Finest Liquids
Vermont, United States
lawsonsfinest.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by kingcrowing on 07-16-2010

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231
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70
Avg:
4.08
pDev:
10.54%
 
 
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Photo of Vicirus
4.13/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BEER88
4.16/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

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4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rodbeermunch
4.48/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Black liquid, brown to the edge, thin 1/6" head, tan in color, tight, small bubbles. Aroma was of maple and bourbon, hard to beat that down.

Taste was chewy and amazing, hid the alcohol immensely well, sure its pretty sweet, but it works, its smooth as can be, a little bit of barrel oak and vanilla drop effortless and seamlessly. Chocolate plenty, bourbon, minimal. Carbonation soft and dialed in.

I really like Lawson's barrel stouts way more than their hoppy stuff.

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

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4.08/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.31/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.04/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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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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4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.21/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.01/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

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4.18/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

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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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4.38/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of DanforthPewter
4.14/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Bottle Fall 2012. Might have sat on this too long. Still very good however. Chocolate roasty smooth. Bourbon mellowed but still there in the end. A little thin on the feel.

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3.94/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thick, pitch black pour with a quickly fading one finger caramel-colored head with great lacing. The nose is roasty and boozey with hints of cocoa, dark chocolate, oak, vanilla, toffee, espresso, but very little maple. The taste is earthy and boozey with lots of the barrel coming through. Hints of licorice, toffee, dark chocolate, raisins, espresso, oak, vanilla, and cocoa. As it warms the maple finally makes an appearance, albeit very subtle, but tasty nonetheless. The mouthfeel is thick and creamy with medium carbonation and a sweet, velvety smooth finish. Overall, a solid barrel aged stout that is extremely drinkable.

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4.09/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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Bourbon Barrel Aged Fayston Maple Imperial Stout from Lawson's Finest Liquids
4.08 out of 5 based on 231 ratings.
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