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Barrel-Aged Silhouette | Lift Bridge Brewery

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4.53/5
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406 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Lift Bridge Brewery
Minnesota, United States
liftbridgebrewery.com

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by josephwa on 02-11-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#151
Reviews:
48
Ratings:
406
pDev:
5.96%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
304
Gots:
81
Trade:
7
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Ratings: 406 |  Reviews: 48
Photo of MisterMike
4.81/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.8/5  rDev +6%

Photo of Mpontiakos
4.8/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of Djsaturn1
4.8/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of JohnSnowNW
4.8/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of Jegull
4.8/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

I had it at the release again this year. It gets better as it comes up to cellar temp. Coffee comes out. Smooth, incredible chocolate, molasses and bourbon.

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Photo of Buellboy
4.79/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Shawner
4.79/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of YodersBeerEmporium
4.79/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

An extremely solid Barrel Aged RIS! Not too boozy but the bourbon is definitely there just well hidden. Tons of chocolate on the nose and palate. Would track this one down again for sure! 2015 Vintage

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Photo of WynnDavis
4.79/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

An exceptional beer that just glides through the palate beautifully. Everything that is advertised shines and amalgamates. The pour is black as coal with a khaki head. The nose is bourbon, chocolate, and dark fruit. The taste is so well galvanized that it starts and finishes beautifully.

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Photo of HoistinBrews
4.79/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Lucoli
4.79/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Tricerahops
4.78/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of zeledonia
4.77/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

On-tap at the Nova Wine Bar in Hudson, Wisconsin, on 24 Feb 2015. Reviewed from notes.

Pours black and opaque; looks less thick than many big stouts. Brown at the edges. Brought to me with little head, perhaps due to the low temperature.

Smell is stunning. Raisins are the most prominent thing, reminding me of a pedro jimenez sherry. But there are waves of sweet deliciousness and richness flowing through. I found myself sitting there with my nose in the glass, just repeatedly drinking in the smell.

Taste is outstanding as well. Molasses up front, rich and chewy. Some grape noteA little bit of a bite, with the alcohol not fully hidden by the big malts. It's oval, not circular; it has some projections, not sharp, but portions that stick out in one direction or another (in comparison to Black Note, which I'd describe as nearly a perfect circle of smooth integration).

Feel is thick and chewy, with just enough carbonation. A little lighter than many comparable stouts.

An amazing barrel-aged stout, and one to savor. Wish I could have this more often. Probably my #2 BA stout ever, after Black Note.

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Photo of Zatch90
4.77/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Prospero
4.76/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of DominoDoug
4.76/5  rDev +5.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of tourdot
4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of kylemckinnis
4.75/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of CCutch
4.75/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Barrel-Aged Silhouette from Lift Bridge Brewery
Beer rating: 4.53 out of 5 with 406 ratings
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