Wreckoning | Rockbottom Bar & Brewery

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Brewed by:
Rockbottom Bar & Brewery
Nova Scotia, Canada
rockbottombrewery.ca

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Derek on 07-21-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Reviews:
1
Ratings:
4
Avg:
4.49
pDev:
4.9%
 
 
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Reviews: 1 | Ratings: 4
Photo of Derek
4.47/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Black with a dark tan head, thin ring of retention shows some nice leg.

S: Bakers chocolate, brown sugar, dark rum, sherry,

T: Chocolate, oak, rum, caramelized raisins, cherries, roasted nut, vanilla, citrus rind, solid bitterness, not too roasty, exquisite. A bit like a boozy plum pudding with a caramalized sauce that's just beginning to burn.

M: Well-attenuated moderate body has hints of roasted acidity & chalk, modest carbonation with a drying alcohol finish.

O: Very nice.

http://rockbottombrewpub.blogspot.ca/2012/02/day-of-wreckoning-march-8th-2012.html

"Wreckoning Russian Imperial Stout is a big luscious brew aged on oak then aged some more allowing the flavours to mature. It screams Bourbon and Port notes then quickly settles into an amazing complexity of flavour, layer after layer. Dried fruit, vanilla, oak, cherries, dark caramel and chocolate to start with superb tannin balance. Served nitrogenated through a sparkler faucet.

Enjoy.

Vital Stats:
Gravity - 22.1 P / 1.092
IBUs ~ 100+ (132 calculated)
Hop Rate – 2.0 lbs/bbl
ABV - 10 %
Hops - Warrior, Cascade
Colour ~ 68 SRM
Malts - Pale Ale, Melanoidin, Munich, Crystal 150, Carastan, Black Patent, Chocolate
Adjuncts - Roasted Barley
Other - American White Oak"

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Wreckoning from Rockbottom Bar & Brewery
4.49 out of 5 based on 4 ratings.
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