Thursday 2016- Maple Bourbon Barrel (Maple DOS)
Peg's Cantina & Brew Pub

Thursday 2016- Maple Bourbon Barrel (Maple DOS)Thursday 2016- Maple Bourbon Barrel (Maple DOS)
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From:
Peg's Cantina & Brew Pub
 
Florida, United States
Style:
Stout - American Imperial
ABV:
Not listed
Score:
94
Avg:
4.28 | pDev: 6.78%
Ratings:
95
Status:
Retired
Rated:
May 28, 2017
Added:
Mar 10, 2016
Wants:
  23
Gots:
  25
SCORE
94
Outstanding
Thursday 2016- Maple Bourbon Barrel (Maple DOS)Thursday 2016- Maple Bourbon Barrel (Maple DOS)
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4.35 by Chriscrundwell12 from Minnesota on Jan 18, 2017
 
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4.44 by pagesofphotographs from Colorado on Nov 27, 2016
 
4.2 by BMart from Pennsylvania on Nov 08, 2016
 
4.25 by dfhhead25 from Pennsylvania on Nov 07, 2016
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by yesterdayfaraway from Missouri

L: pours black, doesn't look ultra thick, could see some light. A dark brown head that fades fast
S: some bourbon sweetness, more of a molasses than chocolate, and no maple. The smell is good, but it isn't jumping out of the glass
T: there is the maple! A bit of subtle bourbon though. The maple sweetness does help counteract the molasses.
F: medium to thick thickness. Creamy feel but doesn't cost well

Nov 04, 2016
 
4.15 by NJB145 from Michigan on Oct 31, 2016
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4.38/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
by Jeffo from Netherlands

Got this one from desp 59 a while back. Cheers for the trade!

From a bomber into a snifter
2016 Edition
Maple Bourbon barrel imperial stout (Maple DOS)

APPEARANCE: Pours out clear black and yields a 2+ finger, medium-thicker looking dark tan head with great retention. Creamier looking and not fizzy at all. Black body with no carbo evident. Head slowly recedes to a full cap and leaves sheets of lacing on the glass. A good wisp remains leaving solid lacing down the glass. Good looking stuff.

SMELL: Medium strength nose of bourbon, oak, vanilla, sweet, creamy milk chocolate, toffee, butterscotch, and faint maple aromas as well. Lots of barrel and candy going on here.

TASTE: More maple in the flavor up front, with notes of toffee, butterscotch and bourbon as well. Some oak and wood at the swallow with a medium but lingering finish of milk chocolate, sweet vanilla cream, oak, toffee and butterscotch, some maple flavors and alcohol. Sweet and boozy, with a nice hint of maple syrup in there as well.

PALATE: Medium-fuller body and medium carbonation. Creamy and enough weight on the palate, goes down with a bit of a scratch and burn, finishing a touch mouth-coating. A bit of heat lingers.

OVERALL: Another excellent Cycle imperial stout. The maple bourbon barrels give it a different character than using pure maple syrup in the brew, as the maple comes off very much in the background and as part of the barrel presence as a whole. Both approaches work in the end, and this is a very nice example of this particular method. It’s also well engineered, with a very nice look and a solid feel to it. Thanks again for this one desp59. These guys do great stout beers and this is another stellar example. Cheers!

Oct 30, 2016
 
3.96 by jaydoc from Kansas on Oct 26, 2016
 
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4.46 by JeanJacketLover from Massachusetts on Sep 07, 2016
 
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3.75/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
by PDXAmbassador from Florida

Looks dark. Little head. Aroma is strong bourbon, but not necessarily hot. But maybe like cheap bourbon. Then the taste...tangy, dark bakers chocolate, booze. Not impressive. The sour flavor isn't my bag. Thin mouthfeel, maybe a shade thinner than BCBS. No maple. Didn't really enjoy this one.

Jul 26, 2016
 
5 by waiting4lunch from Massachusetts on Jul 21, 2016
 
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4.52/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
by sendsilk from Florida

Great beer, nice mouthfeel and a solid stout. Not as much maple as I would have thought. Very solid beer, just would like a little more maple taste to it.

Jun 24, 2016
 
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4.29 by ScottJWing from Ohio on Jun 13, 2016
Thursday 2016- Maple Bourbon Barrel (Maple DOS) from Peg's Cantina & Brew Pub
Beer rating: 94 out of 100 with 95 ratings