Big Bad Baptist | Epic Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Epic Brewing Company
Utah, United States
epicbrewing.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.80%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
It’s Big, it’s Bad, Whiskey &/or Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout, with Coffee and Cocoa Nibs.

http://www.epicbrewing.com/the-beers/exponential-series/item/635-big-bad-baptist-imperial-stout

ABV varies by batch

Added by JohnGalt1 on 09-30-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
3,715
Reviews:
622
Avg:
4.33
pDev:
8.55%
 
 
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3.5/5  rDev -19.2%

Release #20.
Poured from a bomber into a tulip on 06.17.14.

A: 1/3 finger tan head that quickly recedes. Midnight black body with no red in the glass.

S: Strong coffee with a chocolate base.

T: Coffee is dominant. A tiny bit of vanilla is subtle. Fig and pepper come out on the finish when it's warm.

M: Creamy. Soda-level bubbles on the tongue. I don't usually care much about mouthfeel, but this one is too bubbly.

O: The coffee was too strong in this one. It overpowered everything else. The vanilla was barely there to the point that it seemed like a stout that hadn't been aged in barrels. There was also a massive alcohol burn which is understandable at 10.5% ABV, but other BB stouts have hidden the alcohol much better. I'm aging another one that hopefully turns out better. I wouldn't buy this one again, as it is.

Rating: C-, 70/100.

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Big Bad Baptist from Epic Brewing Company
4.33 out of 5 based on 3,715 ratings.
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