Chupacabra (Bourbon Barrel Aged ) | Engine 15 Brewing Company

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22 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Engine 15 Brewing Company
Florida, United States
engine15.com

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.80%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by CampusCrew on 09-07-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
22
Reviews:
4
Avg:
4.35
pDev:
18.85%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
7
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 22 |  Reviews: 4
Reviews by One2Remeber:
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4.25/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

3 Year Anniversary Release from 07/06/13

A: Pitch black. Think, creamy mocha colored head with adequate retention.

S: Big syrupy, milk chocolate nose is dominated by powerful notes of booze and oak. Undertones of fruity esters (banana).

T: Whiskey and wood up front with creamy, luscious, velvet chocolate malts taking over to add balance. Mellow banana, sharp cherry flavors linger.

M: Smooth to say the least. Hardly any boozy feel compared to strong taste.

O: Well put together. Tons of flavors come together making it in between complex and too simple.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of acurtis
3.25/5  rDev -25.3%

Photo of tourdot
3.5/5  rDev -19.5%

Photo of VeganUndead
3.75/5  rDev -13.8%

Photo of FLBeerGuy
3.25/5  rDev -25.3%

Photo of Pearlstreetbrewingco
3.75/5  rDev -13.8%

Photo of tduecen
4.65/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Loved this beer when I had it at Engine 15

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Photo of Tim_Brack
4/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Lovely85
3.25/5  rDev -25.3%

Photo of sendbeer
3.75/5  rDev -13.8%

Photo of Lochnessmonster
4.79/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

One of my favorite beers in Jacksonville - a nice big boy stout with the right touch of bourbon. It's not crazytown high abv like something from Bruery or Avery, but still sneaky drinkable at almost 10% that it will get you into trouble. Also gets props for being the last beer I drank as a free man, the night before my wedding.

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Photo of Lare453
3.25/5  rDev -25.3%

Photo of MikesnoHSL
2.15/5  rDev -50.6%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Liked this one fresh 6 months of age really brought out the barrel. Reminiscent of watered down whiskey

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Photo of CampusCrew
4.62/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

appearance: deep dark black, nearly ebony, loaded head

smell: loaded coffee, and sublte chocolate aromas, and huge vanilla bursting

taste: wow, more vanilla on the nose, but you can still taste it. lots of dark cocoa and coffee

mouthfeel: full bodied stout

drinkability: This is a wow beer and I would put this up against any impy stouts on the market. It's that good! I would love to see this beer in the winter time. ; )

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Photo of beernads
3.5/5  rDev -19.5%

Photo of djrn2
3.5/5  rDev -19.5%

Photo of MastaShonuf
4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of kylehay2004
4.5/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Thin head on a very dark brown body with minimal light getting through. Excellent lacing. Aroma of oak, whiskey, dark chocolate, caramel and hint of toffee. Very nice balance of the base beer and oak/whiskey with each complimenting the other and neither dominating. Dark fruit notes of plum and raisin. May be the best beer offered here. Light carbonation and medium to full chewy body and a little bit dry of a finish. Only down side is this one is a bit boozy. Its drinkable from start to finish though.

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Photo of nickfl
3.75/5  rDev -13.8%

Photo of KVNBGRY
3.5/5  rDev -19.5%

Photo of Lucnifter
3.94/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Chupacabra (Bourbon Barrel Aged ) from Engine 15 Brewing Company
4.35 out of 5 based on 22 ratings.
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