Barrel-Aged Fantastic Voyage | Perennial Artisan Ales

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83
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59 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Perennial Artisan Ales
Missouri, United States
perennialbeer.com

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by scotv on 01-31-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
59
Reviews:
10
Avg:
3.67
pDev:
23.71%
 
 
Wants:
38
Gots:
9
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 59 |  Reviews: 10
Photo of NellysBandaid
4.42/5  rDev +20.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

After reading recent reviews I was expecting this to be infected, but this bottle wasn't. Smell is bittersweet chocolate with a little dried fruit. Fantastic. Taste is more chocolate with some more fruit and a bit of barrel, minimal coconut. Mouthfeel is pretty medium thin for the style. So much better than I expected.

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Photo of wethorseblanket
3.63/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of nathanmiller
2.08/5  rDev -43.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

8/30/14 poured from a bottle into a 2 ounce taster glass.

Looks like a stout. Tastes like rotten coconut water. I was not only unimpressed, I was fairly disgusted. The aroma is almost entirely coconut as well. This is not "well maybe coconut could do something interesting here" but rather, "wow this coconut is so overpowering, I'm not sure what else could be here."

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4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +29.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of Jamie4beer
4/5  rDev +9%

Photo of dar482
4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

Photo of sfr26
4/5  rDev +9%

Photo of markgugs
3.8/5  rDev +3.5%

Photo of Kurmaraja
4/5  rDev +9%

Photo of iL0VEbeer
4/5  rDev +9%

Photo of solo103
1/5  rDev -72.8%

Photo of jaken0ss
2.69/5  rDev -26.7%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Served from bottle into a tasting glass on 8/2/14

A: Looks like your average BA stout, little thin in comparison due to the milk base rather than an IRS

S: Not good. Smells like sour coconut milk.

T: Chocolate, cocunut, and bacteria. This beer is clearly past it's prime and quite possibly infected.

M: Thin and not very impressive

O: This beer is way past it's prime, while each of us noticed some souring qualities; I don't believe the beer was actually infected. Pretty disappointed, but what can you do drinking a beer like this past it's prime.

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4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

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3/5  rDev -18.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

Photo of beerpirates
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of gueuzedreg
2.58/5  rDev -29.7%
look: 4 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

This beer is lost to infection. I have heard of people loving it in February, and not so much lately.

A- Pitch black, little bit of lacing, coffee brown head. No legs on the lacing.

S- The qualities of a BA stout are there, but this one is soured. Bacteria has invaded this one and made it a shell of itself. I am still enjoying it a bit though.

T- Adjunct flavors are not there with the bacteria, but a nice ba stout is hiding there somewhere.

M- Kinda thin. Watery void.

O- This one has been lost; I want to try next year's version though when it comes out!!!

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4/5  rDev +9%

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4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

Photo of HoppyMcStout
4.75/5  rDev +29.4%

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Barrel-Aged Fantastic Voyage from Perennial Artisan Ales
3.67 out of 5 based on 59 ratings.
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