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Barrel-Aged Abraxas | Perennial Artisan Ales

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Imperial Stout aged Twelve months in Rittenhouse Rye barrels with cacao nibs, vanilla beans, ancho chiles & cinnamon sticks

Added by Etan on 11-18-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#5
Reviews:
134
Ratings:
1,369
pDev:
6.54%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2,500
Gots:
201
Trade:
5
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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I don't know what else I can say about this beer that already hasn't been said. It's all the flavors of regular Abraxas pulled together and mellowed out perfectly by the barrel aging process. One of the richest, thickest, most flavorful beers I've ever had. The rye whiskey notes balance perfectly with the aroma and taste of the chili, chocolate, cinnamon, and vanilla. Undoubtedly the best stouts I've ever had the pleasure of tasting, and the 2016 is just as good or better than the 2014. I count myself fortunate to have had both a taste on draft and taken home a bottle today. Epic brew. Hall of fame worthy.

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Finally got to try this one and yes, I'm "adding to the hype train" with my rating, but it is very well deserved. Having lucked out and tasted regular Abraxas so many times, to me the difference with Barrel-Aged Abraxas is subtle. The barrel flavors hide much of the cinnamon sweetness, which then allows the chili heat to shine a little more on the back end.

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Barrel-Aged Abraxas from Perennial Artisan Ales
Beer rating: 4.74 out of 5 with 1,369 ratings
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