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
Ratings:
1,330
Reviews:
133
Avg:
4.69
pDev:
6.61%
 
 
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2,475
Gots:
196
For Trade:
6
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Photo of danh53
4.81/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This is worth the hype. The aroma is off the chart good. Cinnamon is delicious and this reminds me of a snickerdoodle cookie. Tons of chocolate as well with subdued pepper, creamy vanilla, and subtle barrel in a medium plus mouth feel. I'm not tasting anything really complex but this is excellent and the cinnamon and vanilla make it a real treat.

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Photo of thatche2
5/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Had a pour at the Shelton Fest, and this is one of the best beers that I have tasted. Coffee/cinnamon and barrel notes up front with some spice on the end (absolutely perfect balance). This beer is surprisingly drinkable given the ABV and flavor profile. Absolutely worth the hype.

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Photo of Danny1217
4.91/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Blinkyoureyes
4.25/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ekor88
4.81/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of dvmin98
4.84/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of thatoneguymike
4.77/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Jlu73183
5/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of OompaMentor
4.96/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Solid full mouth feel; chocolate, raisin and pepper---delicious; Shelton fest 8/18/17

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Photo of MTKATL
5/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Stefko
4.54/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of robertm2152
4.83/5  rDev +3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of n2185
4.51/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Sweffin
4.9/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Virby44
4.75/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of rderedin
4.05/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Benish
4.49/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Nic1985Ace
4.79/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

5oz pour into a snifter.

L: Pours pitch black with one finger of khaki head. Dissipates quickly and leaves a tan ring around the edge.

N: Cinnamon stix up front. Getting the spicy notes from the rye barrels. Oak, Bourbon, vanilla.

T: Follows the nose, cinnamon stix, get the warm Bourbon on the back end. Vanilla frosting. Tastes like a cinnamon roll. Some chocolate and fudge quality. Would warm you up on a cold winter night.

F: Moderate body, not sticky viscous, but good, smooth mouthfeel.

O: Lives up to the hype. Would love a bottle to enjoy. Very well crafted BA Stout from Perennial.

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Photo of Bunuelian
4.66/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of J-loCBH78
4.98/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of drahodo
5/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Jackgonzo
4.34/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mrtomatohead49
4.53/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Its_Dipset_Eyy
4.75/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Calidin
4.68/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

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Barrel-Aged Abraxas from Perennial Artisan Ales
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