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:
#4
Reviews:
136
Ratings:
1,382
pDev:
6.54%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2,518
Gots:
202
Trade:
5
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Ratings: 1,382 |  Reviews: 136
Photo of masilva48
4.89/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Rhyzy
4.75/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of tblack4d
4.48/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Dizzydsmith
4.79/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of BEER88
4.52/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jrs3994243
5/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of imyourhero21
5/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of ragnar3
4.65/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

2016 vintage, poured from the bottle into a taster. All the flavors from the base beer come out but muted with an added layer of complexity from the barrel. Excellent!

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Photo of Skyjmpr
4.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Robdiesel21
4.96/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of Eternal218
4.74/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Stoutsman
4.15/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Jslay013
4.74/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Worth the hype. So much better than the base beer. Barrel mutes the spice and balances it. Not quite worth the price of admission, but at this level, not much truly is!

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Photo of vicinandp
5/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of mwa114
5/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of rugbypsu
4.81/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of DraughtJunkie82
4.84/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

L: Black with minimal head

S: Big cinnamon with chocolate notes vanilla and bourbon on the nose.

T: Cinnamon was strong with chocolate and hints of peppers vanilla and bourbon.

F: Thick and decadent it coats the mouth, extremely smooth.

O: This is a fantastic beer it's super easy to drink. The only complaint I would have is there was to much cinnamon but that should fall off and make this beer that much better.

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Photo of Burgh1328
5/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Thank you God!!!!

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Photo of Ericksne
5/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of nsheehan
4.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jessewilliamson
4.98/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of ScottJWing
4.75/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of terrymoore
4.63/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of maljay26
5/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of yumbeer
5/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Holy cow! In a night worthy of any share I've ever been a part of, which included DBH, Westly, Hommage, DBJ, Remy Pappy, Pappy Cake and more, this was the clear winner! It wasn't even close and we drank some amazing beer tonight. Cinnamon Toast Crunch mixed with an amazingly smooth bourbon barrel stout, with some slight pepper heat added in for good measure. One of the best beers I've ever had hands down and I previously rated DBH a 5 (the only 5 I've ever given). I stood by that 5 tonight until I had the BA Abraxas. If DBH is a 5 (which I still think it is) BA Abraxas is a 7. Do whatever you need to do to experience this masterpiece.

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Barrel-Aged Abraxas from Perennial Artisan Ales
Beer rating: 4.74 out of 5 with 1,382 ratings
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