Barrel Aged Dystopia | Greenbush Brewing Company

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4.16/5
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107 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Greenbush Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
greenbushbrewing.com

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Aged in Journeyman Distillery whiskey barrels.

Added by atoulouk on 07-21-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,030
Reviews:
14
Ratings:
107
pDev:
7.69%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
25
Trade:
8
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Ratings: 107 |  Reviews: 14
Photo of stortore
4.34/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

12 ounce bottle into a snifter. Bottled 2/15/17, had 5/20/17.

Pours near black, opaque, with a one and a half inch head and a good amount of foamy lacing. Smells of malt, bourbon, chocolate, vanilla, oak, caramel, raisins, light molasses and licorice. A really nice aroma. The taste is also malt forward, then bourbon, vanilla, chocolate, oak, caramel, raisins. Smooth, lightly creamy, a solid medium to full body, well carbonated.

Well balanced flavors, the barrel isn’t overdone, great flavor and feel. Very enjoyable and well worth a purchase.

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Photo of szmnnl99
4.23/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Taphouse_Traveler
4.09/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of loganburgh
3.92/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of krome
4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jgunther71
4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rkf1976
4.2/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of t2grogan
4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of WI-Beer-Man
3.87/5  rDev -7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Raziel313
3.17/5  rDev -23.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of mklisz
4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of FaradayUncaged
4.35/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of hilgart1
3.82/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jvgoor3786
3.75/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jmiah22
4.31/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ri0
3.88/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured 12oz bottle into snifter. Color is brown/black with a thin tan head. Head doesn't last long and forms a thin ring around the glass that stays until the end.Mild bourbon smell, with oak, vanilla and some chocolate. The taste is a a bit of bourbon and vanilla along with some light oak char. Other notes of bitter chocolate with roasted malt. Mouthfeel is medium but there is a chewiness to it. Carbonation is lower due to aging. This was a nice BB RIS.

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Photo of daniels79
4.19/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Sweet, caramel, oak in taste. Not getting the booze overload many speak of. (2015 vintage) Overall enjoyable. A little un-blended.

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Photo of mrn1ceguy
4.04/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pitch black with off-white lacing. Nose is hot, harsh with some strong stout backbone. The taste is fairly smooth with some good bourbon notes. Finish is enjoyable. Overall a very solid beer.

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Photo of Kerrie
5/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of pwinter
4.29/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cryptichead
3.5/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jlabs
3.86/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

very heavy on the bourbon flavor in both the nose and taste, almost to the point of dominating all the other flavors, very faint notes of chocolate in the taste. Nice and thick in the mouthfeel thou..a solid BA Stout..not the best, but not the worst either

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4.15/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of AdamSteve
4.65/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Wow. Well done, my friends

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Photo of Bugs318
4.3/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

nice choco and mild vanilla nose. Similar taste, a hint of smokiness and nice whiskey and oak notes. Decent body: pretty chewy and creamy.

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Barrel Aged Dystopia from Greenbush Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.16 out of 5 with 107 ratings