Long, Dark Voyage To Uranus - Whisky Barrel Aged | Sawdust City Brewing Co.

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Long, Dark Voyage To Uranus - Whisky Barrel AgedLong, Dark Voyage To Uranus - Whisky Barrel Aged

Brewed by:
Sawdust City Brewing Co.
Ontario, Canada

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by jrenihan on 03-02-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 11 |  Reviews: 4
Reviews by AdamKemp:
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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Photo of Sammy
3.79/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

On tap at Bar Hop. Black bodied, with some lace. Roasted coffee. A good job, good drinkability though unexceptional compared to the IS out there. Like coffee added, only a bit of whiskey. I would like something a bit more interesting, say more hop character.

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Photo of LanceH
3.52/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jsnoek
4.25/5  rDev +9%

Photo of TheSevenDuffs
3.87/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

On tap @ Bar Hop.

A - Black with half a finger of light brown head.

S - Chocolate, whiskey, oak and a touch of vanilla. A nice overall nose with good balance.

T - Huge barrel profile dominates up front with a dominant peaty/smoky/scotch flavour coming to the forefront along with loads of char. Some chocolate and roast from the base beer is present as well but very much secondary to the barrel notes.

M - Medium body. Light carbonation.

O - This must have been aged in scotch whiskey barrels as there was undoubtedly a big peat/smoke profile. The scotch notes dominated a little too much for me but the flavorus still came together nicely. A well made beer.

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Photo of CurtisD
3/5  rDev -23.1%

Photo of liamt07
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of Ultrarunner100
4.19/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jrenihan
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap at C'est What?. This is the "... Uranus" in whisky barrels.

Beer is black with a small tan head Fades quickly, but leaves a good lace.

Smell contains whisky, smoke, peat, anise and vanilla.

Taste is strongly tilted towards the whisky- peat and smoke. Roasted malt, a bit of cocoa. Pretty heavy barrel effect, but good. Some vanilla.

Full bodied, moderately carbonated.

Overall, a nice rendition of the base beer.

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Photo of Wajohnst
3.99/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of MasterSki
4.05/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

On-tap at Bar Hop. Served in a 5oz taster glass.

A - Thin tan foam settles to a collar, leaving behind fingers of lace. Dark brown body, with light ruby transparency at the edges of the glass.

S - Nice vanilla, oak, chocolate fudge, roast, and mild notes of peat and char from the whisky. It's definitely more of a Scotch-esque barrel-aging here rather than bourbon, but it's thankfully not overbearing.

T - The taste is a bit more rough and peat-laden, with mild iodine, permanent marker, and light oak. Significantly less sweet, with some baker's chocolate and roast to it. Finish has a bit more char and bitterness than I tend to like.

M - Dry, roasty, tannic, and slightly smoked texture. Lower carbonation and a pleasant medium-full body.

D - This was enjoyable in a 5oz serving, but I think I'll need a few hands on deck to drink the bomber I got from liamt07. Still, a well-executed barrel-aged stout from Ontario, which is a relatively new phenomena for me.

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Long, Dark Voyage To Uranus - Whisky Barrel Aged from Sawdust City Brewing Co.
3.9 out of 5 based on 11 ratings.
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