Bo & Luke | Against The Grain Brewery & Smokehouse

BA SCORE
95
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916 Ratings
Bo & LukeBo & Luke
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Against The Grain Brewery & Smokehouse
Kentucky, United States
atgbrewery.com

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 13.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Originally an Against the Grain Brewery and Brouwerij De Molen collaboration beer. For the first incarnation, De Molen head brewer Menno Oliver hopped in a muscle car and drove straight through from the Netherlands to Louisville, KY (that's USA folks) to brew this bourbon inspired ale, and we liked it so much, we decided to do it again. We took the ingredients in bourbon whiskey (Barley, Rye, Corn) and then smoked them with cherry wood and brewed a huge imperial stout with them. Then to top it off we aged it in Pappy Van Winkle Bourbon Barrels. The resulting beer is rich, smokey and complex, with a bourbon character of caramel, vanilla and spice.

Added by TMoney2591 on 10-08-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
916
Reviews:
92
Avg:
4.3
pDev:
9.53%
 
 
Wants:
379
Gots:
254
For Trade:
34
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5/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Despite the high ABV, this one certainly doesn't drink like it. Smooth and smokey finish that possesses a ton of rich bourbon notes with each sip. On top of the pleasant bourbon flavors, it adds chocolate and coffee notes as well. A truly excellent example of style, and one only serves to improve with age.

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

I now compare all other beers to this.

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

Love the bottle art, but more importantly I love the beer inside. Nice and smoky, but not too over-the-top. Drinks much like a porter. Perfect for shipping near the campfire and autumn. I just wish it wasn't so hard to get.

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Bo & Luke from Against The Grain Brewery & Smokehouse
4.3 out of 5 based on 916 ratings.
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