Legend Of The Liquid Brain | Bull & Bush Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Bull & Bush Brewery
Colorado, United States
bullandbush.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 03-28-2005

BEER STATS
Ratings:
157
Reviews:
36
Avg:
4.34
pDev:
7.37%
 
 
Wants:
86
Gots:
42
For Trade:
4
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Ratings: 157 |  Reviews: 36
Photo of zonker17
4.41/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

2014 bottle consumed 12/29/15. Very dark, near black. Little head and some linger. Toasty malt, vanilla, and oak on the nose. Good burnt malt flavor along with barrel with a bit of booze and cream. Medium body and mild carbonation.

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Photo of funkel81
4.14/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Bferber
4.47/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of CBrodbeck
4.21/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BucannonXC5
4.36/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Type: 500ml (16.9-oz.) bottle
Glass: Karl Strauss 26th anniversary snifter
From: Beer Advocate’s ucsbmullet
Price: N/A
Purchased: N/A; Received on April 16, 2015
Consumed: Aug. 21, 2015
Misc.: Bottled in 2014

Thanks, Nick!

Poured a black color with two fingers of fizzy, tan head. Average amount of uneven foamy lacing on the sides of the glass. Above average retention. (Sight - 4.00)

Smelled chocolate syrup, toffee, caramel, Rolos candy, warm brownies, faint bourbon and light oak. Very nice. (Smell - 4.25)

Taste followed the nose, getting chocolate syrup, rich toffee, caramel, Rolos candy, brownie mix, rich chocolate malts, chocolate milk, barrel wood, dark fruit, faint tobacco and dark plum. Alcohol was extremely well hidden. (Taste - 4.50)

Full body. Slick-to-sticky texture. Average-to-lively carbonation. Long, smooth finish. (Feel - 4.50)

This was an awesome Imperial Stout. Would love to have it again. (Overall - 4.25)

4.36 | 97 | A

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Photo of GRG1313
3.74/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Raziel313
4.12/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of robgage
4.24/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Econoceki
4.38/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of my_knew_craft
4.1/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DanGeo
4.18/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Resuin
4.25/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cosmicevan
4.43/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

thank you bluebleefer for.leaving this for me after a bottle share, enjoyed from a tulip.

pours black as night w an off white cap that left a thin skin of bubbles on the surface. nose is decadent chocolate and booze soaked wood. really comes alive lb the first sip. rich lush decadent chocolate and bourbon. the barrel is front and center with a big wood presence. reminds me of black ops. VERY tasty BA stout. worth hunting down.

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Photo of Pourharddrinkslow
4.5/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of kscaldef
3.95/5  rDev -9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Dark brown, minimal head, thick sheeting, splotchy lacing. Chocolate and caramel aromas, but also a vegetal undernote. Thick chocolate milk. Lighter in the mouth than you'd expect for 12%, even with minimal carbonation.

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Photo of MNBeerGeek
4.33/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tylerstravis
4.59/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of DenverHopHead
4.46/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 16.9 fl oz 2014 bottle; into a snifter.
Appearance - shadow black; very thin, tan head that leaves weak lacing.
Smell - brownies, dark chocolate, toffee, vanilla, bourbon and perhaps a hint of black licorice!
Taste - follows the nose; so much going on here, it's hard to detect the 12%!
Feel - remarkembly smooth at 12%; complex with a touch of toffee sweetness, dark chocolate bitterness and some vanilla and oak booze!
Overall - superb barrel aged imperial stout; great complexity, balance and flavor!

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Photo of snansel
4.3/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mendvicdog
3.83/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BDeibs
4.38/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of HowardTheDuck
4.38/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of OnryAndMean
3.99/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of oline73
4.33/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of IrishColonial
4.43/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Legend Of The Liquid Brain from Bull & Bush Brewery
4.34 out of 5 based on 157 ratings.
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