Mariana Trench - Bourbon Barrel Aged | Due South Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Due South Brewing Co.
Florida, United States
duesouthbrewing.com

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.80%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Imperial Stout with Cocoa & Vanilla Aged in Bourbon Barrels.

Added by Jason on 02-23-2014

BEER STATS
Ratings:
78
Reviews:
4
Avg:
4.03
pDev:
10.92%
 
 
Wants:
13
Gots:
16
For Trade:
2
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

On tap at the brewery. Served in a taster.

Appearance - Black witce khaki head. A little transparent and brown at the edges. Great head retention.

Smell - Tons of bourbon. Very sharp booze. Nutty malts. Some dark chocolate. Hefty oak.

Taste - Lots of barrel. Has almost a tang from the oak. Very intense. Dark chocolate, but the nutty malts blend with the oak and overpower. Very woody in the finish. Leaves an unpleasant wood aftertaste.

Mouthfeel - Boozy. Medium heavy, but not quite chewy. Sharp woody finish.

Overall - Very nice bourbon flavor, but the woodiness is too much for my tastes.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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Big fluffy creamy 1/2 finger mocha head that fades fairly quickly, pitch black beer with nice legs.

Nose huge dark choc cocoa fudge, mild roasted coffee and char, nutty roast malt, nice but light toasted oak and bourbon barrel, little mineral content, little vanilla late.

Taste huge dark choc fudge, cocoa, bitter roast, little fudgey cocoa with light vanilla barrel, faint caramel and nutty coffee, into mild spicy earthy hops, mild bourbon notes with the toasted oak, little light on the malt tough.

Mouth is thicker bod but a little thinner, decent carb, very light booze.

Overall pretty nice but lacking a bit especially on the body and base malt, and barrel.

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Mariana Trench - Bourbon Barrel Aged from Due South Brewing Co.
4.03 out of 5 based on 78 ratings.
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