Bring Out Your Dead | Bellwoods Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Bellwoods Brewery
Ontario, Canada
bellwoodsbrewery.com

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
This decadent imperial stout was transferred to cognac barrels after a long primary fermentation. Aged for just over a year in the barrel, this velvety brew is one serious piece of work. Upgraded by our brewers this year to have a slightly lighter body and more pronounced barrel and original contents character.

Added by jrenihan on 04-06-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
118
Reviews:
28
Avg:
4.33
pDev:
8.55%
 
 
Wants:
52
Gots:
22
For Trade:
4
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2.36/5  rDev -45.5%
look: 2 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Had on tap at the brewpub. Really enjoyed the 5 oz pour.

Bottled Version (500mL)
Looks syrupy and black. Reminds me of pu-erh tea mixed with engine oil. Looks like poison.

Smells like cognac and strong roast, notes of peat.

Tastes like ashes soaked in alcohol. Surprisingly very dry.

Almost undrinkable.

Looks like I have one for trade.

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2.75/5  rDev -36.5%

Photo of Sammy
3.25/5  rDev -24.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -24.9%

Photo of Caudalie
3.65/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BINGEBOT
3.81/5  rDev -12%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Phyl21ca
3.96/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bottle: Poured a pitch-black color stout with a medium size dirty brown color head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma consists of dry bitter roasted malt with some black chocolate notes with very subtle Cognac notes. Taste is also dominated by dry bitter roasted malt notes with sweet undertones and black chocolates notes with light warming Cognac notes. Body is full with oily-like texture with good carbonation. Enjoyable though Cognac doesn’t really come out as much as I had anticipated.

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Photo of Erik-P
3.97/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Cynic-ale
4/5  rDev -7.6%

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4/5  rDev -7.6%

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4/5  rDev -7.6%

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4/5  rDev -7.6%

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4/5  rDev -7.6%

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4/5  rDev -7.6%

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4/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev -7.6%

Photo of valianes
4/5  rDev -7.6%

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4/5  rDev -7.6%

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4.01/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

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4.04/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Beerbom
4.07/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Beervana
4.08/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BarrytheBear
4.09/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of pagriley
4.1/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of madtowndmb1
4.11/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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Bring Out Your Dead from Bellwoods Brewery
4.33 out of 5 based on 118 ratings.
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