Uncle Jacob's Stout | Avery Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
averybrewing.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 14.90%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Jacob Spears, our 6th Great Grand Uncle, is credited as the first distiller to label his whiskey “Bourbon.” He built his distillery in Bourbon County Kentucky in 1790 — 203 years before we began brewing. While obviously a bit too late to produce Uncle Jacob’s wash, we’ve instead created something far more complex. In his honor, we present this robust, silky smooth, full-bodied and altogether extremely American rendition of an Imperial Stout aged for 6 months in the very finest Bourbon barrels. This explains a lot about our penchant for big brews! It’s in our blood!

Added by emmasdad on 04-08-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#225
Reviews:
452
Ratings:
2,865
pDev:
8.37%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Bottled on feb.19, 2016 poured into teku glass

Dark brown liquid capped by two finger taupe foam cap, good lacings

Aroma of bourbon, dark fruits, raisins

Rich, boozy, bourbon taste, dark fruits

Fizzy mouthfeel, feel the alcohol

Good beer

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I've been known to thoroughly criticize Avery for its pricing and ridiculously high alcohol content... but Uncle Jacob's Stout is fantastic. The bourbon is present but very pleasant. It has a nice warmth in your belly, which I don't recall experiencing before in a beer. The nose and taste are full of rich, soft chocolate-y notes. While it's still an expensive beer, it's priced competitively with Prairie Artisan and DFH World Wide Stout - and I'd certainly drink this before a Dogfish Head beer, all day every day.

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Uncle Jacob's Stout from Avery Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.42 out of 5 with 2,865 ratings