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): 17.10%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
In the quest to create a collection of barrel-aged beers to be reproduced annually, Avery Brewing Company is releasing Uncle Jacob’s Stout, the second member of its Annual Barrel Series. The collection began with Rumpkin rum barrel-aged pumpkin ale in the fall of 2011, and now continues with this 17.4% ABV stout that was aged in first-use Bourbon barrels for 6 months. While the Avery Barrel-Aged Series features one-time-only batches, such as the recent Muscat d’Amour and Récolte Sauvage, the Annual Barrel Series features a selection of cellarable barrel-aged beers that fans can return to and get to know every year.

Added by emmasdad on 04-08-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,695
Reviews:
425
Avg:
4.37
pDev:
8.24%
 
 
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590
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For Trade:
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5/5  rDev +14.4%
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look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

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4.35/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4.42/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

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4.79/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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5/5  rDev +14.4%
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3.64/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

The beer is pitch black with a very thin head that disappeared fairly quickly. The beer has a strong alcohol aroma with chocolate, coffee, and a sweetness of vanilla. The beer tastes almost exactly as it smells, for my personal tastes it is a little too boozy. The 17% really warms you up, has a nice carbonation and a little sticky.

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

Dark, chocolaty color with foamy, tan head. Streak lacing. Aroma is toasted malt and bourbon, hints of vanilla and spice. The flavor is similar, & there is definitely some heat from the higher alcohol content. Very smooth and tasty, an excellent beer overall.

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Feb 2016 bottle into a snifter. Beautiful dark color, not much head. The aroma is big, heavy on the bourbon, but with complexity as well. The taste is intense, intense, intense. It's got the bourbon barrel, of course, but there's quite a bit else going on, and I don't have all the words necessary to describe it. I get molasses, maybe tobacco, some charred wood. Some folks mention cocoa, vanilla, or coffee, but I don't really any of that, or at least those flavors are subdued in the complex background. The ABV, despite being 17%, isn't dominant. The flavors are so intense, and the ABV is just a part of the overall awesome effect. Great stuff.

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Uncle Jacob's Stout from Avery Brewing Company
4.37 out of 5 based on 2,695 ratings.
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