Bubble Wrap
Side Project Brewing

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Side Project Brewing
Missouri, United States
Stout - American Imperial
Ranked #80
Ranked #645
4.64 | pDev: 3.66%
Apr 25, 2022
Nov 12, 2021
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Notes: Blended barrel-aged imperial stout with toasted coconut, Sump Mexican Montealban coffee, vanilla beans and a touch of freshly ground cinnamon.

A collaboration with our friends at The Veil Brewing, WeldWerks Brewing and Other Half Brewing. We each selected barrels for this blended base and then treated individually with our own combination of adjuncts! The final blend was aged in a variety of barrels (Weller 6, 7 & 12 year, Blanton's, Rittenhouse Rye, Old Fitzgerald) for a range of 12 to 37 months.
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4.75 by XmnwildX12 from Minnesota on Apr 25, 2022
4.61 by westcoastbeerlvr from California on Apr 24, 2022
4.67 by eawolff99 from Minnesota on Apr 18, 2022
4.49 by reebtaerG from Maryland on Mar 26, 2022
4.7 by xdtfx from Illinois on Mar 01, 2022
4.5 by fthegiants from California on Feb 28, 2022
4.75 by PhineasMcClintock from Massachusetts on Feb 23, 2022
4.18 by StoutSnob40 from California on Feb 20, 2022
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4.71/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75
by WickedBeer from Alabama

Neck and neck with Chemtrailmix, but the heavy coffee and richness from the coconut help to balance out the base stout and spice. Surprisingly beat out all the other Side Project cinnamon beers today.

Feb 13, 2022
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4.68/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
by drdiesel9483 from Ohio

Look - black and thick syrup
Smell - chocolate fudge brownies... Slight vanilla coconut coffee
Taste - great blend of chocolate, coconut, coffee, vanilla, caramel barrel
Feel - thick creamy with a light carb
Overall - incredible!

Jan 15, 2022
5 by Ziosa from Missouri on Jan 03, 2022
4.75 by smartassboiler from Illinois on Jan 03, 2022
4.4 by Beerbom from California on Dec 29, 2021
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4.66/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
by mothman from Minnesota


Light tan head. Not much. Still ish. Black color. Oil thiccc.

Oreo cookies, coconut, vanilla, fudge, chocolate, oak, bourbon. Some cinnamon. Thick and vicious, but enjoyable at the 6 oz pour.

This is decadent and dessert like but not Weldwerks thick. Absolutely incredible. Amazing barrel.

Dec 19, 2021
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4.54/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5
by Luscious_Malfoy from Illinois

poured from a 750mL bottle into a snifter. pours pitch black, thick, oily, with zero head to it. whiskey barrel and cinnamon seem most prominent on the nose with chocolate frosting and coconut in the background and coffee in the more distant background. taste chocolate coconut coffee with spiked with whiskey and topped with cinnamon. it’s a nice blend of all the adjuncts and the barrel although i’d prefer more coffee and less cinnamon. exquisitely thick mouthfeel as per usual with SP stouts. it’s almost like a spiked, more sweet than spicy (coconut instead of chili peppers) Mexican hot chocolate coffee. very tasty stuff.

Nov 28, 2021
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4.66/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
by Harrison8 from Missouri

Pours black with a finger of khaki foam. Aroma is big coconut, even after opening the bottle. Coconut is accented and accentuated by vanilla, cinnamon, chocolate, toffee, coffee and roasty and toasty malts. Huge aroma, with a dynamic and balanced blend of sweet and spice on top of the heavy roasty and toasty malts. It doesn't smell hot, but does radiate some bourbon and whiskey notes at the end. Flavor profile is, again, driven by coconut; however, here it's folded into the mix more subtly. It's still the dominate feature, but not a prominent statue out front. Swells of vanilla bean, chocolate, cinnamon, toffee, coffee, and roasty and toasty malts crash across the tongue, all the while being driven by sweet coconut. Coconut comes across more firm in shape and texture, not the cloying syrup vibe some coconut flavor additions give. There is a touch of heat at the end via bourbon and whiskey. It's not so much hot as it is just a change in temperature, or a shift in focus, right at the end. Mouth feel is decadent. It's thick, creamy, viscous, and full. Overall, flavor additives have been used well to accentuate and accent a phenomenal, hearty base stout. Add in some quality bourbon and whiskey to the mix and this makes for one delicate sipper.

Bottle pour. Reviewed from notes.

Nov 23, 2021
4.7 by MJSFS from Florida on Nov 19, 2021
4.79 by MeLoynes from Missouri on Nov 14, 2021
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