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The Origin | Side Project Brewing

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95 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Side Project Brewing
Missouri, United States
sideprojectbrewing.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 14.30%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
The Origin is a blend of Imperial Stout, Black Oatwine and Baltic Porter that was aged for 20 months in a Rittenhouse Rye barrel with Madagascar Vanilla Beans. It is our Batch #1, Barrel #1 and our first release. It is never to be brewed again.

Added by stouts4me on 09-29-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
11
Ratings:
95
pDev:
21.17%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Gots:
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1.75/5  rDev -57.4%

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1.75/5  rDev -57.4%

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2/5  rDev -51.3%

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2/5  rDev -51.3%

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2/5  rDev -51.3%

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2.14/5  rDev -47.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

The bottle I got was unfortunately infected. The beer had a buttered popcorn taste that reminded me of infected BA Yeti. It also had a slight sour cherry taste. Huge disappointment considering how hard this beer is to obtain. No idea how it's supposed to taste or how good it actually might have been. Good luck if you have a bottle, mine seems like an anomalie.

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2.17/5  rDev -47.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.25

750 mL bottle. Black body with no head. No collar. Nothing even wells up. Smells strongly of vanilla. Chocolate. Bourbon. Dark fruits and a light tinge of acidity. Taste manages to have an impressive amount of vanilla through a clear sourness. Dark fruit tartness. Bitter chocolate. Heavy sweetness as well, though. Red wine-like sour finish. Heavy with almost no carbonation. A struggle to drink. Unpleasant.

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2.25/5  rDev -45.3%

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2.39/5  rDev -41.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

Thanks, David.

Pitch black body with minimal head formation. Completely opaque. Diacetyl and dark fruit on the nose, bit of whiskey and vanilla sweetness, booze and chocolate. Smells slightly tart. Palate is similar to the nose, buttery and slick with a little sourness behind the chocolate, vanilla and caramel flavors. Hefty body with a lot of residual sweetness. This is drinkable for an infected beer, but it's infected nonetheless.

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look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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

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The Origin from Side Project Brewing
Beer rating: 4.11 out of 5 with 95 ratings
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