Fundamental Observation | Bottle Logic Brewing

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Bottle Logic Brewing
California, United States
bottlelogic.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 14.30%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Imperial Stout blended with Madagascar Vanilla Beans & Aged in Bourbon Barrels.

Added by SimcoeKid on 05-17-2015

BEER STATS
Ratings:
805
Reviews:
156
Avg:
4.66
pDev:
6.87%
 
 
Wants:
868
Gots:
205
For Trade:
18
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Photo of IowaBiertrinker
4.45/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of xICooRsYIx
4.67/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of steveheady
4.9/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Really good. Smooth mouthfeel. I liked it slightly more than VR in a side by side. The vanilla was slightly more of a real vanilla frosting taste. But both were really good

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Photo of Boomer_Briggs
4.6/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JamesStreet
4.93/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of notchucknorris
4.65/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

A: Pours a thick black with a half finger tan head.
S: Just a ridiculous mix of coffee, coconut, wet bourbon barrel, light anise and dark chocolate.
T: Jesus. A beautiful blend of bourbon, milk chocolate, whoppers, light coconut, loads of vanilla and caramel. Mouthfeel shows nothing of the booze. Tastes way closer to 7-8% than 14. Just a fantastic beer.

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Photo of donovansill
4.5/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Damn good

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Photo of Stefko
4.77/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Crafty_sonofabeer
4.23/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Clownoisseur
4.16/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of leroybrown10
4.75/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Beer_Nye
4.71/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of N1Nkasi
5/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of brydeen
4.84/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Egotist
4.56/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of raspy22
5/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of RichH55
5/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of bgold86
5/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Big chocolate and vanilla on the nose, have to say it smells like a Bottle Logic BA stout. Taste is more of the same, big chocolate and vanilla, slight hints of spice from the wood, big sweetness as well, reminiscent of maple syrup. Very well done!

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Photo of Artmcd88
4.82/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

One of the best vanilla beers I have ever had. Fudge for days. Such a treat. I opened the b2 bottle. Bottle logic knows how to hit home runs. Thick black only pour.

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Photo of Mwiggi1
4.67/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of von_kaiser
4.5/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of buking21
4.75/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of CraftBeerLos
4.88/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Finally landed a bottle (b2).

Looks nice and dark. Not very thick on the pour lacks a bit of head as expected from BBA aging. Smells vanilla all the way.

First sip, this reminds me of Bourbon County with less booziness and more vanilla. Is this what Vanilla Rye tastes like?? Amazing flavor and balance. Chewy thickness is excellent. Gets more flavorful as it warms a bit.

Overall an excellent stout which is one of my favorites. I've also had Ground State from same year and must say that Bottle Logic knows how to make an excellent stout.

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Photo of DraughtJunkie82
4.15/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jyanik9380
4.75/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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