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4.56/5
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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): 11.80%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Maple Syrup barrel-aged, Tahitian-vanilla-bean-boosted, cinnamon-finished, breakfast-stout



Added by fthegiants on 02-17-2017

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
18
Ratings:
108
pDev:
5.48%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
75
Gots:
20
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 108 |  Reviews: 18
Photo of TylerJ
4.77/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Sabtos
3.3/5  rDev -27.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

I'm not sure why the maple never seems to come through for BL, but there's not a lot of the listed flavor coming through in the finished product. I get a lot of bitterness, roasted malt, wood, and cola, but the body is medium-thin and the coffee is acidic. Not to mention, the heat of the bourbon is overwhelming.

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Photo of heddar33
4.66/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bb-magic
4.25/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jheimbigner
4.3/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of fireazzi
4.94/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of FreshZ
4.69/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Kurmaraja
4.6/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Run4theRoses
4.59/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Drift
4.79/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Strong Bourbon Taste. Thick with a sweet mouthfeel. Can taste the cinnamon, light coffee, and that sweet sweet caramel. Maple is fading, but its quite pleasant.

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Photo of 03_04_81
4.27/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Bugsmcl
4.31/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Futbolmanby
4.49/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Look: thin khaki head, thin looking body
Smell: maple syrup bomb, hints of cocoa, carmal, cinnimon and faint bourbon
Taste: maple syrup everywhere fallowed by a decent amount of cinnimon and finishes with cocoa and bourbon.
Feel: velvety smooth, thin body, little to no carbonation and a really pleasant mouth feel.

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Photo of amturnm7
4.52/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of warmbier804
4.85/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of dfhhead25
4.38/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of YvesB
4.29/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of RealDeal
4.99/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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

Photo of Richter525
4.52/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of aaronyoung01
4.42/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Moses_Malone
4.56/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of eppie82
4.64/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

2017, from bottle into chalice.

Dark black color with minimal foam head upon aggressive pour. The foam that formed dissipated quickly. While cold, this had loads of maple and bourbon noticeable. As it warmed, vanilla and coffee really came out and were in excellent balance with rest of the ingredients. Feel was also good, although not quite as full as I expected. Sticky mouthfeel that lingered for quite some time after drinking.

Excellent BA breakfast stout which went really well paired with doughnuts. Worth the trading price. Just wish it was bigger than 500ml.

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Photo of M_chav
4.31/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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

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Reaction State from Bottle Logic Brewing
Beer rating: 4.56 out of 5 with 108 ratings