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BA SCORE
98.8%
Liked This Beer
4.57 w/ 86 ratings
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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

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#549
Reviews:
15
Ratings:
86
Liked:
85
Avg:
4.57/5
pDev:
4.81%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
62
Gots:
21
Trade:
5
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 86 |  Reviews: 15
Photo of eifster82
4.64/5  rDev +1.5%
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 -5.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of That_Bearded_Guy
4.44/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of OleDixie
4.38/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of rarapacz
4.79/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of gibgink
4.87/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Not going to go into huge details on this, but I will say that I am giving this beer high ratings because I actually picked up on all the adjuncts added to this beer. For my palate to pick up notes of cinnamon, maple, vanilla, coffee, and cocoa during the coarse of enjoyment speaks miles to the people at bottle logic.

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

Photo of earljones199
4.4/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of PA-Michigander
4.25/5  rDev -7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of bgold86
5/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of DanGeo
4.23/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of Ryannotbryan
4.46/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Kramerbarthomer
4.43/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of larryarms847
4.24/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours thick, motor oil-like and midnight black with a thin ring of rich foam.

Strong coffee aroma with a nice and sweet maple, spicy bourbon, and roasted malts.

Maple comes out strong which is very welcomed, with additional notes of coffee, vanilla, chocolate, and bourbon.

Full-bodied, medium carbonation, rich, sweet, chewy.

Overall, a fantastic brew. Leans a little on the sweet end, but this is a delicious sipper!

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Photo of dleiner
4.49/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jeffo
4.51/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Got this one from valingleipa. Cheers!

From a 50cl bottle into a snifter
Vintage: 2017
Stout aged in maple syrup bourbon barrels then finished with cacao nibs, cinnamon and barrel aged coffee

APPEARANCE: Murky black pour yields a three finger, medium looking, super fizzy and crackly tan head that quickly fizzes like coke down to a half wisp and ring. Opaque black body with some carbonation streaming up the middle. A ring and dots of wisp remain leaving no real lacing down the glass.

SMELL: Big nose of bourbon, maple syrup, cinnamon and roasted coffee for sure. Sweet cream, dark chocolate, cookie dough and vanilla on the nose as well. Bold and very decadent. Lovely.

TASTE: Maple syrup, coffee for sure, cinnamon and bourbon barrels with notes of sweet cream up front. Flavorful and full of character with some minty alcohol and vanilla at the swallow. Bold and lingering finish is decadent, including oak, bourbon and maple syrup, roasted coffee, sweet cream, dark chocolate and vanilla, cookie dough and some cinnamon spice as well, though that is rather restrained.

PALATE: Medium body and medium levels of carbonation. Enough weight for sure, creamy on the palate, goes down smooth and finishes somewhat sticky. A touch of heat lingers.

OVERALL: Awesome. This is delicious and is another great example of how well Bottle Logic does stout beer. Too bad this wasn’t a 750. The barrel aged component compliments the base stout excellently and the adjuncts are done really, really well. This one was well worth the wait and is something I’d recommend to anyone who’s a fan of this type of stuff. Thanks again for this one, vanlingleipa. Outstanding.

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Photo of swanfungus
4.43/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of chippo33
3.46/5  rDev -24.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mock_in
4.51/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

maple bomb!

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

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

Photo of SuperDavidC
5/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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Beer rating: 98.8% out of 100 with 86 ratings
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