Cryopreservation
Bottle Logic Brewing

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Style:
Stout - American Imperial
Ranked #503
ABV:
14.56%
Score:
94
Ranked #4,914
Avg:
4.46 | pDev: 4.26%
Reviews:
3
Ratings:
19
From:
Bottle Logic Brewing
 
California, United States
Avail:
One-off
Wants
  4
Gots
  3
SCORE
94
Outstanding
Notes: We spared no expense in the creation of this collaboration with the mad scientists at Aslin Beer Company! A new species of lactose stout base underwent advanced bourbon barrel-aging with the addition of Madagascar vanilla beans. We then blended it with the DNA of fresh pistachios and, bingo: a 14.56% ABV Pistachio Ice Cream Stout!
Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 19 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
Reviews by emyers:
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emyers from Illinois

4.51/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

500 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Pours near black with a half inch light brown head.

Nose: Pistachio comes through very strong up front. Vanilla and bourbon follow. Sort of a Fundamental Observation with a huge dose of pistachio.

Taste: Follows the nose. Pistachio front and center with a healthy bourbon and vanilla presence. It’s described as a pistachio ice cream stout and it absolutely nails that flavor profile. Finish is sweet and a touch on the boozy end.

Feel: Full-bodied, medium carbonation.

May 16, 2020
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PhineasMcClintock from Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

May 11, 2020
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Sabtos from Ohio

4.32/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

8 ball black with a moderately tall tan head that retains well, settling slowly to a thick, fuzzy dark tan blanket.

Tons of vanilla bursts on the nose during the pour, emulating sticky, gooey marshmallow and brownie batter. Spumoni then blooms in the aroma in no time, with a really intense pistachio ice cream note that even adds unexpected hints of strawberry.

On the palate, the pistachio translates almost to an amaretto flavor actually, and is also quite hot and sweet up front. It's got a much more mature bourbon barrel than the Hypermash I recently enjoyed, plus a potent rum soaked-esque vanilla bean that amplifies it.

A fine crackly carbonation continues to lift toasty fire roasted marshmallows in the medium body, which accent the dark chocolate malt that has a brown sugar or brownie crust char to it before coming to a semi-sticky finish.

Apr 24, 2020
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vfgccp from New York

4.85/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Aug 08, 2020
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Original_Gravity from California

4.5/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

May 27, 2020
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kmoen from California

4.31/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

May 02, 2020
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fthegiants from California

4.5/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Apr 09, 2020
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SadMachine from New Jersey

4.6/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Aug 30, 2020
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Dharmelink from Wisconsin

4.56/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Apr 24, 2020
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Stevedore from Oregon

4.2/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Apr 25, 2020
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smartassboiler from Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Aug 03, 2020
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Wisconsin_IPA_Lover from Wisconsin

4.51/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Apr 27, 2020
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Beerbom from California

4.43/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Sep 08, 2020
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lucius10 from California

4.34/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Sweet vanilla, nutty pistachio, and hint of chocolate bourbon heat nose on this one...almost an Amaretto-like vibe shows up in the aromatics as well! Taste follows with a well-balanced, vanilla and pistachio swallow that has a nice kick of heat on the finish...the heat becomes more pronounced as it warms. This has good depth and mouthfeel to it...not too syrupy. Really good!

Jun 14, 2020
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Dark_Scarecrow from Virginia

4.49/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Aug 03, 2020
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user785335 from Florida

3.96/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Apr 26, 2020
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NolaHopHead from Louisiana

4.59/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Sep 19, 2020
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Hopelessly0 from California

4.64/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

May 01, 2020
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pkalix from California

4.24/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Apr 23, 2020
Cryopreservation from Bottle Logic Brewing
Beer rating: 94 out of 100 with 19 ratings