Transient Artisan Ales

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Transient Artisan Ales
Michigan, United States
American Imperial Stout
Ranked #36
Ranked #136
4.55 | pDev: 5.05%
Sunday at 01:48 AM
Jun 02, 2018
Notes: Imperial Stout with Vanilla, Maple Syrup, and Coffee. Aged in Blis Maple Syrup Bourbon Barrels for 12 months.
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Rated: 4.25 by Juggerr from New York

Sunday at 01:48 AM
Rated: 4.5 by Skellbop from New York

Nov 27, 2022
Rated: 4.5 by ejimhof from Pennsylvania

Nov 23, 2022
Rated: 4 by Bugsmcl from Ohio

Nov 06, 2022
Rated: 4.26 by PDinunzi from New Jersey

Oct 02, 2022
Rated: 4.8 by dontknojack from Louisiana

Sep 04, 2022
Rated: 4.5 by Zaximus from Colorado

Sep 01, 2022
Rated: 4.48 by boogerisu from Iowa

Aug 23, 2022
Rated: 5 by Ssippisam from Minnesota

Aug 21, 2022
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Rated by jb_4226 from Texas

4.9/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5
#131, yummy!
Jul 29, 2022
Rated: 4.59 by thewimperoo from Illinois

Jul 22, 2022
Rated: 4.25 by Lucoli from New York

Jul 22, 2022
Rated: 3.97 by timmy2b from New York

Jul 21, 2022
Rated: 4 by Desp59 from Pennsylvania

Jun 28, 2022
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Reviewed by M-Fox24 from New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
A: Asphalt highlights to an obsidian pour that’s oily in circumference. The neck tops a bone white hue with a darkened downturn, of a penny toned rim. Thus, not much room for retention, which is limiting on lace entanglements. A collar that continues to lessen with a sensibility on heat, for slightly etching the windowpanes

S: A barrel awareness to stronghold the roasted grains with a bourbon presence. The start is a molasses coating on dark fruit skins, as an espresso roast loiters to the maple backs, of a sickly shrewd growth. Namely, a syrupy tumor upon the timed warmness, as malt creams the humid agilities. There are light recordings of Cherry Cordials at the midriffs, while maple further purifies a combating to an adjoining development in the bourbon spaces. Meanwhile, a balanced hop weight to avoid a suffocating middle, which provides a light peppery woodiness near rearward resin. Subsequently, a hindmost movement from soft to mild – vanilla oak – tannins that signify a leathery convoy, besides the smoked-dry turfs

T: The exertion has a cask dynamism of arrogance, as malt initially struggles to materialize off of burnt coffee. Howbeit, liquored hardihood stretches upon charred Raisinets, while conveying angles to figs & plums. Some positioning on early adoptions to tire track licorice with woodsy tannin partitions, which aid to reinforce those black treacle gears. In succession, a measure for the warming openness to adapt a caramel spread, for Scottish tablets, amidst the maple reinforcements on artisan S'mores. There is a small stake to reference trees of a deciduous nature, while dabbing at coniferous pine needles. This element further stretches across birch & paperbark maple, given a sharp (resinous) bite to kick-off the epilogs. To that end, a prevalence for maple to gridlock bourbon atop ruggedly pruned rawhide, while citing a slow-burning chimney fire

M: Sharply cutting feel that’s savvy in foundation with a bitter earthiness, and one to quickly smoothen out to the minute. In doing so, the effort is careful to not middle a cloyingness, by maintaining a clean acuity to the riding sweetness. There is a range of warmth that’s distinctively strong, but not a concern to dictate a heated fiasco. In parallel, a touch of acerbic tannin throughout, which works to profit the additives attributes with a slight sting to the clean & dry cessations

O: A fairly accessible presentation with a barrel presence to check the (semi-stick) extracts. A tactic that’s proficient in coordinating the rich malt layers to the woodsy hop effects, while bourbon perimeters all of their showpieces
Jun 28, 2022
Rated: 4.25 by Cynic-ale from Texas

Jun 17, 2022
Rated: 4.73 by Jimmeekrek from Wisconsin

Jun 16, 2022
Rated: 4.5 by kevindp9 from Arizona

Jun 16, 2022
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Reviewed by Sparty1224 from Michigan

4.43/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
Brief Review:

O: Highly rated beer here from Transient, from my home state. Just got through Kentuckely, which I thought was just okay. Surprised to see such high ratings for this beer. Kind of a competitor to CBS, but with extra maple syrup and vanilla added. Gets a little muddled because of that for me. Little boozy and hot as well. It's a decent beer, I just wouldn't say it's that well balanced.

Recommendation: One of the better Transient beers I've had, but maybe not world class just yet.
Jun 07, 2022
Rated: 4.5 by paulish from New York

Jun 03, 2022
Rated: 4.5 by Affinity from Missouri

Jun 02, 2022
Rated: 4.37 by smithj4 from New York

May 29, 2022
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Reviewed by drdiesel9483 from Ohio

4.46/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Vintage 2020 in 2022
Look - Black and thick with a nice light tan head great thick tan bubbly rimming and sticky lacing
Smell -bourbon barrel booze with a slight maple
Taste -great balance of bourbon barrel maple vanilla with nice slight coffee roasted malt
Feel -medium full body light body creamy
Overall - great well balanced with a ton of barrel. Not overly sweet and really nice
May 22, 2022
Rated: 4.63 by skiking70 from Maryland

May 12, 2022
Rated: 4.52 by ellswrth from Oregon

May 01, 2022
Rated: 4.93 by Jcoleman4 from Ohio

Apr 05, 2022
Rated: 5 by Sweffin from Wisconsin

Mar 29, 2022
Rated: 4.21 by 22Blue from Kansas

Mar 29, 2022
Rated: 4.54 by hopley from Massachusetts

Mar 27, 2022
Rated: 4.25 by rabbott2 from Illinois

Feb 15, 2022
Rated: 4.54 by That_Bearded_Guy from California

Feb 12, 2022
Rated: 4.31 by chitownfanatic21 from Wyoming

Feb 12, 2022
Rated: 4.5 by Narthax from Texas

Feb 10, 2022
Rated: 4.5 by eawolff99 from Minnesota

Feb 07, 2022
Rated: 4.33 by Argento from Rhode Island

Feb 06, 2022
Rated: 4.5 by rodmanfor3 from Vermont

Jan 25, 2022
Rated: 5 by birdsellam from Indiana

Jan 25, 2022
Rated: 4.6 by SadMachine from New Jersey

Jan 24, 2022
Rated: 4.62 by Hefewiseman from Florida

Jan 22, 2022
Rated: 4.14 by mrtomatohead49 from Georgia

Jan 20, 2022
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Beer rating: 100 out of 100 with 181 ratings