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Heaven's Court | The Devil's Trumpet Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
4.32/5
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54 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Devil's Trumpet Brewing Co.
Indiana, United States
thedevilstrumpet.com

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 13.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
None provided.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,742
Reviews:
10
Ratings:
54
pDev:
8.8%
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
10
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 54 |  Reviews: 10
Photo of aasher
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dbrauneis
3.9/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mikexw
4.28/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of GreesyFizeek
4.08/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This one pours a fairly dark black color, with a small head, and no lacing.

This smells like light pepper spice, fudgy and creamy milk chocolate, and light coffee.

This is about a year and a half old, so the coffee is a tad faded- I wish it was much stronger here. It's still quite chocolatey, with a decent spiciness. It more just feels like a nice chocolate stout at this point.

This is medium bodied, and very creamy, with no hint of the ABV, and a lower level of carbonation.

This was probably much better fresh, but it's still a worthwhile beer to try.

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Photo of uncleotis
4.1/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of von_kaiser
4.15/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JBowenGeorgia
4.53/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Pours a thick black with minimal tan head.
Smells of dark roast coffee, chocolate, and barrel.
Taste follows with chocolate and coffee, good barrel presence. Very well balanced.
Full bodied, this one has some legs. Smooth and hides the high ABV quite well.
Overall an excellent BA RIS! I had never heard of these guys but this was one hell of a beer!

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Photo of darktronica
4.3/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

A big RIS made with Mexican chocolate and Dark Matter coffee, aged in Four Roses barrels. It pours thick and syrupy, with massive legs when swirled, minimal head, and a touch of graininess deposited on the glass once it warms (likely the chocolate). Smells lovely when chilled, a very nice balance between stout, booze, coffee, and chocolate, in that order. After it warms closer to room temperature, the booze and unknown ABV (vintages appear to have ranged from 13.5 to 17.5%, according to the intertrons) come well to the forefront, with some punchier ethyl notes. Very smooth on the tongue, bringing in a touch of chocolate and banana pudding. Really enjoyable.

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Photo of cd34
4.19/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of LloydDobler
4.37/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of chicagocraft
5/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Another world class offering

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Photo of jgunther71
4/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Chuckdiesel24
2.52/5  rDev -41.7%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.5

2017 - off tasting, borderline infected.

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Photo of krome
4/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MeLoynes
4.48/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Kmkapalka
4.46/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of NathanBeets
4.6/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

White wax dripping down to the bottom of the 2017 22 oz. bottle.

Pours a gloopy oil slick black. Minimal head, no lacing. Brown residue costs the glass as the brew is swirled.

Rich booze, coffee, chocolate, vanilla and spice on the nose.

A sugary vanilla and caramel sweetness lies on the taste of this brew.

I can’t quite identify the mouth feel other than the slickness of it because of my recent cold.

22 oz of this brew will be tough to solo dome.

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Photo of FlussigkeitMut
4.22/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of EMV
4.31/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a bomber into a wine snifter. 2017 edition at 17% ABV.

L: Oily black pour. Thin tannish head... minimal lacing.

S: Rich bourbon... boozy as hell... roast, vanilla, cocoa, and espresso. Did I mention boozy?

T/F: Thick and rich... burned sugars... strong bourbon throughout. Boozy and warming... vanilla and oak character. Nice chocolate and coffee notes. Some roast bitterness for balance. Can't hide that massive ABV, but still surprisingly drinkable. Gets more complex/delicious as it warms.

O: An outstanding bourbon barrel stout. Big, boozy, flavorful... basically an entire session in a glass. Fantastic, and very glad I had the chance to try this one.

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Photo of PBRmeasap1980
4.47/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of izzyismyrott
4.15/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of fredmugs
4.5/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of GuyFawkes
4.4/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Released 11/18/17; drank 1/16/17 @ the Yarchives.

Motor oil black appearance.

A rough pour yielded small, noisy dark khaki head; no lace.

Banana, chocolate syrup, dark roast coffee bean, mild vanilla & faint cinnamon notes in the nose.

Thick, creamy mouthfeel.

Dark roast coffee bean, chocolate syrup & mild cinnamon flavors up front; banana & mild booze heat notes on the finish.

Per Devil's Trumpet instagram post for this release, the actual abv is 17%!! All things considered, this is actually fairly quaff-able; they should put the abv on the bottle though!! A sturdy, tasty RIS. Side note: I'm certain there is some cinnamon in this beer, although no extra ingredients are mentioned.

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Photo of cmukid87
4.58/5  rDev +6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of VaporDome
3.5/5  rDev -19%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Heaven's Court from The Devil's Trumpet Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.32 out of 5 with 54 ratings