Imperial Stout Trooper - Bourbon Barrel Aged | New England Brewing Co.

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372 Ratings
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Imperial Stout Trooper - Bourbon Barrel AgedImperial Stout Trooper - Bourbon Barrel Aged
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
New England Brewing Co.
Connecticut, United States
newenglandbrewing.com

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
2012 - 375ml bottle, label changed to hunched groucho barrel. 10% ABV

Added by caresville on 04-25-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
372
Reviews:
109
Avg:
3.85
pDev:
13.25%
 
 
Wants:
267
Gots:
99
For Trade:
12
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Ratings: 372 |  Reviews: 109
Photo of Duesler
4.25/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bsartist618
4.27/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of brandoman63
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mrn1ceguy
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of xtonytx
3.89/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rbrefbeerman
4.18/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BeerMeBro720
4.19/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Cynic-ale
4.25/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of masterofsparks
3.94/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Mikefriedman90
4.68/5  rDev +21.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

I love bourbon so the distinct smell and taste from the barrel aging made this imperial stout especially enjoyable. Very dark, strong sipping beer with a long lasting sweet malty aftertaste

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Photo of Zilbert
4.65/5  rDev +20.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of TJRoar
4.75/5  rDev +23.4%

Photo of olradetbalder
4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

Photo of TWStandley
4/5  rDev +3.9%

Poured into a snifter.

Dark brown color with small, light brown head.

Smelled of roasted malt, chocolate, and a bit of coffee.

Taste was well balanced but lacking that "wow" factor. Pretty standard BA stout. Not on par with the big hitters but not bad.

Mouthfeel was thick and velvety.

Overall solid brew.

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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

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4.2/5  rDev +9.1%

Photo of chadwicktorres
3/5  rDev -22.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I was sadly unimpressed. I was hoping for more feel on the mouth, rounder balance. However as a Star Wars geek, I was happy to try it haha

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4.3/5  rDev +11.7%

Imperial Stout Trooper - Bourbon Barrel Aged from New England Brewing Co.
3.85 out of 5 based on 372 ratings.
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