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

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Imperial Stout Trooper - Bourbon Barrel AgedImperial Stout Trooper - Bourbon Barrel Aged

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

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
An American Imperial Stout brewed with a blend of roasted malts producing chocolate, dark fruit and coffee notes then aged in bourbon barrels adding notes of oak and vanilla. Brewed every year in the early winter.
ABV - 9.5% IBU’s – 40 Kettle Hops - Columbus, Cascade
Malts - Maris Otter, Pale, Vienna, Biscuit, Flaked, Oats, Torrified Wheat, Medium Crystal, Special B, Chocolate, variety of Roasted malts Yeast – American Ale OG - 24.5

2012 - 375ml bottle, label changed to hunched groucho barrel. 10% ABV

Added by caresville on 04-25-2010

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I haven't tried any of the past batches of this, but judging by the mixed reviews they must not have come out quite as good as this most recent one (sold 12/21/13), because this was an excellent beer! Rivals just about any other Bourbon Barrel Stout in my opinion.

It was very rich, and the bourbon comes through nicely without making it too boozy.

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Imperial Stout Trooper - Bourbon Barrel Aged from New England Brewing Co.
3.85 out of 5 based on 375 ratings.
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