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

Imperial Stout Trooper - Bourbon Barrel AgedImperial Stout Trooper - Bourbon Barrel Aged
BA SCORE
78.9%
Liked This Beer
4.03 w/ 375 ratings
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): 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

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,448
Reviews:
109
Ratings:
375
Liked:
296
Avg:
4.03/5
pDev:
11.91%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
267
Gots:
99
Trade:
12
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 375 |  Reviews: 109
Photo of brians52
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of suckaj
3.5/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Kword55
4.5/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Duesler
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bsartist618
4.27/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of brandoman63
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mrn1ceguy
3.5/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of xtonytx
3.89/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rbrefbeerman
4.18/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of Cynic-ale
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of masterofsparks
3.94/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Mikefriedman90
4.68/5  rDev +16.1%
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 +15.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of TJRoar
4.75/5  rDev +17.9%

Photo of olradetbalder
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of Stinger80OH
4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of slim2043
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of LowbrowMedic
4/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of SwG237
4/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of whitenads
4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

Photo of BradC
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of TWStandley
4/5  rDev -0.7%

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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Photo of Hirshi
4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

Imperial Stout Trooper - Bourbon Barrel Aged from New England Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 78.9% out of 100 with 375 ratings
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