Label Us Notorious - Calvados BA Big Poppa
J. Wakefield Brewing

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From:
J. Wakefield Brewing
 
Florida, United States
Style:
Stout - American Imperial
Ranked #37
ABV:
17%
Score:
100
Ranked #145
Avg:
4.6 | pDev: 5.22%
Ratings:
77
Status:
Active
Rated:
Mar 25, 2022
Added:
Feb 16, 2017
Wants:
  45
Gots:
  7
SCORE
100
World-Class
Label Us Notorious - Calvados BA Big PoppaLabel Us Notorious - Calvados BA Big Poppa
Notes: Label Us Notorious is a part of our Big Poppa Series. This variant was aged in Calvados Barrels with Coconut, Vanilla & Mostra Coffee added.
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4.8 by beersgud from Kansas on Mar 25, 2022
 
4.75 by Virby44 from Wisconsin on Jan 17, 2022
 
3.85 by spersichilli from California on Jan 13, 2022
 
4.25 by Rkitchen from Michigan on Jan 04, 2022
 
4.5 by Dharms from Pennsylvania on Jan 03, 2022
 
4.25 by Dharmelink from Wisconsin on Jun 14, 2020
 
4.85 by XmnwildX12 from Minnesota on Apr 26, 2020
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4.53/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5
by OompaMentor from Georgia

3/10/2019 - Apple to nose with hint of coconut. Silky MF, smooth on palate. Well balanced with the vanilla

Feb 05, 2020
 
5 by smartassboiler from Illinois on Nov 18, 2019
 
4.51 by robotic_being from Florida on Sep 20, 2019
 
5 by robertm2152 from Illinois on Jul 07, 2019
 
4.47 by Bugsmcl from Ohio on Jun 30, 2019
 
4.65 by SadMachine from New Jersey on Jun 14, 2019
 
4.25 by Lare453 from Florida on Jun 13, 2019
 
4.6 by Futbolmanby from Michigan on Jun 13, 2019
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4.33/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
by Sabtos from Ohio

A peanut sized chunk of something floating at the surface in the neck of the bottle was visible before even popping the cap. Upon opening and pouring the beer into a snifter, the chunk remained at the surface which shifted to the bottom of the bottle mid-pour, so I was able to pour the last dregs into a smaller glass where the tan clump plopped out. It was actually hard to the touch as I plucked it from the surface of the beer. My concern began to grow because these Florida pastry stouts usually only have small flakes of more dispersed coconut lipids, which melt instantly and have almost no feel to them. Thankfully, just before my flashbacks of mouse skull chicken McNuggets fully manifested, it did begin melting in the palm of my hand.

Anywho, the body is viscous black with other minor spots of oils surfacing after the burnt mocha blanket quickly disappears to nothing at all.

Smell is Butterfinger with vanilla bean white chocolate and hints of caramel corn. As it warms, charred mocha coffee and brownie crust emerge. The aroma is hypnotizing.

Taste is decadent and a little boozy as the apple brandy barrel makes its presence known, adding sharp oaky liquor notes to the extravagant flavors of coconut filled pâte à choux with chocolate ganache. The body is just thick enough to dampen the barrel to tolerable levels of booze, allowing for additional notes of cinnamon coffee and vanilla custard to surface. The finish is semi-sticky and substantially warming all the way down.

May 30, 2019
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4.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
by fireazzi from Massachusetts

Batch 1

May 22, 2019
 
4.43 by ThirstyHungryLife from California on May 20, 2019
 
4.54 by Travitten from Iowa on May 18, 2019
 
4.5 by lupercmda from North Carolina on May 12, 2019
 
4.71 by absoluthamm from Illinois on May 03, 2019
 
4.5 by driftlessbeer from Wisconsin on Apr 29, 2019
 
4.43 by mwbbq from Texas on Apr 25, 2019
 
4.75 by ADTaber from South Carolina on Apr 21, 2019
 
4.6 by esktime from Ohio on Apr 17, 2019
 
5 by WolverineFan1243 from Colorado on Apr 14, 2019
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4.27/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by Radcpa from Washington

Very dark appearance with slight tan head that dissipates quickly. Aroma is s mild coconut and vanilla with little coffee accent. Taste is also a nice coconut and vanilla with little coffee. Also bb size particle floating in the first pour.

Apr 13, 2019
 
4.29 by Eternal218 from California on Apr 13, 2019
 
4.25 by fthegiants from California on Apr 13, 2019
 
4.48 by rugbypsu from Pennsylvania on Mar 24, 2019
 
4.25 by Desp59 from Pennsylvania on Mar 23, 2019
 
4.5 by Nuggetz from Texas on Mar 22, 2019
 
4.88 by HaveUSeenMyCellar from California on Mar 22, 2019
 
5 by PC_Principal from Texas on Mar 21, 2019
 
4.75 by MTKATL from Georgia on Mar 13, 2019
 
4.68 by mrn1ceguy from Illinois on Mar 09, 2019
 
4.71 by Oakhtar from California on Mar 06, 2019
 
4.75 by rabbott2 from Illinois on Mar 05, 2019
 
4.52 by mrtomatohead49 from Georgia on Mar 04, 2019
 
4.5 by dnb128 from Pennsylvania on Mar 02, 2019
Label Us Notorious - Calvados BA Big Poppa from J. Wakefield Brewing
Beer rating: 100 out of 100 with 77 ratings