Barrel Aged Vanilla Absentium
Scofflaw Brewing Company

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American Imperial Stout
4.52 | pDev: 11.5%
Scofflaw Brewing Company
Georgia, United States
Retired (no longer brewed)
Reviews: 5 | Ratings: 20 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
Photo of Radcpa
4.48/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Very dark appearance with slight tan head that disipates quickly. Aroma is a prominent vanilla. Taste is also a prominant Vanilla without any alcohol aftertaste.

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Photo of WhalezBro
4.79/5  rDev +6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Amazing Stout that comes out jet black with some thin brown lacing that quickly dissipates. Nose is incredible aromas of vanilla with a perfect amount of bourbon. Taste follows the smell with the bourbon taking center stage on the finish. Fantastic mouthfeel that lets the notes of vanilla, marshmallow, and bourbon shine. Overall one of my favorite stouts.

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Photo of beertrader504
5/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Look: Jet Black...nice lacing in the glass

Smell: off the charts!...Vanilla and bourbon lead the charge..I've never smelled Vanilla like this in a beer before..I can already tell its gonna be amazing...nice hints of oak and chocolate bring up the rear..

Taste..vanilla wafer w/ alcohol!...the perfect example when a vanilla stout is done right...not overpowering a all, but the Vanilla flavor lets you know it's here and ready to rumble..the bourbon plays a perfect sidekick, and complements the vanilla perfectly by balancing out the sweetness

Feel: perfect carbonation for this beer..thick, chewy..HEAVY MAN..HEAVY!

Overall: this is one of the best beers i've had, and probably will try in my lifetime...the demand and hype on this is real, very REAL

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Photo of dipx
4.98/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

I like this better than FO or BA Vanilla Milkshkae. This beer was a surprise, and an amazing surprise at that. The mouthfeel is perfect and the beer is incredibly smooth. This is an amazing beer.

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Photo of mrtomatohead49
4.72/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

So much vanilla and marshmallow here!!!!! Not quite sure what kind of vanilla beans were used for this but it is sweet and boozy with an almost custard-like aftertaste. Incredible BA vanilla stout.

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Barrel Aged Vanilla Absentium from Scofflaw Brewing Company
Beer rating: 94 out of 100 with 20 ratings