Black Gold (2013) | Central Waters Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Central Waters Brewing Co.
Wisconsin, United States
centralwaters.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
In 2012 we entered '1414' in The Great American Beer Festival's Wood and Barrel Aged Strong Stout Category. Awarded the GABF's Gold Medal, we saved some, aged it for 35 months in 25 year-old oak bourbon barrels, and bottled less than 500 in total. Truly one of a kind.

Added by lunarbrew on 10-13-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
117
Reviews:
17
Avg:
4.52
pDev:
7.96%
 
 
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257
Gots:
18
For Trade:
1
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pour is mostly black with a small amount of tight caramel head. Nose is big, wood and bourbon up front with rich fudgy malt. Taste is a bit sweeter, lots of bourbon up front, a fair amount of roasted malt come through mid palate as the fudge takes hold with notes of vanilla and some bourbon and heat through the finish. Body finishes a bit thin with low carbonation and a bit of a slick feel.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

12 oz bottle, thanks Steve.

Pours a dark, viscous near black with a minimal khaki head in a ring of bubbles, no lace, etc. Nose of marshmallow, vanilla, light roast, caramel, dark fruit. A little rubbing alcohol cones through as well on the nose as well. Medium thick, smooth body, low carb and a silky hot finish. Flavor follows nose with a hot, roasty base and a vanilla, brown sugar and molasses sweet booziness. Tasty, hot, nothing too special.

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Black Gold (2013) from Central Waters Brewing Co.
4.52 out of 5 based on 117 ratings.
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