Brewer's Reserve Bourbon Barrel Stout | Central Waters Brewing Co.

Brewer's Reserve Bourbon Barrel StoutBrewer's Reserve Bourbon Barrel Stout
BA SCORE
94.4%
Liked This Beer
4.26 w/ 2,568 ratings
Brewer's Reserve Bourbon Barrel StoutBrewer's Reserve Bourbon Barrel Stout
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
American-style stout aged for 1 year in used 12 year bourbon barrels.

Added by Skidz on 05-28-2004

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#714
Reviews:
699
Ratings:
2,568
Liked:
2,423
Avg:
4.26/5
pDev:
8.45%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
429
Gots:
871
Trade:
91
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Transluscent mahogany brown with garnet highlights. Poured wispy with no head and no lacing into a snifter. Got some mocha head once poured into a pint glass. Nice, but I want by BBS to be sexy.

S: Treacle molasses, plums, pit fruits, oak, bourbon.

M/T/O: More of an oak bomb than anything else. Grainy wood notes, spicy peppery finish. The finish was thin, which wasn't the best combo with the flavor at the time. Chocolate, vanilla, cinnamon flavor mid-palate-once again thinner mouthfeel; it was kinda like chocolate soda with a shot of bourbon thrown in. Ok, let' wait 15 minutes and let it warm. Thickens up a bit, and it's an oily oak bomb. Fruity base stands out more, dates and chocolate, but not decadent in presentation. Fruity and sticky.

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Brewer's Reserve Bourbon Barrel Stout from Central Waters Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 94.4% out of 100 with 2,568 ratings
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