Peruvian Morning | Central Waters Brewing Co.

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Peruvian MorningPeruvian Morning

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

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
2012 Release: Recalled due to infection
2013 Release: Recalled (at least in part) due to infection
2014 Release: Recalled due to infection
2015 Tap only release

Added by brdc on 01-29-2008

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4.89/5  rDev +19%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Jet black pour with a small ring of cream and a small covering in the center of the Half Acre globe glass.

Nice aroma of dark roasted malt and oaky bourbon. Slight coffee too.

Intense flavor of coffee, bourbon, vanilla and dark chocolate with some milk chocolate. Sweet but just right with a great roast finish. Impressive. Wonderful flavor.

Mouthfeel is world class. A silky, velvet smoothness coats the tongue. No lacing probably due to the oily coffee? No matter as the appearance, taste and aroma more than make up for this detail.

I love this beer. I find this equal to or better than Half Acre's barrel aged Over Ale but since they do not bottle it makes it difficult to compare and contrast. The brewer and whoever runs the barrel aging program at Central Waters deserve honors for world class accomplishments. The last barrel aged beer I tried from Central Waters was awesome and this one was equally enjoyable. A barrel aged dark beer lovers dream come true. An unbelievable value. A Grand Slam again CW.

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Photo of Beerandboards
4.43/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A - black, almost purple. About 1.5 inches of light brown head, dissipates semi-quickly to a crown. Leaves a light amount of lacing down the sides.

S - a little light, but very good. Smells like fresh ground coffee and vanilla. A teeny bit of booze.

T - extremely well done. Balance. Coffee, vanilla, chocolate, bourbon, tannin and barrel wood. Very very good.

M - good, but the weakest part of the beer. A little thin and a little higher carb than I'd like, but still quite good.

O - simple enough, this beer is shoulder to shoulder with KBS. Maybe not quite as good overall, but just a teeny tiny but away. I probably like the taste better than KBS, but the aroma and mouthfeel of KBS push it slightly ahead.

This is a badass beer.

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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

I will make this short and to the point.

The coffee flavor is strong and I would have liked to get more of a bourbon taste from this. Overall this is a decent beer but I think I like their regular barrel stout more.

Props to CW for continuously putting out some good beer though!

quick note: there are rumors of infections in this beer. Some of them I've had have been sour.

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4.48/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured into snifter glass. No light penetrated through. A tannish 1 inch head was present but dissipated after a couple minutes. Noted smell of dark chocolate, sweetened brewed coffee and maybe some some black licorice. Once the beer was room temperature, there were strong bourbon notes present; in fact thats almost the only thing I can smell. Love it!

I first tasted this cold (straight out the fridge) and noted primarily vanilla flavored coffee and dark chocolates, and maybe subtle notes of black licorice. I had a coffee breath that lingered in my mouth. As it reached room temperature I noted more heat in the beer and obvious notes of bourbon. The bourbon almost overpowered the taste of chocolates and coffee. But that's what I love about this stout, as it reaches room temperature, it changed its complexity and flavor. The beer was definitely sweeter and had a more syrupy consistency at room temperature.

This is a great beer! I plan to store a couple bottles for next year. Being from WI, I will have no problem purchasing the next release and I look forward to doing comparisons between the two ages. Definitely recommend!!!

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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3/5  rDev -27%

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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Peruvian Morning from Central Waters Brewing Co.
4.11 out of 5 based on 1,447 ratings.
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