A Tale Of Two Barrels: Imperial Dominance | Olde Hickory Brewery

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A Tale Of Two Barrels: Imperial DominanceA Tale Of Two Barrels: Imperial Dominance

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Olde Hickory Brewery
North Carolina, United States

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by ChiSox_Stout_Drinker on 06-02-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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4.25/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev -12.1%

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4.25/5  rDev -6.6%

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4.62/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Pours a fudge brown color capped by an inch of foam; some lacing strands dangle along the glass

Smell: Roasty, with caramel and Bourbon tones along with a hint of cherry

Taste: Roasted malt, caramel and Bourbon flavors on the front end, with a developing hint of cherry in the middle; complex and layered into the finish

Mouthfeel: Full bodied with moderate carbonation

Overall: Right up there with the first Blendiculous among the best beers this brewery produces

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4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

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4.99/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Couldn't wait any longer, first nice cool evening so I decided to crack this one and give it a whirl. Poured into my Olde Hickory snifter glass with little to no head but extremely black. Smell of faint cherries. First sip, wow, what an extremely balanced beer. Very smooth with a taste of cherries on the back end, even more pronounced as it warms up. Another great beer from Olde Hickory. I realize that there weren't a ton of bottles produced but wow this is one that if you can get your hands on one, go for it.

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A Tale Of Two Barrels: Imperial Dominance from Olde Hickory Brewery
4.55 out of 5 based on 26 ratings.
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