Wrecking Ball Imperial Stout
No-Li Brewhouse

Wrecking Ball Imperial StoutWrecking Ball Imperial Stout
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Style:
Stout - American Imperial
Ranked #2,142
ABV:
9.5%
Score:
88
Ranked #18,978
Avg:
3.87 | pDev: 10.85%
Reviews:
68
Ratings:
279
From:
No-Li Brewhouse
 
Washington, United States
Avail:
Year-round
Wants
  6
Gots
  69
SCORE
88
Very Good
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Reviews by Nurt20:
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Nurt20 from Illinois

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

Jan 21, 2019
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SLeffler27 from New York

4.33/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Pours black, (SRM-36) with a ¼” creamy chestnut head that turns rocky rather quickly. Tinny bubbles of carbonation form columns within the Offero Glass, while rings of lace frost the walls, and a light viscus film builds.

The aroma is filled with chocolate syrup, while deep roasted malt plays off molasses. Rum infused chocolate and light peat become apparent as this one warms.

Roasted malt is a major theme, with sweetness and moderate roasted bitterness in the background. Baker’s chocolate with lactose and vanilla hold the middle ground, giving way to a long modest building finish. Warmth releases a fair amount of sweetness.

Warming alcohol is punctuated by soft carbonation, while the full, almost dense chewy body coats the palate with syrupy sweetness.

This bottle was aged about six to nine months, and proved an excellent accompaniment while reading on a rare, sunny Spring afternoon.

May 31, 2015
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Coopdaddy

4/5  rDev +3.4%

Jul 24, 2014
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Keepnitrl from Washington

3.44/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Dec 16, 2017
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hotmailmsn from Canada (BC)

3.74/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

9.5% ABV, 100 ibu, 650ml bottle.
A - jet black brown with finger not too brown head.
S - mint, brown sugar, coffee, bit of cocoa, roast malt. date, caramel & vanilla as it gets warmer.
T - welly carbonation on palate, hoppy came first, big sticky smooth mouthful. liquorice, malty ness is not as big as I expected, according to their statement said, 5 types of roasted malted are added. it fade away quick tho. bitterness lingering at the back.
O - I somehow like it, especially on a summer day, when most breweries don't do stout. and it's hoppy (well done Columbus hops!) with high ABV, sweetness and bitterness r the main theme of it. will get it when there's not many imperial stout around. recommend to cellar for at least 6 months, that the bitterness will be rounder, and other flavors could come out easily, which u will find its a pretty complex beer.

Aug 16, 2015
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therealsikes from Pennsylvania

3.84/5  rDev -0.8%

Nov 02, 2014
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Beardo from Washington

4/5  rDev +3.4%

Sep 26, 2014
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km02600 from Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Aug 28, 2015
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Dwreck from Texas

3.37/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Jun 04, 2015
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LukeVolky

3.48/5  rDev -10.1%

Aug 22, 2014
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Ludwigkpa from Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Nov 11, 2014
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MickeyKnox from Texas

3.92/5  rDev +1.3%

Aug 31, 2014
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munimula

4.2/5  rDev +8.5%

Aug 30, 2014
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N0L1 from Washington

4.92/5  rDev +27.1%

Sep 05, 2014
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Sathanas from Canada (AB)

4.21/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Jul 19, 2015
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Ryannel24 from Illinois

3.71/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Nov 24, 2015
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Boothman

4.12/5  rDev +6.5%

Oct 27, 2014
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Crusher from Colorado

3.37/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Nov 25, 2015
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SurferEric from Hawaii

4.13/5  rDev +6.7%

Great imperial stout that hits home hard with strong, malty tastes, but lets more fruity flavors linger as the beer continues to age.

Dec 07, 2014
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MasterRigger from North Carolina

3.3/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Dec 31, 2015
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IckyT2012 from Florida

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

Feb 08, 2016
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martianMan from Texas

3.58/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 3.75

Dec 21, 2014
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AndrewGoria from Washington

3.14/5  rDev -18.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Feb 07, 2015
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TheKitsch

3.59/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Surprisingly sweet for 100 IBU rating. Totally in-offensive.

Feb 22, 2015
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GeorgeAKeim from Oregon

3.7/5  rDev -4.4%

Nov 29, 2014
Wrecking Ball Imperial Stout from No-Li Brewhouse
Beer rating: 88 out of 100 with 279 ratings