Best barrel-aged Imperial Stout ever tasted.

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  1. gatornation

    gatornation Poo-Bah (6,742) Apr 18, 2007 Minnesota
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    Its $19.99 here in Minneapolis.
     
  2. CJNAPS

    CJNAPS Initiate (0) Nov 3, 2013 California

    I'm gonna go with Fifty Fifty Eclipse Four Roses Imperial Stout from 2014. Love that stuff.
     
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  3. gatornation

    gatornation Poo-Bah (6,742) Apr 18, 2007 Minnesota
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    Lift Bridge BA Silhouette is a top tier release in MN, release party is this weekend , this BA Stout is one of the best that ive ever had.
     
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  4. NHhomebrewguy

    NHhomebrewguy Initiate (0) Apr 9, 2012 New Hampshire

    Chocolate Rain
     
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  5. satisfied1013

    satisfied1013 Initiate (0) Jan 24, 2012 Kansas

    In order of greatness

    Db huna
    Bcbcs
    Apple brandy noir
    Ba sump
    Bcbs
    Ba plead the fifth
     
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  6. pathman

    pathman Champion (855) May 25, 2011 Ohio
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    Bourbon barrel aged World Wide Stout.
     
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  7. Teddy_Hopper

    Teddy_Hopper Initiate (0) Jan 9, 2015 South Carolina

    You sir, have drank nice stouts.
     
  8. Yarnar

    Yarnar Initiate (0) Aug 1, 2015 Pennsylvania

    Bcbcs, on the good years cannot be touched
     
  9. TboneRN

    TboneRN Initiate (0) Mar 30, 2014 Minnesota

    Toss up, 2010 bourbon county vanilla and 2010 bourbon county rare
     
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  10. ryanhooks81

    ryanhooks81 Initiate (0) Dec 3, 2014 Georgia

    westbrook ba cake w coconut
     
  11. Ri0

    Ri0 Initiate (0) Jul 1, 2012 Wisconsin

    2015 Black Gold is incredible. CW 16 was also one of my favorites. And then there is Tyranena Doubly Down N Even Dirtier. That beer has zero hype, but is phenomenal!
     
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  12. GetTheYayo

    GetTheYayo Initiate (0) Aug 26, 2012 Pennsylvania
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    Ah man too many to mention, though BBA IBB is one hell of a beer.
     
  13. 4DAloveofSTOUT

    4DAloveofSTOUT Poo-Bah (2,885) Nov 28, 2008 Illinois
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    Two way tie between: PvW Black Magick and the OG silver wax KBBS.
     
  14. BriantheBeerGeek

    BriantheBeerGeek Initiate (0) May 26, 2013 Pennsylvania

    Really!? Where, when, how?
     
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  15. Beef_Curtains

    Beef_Curtains Initiate (0) Oct 14, 2013 Ohio

    Champion Ground and CBS come to mind
     
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  16. jbaker67

    jbaker67 Meyvn (1,288) Jul 1, 2012 Pennsylvania
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    Funky Buddha's Last Buffalo in the Park. Closest thing to a perfect beer that i have had.
     
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  17. SStein

    SStein Initiate (0) Dec 26, 2012 Colorado

    Off the top of my head:
    Remy's Pappy
    BCBCS
    KBS
    Pirate Bomb
     
  18. pathman

    pathman Champion (855) May 25, 2011 Ohio
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    A few years ago I was attending a meeting in Pittsburgh. Although I didn't know it, it just happened to be their beer week as well. Completely by accident I stumbled upon a Dogfish Head tap takeover event at the Fat Head's restaurant. 120, regular WWS, and several other greats were on tap. DFH reps also brought along a firkin of the BBA WWS. They said it was the only one in existence at that time. Everyone got one small snifter of it --for free!
     
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  19. JMS1512

    JMS1512 Initiate (0) Feb 18, 2013 New Jersey

  20. surfcaster

    surfcaster Zealot (553) Apr 20, 2013 North Carolina
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    Black Note--just perfect. Not too much--just right--have not had better.
     
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  21. JFresh21

    JFresh21 Disciple (318) Mar 6, 2012 Illinois
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    Prop 14 - had many times. Never disappoints
    BVDL - this stuff is a real treat. marshmallow heaven
     
  22. Thirstygoat

    Thirstygoat Defender (620) Nov 22, 2012 Illinois
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  23. Rockjocknroll

    Rockjocknroll Initiate (0) Jun 15, 2014 California

    Agreed with so many folks!
    High Westified was an incredibly balanced beer right out of the gate, heavy yet drinkable (not a 2-hour 12oz like BC and many others).
    This years Vanilla and Coffee Eclipses were spectacular. Incredibly drinkable right away...tasted like someone scraped real vanilla beans into the beer. Last year's BCBCS is tasting damned good right now.
    The new Prairie Rum Barrel Noir wasn't as good as the original Pirate Bomb, but their Apple Brandy Barrel Noir might also top the list for me. It's best almost room temperature, and I could be happy just smelling it for hours. The new vanilla is damned good as well.
    Parabola, Pugachev's, etc. are all great but only a few are really enjoyable fresh...they need time.
     
  24. oso4life

    oso4life Initiate (0) May 22, 2014 Florida

    Summation
    2014 Prop
     
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  25. do_ob

    do_ob Initiate (0) Feb 12, 2015 Kentucky

    Jackie O's BBA Dark Apparition, Country Boy Sinkhole Stout, and BCBS are all at the top of my list.

    I'm dying to try Cognac Barrel Dark App.
     
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  26. Shroud0fdoom

    Shroud0fdoom Initiate (0) Oct 31, 2013 Maryland

    Yes, so much yes! On the Seventh Day God Created....Double Barrel Jesus!
     
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  27. Apellonious

    Apellonious Meyvn (1,470) Oct 25, 2008 North Carolina
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    According to the ratings BA Narwhal, with a very close second of BCBS. Still so many out there to try....
     
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  28. BB1313

    BB1313 Poo-Bah (4,119) Jul 16, 2009 Ohio
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    Green Flash Silva Stout.. it was the first vintage released in 2010 (12oz bottle) and was aged for a year.. so good..

    Honorable mention to Big Bad Baptist (Release #13) and fresh 2011 KBS..
     
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  29. thedeen123

    thedeen123 Initiate (0) Feb 5, 2009 Canada (ON)

    I've been fortunate enough to try Peche Mortel aged in a bourbon cask....I almost cried
     
  30. ClePaul

    ClePaul Zealot (576) May 30, 2013 Ohio

    Ditto!
     
  31. Dansac

    Dansac Initiate (137) Dec 6, 2014 California
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    Darkest Hour by Anchorage
    Bourbon County 2015 is drinking amazingly now imo.
    Prairie Noir
     
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  32. mingo

    mingo Initiate (0) Mar 24, 2013 Arizona

    2013 BCBCS would probably be tops. followed by this years Black Gold and Double Barrel Jesus.
     
  33. nerdboy19

    nerdboy19 Initiate (0) Sep 20, 2015 Korea (South)

    You guys did drink some nice beers! I should try them when I get to visit USA one day.
     
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  34. The_Snow_Bird

    The_Snow_Bird Poo-Bah (1,760) May 7, 2015 Florida
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    BA Nikolai Vorlauf Raspberry
     
  35. meanmutt

    meanmutt Savant (958) Feb 6, 2012 Ohio
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  36. CowsandBeer

    CowsandBeer Initiate (0) Sep 24, 2012 Nebraska

    Man Prop 14' is so damn good. One of my personal favs out of the whole BC lineup.
    Also, Rare 15' is an experience in and of itself.
     
  37. ackeeper

    ackeeper Initiate (0) Dec 22, 2008 Illinois

    2010 Goose Island Bourbon County Vanilla. The original. The one that mucked up the Goose Island machinery with vanilla goodness. By the way, it is still drinking very, very well.
     
  38. dcotom

    dcotom Poo-Bah (2,622) Aug 4, 2014 Iowa
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    I really enjoyed this one. I echo @Tommo's thoughts on Pirate BOMB! as well. Incredibly complex and amazing stuff - and only 75USD a six pack, give or take :grinning:!
     
  39. NellysBandaid

    NellysBandaid Initiate (0) Feb 22, 2015 Missouri

    Side Project 2 Candles is the best stout I've ever had and maybe the best beer in general. Their 1 Candle was incredible too.
     
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  40. Cbuk1013

    Cbuk1013 Initiate (0) Jul 5, 2013 Michigan

    Double Barrel Huna on tap at Bells 30th Anniversary.
     
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