Style: Imperial Stout
ABV: 13.0 IBU: 65
What the brewers say
“Pecans, wheat, aked rye, and bourbon-soaked barrels provide this whopping, complex superhero version of an imperial stout with a profound complexity that makes it ideal for cellaring.”
What our panel thought
Aroma: “Assertive bourbon barrel character with strong notes of whisky and vanilla. Moderately strong oxida- tion that’s more sherry than cardboard. Mild pecan melds with sweet toasty malt and chocolate malt. Relatively fruity.”
Flavor: “Full malt sweetness cut with alcohol to lighten body. Barrel character comes through nicely, this is a quality boubon that gives off light vanilla notes and some dark candied fruit.”
Overall: “Full-bodied, sweet but not cloying. Taste of bourbon lingers into the aftertaste, making this a nicely done big barrel-aged stout.”
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