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RATINGS: 488   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.11/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 507   ABV: 16.9%
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Jacob Spears, our 6th Great Grand Uncle, is credited as the first distiller to label his whiskey "Bourbon." He built his distillery in Bourbon County, Kentucky in 1790 - 203 years before began brewing. While obviously a bit too late to produce Uncle Jacobís wash, weíve instead created something far more complex. In his honor, we present this robust, silky smooth, full-bodied and altogether extremely American rendition of an Imperial Stout aged for 6 months in the very finest bourbon barrels. This explains a lot about our penchant for big brews! Itís in our blood!
Brewed with Rocky Mountain Water, Malter Barley, Flaked Oats, Hops and Yeast.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ICEatALAMO (1290) - Troy, Michigan, USA - JUN 6, 2016
Bottle. The pour is black with a lighter head. The aroma has is a lot of booze, and more on the whiskey side than bourbon. The taste is big and boozy, a good beer to share. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AWISLguy (2386) - Wisconsin, USA - JUN 1, 2016
2 12oz bottles (2/15 & 2/16 bottle dates) shared side by side with bananabi11. Thx E! Black pour with a tan head. Aroma has smoke, caramel, big alcohol. Heavy malts. Sweet. Huge alcohol presence, full bodied. The blend is ok, lowly carbonated,. Finishes sweet, thick and alcoholly. 14

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ADfan (826) - Orange County, California, USA - MAY 30, 2016
On tap it is a dark brown color with a small head. Aroma of bourbon, oak, caramel and roasted malts. The taste has roasted malts, dark fruit, caramel, molasses and more booze. Slight burn but long smooth finish.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beachmaster (435) - Oklahoma, USA - MAY 24, 2016
Bottle into a pint glass. Pours black, with a medium tan head that lasts. Nose is dark fruit, bourbon, vanilla, and cocoa. Taste follows, with a boozy finish. Nice.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Sledutah (6897) - Utah, USA - MAY 22, 2016
Bottle generously shared by slowrunner77, thanks
Pours black with a small tan head, some lacing. Aroma of dark malts, vanilla, leather, bourbon and oak. Flavors are bourbon, woody, dark malts, vanilla and some hot alcohols
Wow, a great beer.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AlfSt (22) - - MAY 20, 2016
Pours a pale orange yellow, not a lot of head. Nice full flavored ale. Easy drinking.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
nickel (974) - - MAY 15, 2016
Aroma: cream, malt, bourbon, chocolate Aromais strong and long lasting Taste: bourbon, malt, sweet milk chocolate. This stout is more tender and mild comparing to Tweak. Anyway, great stout

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
MetalNHopHead (1298) - Lincoln, Nebraska, USA - MAY 15, 2016
Barrel-aged Imperial Stouts are big beers. Uncle Jacobís Stout skips big and goes straight for monolithic. 17% alcohol and a pour thatís as deep and slow as ink. Huge roasted malt aromas with plenty of bourbon influence: vanilla, oak, cherry, butterscotch, toasted brown sugar, and booze. Flavor brings it forward with some coffee and cocoa coming from the grains. A full-bodied but smooth mouthfeel. Itíd be fun to experiment with cellaring this brew and finding its sweet spot. At about any age though this is still going to be a massive Stout - not for the faint of spirit.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
HuskerTan (1560) - Kearney, Nebraska, USA - MAY 14, 2016
Bottle. A- Cherry, coconut, bourbon, boozy, oak. A- Black color, black liquid, brown head. T- Bourbon, coconut, vanilla, boozy, dark fruits, burnt caramel, butterscotch. P- Full body, average texture, average carbonation, bold finish. O- Sat on this one for just over a year and probably could have sat on it another year to tame it even more. Very booze/bourbon forward. Crazy expensive too. Maybe a little too bold. If it would mellow out itíd be great. Or even lose the barrel aging. And those are words I never use.

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
DandyWolfFloyd (1017) - Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 11, 2016
Aroma - oat, dark roast, coffee, Bourbon rich alcohol, caramelized sugar, and some wood. Appearance - the body is black, the head is around 1/4" and light brown. The head rings out. Alcohol cloys. Taste - has rich roast, chocolate, Bourbon, wood, caramelized sugar, and a touch of spice. Palate - full body, slick and thick texture, carbonation is average, the finish is slightly astringent.


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