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RATINGS: 446   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.94   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 363   ABV: 12.1%
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Its Big, its Bad, Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout, with Coffee and Cocoa Nibs.

Release #1 : 11.7% ABV
Release #2 : 11.3% ABV
Release #3, #15 : 11.4% ABV
Release #4 : 11.1% ABV
Release #5 : 11.2% ABV
Release #6 : 10.7% ABV
Release #7 : 11.0% ABV
Release #8 : 12.5% ABV
Release #9 : 11.8% ABV
Release #13 : 12.2% ABV
Release #14 : 12.1% ABV
Release #17, 18 : 12.0% ABV
Release #19 : 10.4% ABV
Release #22 : 10.2% ABV
Release #23, 27 : 11.5% ABV
Release #25 : 10.6% ABV
Release #24 : 10.5% ABV

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Fantomasus (204) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - NOV 7, 2013
chocolate, coffee, caramel, roasty, spruce, dough, black, tan foam, medium sweetness, medium sourness, lightly bitter, medium body, creamy, average carbonation, long finish,

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Glouglouburp (6022) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 5, 2013
In short: A dirty roasted stout with weird off flavors. Bad.
How: Bottle 22oz, release #3 at 11.4%, consumed when probably around one year of age.
The look: Black body topped by a very small tan head.
In long: Nose is highly roasted with a strange sensation of burnt green organic matters (vegetables & plants). Pleasant mouthfeel with a body that is full but not heavy because it is generously carbonated. Taste is dominated by a flavor of burning cigarette, a feeling of chewing a lit cigarette with its ashy top. A excessive roast level going the way of boiled asparagus. Then other burnt stuff and also some black liquorice, green earthy plants. Alcohol is very well hidden. I often complain about the sweetness and booze in impy stouts, this time for a change I find Bad Baptist keeps the sweetness and booze pleasantly in check but did everything else wrong. I really didnt like this beer at all, at least not this batch #3. Not sure what a Bad Baptist is, but I know Good Baptists do not consume alcohol after the caucasian Baptish Church founders realized consuming alcohol could lead to the horrifying sight of white people dancing.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
skmikeg (921) - Poway, California, USA - NOV 4, 2013
Pours a pitch black with a gei finger kakhi head with nice lacing. Aroma is of roasted malts, dark roast coffee, bakers choolate, whiskey, burnt sugar, molasses, licorice, anise, and some light booze. Taste is about the same as the aroma with the additio of some vanilla notes and maybe a little more booze. Has full mouthfeel with creamy, oily mouthfel and a semi bitter, long, slighty boozy finish. Overall, a tasty BA imp. stout that could use a little less booze.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
UncleKorm (824) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - OCT 31, 2013
On tap, unsure which release #, but it was a boozy 12%, poured a black hue w/ small head. Huge coffee aroma. Taste of roasted coffee, rum, brown sugar. Big bodied, boozy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hamilton23 (608) - Alpine, California, USA - OCT 31, 2013
Pours black as night with tan head. Aroma is loads of burnt coffee. Taste follows the nose. Way overblown burnt espresso.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pyrmir (3367) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - OCT 31, 2013
Sample from bottle @sbwf13, 12,1% abv so apparantly its release #14. Deep brown with tan head. Aroma of coffee, nuts, acidity, chocolate and some raisins. Taste is a bit ashy, burnt sugar, raisin, coffee, roasted malt, and toffee.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jackl (4647) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - OCT 26, 2013
Bottle. Release #13 from WF Charlottesville. The pours deep brown with a creamy tan head. The nose is charred hazelnut. Rich dark cocoa, chocolate. Ashy. Some burnt raisin toast. The taste is dark roast coffee. Peanut butter. Rocky road fudge. Bitter finish. Good sweet/bitter balance. Full body, soft carbonation. Nice.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jkwalking05 (3779) - Arlington, Texas, USA - OCT 26, 2013
22 oz bottle. Black with an average sized beige head. Aroma is of coffee, wood, vanilla, whiskey, dark chocolate. Taste is of coffee, roasted malt, light smoke, vanilla, wood.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
travita (4019) - Frisco, Texas, USA - OCT 26, 2013
Bottle. The look is dark, black in color with brown tinges, and has a tan head. The smell is coffee, rich, malt, roasty, chocolate, espresso, and cocoa. Smells great. The taste is coffee, roast, malts, cocoa, just good. Hits the right buttons.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
trevor211 (1305) - Seattle, Washington, USA - OCT 26, 2013
On tap at The Sixgill. Glossy black with a dark tan head. This one blends its component flavors wonderfully. Coffee is immediately apparent on the nose, with deep dark chocolate, vanilla, and oak following shortly thereafter. Really smooth palate, with just the right amount of bourbon (so many BBA brews overdo that), adding a bit to the sweetness. Nice and weighty. Really impressed with this one!

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