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FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Four Roses Single Barrel

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RATINGS: 161   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.9   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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4 versions of Eclipse this year. Four Roses Single Barrel- 10 year old barrels. Barrels kept in cooler at around 36 degrees F. Approx 250 days aging. Should be a real treat. Estimated bottle count...1150. Subject to change...

2010 Imperial Eclipse Stout - Four Roses Single Barrel version. (RED WAX with "2010")
2011 Imperial Eclipse Stout - Four Roses Single Barrel version. (RED WAX with "2011")
2013 Imperial Eclipse Stout - Four Roses Single Barrel version. (RED Wax with "2013")

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
maneliquor (3101) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - SEP 13, 2014
Bottle at Mane Liquor Eclipse tasting. 2013 version. Pours dark brown with a sticky tan head. Nose is honey treacle, vanilla, moderate bourbon, oak and sweet molasses. Sweet with a little bit of finesse. Taste is sticky sweet honey with some heavy bourbon kicks which come in and out. Quite earthy and woody this one. Some dirt and dried fruits come in and out which I really like. This one is growing on me quite a bit. Not as sweet as the last few and the complexity is coming out nicely. Quite woody and grass on the finish. Warming in a pleasing way. Digging this one a lot. It’s got aggression and finesse all at the same time

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fluffy (1664) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - SEP 5, 2014
sampled at a bottle share. man, glad i finally got to try this one. been wanting to for a long time.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
vtafro (3399) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - SEP 3, 2014
Bottle. Brown pour with tan head. Huge whiskey and bourbon aromas. Slight whiskey, some chocolate and sweet flavors.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ansalon (1379) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - AUG 23, 2014
2013 vintage. Pours a pitch black with a medium, quickly settling tan head. Aromas of muscovado sugar, bourbon, leather, pancetta, soy sauce, smoke, wood, roasted nuts. Very nice on the nose. Not as good as the Elijah Craig ones but very nice. Taste is bourbon, smoked ham, soy sauce, muscovado sugar, roasted hazelnuts, aftertaste is bourbon notes, slight liqourice and burnt sugar. Mouthfeel is very smooth with low carbonation.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dedollewaitor (13913) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 13, 2014
Bottle @ Odense Get Together Short Notice, August-14. Thanks SFH for sharing. 2013. Red Wax. Pours black with a creamy beige head and lacings. Vanilla, roast, mild booze, coffee and bourbon. Smooth and slick! Vinous , complex and just pure deliciousness!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Christian (11092) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 13, 2014
Odense Late Summer Post-Munkekonge Whale Spotting Night. 2013 vintage. Black with a small, but lasting tan head. The well balanced aroma has licorice, chocolate and bourbon with a faint charcoal note. Sweet, roasted flavour with nice bourbon character. Very tasty, though perhaps a little bit on the sugary sweet side for my taste, and with a little too much burnt character in the finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gunnfryd (10528) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 3, 2014
Bottle. Black colour with a tan head. Flavour is licorice, roasted malt, hop, coffee, alcohol, sugar. Full body. World class beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ed5388 (2089) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - AUG 2, 2014
22oz red waxed bomber shared by Scott. Poured pitch black with a finger of creamy dark tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, sweet caramel, vanilla, coconut, and whiskey. Taste of burnt malts, coffee, dark chocolate, caramel, oak, and whiskey. Solid stout!!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sparky (2243) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - JUL 31, 2014
Pours black with red edges and a thin tan head. The nose is bourbon, chocolate, roasted malt and coffee. The taste is vanilla, bourbon, cocoa, roasted malys, dark fruits and coffee. Medium mouthfeel. Nice beer. 4.1

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Thisis12ptfont (838) - Los Angeles, CA, California, USA - JUL 26, 2014
Massive aromas of bourbon, milk chocolate, toffee, caramel, dark chocolate, coffee bean oils and earthy hops. Black appearance with a thin tan rim. Taste is very dry chocolate, toffee, oak, espresso, and dry maple. Bourbon is accented well on the finish which is more dry dark chocolate and big booze. Dark fruits shine as it warms. Overall, really nice imp stout with really dry chocolate overtones and some nice espresso notes. Don’t really pick up any honey on the palate though. A rating.

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