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Hoppin Frog Barrel Aged DORIS The Destroyer

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RATINGS: 109   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.05   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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Aged in bourbon whiskey barrels to add a wonderful complexity to our massive American Double Imperial Stout. This barrel aging imparts memorable buttery, vanilla-like, and savory whiskey character, making this one of our most complex beers we’ve ever brewed. Another testament to our hard work and dedication in bringing our customers the very best.


4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Christpuncher (1478) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 24, 2015
Another great barrel aged beer. Sweet and bourbon flavored. Very similar to a bourbon county stout. Pours reddish brown with a tan head. Had at kasers. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
boozedude (2100) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - JAN 24, 2015
Bomber shared with the Chicago crew at brian crib. .pitch black pour with thin kaki stuff

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kaser (3307) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 24, 2015
Black pour from 22oz bottle at home. Sweet vanilla and creamy aroma. Vanilla cream and bourbon taste. Fantastic beer

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
sebletitje (6969) - Enghien, BELGIUM - JAN 24, 2015
Bouteille 66cl. Brune foncée presque huile de moteur, col fin moka laissant un filament doré au verre. Arôme est simplement parfait et efficace avec de belles notes de whisky qui accompagnent parfaitement un malté chocolaté, grillé et caramel. Le tout est agrémenté de bonnes effluves boisées et de vanille. Palais est complexe tout en étant savoureux. Le whisky est tout simplement super avec une belle balance des malts. On y note un ajout boisé agréable qui est accompagné de notes de vanille. Petite note de malt crystal, pâle, choco, grillé. Le tout est épais avec une fine note d’amertume en toute fin de bouche. Effervescence reste correcte tirant vers le med/high. Sans se vouloir ętre au top, cette bičre est efficace et hautement complexe dans ses ingrédients tout comme dans sa balance.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AirForceHops (3646) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - JAN 23, 2015
22 oz. bottle. Another very oily viscosity across the top of the stout. No head at this point. Aroma is mild bourbon, vanilla with a defined layer of licorice.

Flavor shows a big bourbon character right from the 1st sip. Secondary flavor has a lasting licorice through the sip, mild oak, light coffee grinds, sticky molasses, light chewy oat meal character in the mouth with a brownie batter texture. The alcohol burn gives a nice warming after the sip.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
WillRunForBeer (939) - Massachusetts, USA - JAN 23, 2015
My 100th Impy Stout rate! Bottle shared by Adrien, thanks! Pours slightly thinner than the regular, black coffee brown with a few dark beige bubbles. Aroma is dark chocolate, vanilla, licorice. Flavor is dark chocolate, vanilla, bourbon, licorice in the finish. This has strong bourbon character, and the coffee evident in the regular Doris is missing here.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
ogreface (1375) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JAN 21, 2015
Na, ezen valóban érezni, hogy bourbonos hordóban érlelték! Tele van vaníliával, whiskey aromával, fekete csokis, kávés, pont kellemesen fás, száraz a vége, összerántja a szánkat, de csak annyira, hogy tudjunk még belőle inni még egy kortyot.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
schmittaj (4) - Wisconsin, USA - JAN 16, 2015 does not count
Wonderful. Lots of rosted, chocolate, coffee, and bourbon flavor. I was worried about spending so much on a single bottle, bit it was totally worth it.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
zimbo (619) - SCOTLAND - JAN 16, 2015
Huge and darker than almost any beer you’ve ever tried this headless black beauty benefits from colossal rich cake like density and a lengthy dry coating of 100% cocoa chocolate. Some of the very best barrel integration I’ve had in a very long time. Stunning.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Pinball (10965) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JAN 16, 2015
bottle i think from řlbutikken. pitch black, borwn head, oily when pouring. herbal , cofee, roasted malts aroma. way above ordinary and i start comparing to speedway stout just to get a beacon. great aroma, not boozy, but lots of complexity and never too much booze or sugar. flavor is licorice, bourbon, roasted malts, i do not fancy this combination, but it is done to perfection. apart from lakridskonfekt i get wood, roasted malts and licorice. palate is velvety soft in a very refined way. super good bourbon barrelled imp stout, and i’m not even really a big fan of the lakridskonfekt like flavor in these beers. awesome.


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