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RATINGS: 61   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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A sweet nose greets the adventurous in this marriage of our Black Betty Russian Imperial Stout and 50 year old American Brandy barrels. An elegantly pleasant surprise wakes the palate which migrates from a hint of Brandy into the wonderfully lingering roasted malt character.


jayzz's rating

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jayzz (481) - Illinois, USA - JUL 12, 2014
Hoping for a little more sweetness but this is solid stuff. In our beer world so full of bourbon barrel everything, Sexy Betty brings a distinctive and welcome character to the imperial stout table.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jflopsu (1186) - New Jersey, USA - JUL 31, 2016
Pours a dark black with a light brown head. Has a bourbon and dark malt aroma. A bourbon, coffee, chocolate, and dark fruit taste. A lingering bourbon and dark fruit aftertaste.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
SPDickerman (1163) - Texas, USA - JUN 25, 2016
Pours pitch black with a large tan head. Smells of chocolate, coffee, dark fruits. Taste is chocolate, wine-like, fruity, coffee, hints of boozy sweetness. Full-bodied with a smooth texture and soft mouth-carbonation, Nebraska Reserve Series Sexy Betty finishes with a hint of alcohol heat.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
travita (4834) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 11, 2016
Bottle. The look is dark, black in color, tan head, lacing. The smell is chocolate, alcohol, plums, prunes, raisan, black licorice, good. The taste is similar, some definite sweetness, grape, oak, wine, and good.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ernest (7284) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - MAY 5, 2016
Bottle. Head is initially large, frothy/creamy, brown, fully lasting. Body is black (non-opaque, flashlight tested). Aroma is moderately malty (roasted grain, dark chocolate), with notes of vanilla, marshmallow, alcohol, light note of oak. Flavor is heavily sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter. Finish is moderately sweet, lightly acidic, moderately bitter. Full body, creamy texture, soft/lively carbonation, moderately to heavily alcoholic. Relatively drinkable for an 11% impy, but the nose is pretty simple and uninspiring. Nice appearance and mouthfeel (if a bit too burning) help a bit, but this just doesn’t rise about "decent".

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rougeau13 (2544) - Richmond, Texas, USA - APR 8, 2016
Tap at world of beer sugar land. Black with a lightly lacing creamy beige head. Aroma of roast, chocolate, coffee, and light booze barrel, but surprisingly mild. Taste is roasty, moderately boozy, and moderately sweet. Medium-full bodied. Smooth. Nice but somewhat subdued.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
zathrus13 (1764) - Mount Laurel, New Jersey, USA - APR 4, 2016
Bottle. Pours dark brown, with a large, light brown head. Aroma is brandy, coffee, roasted malt, and hops. Flavor is roasted malt, brandy, coffee, alcohol, and hops. Medium body. Lighter and less sweet then expected.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ozzy70 (690) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - MAR 16, 2016
Tap at Brix, west Omaha location. Pours black with tan head. Aroma was brandy and roast coffee. Taste was sweet, brandy and some chocolate.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AWISLguy (2458) - Wisconsin, USA - MAR 9, 2016
750ml bottle from the Malt Shoppe in Tosa, shared with bananabi11. Fresh - not sure that is ideal, but we were anxious to try. Sweet cognac, especially in the nose. Also nose has caramel and some smoke. Taste follows with the sweet caramel, light nut and some raisin/grape all sitting on a solid sweet cognac base. There is meat smoke weaving in and out, but it is not a significant presence. Some alcohol. This was quite enjoyable. Equivalent - in a different way - to the quality of the base brew. Nice! 14.7

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HuskerTan (1589) - Kearney, Nebraska, USA - FEB 28, 2016
Bottle/Fest. A- Malty, cocoa. A- Black color, black liquid, tan head. T- Malty, cocoa. P- Full body, average texture, average carbonation, malty finish. O- Not complex or fulfilling at all. Quite mundane actually.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mar (5238) - Dallas, Texas, USA - FEB 27, 2016
Pitch black with a khaki head. Sweet chocolate, fudge, chocolate, roasted malts, barrel, and more fudge. Great palate, sticky barrel, chocolate, fudge, light alcohol.


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