RateBeer
overall
100
94
style
Serve in Snifter

bottled
available

on tap
available

Local Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 142   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.95   SEASONAL: Special   ABV: -
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Taste The Rareness! Imperial Stout aged in Palm Ridge Reserve Whiskey barrels.


4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
brunomoreno (32) - BRAZIL - JUN 16, 2015
Black pour, little brown head with low retention. Chocolate, coffee, caramel, coconut, vanilla, spicy, really complex

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thirdeye11 (5817) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 11, 2015
(22oz bomber) thick and viscous, dark black, tan bubbles. Nose of whiskey barrel, earthy, herbal, tree bark, dark chocolate, burnt marshmallows. Taste of dark chocolate, alcohol, herbal, spirits, liqueur, toasty marshmallows. Medium thick body.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
thomashall (336) - New Hope, Minnesota, USA - JUN 5, 2015
Bomber shared by Bvery...thanks for sharing this!! Dark brown pour with almost no head. Whiskey aroma with some malts. Taste follows with something sweet that balances it out. Great finish....awesome beer.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BVery (8064) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - MAY 30, 2015
Bomber. Dark viscous brown pour with a brown head. Awesome whiskey barrel elements. Sweet. Dense palate. This is amazing.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (12870) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 21, 2015
Growler at RBWG ’15 Grand Tasting @ Coppertail, thanks to whomever shared this one, 21/02/15. Black topped with a moderate tan swirl. Nose is roast malt, sweet chocolate tunes, light charr, malt, subtle oak. Taste comprises chocolate, spice, liquorice, dark fruit rinds, toffee fudge. Medium + bodied, fine carbonation, subtle whisky notes in the close. Decent easy drinking BA impy but not blowing me away.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ferris (8103) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 17, 2015
Bottle - Chocolate, graham cracker, coconut and vanilla. Deep jet black brown with a decent brown head. Sweet, coconut, vanilla, bit of whisky and a long viscous finish. Really nice.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tectactoe (3122) - Michigan, USA - MAR 19, 2015
Growler: Thanks to mikem409. Oily & black like squid’s ink, with a small, deep-tan head that builds up to a quarter-inch & recedes into nothing quickly. Rich & sweet aroma with chocolate fudge cake, whiskey laced oak, cinnamon, barrel induced vanillin, & a lot of dark fruits covered in brown sugar; prunes, raisins, figs. Fudgy, boozy, sweet. Flavor follows the heavy fudge & bittersweet chocolate profile up front with undertones of cinnamon bun, tart currants, dates, caramel, woody coconut, vanilla, whiskey, figs, & anise. Medium-heavy body with a slightly oily mouth feel. Did not blow me away as I expected, but still a really good stout nonetheless. I prefer RareR & well as some of the Nooner barrel treatments.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GenDV138 (3535) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAR 1, 2015
Growler at Coppertail Brewing during the RBWG 2015 Grand Tasting. Black with tan head. Aromas of chocolate, spices. Tastes of chocolate, roast, licorice. Medium-full body with a dry finish.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rdixon77 (1591) - Georgia, USA - FEB 28, 2015
Growler shared at RBWG15. Thick black pour. Brownies, vanilla, chocolate, booze heat, whiskey. Smooth and decadent. Nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (14389) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 22, 2015
Growler during RBWG 2015. Pours oily black with a foamy tan head. The aroma has lots of hard roast, light smoke, baking cocoa, some vanilla. Medium to big sweet flavor with some dark fruits, oily chocolate, roast, scorched earth, burnt wood. Full bodied, soft, oily and chewy. Lightly warming on the finish with plenty of gooey chocolate, bittersweet chocolate, raisins, leather. Heavy duty stuff but certainly very good.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1  2  3 4 5 » 15


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50