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RATINGS: 549   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.11/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 507   ABV: 16.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Jacob Spears, our 6th Great Grand Uncle, is credited as the first distiller to label his whiskey "Bourbon." He built his distillery in Bourbon County, Kentucky in 1790 - 203 years before began brewing. While obviously a bit too late to produce Uncle Jacob’s wash, we’ve instead created something far more complex. In his honor, we present this robust, silky smooth, full-bodied and altogether extremely American rendition of an Imperial Stout aged for 6 months in the very finest bourbon barrels. This explains a lot about our penchant for big brews! It’s in our blood!
Brewed with Rocky Mountain Water, Malter Barley, Flaked Oats, Hops and Yeast.

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4.3
dnstone (3418) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JUN 9, 2016
Aroma is sweet and roasty-smokey. Color is black with a tan head. Flavor is boozy and roasty, but mostly boozy with noticeable whiskey character. Notes: On tap at the new brewery during GABF week ’15

3.9
ICEatALAMO (1350) - Troy, Michigan, USA - JUN 6, 2016
Bottle. The pour is black with a lighter head. The aroma has is a lot of booze, and more on the whiskey side than bourbon. The taste is big and boozy, a good beer to share. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
AWISLguy (3109) - Wisconsin, USA - JUN 1, 2016
2 12oz bottles (2/15 & 2/16 bottle dates) shared side by side with bananabi11. Thx E! Black pour with a tan head. Aroma has smoke, caramel, big alcohol. Heavy malts. Sweet. Huge alcohol presence, full bodied. The blend is ok, lowly carbonated,. Finishes sweet, thick and alcoholly. 14

4.1
ADfan (870) - Orange County, California, USA - MAY 30, 2016
On tap it is a dark brown color with a small head. Aroma of bourbon, oak, caramel and roasted malts. The taste has roasted malts, dark fruit, caramel, molasses and more booze. Slight burn but long smooth finish.

4.3
Beachmaster (558) - Oklahoma, USA - MAY 24, 2016
Bottle into a pint glass. Pours black, with a medium tan head that lasts. Nose is dark fruit, bourbon, vanilla, and cocoa. Taste follows, with a boozy finish. Nice.

4.4
Sledutah (7534) - Utah, USA - MAY 22, 2016
Bottle generously shared by slowrunner77, thanks
Pours black with a small tan head, some lacing. Aroma of dark malts, vanilla, leather, bourbon and oak. Flavors are bourbon, woody, dark malts, vanilla and some hot alcohols
Wow, a great beer.

3.5
AlfSt (27) - - MAY 20, 2016
Pours a pale orange yellow, not a lot of head. Nice full flavored ale. Easy drinking.

4.7
nickel (1094) - UKRAINE - MAY 15, 2016
Aroma: cream, malt, bourbon, chocolate Aromais strong and long lasting Taste: bourbon, malt, sweet milk chocolate. This stout is more tender and mild comparing to Tweak. Anyway, great stout

4.7
MetalNHopHead (1976) - Lincoln, Nebraska, USA - MAY 15, 2016
Barrel-aged Imperial Stouts are big beers. Uncle Jacob’s Stout skips big and goes straight for monolithic. 17% alcohol and a pour that’s as deep and slow as ink. Huge roasted malt aromas with plenty of bourbon influence: vanilla, oak, cherry, butterscotch, toasted brown sugar, and booze. Flavor brings it forward with some coffee and cocoa coming from the grains. A full-bodied but smooth mouthfeel. It’d be fun to experiment with cellaring this brew and finding its sweet spot. At about any age though this is still going to be a massive Stout - not for the faint of spirit.

4.3
HuskerTan (2203) - Ravenna, Nebraska, USA - MAY 14, 2016
Bottle. A- Cherry, coconut, bourbon, boozy, oak. A- Black color, black liquid, brown head. T- Bourbon, coconut, vanilla, boozy, dark fruits, burnt caramel, butterscotch. P- Full body, average texture, average carbonation, bold finish. O- Sat on this one for just over a year and probably could have sat on it another year to tame it even more. Very booze/bourbon forward. Crazy expensive too. Maybe a little too bold. If it would mellow out it’d be great. Or even lose the barrel aging. And those are words I never use.


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