Half Acre Vanilla Bean Big Hugs Imperial Stout

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style
Serve in Snifter

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unknown

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available

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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76/5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This beer is a thug. Big and chock full of tender embrace.

A specialty brew. Grab it when you see it. 10% ABV.

This special version was available via cask pour and treated with Mexican vanilla beans.

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3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
deyholla (10709) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JAN 15, 2017
Sampled from the tap at GTMW 2016. Pours a clear dark brown with a brown head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has a good amount of vanilla and sweet dark grains with light roasted malts supporting. Flavor has a combination of dark grains and roasted malts with sweet vanilla growing.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
AdamChandler (4797) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 29, 2016
Black red edges, 1.5 finger milk chocolate head. light vanilla bean aroma with a ropey leather like aroma. Crisp flavor like a sweet hop bitterness and vanilla is really bare minimum. ice cream, creamy cocoa

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madsberg (11613) - Sborg, DENMARK - NOV 2, 2016
Draught. Pitch black coloured. Dense brown head. ARoma. roast, caramel, coffee, vanilla, cocoa, some choclate. Flavour. Roast, chocoalte, coffee, vague liqourice, some brown sugar, cocoa, vanilla. Medium to full bodied. Ends roated bitter with a touch of coffee and vanilla. Light alcoholburnt on lips.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RobertDale (5802) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - OCT 27, 2016
On tap at CBC Boston. Comes black with a small tan head. Aroma of vanilla, chocolate, and malt. Taste is vanilla, dark chocolate, roasted malt, and some coffee. Sweet and delicious.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nische (2053) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 25, 2016
CBC Blue Session. Pours pitch black with small, beige head. Roasted aroma and taste with some vanilla, chocolate and coffee. A bit to the sweet side with loads of vanilla, which I happen to like...

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Borup (12932) - Albertslund, DENMARK - OCT 2, 2016
From tap at CBC 2016. Black with a beige head. Aroma and flavour of roasted malt, vanilla, chocolate, hops, coffee and bitterness.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopdog (11888) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 26, 2016
On tap at CBC. Poured a black color with a small sized off white head. Chocolate, vanilla, some roast, and some caramel. Sweeter.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mansquito (5767) - Nueva York, New York, USA - SEP 25, 2016
Copenhagen Beer Celebration Boston: pours black with a beige head. Aroma is vanilla and chocolate. Too sweet and tons of vanilla. Not bad but not for me.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
daje (4209) - NORWAY - AUG 5, 2016
CBC 2016 Blue session. Black body with a small beige head, Aroma of strong roast, vanilla, cocoa, licorice. Mild alcohol in taste, together with a pleasant sweetness, dark chocolate, roasty vanilla in finish. Very nice complexity, coffee and vanilla aftertaste. Really well done.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (24478) - Malm, SWEDEN - JUL 12, 2016
Draft @ Mikkeller & Friends, Copenhagen. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty vanilla chocolate aroma. Roasted malty chocolate and vanilla flavor. Has a roasted malty vanilla caramel and chocolate finish.


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