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Brewed by Nickel Brook Brewing Co.
Style: Imperial Stout
Burlington, Canada
Serve in Snifter

bottled
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RATINGS: 137   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 435   ABV: 14.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
We kicked it up a notch with our Bolshevik Bastard Imperial Stout, aging it in Kentucky Bourbon barrels. The rich chocolate, coffee and dark fruit flavours from our Imperial Stout are married together with the vanilla, oak and warming alcohol from bourbon barrels. Together as one, the result is an incredible blend of aroma and taste. Drink it today, or cellar it to enjoy later as it matures. Formerly 12%.

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n1940 (150) - Dunbar, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 7, 2017
750 ml bottle from lcbo - dated 2016 and labeled 14.5% abv. Quiet pour with subdued carbonation and an elaborate aroma consisting of bourbon, roasted barley, dark dried fruit, and dark chocolate. The beer is dark and opaque with an austere sepia head and sparse lace typical for such a high abv. The taste starts with a burnt sugar sweetness with notes of bourbon and roasted barley blending into the middle.The finish is long having notes of dark dried fruit ( dates, raisins, figs) and dark chocolate, and a warm, welcome, and lingering alcohol glow. To hell with my liver; must get more to cellar. It’s a perfect winter sipper!


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