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Eclipse - Elijah Craig 12 year 2011 - Fifty Fifty Brewing Company

Eclipse - Elijah Craig 12 year 2011

Overall: 9.7/10 by 2 dudes

Dudes: 9.7/10

Trend: 9.7/10 over past 5 reviews

Style: American Imperial Stout

ABV: 9.50%

Season: November

Have Another: 100%

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1,142 beers rated with a 7.8 average
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  • A: 10.0 | T: 10.0 | L: 10.0 | M: 9.0 | O: 9.0
  • Color: Black
  • From bottle number 42.

    Pours opaque. Nary a head to speak of. What little is there is a nice foam color but that is just a ring. Sporadic and spotty lacing.

    Aroma is enticing. Sweet molasses couples with vanilla. Bourbon and oak take a back seat but support. Dark cherries.

    Taste is fantastic. Vanilla, molasses, and oak create a delectable trio. Bourbon, chocolate, and sweetness add complexity and interest. The oak is late, lingering; pleasant.

    Big body with almost no carbonation. Slightly dry.

    This is my first Eclipse beer, my expectations were exceeded. This is a fantastic beer. The price point doesn't make it attainable for all but if you can scrounge up the loose change, well worth it. Enjoy!
  • Reviewed: Thursday, March 28, 2013 at 22:44:37
  • Tasted: March 28, 2013 by scot
  • $29.99 for 22 oz. bottle
310 beers rated with a 8.3 average
  • 9.7/10 have another
  • A: 10.0 | T: 10.0 | L: 10.0 | M: 9.0 | O: 9.0
  • Reviewed: Thursday, March 28, 2013 at 22:24:41
  • Tasted: March 28, 2013 by tikibeer
  • $0.00 for 12 oz. bottle