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RATINGS: 148   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.11   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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Damon (1993-2004) The time spent with loved ones, now lost, seems to affect our mind and body perpetually: memories happen upon us, unsuspectingly, and bring about tears of fond remembrance. Damon was our brother – devout and patient in an age of busyness and distraction. In his honor, we crafted and conditioned this Imperial Stout in bourbon barrels from our favorite distillery. We still reflect, daily, upon our Damon and his scruffy chin of grey – of his loyalty and his love. 27º Plato 10.5% abv


4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
SHIG (3666) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - DEC 21, 2014
Bottle at Anchorage Dec ’14 Tasting: Poured a brown black with a light brown head. Aroma was boozy fermented dark fruit, chocolate, bourbon, and mixture of malt character. Taste was licorice, bourbon, boozy alcohol, caramel/toffee malt.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Luk_ (209) - Quebec, CANADA - DEC 20, 2014
Bottle, batch 2. Pours deep black with brown head. Verey well integrated bourbon, dark chocolate, smoke. Taste is litterally liquid chocolate soaked in bourbon, coffee bitterness. Rich and liquorous. A masterpiece.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
MotherBrother (766) - Aalborg, DENMARK - DEC 19, 2014
2011 vintage. Pours pitch black, with a small khaki head that turns into a ring that sticks to the glass. Real oily up is in this bitch. Aroma is big of bourbon, slight toasted coconut, plenty of vanilla, banana, caramel, big fudge, slight smoke, dark fruits soaked in booze, licorice, some booze. Taste is pretty sweet, with some roasted bitterness to it. Medium n’ oily body, with a flat carbonation. Pretty darn complex, and darn delicious. Thanks a big bunch to mr. Booggy for sending this my way.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
KingCecil (2060) - DENMARK - NOV 4, 2014
Bottle @ home Trade from Pandableh...500ml bottle vintage 2013.. It pours dark almost black with a medium tan head....Dark chocolate, bourbon, coconut, vanilla, dark fruit, coffee..... near perfect! Thanks for this fine brew! love it!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
canary dog (665) - Rutland, Vermont, USA - OCT 24, 2014
Yes, this is inky, strong and unstoppably opaque. A milky film of sea foam lies gently atop the murkiness, weakly hiding its myriad secrets. Roasted, bitter and sweet nutty accents come in and out at various moments. Strong and dark notes. The alcohol is kept under control-- impressive, considering its generous role. Damon would be proud to have this fine libation concocted in his magnificent honor.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
emacgee (4146) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - OCT 22, 2014
Shared by Taylor M. Thanks man. Inky black pour with a dense chestnut brown head. Nose is very rich and layered, Bourbon/wood with burnt sugar and molasses following. Dark fruit and nuanced dark chocolate. Full and weighty in the mouth, coating and viscous finish. Vanilla and burnt wood in the flavor with blackstrap and dark fruit skins. Lovely.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
markextrae (1322) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 20, 2014
batch 2 bottle thank to matt! shared it with a friend. poured a dark black colour with just a slight mocha coloured head. nice lacing. incredible complex aroma. sweet bakers chocolate, molasses, caramel, bourbon, oak, dark roast. the taste is really complex. the sweet chocolate and bourbon flavours are just together as one! some vanilla, toffee. smooth and creamy mouthfeel. amazing

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GothGargoyle (1421) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 13, 2014
Dark brown/black, viscous, golden brown head. Aroma is bourbon, molasses, dark fruits, booze, hint of coffee. Full bodied, oily mouthfeel, rich and smooth on the palate with a long sweet finish. Taste is bourbon, chocolate, golden syrup, maple syrup, wood, coffee, dark fruits.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
rodenbach99 (3264) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 9, 2014
Bouteille 08-2013. Belle robe noire. La texture semble visqueuse. Un premier nez boisé avec des notes de whiskey. Une bouche chaude, puissante, très puissante. Des saveurs classiques de Impy au bourbon. Bien faite.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SlovakSniper (3369) - Candiac, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 9, 2014
Damon dans le vintage 2013. Brun très foncé avec un anneau plutôt chétif. Au nez, décadence à la romaine avec du chocolat qui fume, du bourbon caramélisé, du café riche, du bois rôti et des touches de mélasse de figues et/ou de dattes. Au goût, des fruits foncés et du chocolat en abondance, des notes douces, vanillées et caramélisés, un bourbon intégré et/ou évaporé, un mince effet poivré et des friandises anglaises très sucrées et caloriques qui rendent l’appareil un peu lourd et collant. En bouche, un corps balourd qui reste attaché aux commissures de mes lèvres. En finale, une bombe chocolatée, caramélisée et vanillée qui explose sur les malts rôtis et torréfiés. Beau nez et bouche beaucoup (voire même excessivement) trop sucrée. Glucides simples, obésité, diabète, maladies cardio-vasculaires sont des mots qui me viennent soudainement à l’esprit. Dans l’ensemble, c’est correct et délicieux mais, pour moi, ça reste loin du spectacle et de l’incroyable.


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