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Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout (Bourbon Barrel Aged)

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Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 371   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.37   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 450   ABV: 15%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Dark Lord aged in a variety of Bourbon barrels including Woodford Reserve and Heaven Hill.

This listing is specifically for Bourbon barrel aged variants of Dark Lord. NOT Brandy.



3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Couch0508 (111) - Flat rock, Michigan, USA - JUL 18, 2015
Did not live upto the hype. Not bad but this came with a lot of hype and it did not come through.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
umich03jm (2761) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - JUL 9, 2015
2015 bottle. 414 of 603. Thanks Couch! Aromas are chocolate syrup, light cooked vegetable, vanilla beans. Also seems like cognac aged more than bourbon. Tastes very smooth. Loads of chocolate syrup, sweet booze and vanilla. Light oak too. Thin to medium body. Very good but considering how highly rated this is, it’s slightly disappointing.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Homer321 (2744) - Melboring, Florida, USA - JUL 3, 2015
Bottle. Boozy dominant nose with some light pepper and licorice. Slight hint of a smaller bottle count. Light coffee. Slightly more hearty and beefy in taste. Very solid. Very light coffee. Overall a yummy beer but vanilla seems a bit smoother.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beechner224 (922) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - JUL 3, 2015
Bottle to glass. Bottle 342 of 688. Pours black with tan head, very similar to bourbon vanilla. Taste is sweet, sticky, thick, yum. Super thick and good, previous rate was better, but the website cleared, shit. It’s really good and really strong, I need an insulin shot.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
zootfinster (213) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 16, 2015
There is no reason to add more to what has already been said. I saw this a few years ago at a bottle store. There looked to be a couple of cases.I was in a hurry so left deciding to return later. I did, about 3 hours later and there were 2 bottles left. of which I naturally bought, I’ll probably not have it again. Im too old for the crowds in Munster for Dark Lords Day but what a fantastic beer, That;s all that need be said

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
olr1984 (1324) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - MAY 6, 2015
on tap at dark lord day 2015, pours a dark black with almost zero head. big bourbon chocolate vanilla and slight malt taste.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
FestDecBeet (412) - - MAY 4, 2015
What a great beer. The barrel lends great flavors to this beer. Hints of vanilla, chocolate, big sweetness and bourbon flavors. Wow. First drank: DLD 2015 Vintage: 2015

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
charule (1574) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 25, 2015
UPDATED: APR 26, 2015 On tap at Three Floyds. Poured thick black thin tan head. Light carb med thick bod. Sweet light vanilla bourbon. Taste nice sweet grapey sugar caramel.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
rdixon77 (1577) - Georgia, USA - MAR 14, 2015
Ancient rating from Hunahpu’s Day 2012, I recently found my tasting notes. Figured why waste good ticks…pretty outstanding as I remember. The bourbon helps cut the powerful sweetness and adds a slight vanilla, creaminess. Amazing, of course.

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
timmwillum (85) - BELGIUM - MAR 13, 2015
Russian style Imperial Stout ... WAAAAHHUUUUU. Den er vild. Ligner tjære, når den siver langsomt ud af flasken. Olie sort og fed nærmest uden skum og stort set ingen kulsyre. Næse af lakrids, kaffe og kirsebær. Smagen er en eksplosion af krydderi, anis, kaffe, jord og overmodne skovfrugt. Sødlig, men med tilpas bitterhed til balancen. Brygget 2007 og holder præcis 15 %. VILD (og lidt sær) øl. KONGE ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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