nihtila (1157) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 26, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
7.11.2014. Strong vanilla aroma and also in taste, roasted malts, toffee, bourbon.
MosquitoPilot (7) - Texas, USA - MAR 25, 2015 does not count
3.1 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bomber. Thick small bubble head that dissipated quickly. Nose is bourbon and oak with cacao. Taste is bourbon and dark fruit. I don’t get much roasty malt. A very enjoyable brew, but not an exemplar of a stout.
arkurzynski (1653) - Combined Locks, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 22, 2015
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Deep brown. Sweet molasses, caramel, bourbon, milk chocolate, and coconut. Flavor is slightly acidic with some dark fruit, bitter chocolate, bourbon and mild toasted oak. Somewhat of an odd cherry/vanilla aspect to the finish along with some dry oak and mild vinyl. Really good for the price. Think I paid $5.
Mrnoluv (194) - long beach, California, USA - MAR 20, 2015
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Dark caramel color, the taste is vanilla, caramel, a little bit of milkiness, after the swallow I taste sweetness, bitter chocolate but also a peppery that gives it a little kick. Just the right amount of ABV! Really good beer, at $10 this is a steal.
BigBeer45 (1297) - Michigan, USA - MAR 16, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sampled from a bomber bottle,
this impy had a nice showing with a dark brown-black pour and gave a one to two finger light tan and tan colored head, it left nice spots and small fingers of lacing on the glass,
the nose had aromas of milk chocolate, some roasted malt (with little to no malt bitterness), Hersey’s chocolate syrup, a little molasses and brown sugar,
the flavors were mild roasted malt with chocolate, a touch of chocolate syrup and coffee, a little bourbon liquor and vanilla,
there was a little molasses and brown sugar in the background,
the finish had roasted malt with chocolate sweetness and a little bourbon liquor,
the mouth feel was on the thick side of medium and creamy on the tongue, and it had average carbonation,
this was a mild and smooth impy stout, easy to drink, and at 10% alc. this could be a sneaker of a drink, the roasted malt was smooth and mild compared to a lot of impys that have a roasted malt bitterness edge to them, the bourbon liquor was in the background, this beer was a nice imperial stout with a touch of bourbon.
Ughsmash (7251) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 15, 2015
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bomber. Poured deep brown with a nice toasted beige head. The aroma picked up sweet vanilla and chocolatey malts with accents of bourbon, coconut, and very light ashy smoke. The flavor opened with tart oak and bourbonny notes, with sweeter cocoa, vanilla, and caramel following.. some spicy bourbon around.. finished with dry oak and a lot of sugars (vanilla, milk chocolate, and more generic black malts leading). Medium-plus bodied and a bit sweeter than I needed on the palate.. OK flow.. solid, but not spectacular.
dpgjrnhcraftbrew (33) - New Hampshire, USA - MAR 12, 2015
4 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
22oz bomber poured into a snifter glass. A really nice dark brown/black color is evident with a thin head and not much in the way of lacing. Smells fantastic with the bourbon, oak, caramel, and strong vanilla coming through. Taste is of oak wood, bourbon, vanilla and some sugary chocolate fudge. Doesn’t quite match up to the aroma as far as quality goes, but finishes sweetly on the palate. Somewhat thick and creamy, plus goes down smoothly. Overall, I was pretty happy to try this BA stout and it was really enjoyabe to drink.
drowland (6575) - Georgia, USA - MAR 1, 2015
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
3/1/15. Originally sampled durinf RBWG, now sampling a 22oz bomber from Five Points, I believe. Black pour with a small tan head that fades to a ring that sticks, virtually no lacing. Sweet chocolate aroma, reminds me of chocolate ice cream, light bourbon, sweet caramel, vanilla. Surprisingly tasty aroma, melted chocolate ice cream, vanilla, light smooth bourbon, mild oak, smooth oats, lingering chocolate. Surprisingly good considering the brewery and the price point (very affordable). Not bad!
mfhennig (74) - - MAR 1, 2015
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
22 oz bomber, pours a dark brown with a sudsy light brown head. Mild bourbon aroma on the pour, a hint of cocoa, vanilla and wood. Very thin brew for its type but very drinkable, then bam, it hits you.
FestDecBeet (358) - - FEB 27, 2015
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Look: pours a dark black. Brown colors on the edge of the glass. Light brown head. Thin lacing.
Smell: bourbon. Chocolate. Roasted malts. Vanilla.