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RATINGS: 100   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.03/5   IBU: 48   EST. CALORIES: 393   ABV: 13.1%
Taking awesome and doubling it can only be double awesome. Itís math. This is essentially the 35K recipe doubled. Double roasty, double chocolatey, double creamy, double delicious. Then we decided to make it 2.5X awesome by aging it in Angelís Envy barrels for a really, really long time. The bourbon and oak flavors perfectly compliment the massive flavors in the double mega imperial milk stout. You donít swim in this beer, it swims in you!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
madmitch76 (22063) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 21, 2013
19th November 2013
Craft Clerkenwell. Keg. Opaque black beer with a small tan head. Nose is pure bourbon barrel and darl malt lovliness. Palate is suprisingly light and mildly crisp from superfine carbonation. Smooth and semi sweet creamy dark malt with the expected oak smoothness. Vanilla and toasted coconut. No roast or bitterness in this one. Fruity bourbon with just a touch of spice. No real heat. If there can be such a thing as an easy drinking 13.1% beer - this is it!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nocturne (1795) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 12, 2013
On tap at PSBH, Manchester. Pitch black with a thin brown head. Big aroma of chocolate, treacle and molasses. Iím also picking up some underlying raisin and figgy fruit. Nice milk chocolate taste, similar to the aroma but roastier and tobacco-edged. Very good stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Theydon_Bois (16866) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - NOV 4, 2013
Tap at Craft Beer Clerko, 22/10/13. Light black with a good sized tan head that clears to a swirl. Nose is big roast, liqourice, treacle toffee, light spice, hot chocolate goo. Taste comprises subtle bourbon notes, molasses, chocolate fudge, light boozey vein pumping through, decadent choccy woccy doo da. Full bodied, viscous and velvety, smooth on the palate with a moderately booze coated finale. Great stuff, the alcohol is well integrated and this is ridiculously easy to drink for 13% !

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
kaiho (71) - - OCT 30, 2013
Keg at Craft Beer Co Clerkenwell. Pours treacle-like black. Little head, very soft carbonation. Aroma of coffee, molasses, vanilla, soil. Taste of espresso coffee vanilla ice cream with a hint of smoke and hop bitterness. Despite all that complexity, quite easy to drink.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Rasmus40 (17532) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 30, 2013
Tap @ Craft Beer Co, Islington. Black with a small light brown head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt, chocolate, vanilla and bourbon. Flavor is very sweet and rather bitter. Very sweet and rather bitter finish with warming alcohol. Oily and smooth. 061013

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (12505) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 25, 2013
Keg at Craft Clerkenwell. It pours darkest brown with a small tan head. The nose is rich roast, treacle, vanilla, toast, earth, berry, liquorice, wood and light spice. The taste is rich, roasty, toast, salted caramel, chocolate, vanilla, jammy berry, stewed orange, liquorice and some smooth alcohol warmth. Full body, soft carbonation and oily mouth-feel. A big beer for sure, yet remains pretty drinkable. Tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mR_fr0g (9220) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 19, 2013
Keg at the CBC angel. Aroma is big vanilla oak booze. Flavour is sweet coffee choc vanilla and oak. Big bold stout. I may regret this tomorrow. Hides the alcohol well. Full bodied.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jkwood04 (5280) - Connecticut, USA - OCT 14, 2013
On tap in a mug. Pours black with a lacy, tan head. Aroma of roasted malts, some oak and bourbon, a little milk and chocolate and coffee, and a light bitterness. Flavor the same with a nice blend of malts and bourbon. Smooth texture. Could have a little more bourbon but good overall.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mattwilliams81 (33) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - OCT 14, 2013
Black, very thin tan head. Smell is great - lots of vanilla, oak, roasted malt, and chocolate. Taste is similar, with lots of bourbon and chocolate flavors especially. But there is a slightly cloying sweetness to the taste that keeps this beer from greatness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AndySnow (6718) - Huddinge, SWEDEN - OCT 13, 2013
How: Draught.
Where: BeerTemple, Amsterdam.
Appearance: Black colour with a small beige head.
Aroma: Roasted malt, chocolate, vanilla.
Body: Medium body, low carbonation.
Flavour: Chocolate, roasted malt, alcohol, liquorice.

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