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AleSmith Barrel Aged Decadence 2007

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RATINGS: 197   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.06   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Special Markings Paper Label Gold Foil and number out of 817 Bottles. Special Markings: Gold foil neck and paper label gold numbering on it, with bottle #/817


4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
tkrjukoff (4058) - SWEDEN - JAN 24, 2014
Bottle 75 cl shared with Johannes. Pours black brown with a nice tanned bubbly head. Aroma is intense vanilla dill sweet bready caramel molasses, so good. Flavor is spot on balanced malty boozy roasted sweet...as aroma. Good bitter malty finish.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
cbkschubert (2900) - BFE, Arizona, USA - OCT 18, 2013
750 ml bottle (267/817) via trade with badlizard several years ago. Thanks Joe - Iíve been sittiní on this beer for awhile. Waiting for the right occasion. Iíve thought about sharing it with my homebrew club, the AZ crew, or family. Well, Iíve decided to be selfish, and drink the crown jewel of my cellar by myself (actually my wife helped). Reason being, Elaine Schubert, my mother died this morning after she finally succumb to her battle with cancer. So why not drink a great beer to celebrate the life of a wonderful woman.
I wonít go into detail about the beer. You can read all the other reviews. With that said, this beer is absolutely wonderful. Probably one of the best beers Iíve tried. Time has done this beer good. So I think Iíve finally found a beer I can rate a 5.0. Also, I think this would be a good beer end end my rating. Love ya mom.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JBoan (176) - Arizona, USA - OCT 7, 2013
Bottle. Pours dark black with a thin mocha head. Aroma on this is booze, dark fruit, chocolate, faint vanilla, oak and sweetness. Taste is bitter chocolate, roasted malt, coffee and vanilla and oak. Nice creamy balanced medium to full bodied beer with good a good clean finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
brystmar (1258) - Dallas, Texas, USA - SEP 13, 2013
Thanks Jacob! I fking love both 07s. Bourbon forward for sure. Chocolatey bourbon-oak, vanilla & caramel, boozy, delicious.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hopdog (8940) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 5, 2013
750ml bottle. Side x side with the regular version. Poured a black color with a small sized off white head. Bourbon, wood, dark fruits, chocolate, vanilla, and some caramel. This one has aged well.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Damico (2579) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 4, 2013
Pours unclear dark coffee with a creamy caramel tan head. Aroma brings sweet booze and vanilla from the barrel. Flavor brings roasted malts and then creamy coffee and then booze with no heat from the barrel.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mrmartin (669) - New York, New York, USA - JUL 22, 2013
Black pour with small tan head. Nose is smooth roasted malts. Smooth and roasty throughout. Mellow, nutty, hint of chocolate and oak. Light body. Mild, dry finish. Very nice

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
anders37 (16727) - MalmŲ, SWEDEN - MAY 20, 2013
Bottle. Courtesy of t0rin0. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty woody chocolate aroma. Roasted malty woody bourbon and chocolate flavor. Has a roasted malty woody bourbon finish with hints of chocolate and caramel in the aftertaste.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jtclockwork (8445) - , New Jersey, USA - APR 24, 2013
Bottle from someone who is awesome for trading it to me. Consumed for 34th birthday. Pours darkest brown-almost black with tan head. Nose and taste of bourbon, graham cracker, nutty malt, roast chocolate malt, caramel toffee, sherry, vanilla and oak. Full bodied. A little oxidized but solid. Held up pretty well.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
joeneugs (3250) - Livermore, California, USA - JAN 21, 2013
750 ml. bottle shared by AgentSteve. Thanks! It pours a very dark brown with a tan head. The aroma is toasty, nutty, chocolate, subtle barrel notes with vanilla. The flavor is just amazing. Dry, toasty, nutty with some spicy barrel notes in the mid palate finishing off with chocolate and subtle bourbon. Very complex with the typical stellar Alesmith barrel influence. This one is holding up incredibly well.


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