RateBeer
overall
100
100
style
Serve in Thistle

bottled
available

on tap
unknown

Local Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 510   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.12/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This Barrel-Aged version of our Scotch-Style ale is matured in premium bourbon barrels for up to one year to add layers of complexity to its rich, malty flavor profile. Notes of vanilla, oak and bourbon from the barrels combine with the beer’s profile of caramel and toffee to make this an utterly unique beer that we think you’ll love. Enjoy it now or let it mature in the bottle for years to come.


4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
PotjeBier (2526) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JAN 16, 2016
75 cl bottle (from an IP trade with richiesd) @ home, shared with caesar, borresteijn & MarcodL. Pours a deep brown color. Off white head, short retention. Aroma’s: full on bourbon, sweet, vanilla, caramel, really nice. Flavor is sweet, a bit boozy, hints of marzipan. Fairly strong alcohol feel and rather full bodied. Long finish. Wonderful, much nicer than the base beer.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Borresteijn (6165) - Zaandam, NETHERLANDS - JAN 15, 2016
75cl Bottle shared, thanks for tonight’s beers Potje! Dark brown colour, beige head. Aroma of pure bourbon, sweet, woody, caramel, vanilla, very decadent and lush. Flavour is sweet, malty, caramel, full on bourbon, quite sweet but well - balanced, rich and luscious. Full bodied. Great.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Iphonephan (5787) - McLean, Virginia, USA - DEC 29, 2015
From a 75 cl bottle shared at home. Bottled 2/11/14. Pours black with a tan head. Aroma of bourbon and oak. Flavors of milk chocolate, bourbon, caramel and butterscotch. Smooth boozy finish. Yum

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tstamba (677) - Maryland, USA - DEC 27, 2015
Bomber to a taster. Hazy brown with thin head. Caramel, vanilla, toasty malts... Smooth bourbon finish... Amazing!!!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ICEatALAMO (1276) - Troy, Michigan, USA - NOV 21, 2015
Bottle. The pout is a dark brown with a thin head. The aroma is is a nice mix of the bourbon and the toffee. The taste israthler smooth, not too much booze, not overly toffee, a great tasting wee heavy.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rlgk (17116) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 9, 2015
Draught at Alesmith Observation Room. Very dark almost black beer with a nice beige head. Fruity caramel aroma, raisins, figs, vanilla, bourbon notes, grapes, chocolate, some cream. Fruity vanilla flavor, grapes, licorice, raisins, woody, figs, some earthy notes. Slightly boozy, but a great beer.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
koleminer20 (2101) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - OCT 29, 2015
750 mL bottle shared by me with Gus and ebone1988. The pour is a dark muddy brown/light black with a thin collar of khaki head and a couple spots of good lace. The aroma is brilliant. There is a lot of malt and a great light candy. Bourbon barrel. Lots of oak and vanilla with a light booze. The flavor is great. Lots of caramel and a great maltiness. There is a light booze and a great vanilla and oak barrel presence. The mouth feel is thick and creamy with an excellent carbonation and a lingeringly beautiful aftertaste. I love this beer! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
ebone1988 (1175) - Dearborn, Michigan, USA - OCT 29, 2015
UPDATED: OCT 30, 2015 Bottle shared with koleminer20 and Gus. Aroma is wonderful, caramel, toffee, barrel, vanilla, chocolate. Appearance is dark brown and ruby, tan head. Taste is amazing, wonderful vanilla, caramel, toffee, chocolate, marshmallow, and oak, with the perfect balance of booze. The mouthfeel was creamy and delightful, with medium carbonation. Overall, holy shit this is good.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Senka (1042) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - OCT 20, 2015
1pt 9.4fl.oz 2012 bottle. Thank you FatPhil! Sugary, raisins, malty, clear bourbon, thin, slimy, not sticky, dry for what it is at the same time, smooth velvety texture. Complex and interesting creation. But is definitely overpriced.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Clownoisseur (415) - Buchanan, Michigan, USA - OCT 18, 2015
Bottle courtesy of bytemesis, thanks Mike! Pours a rich mahogany, dark amber hues with a toffee colored head that breaks to some fine lacing before settling to a ring. Aromas are very bold roasted malts. Hints of smoke, tobacco, bourbon, vanilla and oak. Taste is loaded with more depth! Dark fruits give way to some nuttiness...roasted pecan...then moves into a caramel/toffee note before the bourbon/oak and vanilla notes move into the finish. Alcohol is very cleanly masked. Full bodied beer....great sipper!!


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1  2  3 4 5 » 51


Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2016,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50