Cbuk1013 (246) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - JAN 25, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Very good beer, although I would have preferred it a bit more bourbon forward. Tasted alongside coffee BCS and a KBS, so that may have affected my score.
GRM (3214) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - APR 6, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sample, draught, during the Great American Beer Festival (Denver), savoured on October 4 2014; eye: black, opaque, no head, no lacing; nose: chocolate, coffee, coffee liqueur; mouth: chocolate, coffee, coffee liqueur, light hops, finale in coffee with presence of coffee liqueur, medium body, below-average carbonation, lightly bitter, mildly sweet, lightly liqueur-like texture; overall: correct
Échantillon, en fût, lors du Great American Beer Festival (Denver), savourée le 4 octobre 2014; œil : noire, opaque, pas de mousse, pas de dentelle; nez : chocolat, café, liqueur de café; bouche : chocolat, café, liqueur de café, léger houblon, finale en café avec présence de liqueur de café, corps moyen, carbonatation sous la moyenne, légèrement amère, moyennement sucrée, texture légèrement liquoreuse; en résumé : correct
ordybill (515) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - MAR 20, 2015
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Poured from the keg at the "Bucket Trade" in Chester, VA.
Aroma- Nice coffee aroma with a chocolate follow through.
Appearance- The brew is black with a small brown head.
Taste- Has a nice malt and bourbon flavor with a hint of coffee.
Palate- This is a medium bodied beer with mild carbonation. It has a slightly oily texture that compliments the flavor.
Overall- A real good find, I would drink this again.
Stuu666 (5643) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 11, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours deep brown, nose is chocolate, coffee, bourbon, taste is similar, rich, vanilla.
MadRobin (2259) - Silver Spring, USA - MAR 2, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap at Whole Foods in Market Square, Fairfax, VA.
Opaque, brown-black with a thin tan head and good lacing.
Aroma of roasted malt, milk chocolate, roasted coffee, licorice, bourbon and oak.
Taste of bourbon, roasted coffee, chocolate, licorice, roasted malt and vanilla. Nicely balance complex blend of dark flavors. A little heavy on the bourbon, but it still give the other flavors room to shine.
Medium/full body and medium carbonation.
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gunnfryd (11960) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 11, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Fonefan 300814. Black colour with a tan head. Aroma is bourbon, coffee, roasted malt. Flavour is bourbon, roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, oak, vanilla, alcohol. Full body. Nice beer.
AKORN (220) - Virginia, USA - FEB 9, 2015
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours black with a small tan head. Aroma of chocolate, licorice, alcohol and a mild bourbon and oak. Dark chocolate, coffee, licorice, sweet bourbon, mild bitterness and a nice amount of carbonation feel. Real good beer
DrewFace (942) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - FEB 7, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle share thanks to beechner224. Big coffee aroma, roasty and sweet, lactose aroma, milk chocolate. Deep dark blackish pour, large brown head. Big roasty flavor, coffee, light chocolate, fairly sweet, a bit grainy, some alcohol warmth.
Countbeer (5043) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - JAN 17, 2015
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bomber: Thanks Moyman: Shared with Iluvatarmilan: Served at roomtemperature in a Chouffe glass:
Black beer with a dark beige light brown head.
Great aroma of coffee, Bourbon, wood/spice roast, mocha and chocolate.
Flavours of mocha, coffee, some (coffee) roast, chocolate, praline, bitters, light wood, lighter Bourbon and lightest vanilla.
Aftertaste is mocha, coffee, chocolate, bitters...
Low carbo, light creamy light watery mouthfeel and between medium to full bodied. Nice!
Beerdedone (2877) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 31, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Pours pitch black with a small brown head. Aroma of coffee, bourbon, chocolate and wood. Flavor was quite sweet with chocolate, coffee, soft bourbon, caramel, wood and vanilla. Smooth texture, full bodied, low carbonation.
Sarlacc83 (1170) - Portland, Oregon, USA - DEC 25, 2014
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
A: Black body with a foamy mocha head
N: Huge cocoa and milk chocolate, vanilla, and coffee. Caramel and oak. Crunchy brown sugar and char. Bourbon is well-integrated.
T: Very sweet, very little bitterness, not cloying.
M: Medium heavy body, almost crunchy, alcohol is well-hidden, creamy carbonation.
O: Powerful coffee/sweet stout. Bourbon gets added rather than taking over, and I would drink this yearly.