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RATINGS: 163   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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Belgian-style Stout aged for 10 months in bourbon barrels


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beernovice39 (3125) - Montana, USA - MAY 21, 2011
Draft at Leonís. Pours a dark brown almost black with a thin tan head. Scent is roasted malts and bourbon. Taste is roasty, fruity and booze. Dry roasted bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (9701) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - MAY 11, 2011
Tap. Pours dark brown to black with an average, frothy tan head, short retention with fair lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (bread, cookie, nutty), light hops (earthy), and average esters (fruity) with notes of oak, dates, prune, bourbon, and plum. Flavor is heavy malt (bread, cookie, nutty), light hops (earthy), and average esters (fruity) with notes of oak, dates, prune, bourbon, and plum. Full body, medium warmth and carbonation with a sweet finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
OldGrowth (2670) - North Carolina, USA - APR 18, 2011
on tap at Tylerís Apex, 04/12/11. Good aroma, lots going on, Bitter sweet yeasty, molasses, barrel, clove coriander. dark brownish orange color, ok head no lace. Bitter flavor. Medium body, oily creamy mouthfeel, dry bitter finish. Tasty. thought it was at a great point with the barrel mix. enjoyed this more than others at bar.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
woodychevy (361) - - APR 1, 2011
UPDATED: APR 7, 2011 Really good. Solid dark beer. Not too bourbon-y. Tried it on tap in aíville at Thirsty Monk.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
ksurkin (1021) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - MAR 23, 2011
on tap at The Birch in norfolk. pours a silky, jet black with a thick, khaki head leaving light rings of lace. aroma is damn nice with raw, belgian cocoa, banana esters, vanilla, and wood with light notes of coffee, yeast, and sweetened nuts. flavor is great with big notes of dark, bitter chocolate, wood, vanilla, and oak backed by banana pudding, creme pie filling, and light roasted coffee. palate is medium bodied and creamy almost like this was on nitro (it wasnít) with light carbonation and a dry, bittersweet finish. overall, a damn nice barrel aged stout.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Butters (3764) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - MAR 21, 2011
UPDATED: FEB 26, 2012 Sampled at Brewvival 2011 - the first of the day! Clear brown pour with tan head. Sweet caramel, roasty chcocolate notes. Was rather smooth despite the abv. Good, not great. And at Brewvival 2012. vanilla and bourbon seem more evident this time. Not overpowering on the bourbon which is nice.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
auerbrau (3177) - Peace Dale, Rhode Island, USA - MAR 17, 2011
On tap at Julianís - Providence, RI. Finishing off my four sampler of Allagashís return to Rhode Island, Iím reminded that, oh right, I donít like Allagash beers. I never buy their bottles because I always find the beers undewhelming and overpriced. Able to sample a number at a reasonable price, it seems like a better deal, but still leaves me flat. This bourbon black is a sloppy mess. The underlying stout is weak, compromised, and more like a brown ale. Somehow, the bourbon gets lost and doesnít integrate well. Mediocre.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
HonusWagner (1391) - Florida, USA - MAR 16, 2011
A nice sweeter, fruitier Belgian stout thatís aged in barrels for apparently just the right amount of time; the bourbon is definitely present but not overpowering to the fairly complex malt flavors. I donít love these kinds of stouts but itís pretty darn good.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MadIndian (2385) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 14, 2011
NOB. Black pour with a nose of Vanilla and bourbon. Mild wood taste with a chocolate roast taste. Finishishes with a dry earthy bourbon splash. Great!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AirForceHops (3200) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 5, 2011
Pours pitch black with a hick tan head. Aroma of roasted malts, bourbon and faint vanilla. Flavor was chocolate, bourbon, vanilla, dark roasted malts and some notes of coffee. If you drink a few of these, your gunna feel it, you have it remind yourself itís 9.5 ABV. *note to self* The flavor is so nice and smooth, you can get drunk fast. Take it easy...


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