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RATINGS: 161   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


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
pushkinwow (1997) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 31, 2013
On tap at the 2013 Capones Black Friday event. Dark brown with a faint dark tan head. Bourbon, vanilla, oak, buttery, yeast, some bittersweet chocolate, bit of fruitiness. Moderate body and carbonation, palate is sweet and somewhat dry, overall felt the combination of the belgian stout with the barrel treatment was just a little too much and didn’t work for me. O well.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AmEricanbrew (5801) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - DEC 30, 2013
Black body with tan head. Dusty, dry black malt, chicory coffee aromas. Dry chocolate, bourbon vanilla flavors with dusty, medium roast maltage___just ok

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Errl (1574) - Plano, Texas, USA - DEC 22, 2013
Bottle thanks to jbportland..Pour is Nutty, Bourbon, spice, oak, coffee, earthy..Taste is Nice bourbon, nutty, oak, spice, chocolate powder, lactose, peanut butter..

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mora2000 (5666) - McKinney, Texas, USA - DEC 22, 2013
Very dark brown to black pour with a tan head. The aroma has some nice oak and bourbon notes as well as some roasted malt. There is also a hint of licorice in the aroma. The flavor has some big oak and chocolate notes as well as some bourbon, maple and vanilla. As the beer warms I start to get a little bit of nut character. Thick mouthfeel and medium carbonation. Nice beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (8334) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 12, 2013
Tap at Capones Black Friday Bash, Norristown, PA 29/11/13. Mid black with a moderate light tan covering that clears to a swirl/edgework. Nose is treacle toffee, liqourice, spice, earthy cocoa, dark fruit tang. Taste comprises dark fruit, toffee, earthy cocoa, subtle bourbonic hit. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, light booze lick. Ok - lacks a little depth for my liking.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Vandet (13) - Maine, USA - NOV 24, 2013
We waited for years, after first tasting this on draught & cask locally, for it to be bottled and sold. The wait was worth it. Absolute first-class. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
boto (1844) - Granby, Connecticut, USA - NOV 17, 2013
750ml bottle: This one poured a very dark opaque brown color. There was just a bit of a tan head that doesn’t linger long or leave much lacing. The aroma is a little lighter than expected. Not too much bourbon to the nose. Bready, chocolate, roastiness, some pine and citrus hops. The taste is very good. The bourbon flavor is more subdued than some other bourbon barrel aged beers that I’ve had. Chocolate, some roastiness, somewhat bitter. Touch of sweetness in finish. Very Nice!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Westmeister (1733) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - NOV 12, 2013
Draft in Athens, GA. Pours viscous black with thinner tan head. Smell is overwhelmingly bourbon and then some dark roasted malts. Taste is much the same with cola flavors. Seriously almost like a bourbon and coke. Or maybe I am just in Athens and have tailgating on my mind.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (10970) - Woodland, California, USA - NOV 8, 2013
Tap at Capitol Beer in Sacramento, CA. Pours dark brown with orange glints; tan head. Aroma is rather bourbon. Med body, or nearly. Flavor is bourbon, dark malt, a little treacle, some dark fruit, a little coffee or chocolate or something. Tasty stuff.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
marcus (6438) - Sacramento, California, USA - OCT 18, 2013
On tap at Mikkeller Bar. Pours jet black with a large tan head and a strong bourbon aroma . There is a slightly sour fruity dark malt flavor with a dry finish.


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