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RATINGS: 168   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


3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
adrian910ss (2387) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 30, 2009
On draft at Capones. Pours a black color with a small beige head. Aroma of faint malts, oats and faint oak wood. Taste of slightly burnt malts, oats and barrel oak. Has a slight vinous aftertaste.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jb (2372) - Rochester, New York, USA - AUG 28, 2014
Reddish highlights dark beer. Rich nose sweet with pecans. More of the same in the palate sweet sticky good. A bit of booze at the end. At the blue tusk.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
merc7186 (2367) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - AUG 26, 2014
Aroma: Dark Fruits, Bourbon, Mild Vanilla Appearance: Dark Brown Hue, Passes Almost No Light, Brown Head Ring, Mild Lacing Taste: Dark Red Plum, Black Bread, Bourbon, Mild Vanilla, Mildly Snokey Mouthfeel: Decent Carbonation, Medium to Full Bodied, Mildly Boozy, Mildly Sweet

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dnstone (2301) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JAN 12, 2014
Beam bourbon booze aroma. Coffee brown color. Light bodied roast stout with a definitive booze bourbon edge. Just ok, likable if you're not into heavy bourbon stouts. Notes: on tap at Novare Res, Portland ME ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MadRobin (2223) - Silver Spring, USA - MAR 2, 2013
On tap 4 oz. sample at Pizza Paradiso in Alexandria, VA. Opaque, black-brown with creamy tan head and very good lacing. Aroma of toasted grain, chocolate malt, bourbon, dark fruit, nuts and yeast. Taste of bourbon, roasted malt, dark fruit, brown sugar and yeast. Full/medium body and low/medium carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
craftbeerdesign (2204) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - FEB 28, 2012
sample at Brewvival on 2/25/12. murky light black pour with a tan head. light bourbon nose. med body with chocolate, light yeast, bourbon and vanilla. sweet smooth finish with citrus and vanilla.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
pushkinwow (2176) - 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.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oteyj (2130) - New Hampshire, USA - JAN 31, 2012
Extreme dark brown pour with a thin white head. Vanilla bourbon, toffee, caramel, and milk chocolate with hints of cocoa nib and mocha. Medium to full body with great effervescence and a sweet roasty finish. Delicious!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
blklab2007 (2062) - Connecticut, USA - JAN 25, 2013
Draft Gingerman pour is black in color with a thin coating of brown head. Aroma has sweet bourbon, vanilla, oak, and bitter chocolate. Mouth feel is medium and there is average carbonation. Flavor continues on with the juicy bourbon, oak, vanilla, dark chocolate, and some hops. So much better than the base beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hophead75 (2012) - Largo, Florida, USA - MAR 11, 2009
EBF NOTB. Almost black in color with a tan head. Aroma of chocolate, light roast, licorice, and vanilla. Taste of chocolate, light roast, licorice, oak/vanilla, and some ligh bourbon. Some light molasses and fruit. Some light belgian esters- medium bodied, overall pretty nice.


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