ABUSEDGOAT (2394) - California, USA - APR 14, 2006
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Hazy golden body with a moderate head. Aroma was oaked with notes of various fruits. Flavor is the same, very smooth from the oak aging... but the oak character dominates everything else. It lost a lot of its character, but you’d never guess 11% either. Good, not great.
harmfuldrunk (288) - New Jersey, USA - APR 11, 2006
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: APR 12, 2006 2006. nice head strange brew inded. bourbon taste not overwelming the belgian taste it has going on, almost a cider taste to it with its sweetness and color
fiulijn (14599) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 11, 2006
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: JUN 6, 2008 2008-05-30, bottled November 2006, 8-4-9-4-17=42
Cloudy blond color. Both aroma and flavor have a touch of oaky and smokey vanilla; medium sweet flavor, that combines well with the barrel. Excellent.
Hazy blond color. Nice vanilla aroma. Quite malty taste, some alcohol warmth, good vanilla touch… Very well brewed. Excellent!
GonZoBeeR (2926) - Ste-Eulalie, Quebec, CANADA - APR 9, 2006
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Aroma:soap,yeast,wheat and vanilla oak.....
Appearance:hazy golden,light head...
stegosaurus (1882) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 5, 2006
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle vintage 2004 9.5%. Pours hazy orange\gold with a decent sized white head. Aroma of belgian style spices, yeast, citrus, fruit, and wood (oak). Flavor is sweet, citrusy, the oak is very present in this fine brew, spicey, and smooth. Good body, Great brew.
sliffy (2040) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAR 26, 2006
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle: Golden color with some floaties and a small white head. Aroma has some yeast and fruitiness, the oak and bourbon didn’t come through untill it had warmed to near room temperature. Flavor was a little tart, there was some oak but other than a dry finish I didn’t pick up on much of a barrel character, it was sedated in comparison to other beers that really over do it.
luvcasks (178) - USA - MAR 20, 2006
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Clear gold color with a puffy quickly diminishing white head. The nose is sweet with apple cider, yeast, oaky bourbon notes. The flavor is tart, nearly sour along with a delicate amount of bourbon and a satisfying dry finish. This is my first bourbon barrel aged beer. Much to my surprise I love the unique characters... The mouthfeel is sweet and rich and the finish goes on an on.....
BückDich (5464) - McCall, Idaho, USA - MAR 20, 2006
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
2004 Version: Clear gold color with a puffy quickly diminishing white head. The nose is sweet with apple cider, yeast, vegetal parsley and oaky bourbon notes. The flavor is tart, nearly sour along with a syrupy amount of bourbon and a very dry finish. The first bourbon aged triple I had was repulsive, I thought it was the worst pairing ever. This comes across very nice actually. Used a 1/2 cup in a garlic shrimp recipe and it rocked too. The mouthfeel is sweet and rich and the finish is long but good. Some honey and other various belgian qualities mingle in the boozy oak barrels.
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAR 13, 2006
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Barrel Draught from the jug at the GABF, Colorado Convention Center 29/09/2005
Golden coloured and slightly hoppy. Very strong in alcohol. Crisp on the palate with some whisky flavour in the finish.
hokiebeerguy (21) - USA - MAR 8, 2006
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
A pale hazy golden color, with a strong aroma of bourbon, and a taste of bourbon that is extremely strong, yet sweeten by the ale. Interesting beer, and definitely for those who love bourbon