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RATINGS: 461   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 14   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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Complexity. Aged for three months in Wild Turkey Bourbon barrels, this luxurious stout has a deep ebony hue and a beautiful mahogany head. The woody, vanilla-like notes imparted by the barrels mingle with aromas of fresh baked bread, toffee, and espresso and envelop the rich chocolate and roasted barley flavors with a fine bourbon character. Our exclusive partnership with Wild Turkey gives Anderson Valley a world class, consistent source of barrelage, allowing our brewers to explore new frontiers in barrel-aged craft beer.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
VictorStr (993) - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - MAR 22, 2014
Lite kokos i aromen. Lite lätt i kropp, aningen vattnig. Annars lagom kolsyrad.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Pterodiacetyl (35) - California, USA - MAR 21, 2014
Originally had this at 4.4, but I'm all growns up now and know better than to give really high ratings to anything that you don't have to wait in obscene lines once a year for or trade your firstborn for (IP only I don't trust you newbs).

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
tomekk1978 (278) - POLAND - MAR 20, 2014
Barwa: ciemna, praktycznie nieprzejrzysta. Piana kremowa, drobno pęcherzykowa, początkowo obfita, ale szybko opadająca. Wysycenie średnie. Aromat: burbon do potęgi! Dla mnie kojarzy się z alkoholem i nutą kokosową. Do tego melanoidyny oraz toffi. Świetnie. [5/5] Smak: alkohol, wspomniany kokos, słodycz oraz ciemne słody (spieczone ciasto, karmel, toffi, czekolada, bardzo lekka paloność). Genialny. Cena / jakość: [5/5] Najlepsze piwo z browaru Anderon Valley, jakie miałem okazję próbować. Poza tym pierwsze leżakowane w beczkach po burbonie, w którym tak odcisnął on swój charakter. Wprawdzie jest nieco mniej stoutowe (praktycznie brak nut palonych i goryczki), ale aromat i wspaniały smak rekompensują to wszystko. Moim zdaniem piwo jest absolutnie genialne i złożone. Można sączyć je spokojnie przez dłuższą chwilę i powoli odkrywać jego warstwy. Dawno nie byłem pod takim wrażeniem. Polecam do kwadratu!!!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jorn69 (560) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - MAR 20, 2014
@ Havregatan. Flaska från Systembolaget (89:-). Ganska mycket bourbon i både doften och smaken, choklad, vanilj, trä, sötma, len i munnen, medelfyllig. Bourbon i avslutningen.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
FatPhil (8604) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAR 19, 2014
660ml bottle (Kaisla, Helsinki)
Apple, then super sweet, vanilla sauce. Apart form that, there’s a lovely sweet roast. Body rater thin and fizzy, not what I want from a BA beer at all, this is force carbonate, and that sucks. If this wasn’t faked up so much I’d love it. But it was, so I don’t. The buttery barrel aspect are lovely, but they’ve fucked this up royally. It’s like a soft drink it’s so sweet and fizzy.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VastActiv (2201) - Oulu, FINLAND - MAR 18, 2014
Bottle at Kaisla, Helsinki. Colour is black with small slightly brownish white head. Aromas and flavours: Bourbon, alcohol, sweetness, vanilla, wood, hints of coffee and roasted malts.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vells (542) - LATVIA - MAR 17, 2014
For IMP, it would be dissapointment, for stout.. quite OK. Thou for this price I should definitely grab some IMP :p Mostly not so intense roasted malts, bit choco, bit vanilla, far away licorice. Bourbon barrel. .sorry.. that barrel must have been cleaned very well before this one got there, some breadiness. Ofc its drinkable and quite OK, but for this price.. naaah. Nothing fancy

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mar (4662) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAR 14, 2014
Black with a cream head. Nose is vanilla, creamy, roasted malts and light chocolate. Smooth palate, vanilla, roasted malts, light wood, and chocolate.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ROBC3366 (364) - north reading, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 12, 2014
Complexity. Aged for three months in Wild Turkey Bourbon barrels, this luxurious stout has a deep ebony hue and a beautiful mahogany head. The woody, vanilla-like notes imparted by the barrels mingle with aromas of fresh baked bread, toffee, and espresso and envelop the rich chocolate and roasted barley flavors with a fine bourbon character. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ktwse (1481) - SWEDEN - MAR 12, 2014
Pours black with tall frothy tan head. Aroma of molasses, dark fruit, bourbon barrel, off aromas of soy and vegetables. Taste is smooth, bourbon and vanilla sweet, some chocolate, light roasted malts, very mellow and balanced. Body is light to medium and very smooth with soft carbonation. I can’t get my head around this one, the aroma on its own is fairly weak. The taste on its own is alright. But as a whole, it is actually very good.


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