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RATINGS: 752   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68/5   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.


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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SpongeRuiner (1084) - Michigan, USA - OCT 22, 2013
Not a bad stout. I thought it would be a little better. Overall it was an ok beer.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Calisky (2333) - ALSACE, FRANCE - APR 29, 2016
Kindly shared by Jaghana. Couleur noire, très légère mousse. Nez de chêne, malt grillé, chocolat, vanille. Gout malt grillé, chocolat, note café crême et note reglisse. Fin amère grillée avec note de chêne, un peu trop en retrait pour le style. Mais pas mal!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anthony850 (448) - Andover, New Jersey, USA - APR 27, 2016
Smooth drinking with espresso , chocolate , and a nice Bourbon taste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jaghana (5233) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - APR 27, 2016
Bottle 65cl, a dark beer with medium copper head. Nose is roasted malt, barrel and wood. Aroma is on roasted malt, dark coffee, medium creamy, light sour touch, vinous, some barrel notes, bit disappointed about the complexity. Correct beer, sour finish, old barrel notes, ok but not outstanding.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
M4grem (11) - North Carolina, USA - APR 23, 2016
Good flavor from the start. Rich and delicious but not too thick. A good ABV for sipping moderately and enjoying a few. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
back (1746) - Holstebro, DENMARK - APR 16, 2016
Sort skum brun mellem tæt Kaffe vaijle tømmer Bitter lidt sød lidt Blød livlig

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
oldrtybastrd (4337) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 11, 2016
Pours a deep dark brown color. Small tan head head that lasted throughout. Aromas of bourbon and wood. Flavor was a lot of bourbon, hints of smoke, chocolate. Full bodied and creamy.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
basaywhat (107) - Macomb, Illinois, USA - APR 10, 2016
22oz bottle. Pours black with small light brown head. Aroma is roasted chocolate malt and bourbon. Chocolate flavor with plenty of roasty notes and some bourbon character. Medium-bodied with lingering roasty and bourbon finish. Just ok.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nate (3994) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 9, 2016
On tap at Brunzies (10/2/15). Light bourbon nose, vanilla, chocolate. Rich with mild molasses. Dark black with thin tan head. Medium-chewy body with medium carbonation. Sweet start with molasses and bourbon. Mild nutty bitter finish. Sweet smooth bourbon after.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
JorisPPattyn (9050) - Ursel, BELGIUM - MAR 27, 2016
Deep rust-brown beer under a thick brown-beige head. Bourbon jumping out of the glass with vanilla, fresh oak rosewater, pepper. More Bourbon, but lighter in the mouth; milder than the nose suggests. Very light but present acidic touch. Vinous it is, though. Not very full-bodied, however. Bit light in MF. Low to medium carbonation. Lighter then one expects from this type of beer. But none the worse for it, really.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bawelt (373) - Lyon, FRANCE - MAR 23, 2016
Pas mal pour son degré d’alcool. Pour une droit, je la trouve assez légère sur la torréfaction. On trouve des notes de café avec une dominante caramel fumé mais l’amertume de la torréfaction est trop légère. D’ailleurs le nez est en soit équilibre mais discret. Le bourbon est assez présent pour apporter du cachet, on reste sur une petite épaisseur plaisante mais au corps assez léger. Pas beaucoup plus à proposer. Se voit bien, bien maltée.


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