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RATINGS: 249   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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Aged in in 22 year-old Bourbon Barrels for almost two years.


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4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
craftfreak (13) - USA - NOV 21, 2012
could just about be my favorite beer of all time. aroma is all bourbon, hint of chocolate or coffee but overwhelmingly bourbon. But that is the point, right? 22 months on bourbon barrels is supposed to do that! My favorite bourbon porter/stout. Milky, smooth, rich, chocolate, coffee, vanilla, BOURBON. damn fine brew.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Salmoniform (829) - Sweet Home, Oregon, USA - OCT 19, 2014
Poured from bottle to glass. Dark hue with tan head. Aroma is bourbon, ethanol, toffee, caramel, raisins. Mouthfeel is a bit watery with a medium light body and soft carbonation. Taste is sweet throughout with an ethanol finish. Overall this beer is a bit thin and very hot.

4.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
outlawskies (961) - - OCT 12, 2014
Julie says very booze. It. May be too boozy needs more malt or body. It was expensive drinkable she gives a 3.0 ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Errl (1642) - Plano, Texas, USA - AUG 29, 2014
Bottle..Pour is dark brown..Nose is chocolate, vanilla, graham. .Tatse is soft roast, fudge, chcolate, soft cocoa..

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GenDV138 (1437) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - AUG 27, 2014
12 oz red waxed bottle poured into a snifter. Bottle dated 9/16/13. Picked some up during RBSG 2014 at TWCP in Clayton, MO. Black with a finger of light tan head. Aromas of bourbon, oak, warm booze, subtle dark fruit. Tastes of big bourbon, dark fruit, oak. Medium body with a dry and warm finish. Low carbonation. So much bourbon/barrel and not enough supporting flavors to balance it out for me. A sipper for sure.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
slowrunner77 (5944) - Reno, Nevada, USA - AUG 19, 2014
"2012 me thinks. Like the stout, too expensive and too thin, though this one was a little more extreme. 12% abv comes through a little too much when the body isn’t big. Still has the graham cracker barrel character, with some nice chocolate and vanilla notes, so it’s tasty enough...but the beer can’t stand up to the barrel."

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Drake (8617) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - AUG 18, 2014
Bottle, 6/16/14. Pours a dark clear chestnut color with a thin creamy tan head. Good head retention. Aroma of strong bourbon, chocolate, raisin, wood, mild hops. The taste is bitter roast, chocolate, raisin, bourbon. Medium bodied, lingering bitterness.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sparky (2243) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - JUL 31, 2014
Pours black with w thin tan head. The nose is bourbon, vanilla, and roast. Flavor is bourbon, vanilla, wood, and roasty chocolate. Semi-creamy body. Nice.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
nsquishee (606) - Richfield, Minnesota, USA - JUL 13, 2014
Aroma of bourbon barrel, chocolate, and molasses. Similar flavors which are dominated by bourbon. Tastes super smooth and silky with a boozy, carbonated finish. Very nice beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexsdad06 (5556) - Ohio, USA - JUL 6, 2014
12 oz bottle from 2011 red wax. Pours dark brown to black in color with a medium sized tan head. The aroma and flavor had big bourbon notes, chocolate, roasted malts, caramel, vanilla, wood, boozy at times, big certainly, definitely worth trying.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Westchesterco (985) - mclean, Virginia, USA - JUN 23, 2014
Poured from a bottle it is a dark brown with a flight head. The aroma is Bourbon and the taste is strong boubon and has a wonderful finish. Yummy!


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