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RATINGS: 437   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.12/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 507   ABV: 16.9%
Jacob Spears, our 6th Great Grand Uncle, is credited as the first distiller to label his whiskey "Bourbon." He built his distillery in Bourbon County, Kentucky in 1790 - 203 years before began brewing. While obviously a bit too late to produce Uncle Jacobís wash, weíve instead created something far more complex. In his honor, we present this robust, silky smooth, full-bodied and altogether extremely American rendition of an Imperial Stout aged for 6 months in the very finest bourbon barrels. This explains a lot about our penchant for big brews! Itís in our blood!
Brewed with Rocky Mountain Water, Malter Barley, Flaked Oats, Hops and Yeast.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Abio (1817) - Waasland, BELGIUM - JUN 21, 2015
First beer I can taste from this brewery, and itís already one that makes me want to taste more from them. Good full taste with a lot going on. Ofcourse pretty boozy...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Barrelbelly (723) - BELGIUM - JUN 21, 2015
Thick creamy chocolate coffee with bourbon and high alcohol aftertaste. Warm finish

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Krej (185) - USA - JUN 20, 2015
Very good. One of the best stouts Iíve had Iíd say. Very stouty. Thatís about it because Iím tired of rating beers.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Couch0508 (119) - Flat rock, Michigan, USA - JUN 19, 2015
This was really good. I was expecting something way more boozy at 17%. Get it if you can.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Zymurgeist2 (1413) - Redwood City, California, USA - JUN 14, 2015
From bottle to tulip. Thanks to Anne for the bottle from the brewpub. Overt vanilla, prominent molasses and rye with strong alcohol presence on the nose. Moderate alcohol heat. Pours deep, deep brown with brown highlights. Large brown head with minimal lacing. Taste is molasses, chocolate and fig. Faint tar, bourbon and mole sauce. Viscous pour covers the mouth like a velvety tapestry. Finishes surprisingly quickly. As it warmed, the alcohol was more pronounced.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Zakoon (370) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 10, 2015
355ml bottle enjoyed @ home. Pours black with a brown head. Aroma is bourbon, roasted malt, molasses, coffee, wood, vanilla and chocolate. Flavour is sweet and a little boozy. Full bodied, oily texture, soft carbonation. Finish is smooth bourbon and quite sweet.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beeratarian (181) - cleveland, Ohio, USA - JUN 7, 2015
Pour is almost as black as they get, with a thin, dark brown head. Aroma do bourbon and chocolate. Flavor is very balanced bourbon with sweetness and toasty backbone. Lots of creamy chocolate and not as sweet as most beers this high in Abv. Alcohol is well hidden. Very good beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ads135 (3690) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - JUN 6, 2015
The quintessential bourbon stout. Might have bought two and aged one, but this was a gift from Anthony. Very powerful, very tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
emacgee (4450) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - JUN 3, 2015
Inky black pour with one finger of dark tan head. Nose shows wood, bourbon, alcohol, fruit skins, and molasses. Warming alcohol in the flavor with fruit skins and wood. Apple shows on the finish, sharp.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nearbeer (4379) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JUN 1, 2015
12 oz. Pour is midnight black with a small ring of bubbles. Nose is raisin liqueur, oak, soy and chocolate. Tastes of mint chocolate, alcohol, raisin and toasted grain. Heavy body is decently balanced and has low-medium carbonation. The big abv is fairly well hidden. Pretty straightforward aroma and flavors are none too complex, but the effort to make a huge beer is duly noted.

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