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RATINGS: 303   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.12   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 523   ABV: 17.42%
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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 Jacob’s wash, we’ve 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! It’s in our blood!
Brewed with Rocky Mountain Water, Malter Barley, Flaked Oats, Hops and Yeast.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kerenmk (2432) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - OCT 13, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at our place. Thanks DSG. Black with mocha-colour head. Vanilla and some chestnut aroma, along with chocolate and apple puree’. Tastes a little alcoholic with notes of new wood. Full body, no carbonation, slightly alcoholic aftertaste accompanied by raisins

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Aniela (2413) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - FEB 24, 2014
Bottle at home. Batch 1. Black beer with a brown head. Licorice, coffee, vanilla, dried dark fruits and malty aroma. Dark dried dried fruits, coffee, vanilla and licorice flavour. Nice one :-)

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ABUSEDGOAT (2413) - California, USA - MAR 23, 2014
Black pour, moderate head, some lace/retention. Aroma is chocolate, vanilla, bourbon barrel, roast, darker fruit. Full bodied, moderate sweetness, moderate alcohol, chocolate flavor dominates with barrel being evident but not overpowering.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerona97 (2397) - Washington, USA - JUN 18, 2012
Pours thick black with a small brown head. Aroma of molasses, alcohol, leather, tobacco, dark fruit, brown sugar, tobacco, pretty sweet smelling overall. Taste follows the same suit, more sweet than anything, not as hot or bourbon tasting as expected, but still packs an alcohol bite. Texture was thick and oily, almost syrupy, some light smokiness and dark chocolate bitterness. Will be better a year and a half from now.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
savnac (2391) - Anchorage, Alaska, USA - JUN 12, 2012
12 oz bottle from deftim13, thanks a lot for this one. Black with a decent tan head from a fairly hard pour and boozy legs. Huge aroma of bourbon/alcohol, dark chocolate, liquorice, ashy oak and some sugary toffee. Flavor is great balance of boozy bourbon heat, bitter chocolate and roast with some sweet sugary malt. Full body that is slightly cut down by the high ABV with decent carbonation for such a big beer. This is an awesome beer, very hot right now but I like a good hot beer. Kind of reminds me of a BA Mephistopheles.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Reynolds314 (2362) - Connecticut, USA - DEC 9, 2012
Huge beer. Pours a viscous black with brown head. Aroma is heavy oak, bourbon, chocolate, and vanilla. Oily texture with low carbonation. Really tasty stuff here that is a bit difficult to drink with the thick palate.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
adrian910ss (2361) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 8, 2012
12 oz bottle shared with Scott. Pours an oily pitch black with a thin brown head. Aroma of rich milk chocolate, dark malt, vanilla, oats and bourbon. Taste of rich milk chocolate, malt, vanilla, oats and bourbon.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
50belair (2356) - Florida, USA - JUL 6, 2014
Bottle generously shared by Colin. Dark brown pour with a kaki head. Big vanilla and malty aromas. Tasty molasses, brown sugar, vanilla, and caramel malt notes. Deep and rich with a good body and mouthfeel.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
italianjohn (2351) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 11, 2013
2013 Vintage .. Pitch black pour with a thin quickly receding brown head .... aroma of oak, bourbon, light vanilla, booze, licorice and some roasted malts .... taste is boozy with a bourbon, light vanilla, licorice, brown sugar, some dark fruit, oak and some bitter roasted malts ..... mouthfeel is slick and oily .... finish is dry as all heck with a lingering abv and light bourbon/roasted .... well done just a tad too boozy

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
VsXsV (2323) - Linköping, SWEDEN - NOV 16, 2013
Bottle. Opaque black liquid with fast dissipating, small tan head. Aroma of wood, coffee, licorice, vanilla/bourbon, leather, oats, dark fruit, raw sugar and bitter chocolate. Taste is very sweet and light bitter with notes of raw sugar, licorice, chocolate, vanilla and dark fruit. Full bodied with low carbonation. Quite a bit of alcohol. Very nice still.


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