PeterLikesBeer (104) - Berwyn Heights, Maryland, USA - AUG 30, 2008
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Pours thick with almost no head. Aroma is grapes and mostly like wine. Flavor is slightly sour, and continues the "this is really wine" trend. Well balanced and very good.
jmgreenuk (4257) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - AUG 28, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle courtesy of Kermis. Huge thanks. Poured a dark mahogany with a thin dark tan head. The aroma is rich red berry fruit boozy alcohol, chewy yeast. The flavour is medium sweet with a light crisp acid cherry palate. Light bodied with average carbonation and a bubbly frothy mouthfeel. Medium to light bodied with average carbonation.
kermis (4945) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - AUG 28, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle shared. Pours near black with a ring tan head. Aroma of cherries, vanilla, oak, bourbon, overripe dark fruits, cocoa, roast, hairspray, toffee and raisins. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter. Full bodied with moderate carbonation.
deanso (5189) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - AUG 28, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
bottle courtesy of and shared with Kermis.
Thin tan head. Clear black pour. Cherry tartness. A lovely bourbon barrel aged stout.
JaBier (4854) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - JUL 21, 2014
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle purchased at Bell’s and shared at Muckfest V on 7/11/14. Darkest brown pour with a thin tan head. Aroma of Mon Cheri candies; lots of cherry, booze and chocolate. Flavor is malty and chocolatey with some smoke before a tart cherry finish.
50belair (2219) - Florida, USA - JUL 4, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle shared by Randall. Chocolatey bouquet. Dark brown pour with a tan head. Dark roasted malts, cherries, and mild bourbon. Average body good mouthfeel.
Dfonorow (1414) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 3, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle share at Tribes Alehouse. Bottle from 2007. Pour is black with almost no head. Aroma and flavor of chocolate covered cherries, bourbon, vanilla, and wood chips. Finish is mildly sweet with the bourbon coming through more.
biggsbowler (262) - Port St. Lucie, Florida, USA - JUL 2, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle - pours dark brown with a light tan head. Nice cherry notes in the nose with some chocolate, oak, and bourbon. The taste is balanced between cherry and chocolate. It warms up nicely.
TXBadger (1345) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 28, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours black like oil with tan head. Sour cherries on the nose; follows onto the palate. Fairly one dimensional.
charule (1057) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 7, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
750ml bottle I traded FFF Rue D Floyd for. Lost that trade. Poured black with thinning dark tan head. Decent cherry in the aroma backed by bourbon heat. Med light carb med bod. Charred light cherry taste with ok bourbon. Not that good.
thome50 (1021) - Boringville aka Irvine, California, USA - JUN 1, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle poured at FWIBF. Pours a deep brown to black with tan/brown head. Aroma of coffee and cherry liquor. Taste is vanilla, oak, cherry candy and some maple syrup. Much thicker than the ABV.