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RATINGS: 176   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.06/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 444   ABV: 14.8%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
reggiedunlop (3675) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 30, 2013
Pours deep brown/black with no head. Aroma is mildly boozy with some brown sugar and mild vanilla. Flavor has nice brown sugar and bourbony vanilla...light oak and booze...hides abv fabulously...hint of dark fruit. Mouthfeel is medium and the finish warms with dark fruit/bourbon/brown sugar.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bu11zeye (12756) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUN 3, 2013
(Growler, courtesy of jjfoodie) Pours a dark brown body with a spare tan head. Aroma of toasted coconut, bourbon, chocolate, and toffee. Flavor of bourbon, chocolate, soy sauce, toffee, anise star, fennel, and vanilla.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Bestbrew1 (60) - Minnesota, USA - JUN 3, 2013
A year or two of age on this one would probably do it some good. One of the best barrel aged beers Iíve had. Despite the high ABV this beer is excellent. Nice and smooth through the last sip. The last sips boozieness is paired with a sweet like honey smack in the lips. Dark creamy chocolate mixed with some bourbon for the nose and sweetness on the tip of the tongue warms up as it reaches the back of the palate and booze that is mellowed out with sweet on the finish. Mmmmm mmmm good this one is awesome.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
beernbourbon (1558) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - MAY 27, 2013
Bottle shared by John, thanks! Enjoyed along side a regular 9000. Pour is deep dark brown with some faint purple notes. Aroma and flavor are loaded with sweet malt and deep dark fruity notes. Also toffee notes, sweet molasses, and faint basement notes. The aroma of the BA version had slightly more vanilla notes, but the difference was not overwhelming for me. Iím fine with that as I love the original.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
neepsntatties (1784) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAY 25, 2013
Bottle courtesy of "hannont". Colour...cloudy dark brown with a thin tan head. Nose...sweet, sugary, toffee like and redolent with sugared raisins and whisky soaked plums. Palate...lightly frothy, very oaky and quite tannic! Thereís loads of booze here as is evident by the 14.8%. The fruit that predominates are dates, Italian prunes and black currants and then thereís some Turkish delight just to top it all off. What a boozy delight!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Mora2000 (6157) - McKinney, Texas, USA - MAY 24, 2013
Huge thanks to jjfoodie for sharing this growler. Very dark brown pour with a tan head. Aroma is full of bourbon notes, with a lot of maple, vanilla and chocolate coming through. The flavor is also very nice. I get a lot of whiskey character, as well as some maple, bourbon, chocolate and light vanilla. There is also some roasted malt thrown in. Medium mouthfeel and low carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
HonusWagner (2127) - Florida, USA - MAY 21, 2013
At first I was all about this beer but it wears down quickly. Nose is rich and fruity w lots of booze. Not really a typical stout flavor profile more like a barley wine. Tough to drink a whole glass.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mwbrady12 (469) - Orlando, Florida, USA - MAY 17, 2013
Strong aroma, dark appearance and complex taste with a near perfect warming mouthfeel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
patrick767 (4010) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - MAY 16, 2013
tap on Feb 23 at Trion - Pours black with a very small tan head. It smells boozy and mostly of bourbon. The flavor features a strong bourbon character with dense, rich dark malt and alcohol. It has a very full body and a long, roast, boozy, bourbon finish. The bourbon really dominates so fortunately I like bourbon. Itís hot. Perhaps the abv has gotten too high. Itís tasty now though I think it will age, mellow, and be better.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
brystmar (1314) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 12, 2013
Thanks Matt! Aroma reminds me of BA2TD. Round bourbon, hearty grain roast, stint of sweet fruit, caramelized malt. Smooth as can be, magnificently crafted. Really damn good.

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