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RATINGS: 165   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.03   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 444   ABV: 14.8%
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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (30747) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 2, 2013
75 cl bottle. Pours dark brown to black with a small tan head. Aroma is solid alcohol and dense dark malty. Liqourice, roasted and alcohol warmth. Bitter and slight herbal dry finish. Dark roasted malty finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (14454) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 30, 2013
6th August 2013
Tasting at Bruce’s pad. Opaque dark brown - black beer. Short lived tan head. Palate is soft and viscous. Semi dry with fine carbonation. Rich dark chocolate and malt. Trace of coffee. Smooth bourbon. Light vanilla oak. Bourbon spice and mellow dark fruits. Smooth finish. Nice but could possibly do with a little morr time.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bu11zeye (11933) - 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.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
argo0 (11349) - Washington DC, USA - FEB 19, 2013
Draft. Medium tan head atop crystal clear dark brown body. Aroma is moderately sweet, Bourbon, light wood, milk chocolate. Taste is sweet, Bourbon/vanilla, some milk chocolate, light alcohol burn. Sticky medium-full body. I’m not usually a fan of BBA, and I really disliked Batch 9000, so I’m astonished by how much I enjoyed this one.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jcwattsrugger (11076) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAY 5, 2013
on tap @RBWG-JAX-still-mahogany. A-molasses/bourbon-sweet dk malt. T-molasses/bourbon-sweet dk malt, dk fruit, slight hop bite.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
brokensail (10642) - Orange County, California, USA - DEC 2, 2012
Thanks, Derek. Almost black in color with a khaki head. Huge vanilla aroma. Lots of bourbon, oak, and roasted malt, too. Plenty of dark chocolate, licorice, and dark fruits. Sweet bourbon, vanilla, and dark fruit flavors. Heavy on the licorice, roasted malt, caramel, and molasses. A bit of alcohol, some dark chocolate, and maybe just a hint of maple syrup.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Leighton (10514) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 21, 2013
Keg at Kickbacks, RBWG. Pours dark, red-brown with a small, creamy tan head. Lovely aroma, lots of sugary dark fruits, brown sugar, hints of chocolate. Big sweet flavor with rich, ripe dark fruits, raisins, brown sugar, rich bread. Full bodied with fine carbonation. Warm finish, a touch chewy, hints of burnt wood, dark cherries, raisins, mellowed alcohol. Delicious stuff, rich, smooth, incredibly balanced. Wonderful.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tmoney99 (10455) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 17, 2012
Draft. This is a standout beer. Poured black color with an average frothy brown head that mostly lasted with fair lacing. Moderate to heavy roasted malt, chocolate, woody bourbon alcohol aroma. Medium to full body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation. Medium to heavy roasted malt and bourbon flavor with a medium to heavy sweet smooth alcohol burn finish of moderate to long duration.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (9998) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 10, 2012
Cask courtesy of a Marine on Veterans Day, thank you for your service. Black color, brown head. Aroma of vanilla, whiskey, chocolate, coffee. Taste is similar. Very nice.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SirADNielsen (8948) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JAN 11, 2014
Bottle @ Armin’s house, courtesy of DalzAle. Thanks! Pours a deep reddish brown appearance with a tiny brown head. Big caramel, toffee, whiskey, vanilla aroma. Really rich gooey, dark chocolate, thick toffee, brown sugar, big whiskey flavor. Tasty but big.


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