notalush (5708) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUN 3, 2009
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle at Peter’s NY gathering, I believe shared by beerbill - this beer is a boozy bourbon mess - and I LIKE bourbon - Jim Beam - did they have to choose the Cheez Wiz of bourbon to age this one with? - there is some brown sugar and doughy character, as well as some fig - but mostly it sweet booziness and bourbon - meh.
ACHops (1292) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUL 12, 2016
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap @ Chuck’s 85th. Pours deep dark murky brown with a reddish tint and thin creamy mocha head. Aroma is heavy boozy bourbon, dark roasty malt. Taste is big roasty dark chocolate malt, oaky and dry mid-palate, french roast coffee, big syrupy boozy bourbon that lingers through the finish. Lacks the nuance of better barrel-aged stouts, but plenty of big rich flavor to enjoy here.
trevor211 (1597) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUN 19, 2016
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
(Old rate.) Thanks to my bro for the taste. Dark. Thick. Flat. Bourbon up front. Chocolate. Brown sugar. Not a lot of roast. Good though!
linusb (718) - SWEDEN - MAY 28, 2016
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
A: Black with a off white head N: Coffee, bourbon, vanilla T: Coffee, bourbon, milk chocolate O: Very well balanced and quite easy drinking. Nice!
IndianaRed (3693) - Boise, Idaho, USA - APR 16, 2016
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Nice beer 2008 from a bottle share . Balanced flavors of dark roast toffee and chocolate. Great condition for a 8yr old bottle
cobaink2 (399) - seattle, Washington, USA - APR 1, 2016
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
10oz from beer junction. Pours with a very small head with dark body. Really taste the vanilla and bourbon in this. Bit of figs and cinnamon dark chocolate. Really well rounded beer. Nice!!
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Beerandhockey8 (342) - Three Forks, Montana, USA - FEB 29, 2016
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
From 22oz bottle to snifter. Pour is a nice black, thin tan head. Nose is huge roasted malt, slight hop, dark fruit, smoke, molasses. Taste is mostly bitter with small hints of sweetness, medium-heavy bodied. Finishes extremely clean on the palate, long finish with alcohol flavors. Great beer, very surprised at the drinkability with such a high ABV beer.
MarinaMarket (254) - POULSBO, Washington, USA - FEB 25, 2016
4.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Barrel and sour cherry on the nose, massive chocolate, barrel, and phenomenal mouthfeel. Superb. Tasted at 45°F.
Iphonephan (5984) - McLean/Jackson Hole, Virginia, USA - JAN 13, 2016
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
From a 75 cl bottle shared at home. Pours black with a thick tan head. Aroma of bourbon and leather. Flavors of overripe plums. Big boozy finish.
boisebeerguy (194) - boise, Idaho, USA - DEC 29, 2015
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Amazing imperial stout. Smooth chocolate and bourbon flavor, not overpowering like a lot of BA beers. Always glad to drink this.
Ferris (12151) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 22, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle - Vintage 2012 - Lots of bourbon and chocolate. Jet brown with a light brown head. Sweet burnt sugar, dark chocolate, dry bitterness and a cocoa finish. A bit thin but nice.