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Block 15 Super Nebula

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RATINGS: 64   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.89   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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Each year we mature Super Nebula, our Imperial version of Nebula Stout, in unique Bourbon casks before selecting an origin-specific cocoa nib to complement the blend. Every vintage is a unique blend, never to be duplicated.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JohnnyJ (4220) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 2, 2014
Bottle. Dark black pour, with a thin tan head. Big on the chocolate, sugary, lots of wood, bourbon, milk chocolate, and notes of dried dark fruit. Dense, but silky body. Good stuff.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jackl (4292) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JUN 26, 2014
Sample during RBWG, Asheville. Deep brown pour with a thick oily tan head. Big sweet nose. Baked brownie. German chocolate cake. Dark roasted malts. Vanilla bourbon barrel highlights. Similar flavor. Dark chocolate brownie coated in sugar. Roasted nuts and mild hoppy bitterness reign in some of the extreme sweetness. Boozy, but not to a fault. Full, rich and oily. Overall, a real sipper. Very nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mike_77 (2963) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 4, 2014
@zebf 2014 - Aroma of wine, wood and a hint of coconut. Flavour is initially woody and dry. Becomes sweeter with nuts, coconut. Strong alcohol feel in the finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
PriorL (1569) - Gent, BELGIUM - MAY 4, 2014
At Zeebra Beer Festival, THX to everybody sharing today’s beers. APPEARANCE: black beer, small unstable beige head. NOSE: bourbon, sweet, alcohol. TASTE: bourbon, sweet, nice coffee, some mocha, rather soft.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mcberko (5919) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 30, 2014
Bottle at Bailey’s Taproom, pours jet black with a small tan head. Aroma brings out rich bourbon barrels, vanilla and cocoa. Flavour reveals rich bourbon barrels, vanilla and cocoa. Very silky and decadent. Amazing barrel aging job here. Phenomenal beer.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hopscotch (8781) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - MAR 19, 2014
Bottle... This beer rocks!… Pours midnight black with little to no head. The aroma is a luxuriant swirl of brownies, bourbon and vanilla. Full-bodied and silken with gentle carbonation. The flavor nearly duplicates the nose – fudge and bourbon are accompanied by burnt and bitter notes. Finishes chocolaty, boozy and warm all the way down to my belly. Kudos to landhoney for sharing this world class imperial stout!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
douglas88 (5787) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 18, 2014
About time! On tap at Baileys. Pours a pitch black color with a small white head. The aroma is big chocolate, some roast and booze. The flavor leans toward a drier British stout with ash, dark chocolates, a bit of smoke, prunes, vanilla, woody. Light oxidation. Really awesome beer. I need a bottle or two of this. World class.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
pdx76 (585) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 9, 2014
On draught at saraveza - pours pitch black with medium tan head. Foam tends to cling to sides of glass. Nose of booze, molasses, and brown sugar. Taste is definitely boozy with bourbon, molasses, cane sugar components. Nice beer to have on a cold night. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
pdx77 (1191) - Oregon, USA - MAR 9, 2014
On draught at Saraveza. 2012 vintage. Pitch black with dark tan head beading like oil sheen. Aroma is bourbon, oak, milk chocolate, cocoa nib, and dark caramel malt roasting. Taste is milk chocolate liqueur, semisweet dark cocoa nibs, coffee, whiskey, and oak smoke. Finishes with a pronounced alcohol kick, with bourbon and whiskey spiking the awesome milk chocolate flavors.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Salmoniform (454) - Sweet Home, Oregon, USA - FEB 28, 2014
Poured from tap to glass. Jet black hue with brown head. Arab is huge caramel, chocolate, vanilla, coffee, figs, raisins, nutty. Mouthfeel is velvet soft with a full body and nice carbonation. Taste is sweet with a nice bitterness following and an ethanol warming finish. Overall this is a fantastic brew!


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