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Blue Mountain Dark Hollow Chocolate & Coffee Aged

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RATINGS: 81   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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This liquid is the alpha and the omega; you need nothing else. Our flagship imperial stout has been aged in charred American oak bourbon barrels with African cacao nibs and locally roasted coffee. Dark, bitter cocoa blends with sweet malt; robust coffee mellows in the presence of oak-imparted vanilla and bourbon flavors. Enjoy this one at the end of a fine meal with good friends.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dmac (3990) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - AUG 22, 2014
750ml cork and caged bottle from Spirits Brick. Poured a pitch black solid body midnight black with jsut a slightly foamy deep beige head, so close to a 5 but just a bit too foamy. Aroma is one of the weaker points of this beer, and it’s not bad at all, notes of vanilla. dark melted chocolate, light bourbon, wet wood, rum cake. Body is good, carbonation is just a tad high for a BA beer, long long lingering flavor, fuller mouthfeel. Flavor is the best part of this beer. Notes of chocolate pudding, vanilla extract, wet wood, light bourbon, super slight hint of over ripe banana, burnt toast. Good beer wish I sat on it awhile though.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Fin (7350) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2014
Bottle picked up at La Atlantica, Satiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain June 2014. Consumed at Cropredy ’Fairports Annual Reunion’ Festival, Cropredy, Oxon, Saturday 8th August 2014 Really smooth the bourbon being particularly well integrated here but there is also a decent level of hoppiness. Indulgent beer with a warming silky smooth chocolateyness and a coffee edge throughout. A8 A4 T8 P4 Ov17 4.1

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ferris (3810) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 10, 2014
Bottle - Dar roast coffee, coca, some barrel sweetness. Jet black with a brown head. Dark coffee roast, dark chocolate, cocoa. Nice and balanced throughout. Pretty nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
harrisoni (13577) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2014
Bottle Craft Clerkenwell tasting RBESG14. Black beer. Tan head. Good coffee. Ok impy stout. Dry. Good beer. Interesting.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (6661) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2014
Bottle thanks to the cad at RBESG 2014. It pours near black with a dense tan head. The nose is roasted malt, rich coffee, mild acidity, dark chocolate, wood and dirt. The taste is bitter roast, earth, coffee, dark chocolate, alcohol heat, slick, wood, rocky road and earth with a dry cocoa finish. Fullish body, fine carbonation and oily mouth-feel. Decent.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lowenbrau (1898) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - JUL 14, 2014
750ml bottle @Cimmeria, Oviedo. 15-07-2014.
In short: a viscous sweet stout.
Pours black with little tanhead. Short head retention, some lacing. Coffee, burnt caramel, chocolate, vanilla aromas. Medium body, soft carbonation, viscous texture. Taste is smooth, roasty, coffe, chocolate, moderate bitterness, some sweet and creamy finish. Quite enjoyable.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcr (2198) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - JUN 20, 2014
Bottle. Bottle. Opaque black body, creamy tan head. Aroma of roasted malts, bourbon, chocolate, vanilla, coffee and cream. The flavor is heavily sweet and lightly bitter. It finishes moderately to heavily sweet and lightly to moderately bitter. Medium body, watery/oily texture, soft carbonation. Taste cocoa, bourbon, oak, vanilla. Cloyingly sweet perhaps because of its age, but this should have held up better.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jcartamdg (1934) - Spring Hill, Florida, USA - JUN 3, 2014
Pours jet black with no head. Aroma of chocolate, coffee and vanilla. Taste is chocolate, vanilla coffe and oak. Nice flavorful stout, a bit thin but still solid.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
burg326 (3662) - Florida, USA - JUN 3, 2014
Poured dark brown with aromas of light chocolate, coffee, roast and some light earth. Flavors are coffee and chocolate. With a light mouthfeel. Decent stout overall.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (34595) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 26, 2014

Bottle 750ml. corked.

[ As Blue Mountain Dark Hollow Chocolate & Coffee Aged ].
Clear dark black brown color with a average, frothy to creamy, good lacing, fully lasting, beige to light brown head. Aroma is heavy malty, roasted, burnt - dark roasted, chocolate - cacao nibs, coffee, strong coffee. Flavour is light heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, roasted, dark chocolate, cacao nibs, dark roasted. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20140405]


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