Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler


on tap


Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 59   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
Blue Mountain Barrel House series. Naturally occurring lactobacillus was cultivated at our brewery in old bourbon barrels that once held Dark Hollow Imperial Stout. We’ve aged a new batch of Dark Hollow in these barrels-gone-wild and let nature do its thing. The result is a dance of complexity; naturally produced lactic acid interacts with the alcohol of the beer to create sweet-sour esters atop the dark malt flavors and adds a layer of depth to this ale no possible by fermentation with brewers’ yeast alone.

ApisAles' rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ApisAles (1575) - Greenbelt, Maryland, USA - MAR 6, 2013
Cola brown pour with a Beige head. Aroma is tart, toasty, a bit of wood on the nose, earthy. Flavor is roast, sligh acidity. Sweet too. Interestingly balanced. Pretty good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
djd07 (10520) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUN 16, 2015
Bottle. Pours a cloudy brown with small beige head that lasts. The aroma is oak and dark fruit. Thin mouth, similar flavors to nose, roast, light tart finish, decent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwood04 (5293) - Connecticut, USA - OCT 22, 2014
750ml bottle (Issue #1) in a teku. Pours black with a lacy, beige head. Aroma of roasted malts, some light sourness/funkiness, oak and vanilla, some light chocolate, and some dough/bread. Flavor the same with a nice blend of the stout and the sourness and the barrel. Average texture with a good amount of carbonation. A pretty cool and interesting beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sammy (11230) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 4, 2014
Somewhat sour is. Aged for a couple years. Very lacy. Attractive aroma.sweetish mildly sour.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
OleR (4804) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 9, 2014
Pours an opaque dark brown to black, with two fingers of fluffy choco head on top. Rich chocolate- and caramel-scented malt aroma. A pleasant yoghurty berry-like fruitiness blends well in. Also some fine bourbon notes and hint of wood. Full body. Smooth and juicy on the palate. Big malt base. Mild roast, choco and caramel. Also a prominent lactic acidity, featuring red berries, raisins and cherries. Faint bourbon tones. Very comlex and very tasty. Imperial Stout meets Oud bruin! [ Corked and wired 1pint 9.4. fl.oz. From a trade with Travlr back at Toer de Geuze 2013. Thanks man! ]

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
WheatKing (1328) - Phnom Penh, CAMBODIA - JUL 5, 2014
Very dark brown, brown head. Nose is blue cheese, apple seed. Flavour is like a dark grape seed. Very distinctive. Absolutely loved it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fiulijn (19347) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 2, 2014
Corked bottle at CapFlu’s Blomster Bash
Dark brown color. Nice mix of chocolate and sourness, some old wood, light wine. Good chocolate flavor, medium sweet, with mild sourness.
Very nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
CapFlu (5101) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 28, 2014
Deep brown body. Nose of prunes, malt and mint. Flavour of deep malts, tart with a meaty malt

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (12892) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 28, 2014
Bottle - Sour dark malts with some lacto. Jet black with a brown head. Funky, sour dark malts, oak and a dry finish. Very odd, but interesting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (18706) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 12, 2014
Bottle shared at The Bruery - thanks to Andrew! Pours clear brown with a creamy, tan head. Lots of raisins here, cake, lightly oxidised character, dark bread, some wood. Medium to full in body with fine average carbonation. Lightly warming to finish with ripe and dark berries, toffee, some tangy fruits. Not bad.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (6839) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 4, 2014
From the 12/2013 3R6P gathering +++ Sampled from a 750 ml corked brown bottle this beer poured a black color with a large foamy beige head that lingered and left good lacing. The aroma was bourbon, coconut and vanilla. The flavor was tart, sour and lactic with notes of dark fruits, red wine, coconut, chocolate and vanilla. Long tar t and sour finish with lingering red wine and coconut. Moderately full bodied. Interesting.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page    1  2 3 4 5 6

Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

Copyright © 2000-2016,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50