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RATINGS: 205   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 38   EST. CALORIES: 267   ABV: 8.9%
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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
abcfan (720) - New Jersey, USA - MAR 26, 2011
Decent beer that doesnít do anything fantastic in particular, but does a few things well. Nice aroma, can detect vanilla and chocolate with hints of bourbon and coffee. Pours dark brown with a creamy tan head, little lace left behind. Minimal carbonation, slides across the tongue with ease. Dry, slightly burnt coffee finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
j12601 (6584) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - MAR 24, 2011
Bottle at Max and Jessís place. Pours a hazed brown black with a thin beige tan head. Isopropyl, bourbon, roast coffee, and chocolate. Roast and coffee, big and roasty. Chocolate and roast. Touches of booze and roast.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
italarican (1481) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - MAR 20, 2011
Bottle shared at Maxís FF winnings tasting. Pours a deep dark chocolate. Aroma has notes of vanilla and oak, but itís predominantly awesome chocolate ganache. Flavor is surprisingly smoky but not meaty. Slightly oily body with some really nice smoky and creamy features. I like.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
blipp (6114) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - MAR 19, 2011
Bottle at Maxís tasting. Pours near black with a beige head. Roasted malty aroma with a light sweetness. The flavor has roasted malts, a hint of bourbon sweetness, and caramel. Solid.

2.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
crossovert (7403) - Illinois, USA - MAR 10, 2011
12 oz bottle. It doesnít look that great for a stout. There are carbonation bubbles that stick to the sides of my snifter. The head is fizzier than it should be. It doesnít look as thick and imposing as it should. The smell is sweet bourbon, not too much oak or stout scent. It has a ton of butterscotch in it too. This is one thin bourbon barrel stout. Dang. It tastes like guiness with some bourbon notes. It isnít too sweet. The mouthfeel is thin, not good for the style. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 10-16-2010 04:44:34

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jtclockwork (8440) - , New Jersey, USA - MAR 9, 2011
Bottle thanks to Robert. Pours black. Off tan head. Nose and taste of chocolate malt, vanilla and barrel. Slightly sweet. Plain. Decent.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
coolpop (1395) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - FEB 27, 2011
Bottle. Pours dark brown with a thin tan head. Aroma is wonderful: bourbon, wood, chocolate, caramel, dark fruits. Flavor is still very good, but it doesnít live up to the aroma. Mouthfeel is a bit thin. But oh, that aroma.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ogiergrove (120) - Lakewood, Colorado, USA - FEB 25, 2011
Understated bourbon character on the tongue, slightly more pronounced on the nose. Nice obsidion color

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
bleeng (1523) - Houston nowhere near Beersel, Texas, USA - FEB 13, 2011
12 oz bottle from a 4 pack. Pours nice and dark with a huge fluffy tan head. Nose is bit alcoholic, a little skunky. Not real appealing...Taste is a bit chocolately, very carbonated, just a little roasty and with delicate whiskey notes-you really do have hunt for the bourbon here. Alcohol is present. Body is very thin for a stout but there is a bit of fluffiness. I guess this isnít too bad but for the style it is really lacking.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
picknbrew (196) - Mechanicsville, Virginia, USA - FEB 11, 2011
12 oz. bottle. Aroma- Some roast, a little oak slight vanilla. Appearance- Opaque black with some creamy tan head. Flavor- Pretty dry perception due to roasthints of bittersweet chocolate and some oak. Canít seem to detect much bourbon. Bitter finish with a slight papery after taste.


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