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RATINGS: 220   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 38   EST. CALORIES: 267   ABV: 8.9%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fratto (2700) - Arlington, Texas, USA - APR 3, 2011
Bottle from Cavie. Dark pour with a tan head. Aroma is coffee, alcohol, licorice, alcohol, and a little chocolate. Taste is dark chocolate, bitter, a little coffee, and a little more chocolate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cavie (3879) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - APR 2, 2011
Bottle courtesy Decaturstevo and BelgianBeerGal. Pours a dark brown color with a small red color. Tan head. Aroma is dark malts, heavy sweet chocolate and creamy notes. Flavor is roasted malts, woody notes and some smoky flavors. Tingles on the finish. Good!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
blutt59 (6049) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 2, 2011
bottle, thanks to cavie, dark brown with a coffee and dark fruit aroma, flavors of coffee and oaky bourbon, finish is lighter than expected

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
jrallen34 (3485) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 30, 2011
Nothing like picking up a bottle tick then checking the review to see a c+, this will be yummy! 12oz bottle in August 2010, poured into my Darkness glass...The lightest shade of black with dark brown fringes. A really light tan head rises a full finger then disappears to a thin ring, no lacing...Light and boring aroma that is very malty at first, chocolate syrup mostly. The syrup has really generic qualities that are not appealing at all. I canít tell this was barrel aged, no typical indicators...The taste is horrendous, light chocolate syrup poured into a glass of water that then was used as an ashtray. The feel is super light, very water like. There are no redeeming qualities to this beer, it should be avoided.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
BelgianBeerGal (3255) - Panama City, Florida, USA - MAR 26, 2011
Bottle picked up in Nashville over Christmas. Pours a dark brown, almost black, with a nice dark brown head. Very active carbonation. Aroma is sweet malt and a hint of bitter chocolate with vanilla. Decent flavor until the finish where it closes with some disjointed, cold coffee bitterness. Yeah it was okay but the bourbon notes were muted at best.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
abcfan (754) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
j12601 (7000) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
italarican (1494) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
blipp (6429) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
crossovert (8181) - 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

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