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RATINGS: 456   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Aged for two to three months in McLain & Kyne Jeffersonís Reserve bourbon barrels, this stout is a richly flavored sipping beer, with a smooth chocolate taste and a hint of bourbon.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
edgallow (2190) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 12, 2012
UPDATED: FEB 12, 2012 12 oz bottle pour black with a tan head. Aroma is of coffe and whisky with a hint of cocoa. The taste has the classic stout coffee and chocolate with an added hint of bourbon

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
slowrunner77 (5804) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 7, 2014
"i kinda agree with blues on this one - who just happened to provide this brew! much less bourbon than expected...defnitely in the aroma, but the flavor too. More subtle chocolate and vanilla, minimal hops. it was a little thin for a 10.5 impy stout, but smooth and very drinkable for a beer of that strength. nice lingering semi-sweet finish. overall, it falls into the good but not great catergory. for the price, Iíd go with Bourbon County, given the choice, but thid was nice. the beer looked great once it stopped foaming wildly, but that took a few, so i gotta knock the "appearance" a point."

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
BelgianBeerGal (3201) - Panama City, Florida, USA - MAR 26, 2014
Louisville bottle. Overall a nice stout. I really didnít get much bourbon or barrel. It seemed mostly like coffee or baking chocolate to me. Fine.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
catface5326 (154) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - FEB 20, 2014
Great beer. Taste and aroma of coffee. Full bodied with minimal lacing. From the tap truly a solid beer

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
coyforce (612) - Virginia, USA - FEB 8, 2014
Very good brew. Pour is pitch black. Flavor is chocolate and burnt oats. For a high alcohol this beer is smooth and delicious.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beergeek23322 (2340) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - SEP 1, 2013
April 2010. From bottle. Black with a tan head. Sweet aromas from the bourbon barrel, chocolate, roasted malt. A bit too sweet and sticky for my taste, but still a good stout.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Shanebrews (175) - Texas, USA - JUL 27, 2013
The beer is a subdued, mild rendition of a stout. The bitterness is there in balance. The head lingers appropriately. The barrel aging mellows all characteristics of the beer and makes for great sessionability.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BrettTaylor (511) - Radford, Virginia, USA - JUL 5, 2013
5 oz sampler - pours dark, med head and lacing, coffee and malt on nose, caramel, chocolate and dark malt with roasted cashew on palate, med finish; bourbon caramel notes are more apparent as it warmed some

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
mikedevilsfan (152) - Tennessee, USA - JUN 23, 2013
very dark brown in color. Chocolate notes with alcohol warming, and slight taste of alcohol. Very nice on tap.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jbrana (455) - NASHVILLE, Tennessee, USA - JUN 15, 2013
Draft pour. Thin bodied with a strange over representation of hops. Aside from that, not bad. Has some very roasty flavors with hints if bourbon, vanilla, caramel, and metal. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Grey38 (5) - Williamsburg, Virginia, USA - FEB 14, 2013 does not count
This... this is a very good beer. Strong, sweet but well balanced, this beer is incredibly smooth, and while you can smell and taste the alcohol, it is in a delightful fashion, interwoven with coffee, oak, and earthy tones. If this beer were cheaper Iíd drink it daily, and as such Iím glad it is not, else I might appreciate it less were I to have it too often. Iím a fan of aged stouts in general, and this is an excellent example of the class. Great beer!

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