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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 3.7/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 345   ABV: 11.5%
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The minute we tasted Texas Exile, our imperial coffee porter, we knew we needed to put some in bourbon barrels. The result is almost too much for the human mouth. Coffee, chocolate, toffee, vanilla, smoke, oak, caramel, brown sugar, bourbon, molasses, way rad, totally awesome, holy crap. Oh yeah, 11.5% abv, insanely well hidden. Once a year limited release.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mudwhomper (52) - Madison, USA - MAR 16, 2014
Bottle from a year ago. Aroma is nice with chocolate and mild coffee and bourbon. Coffee and bourbon barrel flavor is still there but faint. Mostly chocolate and dark fruit with a slight metallic aftertaste, unfortunately. Overall quite good minus that aftertaste

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
GT2 (8379) - San Diego County, California, USA - JAN 31, 2014
> A surprising behemoth of a coffee imperial porter

[ Bottle ][ DedicatedToFun ][ 22oz ][ REidel Stemless ][ Free ][ 1/24/14 ]
>> Pours a deep inky black with smaller, reddish foam. Nose is green olive moving to subtle bourbon barrel and deep chocolate. Taste is dense creamed coffee, dense dark chocolate. Powerful, rich palate. Quite good, always scroll past this bottle in stores. Much better than expected.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DedicatedToFun (2402) - Santa Monica, California, USA - JAN 29, 2014
Really nice porter, bomber i found from bevmo, good mix of chocolate and coffee

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
GreatDane1632 (363) - Louisiana, USA - NOV 28, 2013
Sweet coffee aroma, simple flavor, soft creamy mouthfeel. Everything but the flavor is outstanding. Flavor is good.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
badlizard (5539) - Berkeley, California, USA - SEP 21, 2013
Bottle. Black with almost no head. Coffee and chocolate aroma. Bright oily palate. Vegetal coffee, dark chocolate, and subtle bourbon taste. Meh.

3.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
johnnnniee (2293) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - SEP 5, 2013
Bottle from Andover Liquors. Pours a solid black with a smallish tan head that holds some retention. Aromas of brown sugar, milk chocolate, fudge, coffee, a touch of alcohol and bits of oak and vanilla. The flavor is sweet with lots of dark sugars, milk and dark chocolates, bits of dark dried fruits, and a bit of wood. Light earthy citrus hop flavor. There is a strong alcohol presence that burns on the way down allowing me to trace each sip on its journey towards my stomach. Thick body with a light level of carbonation and a sweet thick oily syrupy mouthfeel. This beer smells really good but the alcohol presence in the flavor keeps me from really enjoying this beer.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
boFNjackson (4130) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 7, 2013
Bottle... Poured jet black with a mild light brown head. An insane amount of roast on the nose. This roast came through in the flavor with added coffee. Coffee added roast, bitter-sweet tones, mild coffee-like acid, and dark chocolate/mocha. Some sweetness along with oaky & vanilla bourbon notes, but I was mostly getting roast from the grains and coffee.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (8241) - , New Jersey, USA - JUL 28, 2013
Bottle. Pours oily black with brown head. Nose and taste of bourbon, oak, coffee, roast chocolate malt, molasses, brown sugar, burnt vanilla and burnt snickerdoodle cookie. Medium body. Finishes with a touch of booze.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nimbleprop (4815) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUL 25, 2013
22oz bottle pours an oily black with some spitty, brown head. Nose of coffee, malt, toasted bread, a little booze. Flavor is malty, boozy, coffee beans. A little hot, boozy finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
radagast83 (4563) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - JUL 20, 2013
Bottle shared by nmann08. Poured a black color, dark ruby color. Aroma is roasted malts, chocolate, malts, some dark fruits. Flavor had nuts, malts, figs. Pretty damn good.


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