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RATINGS: 633   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.9   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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The "Brewer’s Reserve" label is used only for limited edition beers. No time or expense was spared to create these beers! This is a good expression of our passion for brewing -- Cheers!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Christpuncher (1257) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 30, 2014
Another solid bourbon stout. I hate to say it but most of them taste similar. Very smooth to drink and very vanillas on flavor. Had this one at home. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RobertDale (3583) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - APR 28, 2014
12 ounce bottle. Thanks Keith! Pours black with a decent tan head. Nice aroma of malt, chocolate, and bourbon. Taste is roasted malt, dark chocolate, bourbon, and some coffee. Very well made. Wish this was available where I live.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
mathieuc (1409) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - APR 26, 2014
Thanks to Hammy78 for this one! Pours a dark brown with almost no head except for a small ring and some lacing. Nose is of big old bourbon, caramel, chocolate and vanilla. It feels really rich. Taste is sweet, boozy and again features coconut bourbon, caramel and chocolate. Body is medium, mouthfeel surprisingly thinner than I think it should be and carbonation moderate. I really enjoyed this one, makes me curious to try other CW "Brewer’s Reserve" offerings.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Minderbinder (1900) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - APR 25, 2014
Bottle 355ml. Pours black (very dark brown) with very low to no beige head. Some lacing. Aroma is of massive bourbon, alcohol, malt, oak. Taste is of intense bourbon, oak, sugar, alcohol, very slight acidity? Palate: Full bodied. Soft carbonation. Overall: Pretty good. Nice bourbon. Good impy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TXBadger (1431) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 23, 2014
Fresh this is big and bold, lots of cocoa, bourbon, and vanilla. After a year, the alcohol mellows out and it becomes nice and smooth.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
boozedude (1871) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - APR 21, 2014
wow, this is a big one, strong chocolate, syrupy , can taste the bourbon very well, is absolutely delicious

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BlowOffTube (485) - Michigan, USA - APR 20, 2014
Good BA stout. Black pour pour thin tan head. Vanilla and chocolate cake batter aroma hint of barrel. Lots of chocolate with vanilla then nice volume of Bourbon and oak. Dry finish. Medium body light carbonation. Not bad.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
htzpah (99) - - APR 18, 2014
Vanilla extract, candy bar cake aroma. Dessert wine boozy aroma, sweet but not fruity. Boozy taste doesn't disappoint. Sweet beer, almost a dessert beer. Creme brûlée taste. Really taste the bourbon on the finish. Delicious reserve, could age for a few years.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BLADT (631) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - APR 18, 2014
Bottle pour. Black. Thin beige head. Aroma is cake batter, vanilla extract and booze. Taste is sweet, but not cloying, vanilla of course, some berries, and sherry. Viscous.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ready4Aheady (38) - New York, USA - APR 16, 2014
bottle pour, black stout, thin beige head, aromas of coffee, cocoa, and bourbon-- really great stuff here, flavors of all of the above, a smooth well balanced brew. Not overly complex but better than many at twice the price!

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