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RATINGS: 145   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.02   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
2010 Vintage: Gold Wax
2011 Vintage: Silver Wax
2012 Vintage: Copper Wax
2013 Vintage: Dark Brown Wax
2014 Vintage: Blue Wax

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gription79 (2651) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - JUL 3, 2015
Poured from a 750ml bottle at RBSG 2015. This is a fantastic imperial stout. It is rich, warming alcohol notes, chocolate, raisin, licorice. Very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jcartamdg (2483) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 3, 2015
Pours jet black with a thick mocha head. Aroma of roast, dark chocolate and bourbon. Taste follows, Really balanced, thick and chewy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ferris (8062) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 23, 2015
Bottle - Dark chocolate, coconut, graham cracker and sweet roast. Deep jet black with a rich brown head. Nice smooth roasty notes, sweet dark chocolate and a light boozy finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sledutah (6097) - Utah, USA - JUN 22, 2015
Bottle on the RBSG bus
Black with a small tan head, some lacing. Aroma of dark malts and woody. Taste of dark malts, woody, bourbon and vanilla

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BuckeyeBoy (3686) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUN 19, 2015
Brown wax 22oz bottle pours out black topped with tan head. Nose is roast malts chocolate bourbon barrel vanilla coffee. Taste is more of the sweetness roast malts chocolate bourbon barrel vanilla.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
olr1984 (1338) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - MAY 12, 2015
2014 22oz bottle pours a brownish/black with a small tan head. big vanilla coconut and bourbon taste. amazing stout

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gEUS (1503) - Linden, BELGIUM - APR 19, 2015
Bottle 2014 vintage at home. Pours deep brown to deep marroon black.Aroma is extremely roasted hazel nuts, coco, dark malts, burnt caramel, bourbon raw alcohol, topped with loads of vanilla. woah. Medium to big body, very slick and oily, loads of alcohol burn, some bitterness towards the end but nicely overly sweet. Taste is again all of the burnt characters from the nose, and some leather and burnt rubber as well. One of the most intense BA RISís that I have ever tasted. Nice.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
kermis (7125) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 11, 2015
2014 bottle shared. Pours near black with a minimal ring beige head. Aroma of huge oak barrel, bourbon, malt, vanilla, chocolate, leather and a touch of licorice. Flavor is light heavy sweet and moderate bitter. Full bodied with a very soft carbonation bringing out notes of caramel and molasses in the palate. Excellent!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
beernbourbon (1394) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - APR 4, 2015
2014 bottle from trade. Pour is viscous and totally black with a thin brown head. Aroma is earthy with roasted chocolate malt, light basement smells, wood, and vanilla. Flavor is hugely luscious, rich and full With loads of smooth roasted malt and vanilla. So rich and smooth. Lives up to the hype. Awesome.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
blockdude (3) - California, USA - MAR 26, 2015 does not count
I certainly enjoyed this yearís version more than the í14 in terms of how balanced it was and how the coffee and bourbon were not overpowering. The barrel qualities are also quite nice, with many different flavors going on from chocolate to raisins.

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