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RATINGS: 107   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.95   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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2010 Vintage: Gold Wax
2011 Vintage: Silver Wax
2012 Vintage: Copper Wax
2013 Vintage: Dark Brown Wax
2014 Vintage: Blue Wax


4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
hellbilly (3249) - scottsdale Łber alles, Arizona, USA - MAR 7, 2011
bottle hidden from ander provided by baker at dakís on 7/29/10. dark crude black thick pour with a dense light brown head. roasty nose is full of bourbony goodness, wood, for reals butterscotch candies, chocolate, vanilla, coffee/nuttiness and all things delicious. it tastes like pure awesomeness...9/5/9/5/19+

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
HopMasterFlex (108) - Carlsbad, California, USA - MAR 6, 2011
UPDATED: MAR 14, 2011 Pours a very dark brown with a small cream color head. Smells of oak, vanilla, chocolate, roasted malts, and whiskey. Taste is oak, whiskey, and a fair amount of chocolate and malt. This was the best beer I have drank this year and I live it. So glad I was able to score a few bottles of it!

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
hamilton23 (603) - Alpine, California, USA - MAR 5, 2011
2011 Vintage. Poured from a Silver Waxed 220z bottle on the day it was released. Pours a very dark brown, almost black with tan head. Aroma is chocolate, some bourbon and vanilla. Taste is sweet, chocolate, vanilla, some coffee and bourbon. This is pretty awesome stuff. No infection this year.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
SuperDave (1932) - Beautiful Sunny Mesa, Arizona, USA - JAN 13, 2011
Dark brown pour with a creamy brown head. Aroma of chocolate, toasted malt, vanilla and ripe fruit. Flavor has nice bourbon, vanilla, chocolate, black cherries. Simply amazing!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JCB (3999) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - DEC 17, 2010
Big thanks to ucusty for breaking this one out at Foothills several months back. Big pour, heavy carb from lively bottle conditioning. Nose is really nice and smooth, a mellow barrel presence but an assured one. Prickly and sticky mouthfeel, but not overly slick. Lots of chocolate and cherry in the taste, and a smooth finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
JohnC (3000) - Mission Viejo, California, USA - NOV 4, 2010
I had this beer at Churchillís in San Marcos during the New Brew Thursday 1st Anniversary Party. Very nicely done: cherry, roasty, some chocolate

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
boFNjackson (4099) - Portland, Oregon, USA - OCT 25, 2010
Bottle shared at a BA/RB tasting... Poured jet black with a tan head. Very hot with alcohol. Cocoa nibs, lots of roast. Whiskey and sweet alcohol tones towards the finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wavers1 (872) - Notown, California, USA - OCT 16, 2010
thanks to stawn for this rarity and the hasty delivery! im not sure what happened on this one. it just didnít ípopí the way it should have. not a bad beer really, but i was let down amongst all the hype. everything is there, just not really as good as the sum of its parts i suppose. they cant all be zingers.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ucusty (2691) - raleigh, North Carolina, USA - SEP 17, 2010
Thanks to the generous soul I got this from ( you know who you are) cause I forgot. J/K!!! BA Older Vis x BA Serpents stout? Turd. Nice barrel character. Chocolate, sour cherries, oaky tannins, bourbon, and light coffee. Drinking well now, but if you have a bottle go ahead and pop it

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TURDFERGUSON (3930) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - SEP 15, 2010
Bottle shared at Foothills at the BA Sexual Chocolate release. Canít remember who shared this. Stfun? Ucusty? OSCF? I dunno. It was fun to see such a rare bottle and actually be at the table to taste it. Dark brown with a small tan head. Nose is slightly tart, green hops, roasted malt, coffee. Flavor definitely has a sour twang (which I guess is unintended by all the posts i saw regarding this beer) some roast, light cocoa. I donít understand the appeal of this beer. Would be nice to have in a different setting and with someone with knowledge of this brews origins.


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