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RATINGS: 233   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.41   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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50% aged in Rum barrels, 50% aged in Apple Brandy barrels


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4.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
thebitterendaz (31) - Alabama, USA - MAR 13, 2014
Holy balls, best variant of hunahpu variant ever. Incrdidbly complex flavors. The port barrels plays so nice with the chocolate chili flavors of the base beer. Perfect chili stout.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Danyel (1329) - Colorado, USA - MAY 23, 2015
Bottle. Pours black with tan head. Aroma is very strong cinnamon, espresso, chocolate. Taste is full bodied, rich, lots of spice. Overall, very good.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Benzai (9773) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - MAY 23, 2015
Bottle shared with Joes, Judyvv, Dutchdrebus and Koen @ "Zunt Om Nog Langer Te Bewaren" tasting (ZONLTB). Opaque pitch black color, medium sized quite quickly diminishing dark brown head. Aroma is malts, roast, some alcohol, (Dutch: "appelstroop") apple syrup, a hint of cocos. Taste malts, roasted malts, alcohol, again "appelstroop, bitter with sweetish hints, brandy and rhum are present, a hit of burnt of caramelised sugar, a hint of pepper, chocolate. Heavy and good, but I had higher hopes after reading all the previous ratings.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
DutchDrebus (4598) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - MAY 23, 2015
Bottle @ SONLTB tasting. Pitch black colour with a small dark brown head. Smells rinse appelstroop, cocoa, sweet, chocolate, raisins, roasty. Tastes appelstroop, sweet, deep, dark malts, some coconut. Damn. Full body, soft carbo, thick. Sick.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
zathrus13 (1734) - Mount Laurel, New Jersey, USA - MAY 15, 2015
Bottle. Pours black, with a brown head. Aroma is dark fruit, malt, molasses, rum, vanilla, and apples. Flavor is molasses, apples, roasted mat, dark fruit, cinnamon vanilla, and some alcohol. Heavy, thick body, with some of the pepper heat on the long finish.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
adnielsen (10028) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAY 9, 2015
Bottle @ Steve_0 during my 10k tick fest. Thanks Stephen! Pours a black appearance with a dark brown head. Heavy alcohol legs. Super rich brownie batter in the nose. Tons of vanilla, chocolate, a bit of cinnamon. Oily mouth feel. Some spiciness. The flavor is all brownie batter. Not overly thick or sweet or boozy, surprisingly. Some pepper heat on the back end. Tons of chocolate. I’m a sucker for beers like this. FUCK YEAH!

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
arminjewell (8466) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAY 9, 2015
UPDATED: MAY 10, 2015 Pour out of 750 mL bottle, huge thanks to Stephen for this. Thick oily black pour with dark tan head aroma brought notes of big dark chocolate, coffee, dark fruit, slight apple brandy, oak, vanilla, coconut, nice dark cocoa, some brownie. Taste was a mix of dark cocoa, roast, coffee, nice vanilla, dark chocolate, hints of nice brandy, slight earth, finishing fairly sweet, slightly oaky. Wow, just too many good flavors into this beer.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Apache (47) - Florida, USA - MAY 6, 2015
From 2015 Huna day: Pours black with a slight brown head. Not too much rum or brandy after a year.

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
aleigator (395) - GERMANY - APR 8, 2015
Many thanks to Kevin for the bottle. Pours a pitch black, motor oil color, revealing a slick viscosity after swirling, with a hazelnut brown, small head, which soon disappears. Leaves back alcoholic spider legs, mingling into the darkness of the beer. Smells of spiced, hot, chocolate, together with a wooden, slightly fruity burn. The scorched malts blend very smoothly into the hot qualities of the beer, both chilies and alcohol. Provides a rich bakers chocolate layer, enriching the unique spiciness, by ending up being a ebenbürtiger, smooth counterpart to them. Brandy exhibits a certain apple fruitiness, which gets picked up by faint lemony tequila, gently wrapped up by cinnamon and chocolate. Has an outstandingly smooth mouthfeel, with a lower carbonation, giving the beer enough room to unfold its full, complex body. Tastes of alcoholic truffels, with a fruity whiff, coated up by cinnamon and chilies. All flavors are very pronounced and well integrated into the overall taste, mainly defined by a decadent mexican chocolate foundation. The beer got a spicy chili bite to it, inviting an alcoholic, wooden flavor to the palate, while both flavors blend flawlessly into each other, providing a unique depth, backed up by ashy chocolate and cinnamon. No booziness hovers above the different, diverse flavors, due to chocolate malts, which are incredible well pronounced, building upa prominent backbone. Finishes with matured, slightly bitter hops, with all other flavors still being recognizable, especially the wooden, part floral, part fruity spirits, which provide a harsh, but pleasant dryness. This beer is fantastic, its well balanced depth of flavor is far superior to the base beer, with both barrels enriching the flavor. Results in a never before experienced complexity in a spiced imperial stout, with cinnamon being even more present than in the regular version, accentuating the malty chocolate qualities of the beer perfectly. The double burn, due to chilies and spirits, acts as a long lasting, pleasant and well integrated peak, slowly evolving from the luscious chocolate.

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
sunnrider (20) - San Sebastian, SPAIN - MAR 18, 2015
Pours out thick and very little head. Smells incredible, rum, cinnamon and chocolate. Tastes is complex, the heat comes on after the chocolate and alcohol flavors. It may be a little less chilli than before, this bottle was aged for a year. Overall I´m really glad to have tried this, and happy to say it does live up to the hype.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hair6a11 (1423) - Illinois, USA - MAR 16, 2015
Bottle; Pour is murky , oily dark, with a fairly modest fine bubbled dark khaki head into this snifter - it retains fairly modest as well, I suppose, with light spotting presence. The nose is rich chocolate cake, powerful cinnamon, moving to graham cracker crust, and clear vanilla presence as well. There is feint vegetal quality here, with some earthen barrel notes as well. The nose is not the highlight here at all - but I knew what was to come - The flavor profile reveals a robust and fairly complex hunahpu variant - its sticky sweet, with chocolate cake and vanilla bean initial - caramel and cacao moving forward. The rum / apple brandy barrel treatment is a nice combo - although I wouldn’t have been able to pick out the apple brandy without knowing it ahead of time. Cinnamon is naturally powerful here, with mild heat - it ends mild bitter with that lingering heat and a somewhat dry finish line


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