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RATINGS: 355   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.16   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 420   ABV: 14%
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This beer is a big and full bodied Imperial Stout aged in bourbon barrels with lots of roasted malts, but very balanced with heavy hops. Brewed with a top secret root, this beer has an amazingly complex flavor that you must wait for.


4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
markextrae (947) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 11, 2014
shared a vintage 2011 bottle with a friend. poured dark black with a small mocha head. a lot of lacing on the side of the glass. dark chocolate, toffee, bourbon, marzipan, some faint dark soaked bourbon fruits. intense taste. dark chocolate, dark malts, vanilla, oak, very small hint of coconut, real smooth. this realy kills a lot of the bourbon stout from some big names!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
UDBeernut (1679) - Moving to Jax, Florida, USA - MAY 3, 2014
2013 bottle from mullins. pours black, khaki head. strong bourbon nose. taste has sweet cocoa, mocha, vanilla, bourbon. body is creamy with alight booze burn. this is fucking good. enter permanent want status.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tomer (1687) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - APR 29, 2014
At a tasting thanks DGS, smallish head, opaque black colour, treacly pour, aroma of bourbon, coconut, dark bread, chocolate cake, flavour of chocolate cake, coconut, cocoa and a hint of dried fruits,quite mellow and silky, just a bit too bold and unbalanced but still highly enjoyable.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
zvikar (3372) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - APR 28, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at Beer Market Jaffa. Thanks DSG. 2013 bottle, 11%. Pours black with a beige to brown head, aroma of coconut, vanilla, wood, chocolate, caramel and whiskey, flavor of coconut, vanilla, chocolate, milk coffee, whiskey, cognac, fruits, caramel and light bitterness, full bodied. Amazing.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
DSG (5750) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - APR 27, 2014
Bottle shared at a tasting at Beer Market Jaffa. Thanks troganmi for this bottle! 2013 bottle, 11%. Opaque black with a brown head. Great powerful aroma with chocolate, cocoa, bourbon and lots of coconut. Sweet flavor with lots of dark chocolate, some cocoa, bourbon, a bit of vanilla, a hint of coconut and a very mildly alcoholic and slightly burnt finish. Wonderful thick silky smooth rounded mouthfeel. Really great.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Lectvay (127) - Boise, Idaho, USA - APR 24, 2014
Bottle, 2012. Pours black, with strong bourbon aroma. Wonderfully smooth, chocolate, almost no booze, really. Delicious.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GranvilleTim (1467) - Granville, Illinois, USA - APR 19, 2014
Black pour w/ a brown head. Aroma is roasted malt, bourbon. Taste is bourbon, roasted malt, dark fruit, tasty. Beer clings to the side of the glass.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Mark_Eck (655) - - APR 18, 2014
Draft. Pours black. Aroma is vanilla, coffee, chocolate, and bourbon. Taste is fantastic. Bourbon taste is there, but isn’t overpowering.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
charule (1070) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 1, 2014
Bottle from a trade with a DH employee. Thanks man! Poured black with very thin dark tan ring. Strong bourbon aroma with sweet vanilla choc booze. Very light carb med thick bod. Taste of regular plead easy to spot with roasty bourbon barrel sweetness.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Dodgrblu (604) - Sacramento, California, USA - MAR 29, 2014
12 ounce bottle from Timfoolery, aroma is bourbon barrel, dark, and bitter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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