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RATINGS: 480   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.17/5   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.


chrisv10's rating

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
chrisv10 (14794) - - NOV 16, 2012
Bottle @ FOneFan. Almost black with small brown head. Aroma is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, bourbon, vanilla and oak. Flavour is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, bourbon, vanilla, oak, little liquorice and a little dark fruits.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
hackobock (3283) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUN 30, 2016
August 29, 2015. Bottle at home, received in a trade with AtlCarl, thanks!
Black with a small brown head. Aroma is roasted malts, notes of sweet and salty licorice, coffee, dark chocolate, toasted coconuts, light bourbon character and hints of vanilla. Taste is medium sweet, smooth roasted bitterness. Finish is roasted bitterness with dark chocolate, roasted coffee, some sweet caramel, licorice, vanilla and a light warming bourbon touch. Full bodied, creamy texture, soft carbonation.
Very nice, subtle barrel notes but the taste is well balanced.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chucklemation (1304) - Royal Oak, Michigan, USA - JUN 18, 2016
Pours a jet black with a thin tan head. Aroma is vanilla, bourbon, chocolate, caramel, and roast. Flavor is roast, bourbon, vanilla, and chocolate. A little bit bitter, not too big of a body for an imperial stout. A high quality imperial stout, but not a stand out for me.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BuckeyeBoy (5633) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAY 29, 2016
12oz bottle thanks to darrel. Pours out black topped with a small tan head. Nose is great big bourbon barrel notes vanilla coffee chocolate roast malts. Taste is amazing more of the big bourbon barrel goodness vanilla coffee roast malts chocolate. Wow this is nice.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
WillRunForBeer (2160) - Massachusetts, USA - MAY 9, 2016
12oz bottle with silver wax. A brief celebration that reasonable heads prevailed at tonight’s town meeting. Pours nearly black with a beige head. Aroma is dark chocolate, coffee, bourbon, oak. This is smooth with great depth of flavor. Dark chocolate, strong dark coffee, vanilla oak, bourbon. There’s a hint of overextracted coffee bitterness in the finish.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Fashawn (583) - ITALY - APR 21, 2016
Little boozy , a lot of chocolate, Cherry oakiness, a lot of oAk at the nose, some bourbon notes. First Sip was brutal. Bourbon and chocolate meets forma very intriguing favor. With the warm there is a little sweet vanilla returns, but best part of this beer is alcool. Chocolate, dark chocolate, very very good one. oily feel, full body, smooth, extremely smooth.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
biirusaikou (2363) - - APR 14, 2016
Bottle shared. One of those big big whales, very rich mouthfeel, dark chocolate, dried fruit, vanilla, espresso, bourbon spice, fairly dry finish. Amazing stuff, decadent as some would say!

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thepatrickman (714) - Durham, New Hampshire, USA - APR 6, 2016
Bottle at home. This is one legit BA stout. It’s full of chocolate and cocoa flavor, like you’d expect, as well as some smooth, warming bourbon aromas, but it is extremely smooth and full-bodied, which really accentuates the other flavors. Rich, roasted, velvet smooth, and absolutely phenomenal -- one of the best beers out there.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jonno (2444) - JAPAN - APR 3, 2016
Whisky, Oily, Coffee mocha, burnt flavours, vanilla and custard, cocoa nibs, flinty, dryish alcohol finish. Pretty smooth for such a big sipper.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ferris (12101) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 28, 2016
Bottle - Dark cocoa and some roast. Deep jet black with a rich brown head. Sweet dark cocoa notes and nice light boozy heat. It’s pretty nice.

4.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
krumbum (919) - truckee, California, USA - FEB 25, 2016
Very whiskey roasted smells. Black non see through with tan head. Rich roasted wood fades to a big bourbon finish with out get to bitter in any direction.


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