Lukaduke (1669) - Portland, Maine, USA - FEB 4, 2014
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a deep burnt umber on the verge of jet black with a two finger khaki foam. The nose is sweet brownie batter soaked bourbon with caramel, peanut, vanilla even a bit of smoked maple. The palate follows the nose nicely with a predominate burnt sweet brownie base that is heightened by complex notes of vanilla, bakers chocolate, bourbon, hint of smoke. Very nice indeed !
hayseo (24) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - FEB 1, 2014
4.2 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap Holy Grail, Louisville Kentucky. Bourbon barrel stout is all the rage in Kentucky and the world it seems. And this aged in Wild Turkey Bourbon barrels so it is a hit. Pours very dark brown. Small dark tan head. Good example of the category but no better than Bluegrass brewing Company "Bourbon barrel stout" or Against the Grain brewery, "70X"
Tonkun (583) - New Jersey, USA - JAN 30, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap. Dark pour with a finger of mocha head. Dark roast, toffee, oak, vanilla. Acidic. Creamy but acidic medium body. Long sweet american oak finish.
Saeglopur (118) - Vienna Woods, AUSTRIA - JAN 29, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle from biernavi.de, bottled exactly one year ago. Black body with little brown head. Aroma of dark chocolate, coconut, coffee, bourbon, roast, alcohol, some dark fruits. Delicious taste, very complex, very alcoholic, with bourbon, dark chocolate, roasty coffee, smoke, liquorice, nuts, dark fruits. Medium, creamy mouthfeel, with little carbonation and finishes alcoholic, astringent, with roast, bitter chocolate, cofffe and some smoke. Brilliant, extreme, dark beer, with complex barell notes.
__Rb81 (74) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 26, 2014
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle at home (02/07/2013). Pours black with a small tan head. Aroma of roasted malts, dark chocolate, coffee, and bourbon. Taste of chocolate, coffee, and sweet bourbon. Beautiful long after taste of dark chocolate and bourbon. Very smooth, hides the alcohol pretty good. Wish my bottle was not empty now..
Ernesto987 (3227) - Connecticut, USA - JAN 22, 2014
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Nice bourbon flavor, a little thin, awesome roasty body and great finish, unique and fantastic after taste
CraftBeerNick (705) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 5, 2014
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle at home, 5th January 14. Pours a viscous black beer, with a neat tan head. Aroma is liquorice, slight soy, and bourbon. Taste is smooth, liquorice, chocolate, some leather, borurbon and wood linger in the finish. Great De Molen!
JBPortland (402) - Portland, Maine, USA - DEC 31, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
12oz bottle (’13) pours dark brown black with a finger of head. Nose is dark chocolate and earthy dark fruits, bourbon, licorice. Taste is dank dark bread and coffee, plum, fig, little booze. Finish is roasty cocoa and bourbon warmth. Great.
Beerman6686 (3728) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 31, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
This one poured a dark brown with a beige head. Aroma was wood, bourbon, meaty smoke, and dark chocolate. Flavor was similar, smokey and dark chocolate, very well rounded, and no soy that i’ve gotten from other de molen impys
charule (745) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 30, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle shared thanks to Beerman6686. Poured almost black cola colored with light beige head. Aroma of whiskey choc. Very light carb med bod. Drying choc vanilla taste. Nice.