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RATINGS: 154   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82   IBU: 15   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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Aged and sequestered in select oak casks. The result Ė a contemplatively brewed quad created in homage to all those who doubted the original. This unrepentant rendition is definitively Not The Stoic.

Malt: Pilsner, Special B, Crystal Rye
Hops: Czech Saaz
Other: Pomegranate Molasses
Barrel-Aging: 11 months in 15% Pinot Noir and 15% Rye Whiskey Barrels

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
tsd08460 (91) - Marshall, Virginia, USA - MAY 2, 2015
Aroma: caramel, dark fruit Appearance: brown, clear, tan foam, Taste: medium sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, dark fruit Palate: full body, thick feel, soft carbonation, long finish, Excellent

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jbruner (2836) - Athens, Georgia, USA - APR 30, 2015
Bomber sampled at Classic City Brew Fest 2015! Pours a hazy copper brown with dissipating off-white head that leaves light lace. Aroma of big dark fruit, hint of Belgian esters, sweet tannins. Taste follows, hint of sour cherry, great for the style. Boozy sweetness, but not over the top. Really nice beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
poisoneddwarf (1869) - Rathdrum, Idaho, USA - APR 27, 2015
Wax-dipped bomber. Best After 4/22/15. Aroma is oaky, coconut, vanilla, cookie dough, red licorice, brown sugar, dark fruits. Pours cloudy amber with a one finger beige head that collapses fairly quick. Taste starts out sweet and cookie-like before dark fruit, imparting some tartness, alcohol, tobacco, leather and licorice kick in. Full-bodied oily mouthfeel. Really tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
commonshawn (541) - Minnesota, USA - MAR 21, 2015
Big bottle with commonmac and rosskyle. Dark plum with small white head. Dark fruit tartness in the nose, smells somewhat sour. Raisin and dark fruit, tangy bite. Little bits of yeast funk, lots of alcohol taste. Sour dark fruit and raisin dominates but in a good way. Fits the style very well.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rosskyle (47) - - MAR 21, 2015
Dark red color. Sweet plum aroma. Sweet wine flavor. Clean finish. Flavor lingers. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
QuezXLV (407) - Virginia, USA - MAR 8, 2015
I'm a big fan of barrel aged beers and this is a good choice. The best thing about it is a wonderful aftertaste. The alcohol taste is slightly strong. - Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maverick34 (2493) - New York, USA - MAR 7, 2015
Bottled. Dark pour with pretty smallish head. Fruity pomegranate. Cherries. Dark chocolate. Pretty good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ARH (749) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 6, 2015
22oz bottle, poured into a snifter. The nose is full of roasted notes with undertones of caramel, dried fruit, woody bourbon, herby spice, a light vanilla, and further down, candy sugar, with a late touch of acetone warmth. Itís a deep and oily orange-brown, amber with sediment thatís topped by a foamy, soapy head. It retains a medium thin ring, some surface wisps, and a light, dense lace. The taste is a high sweetness complimented by a medium high bitter. The beer is thick and oily with a fuzzy carbonation. The full body contains a dominant flavor of dried fruit, with complimentary notes of wood and spice and a caramel character that strengthens near the end of the bottle. It finishes spicy and dry with a fruity zest. Itís crisp with a nice alcohol warmth on the way down. The aftertaste is astringent with waxy citrus peel and light notes of toffee and wood.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jazz88 (2585) - San Francisco, California, USA - MAR 3, 2015
Bottle of the 2015 vintage (12.1% abv) best after 4/22/15. A reddish brown color with a quickly laced tan head. A strong fruit aroma with with caramel, light wood, raisins, plums, and a touch of red wine. Sweet and powerful.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ratman197 (10710) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - FEB 26, 2015
Bomber poured a clear reddish amber with a lasting amber head. Aromas of dried fruit, toffee, vinous notes, light oak and a hint of cocoa. Palate was medium bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of toffee, oak, light sherry and light fruitiness with a smooth dry lingering toffee finish.

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