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Drakes Bourbon Barrel Imperial Stout

Drakes Bourbon Barrel Imperial Stout
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RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 3.78/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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Drakes Imperial Stout (now known as Drakonic) aged in bourbon. Varies in ABV. Aged 4 months in High West Whiskey Barrels.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BuckeyeBoy (3543) - Boise, Idaho, USA - APR 18, 2015
On tap at beer mongers. Pours out black topped with a tan head. Nose is roast malts chocolate coffee vanilla barrel bourbon and sweetness. Taste is more of the vanilla barrel notes bourbon sweetness tasty.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
douglas88 (7180) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 18, 2015
On tap at beermongers. Pours a pure black color with a small white head. A big sweet bourbon nose. The flavor is big sweet fruity bourbon, vanilla, light heat. Very good.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Sledutah (6013) - Utah, USA - JAN 24, 2015
On tap at Drakes
Black with a small tan head, light lacing. Aroma is woody, whisky and vanilla. Flavors are of dark malts, woody, vanilla, whiskey and coconut
Wow, very nice and smooth

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
monk191 (1272) - California, USA - OCT 19, 2014
A bit better then their Robustito Porter. Pours a beautiful deep black with a thick tan head. Smells of bourbon and caramel. No vanilla like the Robustito. Taste is better balanced. Lots of caramel to accentuate the bourbon.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dodgrblu (675) - Sacramento, California, USA - MAR 8, 2014
On tap at Extreme Pizza during Sacramento Beer Week, surprisingly sour, stout gets dominated a bit.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JohnnyJ (4872) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 3, 2014
Draft at Churchill’s. Black pour, with a small tan head. Milk chocolate, moderate roasted malt, bourbon barrel character, vanilla, and notes of raisin. Unfortunately, tasting next to Finest Hour, makes this beer feel thin amd watery.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GT2 (9272) - San Diego County, California, USA - MAR 2, 2014
[ Keg ][ Churchill’s Renaissance ][ 5oz ][ Mini Flute ][ $4? ][ 3/1/14 ]
>> Red highlights on an inky black pour. Nose is milk chocolate, tannic Cab grapes, richer barrel, praline. Taste is powerful bitter chocolate, praline, milk balls, spicy alcohol, salt. Palate is silky, not too sticky.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Errl (2019) - Plano, Texas, USA - FEB 11, 2014
Tap..Pour is dark black with a nice tan head..Nose is coffee, r9ast, bourbon..soft..Taste is nice dry, roast, light bourbon, chocolate..Nice easy drinking ..

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Cory (372) - , California, USA - FEB 11, 2014
Draft. This beer was delicous. Sweet roasted coffee and light raspberry aromas, smooth, not too long of a finish. It just was a little flat but that is often the case with these barrel aged beers. So good!

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VastActiv (3862) - Oulu, FINLAND - DEC 9, 2013
Tap at Pacific Coast Brewing, Oakland. Colour is almost black with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Dark fruits, bourbon, chocolate and roasted malts.


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