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Drakes Bourbon Barrel Aged Drakonic Imperial Stout

Drakes Bourbon Barrel Aged Drakonic Imperial Stout
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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 3.8/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Drakes Imperial Stout (now known as Drakonic) aged in bourbon. Varies in ABV. Aged 4 months in High West Whiskey Barrels.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hopdog (11004) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 14, 2016
Bottle. Poured a black color with a smaller sized off white head. Woody, earthy, bourbon, vanilla, chocolate, and roast.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
katrinaez (1150) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 30, 2016
Dark black body with medium foamy head. Smells potent and boozy. Strong bourbon taste, that overwhelms the stout just a bit. Medium mouthfeel. Bottle.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
luttonm (4441) - Seattle, Washington, USA - APR 24, 2016
At Seattle tasting. Deepest brown, creamy foam. Depth on aroma. Rich syrup, little soy, spritely. Brown ale, a little hops, a little cherry. Little vanilla wax. Solid.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (9401) - Reno, Nevada, USA - NOV 22, 2015
2015 bourbon BA Drakonic. Moderate to heavy barrel. Very smooth, with fudge, oak, booze and vanilla. Good stuff :)

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
CampesinoTino (800) - Seattle, Washington, USA - AUG 8, 2015
Corked and Caged 2015 Vintage Bottle (1 Pint, .9 Fluid Ounces) of Drakonic Imperial Stout Aged in Bourbon Barrels. 11.4% ABV. Black tar pour with a sudsy layer of mocha foam. Big notes of charred malt, molasses, bittersweet chocolate, bourbon barrel and coffee in the aroma. Flavor starts with a heavy dose of roasted malt, dark chocolate fudge and espresso along with some vanilla and bourbon toward the end. Mouthfeel is moderately dense and creamy with low carbonation and more chocolate and char in the finish. Definitely one of the more decadent BB Imperial Stouts. Good stuff.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BuckeyeBoy (5483) - 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.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
douglas88 (8090) - 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 (6832) - 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 (1680) - Portland, Oregon, 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 (711) - Sacramento, California, USA - MAR 8, 2014
On tap at Extreme Pizza during Sacramento Beer Week, surprisingly sour, stout gets dominated a bit.


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