srobi003 (58) - odenton, Maryland, USA - OCT 16, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
On tap at Duclaw-Arundel Mills
Aroma-Huge vanilla notes, chocolate notes, dark fruit notes and bourbon notes. Also getting toasted coconut
Appearance-Nearly pitch black, some dark red color. Mocha color head that faded quickly. I do see some alcohol legs too.
Taste& Palate-Very sweet with at the front of the tongue with a slightly bitter finish. Body is medium-full and thick. I am also getting a little bit of heat
Overall-Great beer overall fresh that I think will get better with age so I will be picking up a couple of bottles
50belair (2188) - Florida, USA - OCT 3, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Dark brown pour. Caramel and bourbon aromas. Sweet with vanilla, caramel, cola, and booze highlights. Good body and mouthfeel.
jtclockwork (8047) - , New Jersey, USA - AUG 28, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Pours black with tan head. Nose and taste of cola, bourbon, oak, roast chocolate, sweet malt, vanilla and caramelized sugar. Finished a bit boozy. Medium to full body.
brystmar (1206) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 18, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
2012. Smells like bourbon. Dark baker's chocolate, smooth booze character, oaky bourbon on the palate too. Solid.
rxeight (1234) - Illinois, USA - JUL 16, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Black pour no head. Quite a bit of bourbon, slight heat on the way down. Bit of chocolate and a touch of smoke. Kind of thin for a ba stout.
ReggieDunlap (3030) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 24, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours black with a medium mocha head. Aroma has dark fruit and some smokiness...touches of vanilla and and bourbon. Flavor follows suit...adds some bitter dark chocolate. Mouthfeel is medium and the finish is very roasty/smoky with some booze and dark chocolate...warming.
argo0 (11353) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 13, 2013
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
22oz bottle, Barrel 1 of 3/31/12 Batch, 11.5% ABV. Small tan head atop cola-black body. Aroma is moderately sweet, Bourbon/vanilla, some vinous, light cocoa. Taste is sweet, Bourbon, some vanilla, alcohol, some rum, caramel, light wood. Sticky full body, low carbonation, light burn. Kind of a sweet mess.
abcfan (695) - New Jersey, USA - APR 29, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Well done! Pours black with a tan head. Huge vanilla, oak, bourbon aroma. Medium bodied with lively carbonation in mouth. Finishes sweet, sticky coffee and molasses.
bigguns22 (635) - Maryland, USA - APR 27, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Barrel 15 of 20 date out of barrel 9/19/11. Dark brown to black in color with a small tan head. Aroma is rich and full of bourbon. Sweet,chocolate,coffee and wood are the most noted flavors. A great dessert beer if you like bourbon.
PhillyCraft (3148) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 24, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Growler split with some friends, from al’s, pours black with creamy beige head, light lacing. Aromas and taste of roasty barrel, bourbon, chocolate, char and molasses. Sticky palate, with a full body. Nice russian imperial stout.