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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.66/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   SEASONAL: Special   ABV: -
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Part of the Mysterium Verum program. Morgul Ale is out now. It is a porter (no coffee) that was aged in Kentucky bourbon barrels for over 7 months.


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4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
jimmie65 (330) - Texas, USA - DEC 14, 2012
Almost black pour w/ a large reddish head. Aroma of bourbon, dark fruit and licorice. Semi-sweet, very strong bourbon flavor with hints of fruit.


4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
onceblind (5726) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAY 9, 2015
Black pour with a thin fading off white head. Gigantic nose with loads of bourbon and sugary vanilla oak. Flavor has loads of bourbon and sticky dark roast malt, a bit of molasses, loads of charred oak, touch of coffee, dark earthy sweet malt and more bourbon.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Errl (2174) - Plano, Texas, USA - MAR 27, 2015
Tap..Pour is black with a cream tan head..Nose is roast, vanilla, soggy oak, milk chocolate...Taste is chocolate chip cookie, silk, vanilla, dry, lactose? , bourbon..Wow

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jkwalking05 (4231) - Arlington, Texas, USA - MAR 14, 2015
On tap at Pinthouse Pizza. Black with a decent beige head. Aroma is of bourbon, heavy wood, vanilla, chocolate and toast. Taste is of vanilla, wood, licorice, cocoa, booze, bourbon, and marshmallows.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
travita (4435) - Frisco, Texas, USA - MAR 14, 2015
Tap. The look is dark, tan head, black in color. The taste is alcohol, bourbon, tangy, whiskey barrel, good. The smell is the same, whiskey bomb.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cavie (4043) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - NOV 15, 2013
Tap at Zios. Pours very dark brown color edging on black. Light ring of head. Aroma is quite woody and bourbon. Dark malts and fresh oak shavings. Flavor is woody, bourbon, vanilla, sweet notes and more. This is nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Crispy34 (474) - Texas, USA - AUG 9, 2013
Draft. Aroma is bourbon... And more bourbon. Appearance is black with little head. Taste starts off towards dark fruit then turns to straight bourbon. Palate is vanilla, cause of all the bourbon. Overall, this is a weak bourbon. That is about it. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
BMan1113VR (7904) - Los Angeles, California, USA - MAY 16, 2013
On tap at the Moth. Pours with a black hued body and tan head. Aromas of whiskey, Jack Daniels-esque (as opposed to a richer bourbon character), currants, plums, dark fruits, wood. A bit of sharp tannin, cola. Flavors are a touch watery and thin. Big bourbon, roasted, nutty, walnuts and cola with a dark fruit/stewed prune character. Medium carbonation, somewhat low in body.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
angrypirate06 (1387) - Texas, USA - MAY 7, 2013
Tap at the Meddlesome Moth, courtesy of bman1113vr. Dark ruby pour. Nose is vanilla, oak, bourbon, fantastic nose, very complex.... leather, coffee, earth. Flavor is tannic, oak, bourbon, vanilla, caramel. Tons of bourbon barrel on this, really solid! The mouthfeel is a bit disappointing, as it’s a bit watery.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kidmartinek (3856) - austin, Texas, USA - APR 3, 2013
Black cloudy plum. Rick dark fruit aroma with quite a bit of alcohol in the nose as well amd a fair amount of oaky vanilla. The head forms a small, sirty-white ring. Taste is rich ripe dark fruit, some apple peel, some cocoa, and a sligjt bitterness. Mouthfeel is cool and medium- light. Gets better with time, but a little on the sweet side.

1.2
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
jthg (84) - Austin, Texas, USA - MAR 22, 2013
Cost me ten dollars. This is not a porter. It is soured like vinegar. Not good. Really not good!


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