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RATINGS: 410   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.11   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 507   ABV: 16.9%
Jacob Spears, our 6th Great Grand Uncle, is credited as the first distiller to label his whiskey "Bourbon." He built his distillery in Bourbon County, Kentucky in 1790 - 203 years before began brewing. While obviously a bit too late to produce Uncle Jacob’s wash, we’ve instead created something far more complex. In his honor, we present this robust, silky smooth, full-bodied and altogether extremely American rendition of an Imperial Stout aged for 6 months in the very finest bourbon barrels. This explains a lot about our penchant for big brews! It’s in our blood!
Brewed with Rocky Mountain Water, Malter Barley, Flaked Oats, Hops and Yeast.

sjohnny's rating

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
sjohnny (417) - - OCT 27, 2012
Bottle shared with Labfrogg. Plum, raisin, coffee, a lot like Port aroma. Pours dark black with quickly dissipating tan head that almost boils away. Cascade of flavors. Coffee, bourbon, molasses, dried fruit. Simply amazing. The best beer I have had to date. Thanks, bro.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hoprider (160) - DENMARK - JUL 26, 2015
Pours jet black with a dense brown head. Nose: caramel roasted malts, chocolate brownie mix, latte or intensly sugared espresso. Taste: sweet roasted malts, vanilled oak and chocolate cake, slight prune and fruity molasses in the emidiate finnish. The aftertaste is full and rich with creamy chocolate, espresso and the mouthfeel on this masterfull brew is lightly carbonated. I found it very ’Avery’ and that aint bad. Tak Peter aka motherbrother!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BenH (3020) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 12, 2015
Bottle, massive thanks to sir Michael. Black with tan head. Nice big roasty aroma, chocolate and coffee. Rich taste, chocolate and coffee, roasty. Thick and sweet with some warming alcohol

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (17256) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 12, 2015
bottle at home ... daisy tasting ... dark blackk.. thin tan lacing ... soft meaty malt.. dark roast nose .. dark sweet roast ...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
allmyvinyl (6300) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 12, 2015
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours dark brown with a thin tan head. Aromas of coffee, chocolate bourbon tar. Taste is tar, dark chocolate, booze. Oily texture. sticky finish. Nice.
12th July, gusher tasting

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GlasgowTAD (583) - Glasgow/Aberdeen, SCOTLAND - JUL 12, 2015
Pours black with a beige head. Aroma is creme brulee, vanilla, oak, caramel and slight leather. Taste is caramel, millionaires shortbread, vanilla, coconut, heavy sugar.n

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stuu666 (6469) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 12, 2015
Bottle at craig’s. Pours black, nose is chocolate, coffee, toffee, taste is sweet, chocolate, rich, fruity.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
jefcon (1502) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - JUL 5, 2015
Simply an unconscionable amount of alcohol. However, the palate is rich, lengthy, and only a bit slick. Oats, chocolate, vanilla, bourbon, molasses, but all in balance and moderation. A little honey and stickiness on the finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DrunkSanta410 (604) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUN 26, 2015
Bottle, 2015. Pours black, nice brown head. Aroma is bourbon, chocolate, vanilla, Malty. Some licorice. Taste is great vanilla, bourbon, smooth espresso, slightly boozy taste. Smooth body, high carbonation. Pretty nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
demannu (185) - New Jersey, USA - JUN 24, 2015
Bourbon and chocolate aroma. Tan head with a lasting ring, no lacing. Soft creamy palate. Huge bourbon aftertaste. Overall very strong. All in all ok. Might be awesome after some aging.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MarcoDL (2886) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 21, 2015
Bottle @ ZEBF 2015. Aroma of booze and vanilla. Taste is sweet with vanilla, but mostly booze. Good, but somewhat one-sided.

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