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RATINGS: 2086   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.28   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 336   ABV: 11.2%
A bit of backwoods pleasure without the banjo. This strong stout is brewed with a hint of coffee and vanilla then aged in oak bourbon barrels. Our process ensures that strong bourbon undertones come through in the finish in every batch we brew. We recommend decanting at room temperature and best enjoyed in a brandy snifter.

OliverG's rating

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
OliverG (276) - Montreal, Quebec, - OCT 22, 2012
22/10/12 Bouteille 341ml: Noire, avec beau collet de mousse blanc. Sublimes arômes de bourbon, mais non strident. Légèrement sucrée avec de délicieuses notes de bourbon, de vanille et de boisée. Touche de chocolat-café. Très bien balancée. Corps moyen, mais drinkability parfaite. Texture soyeuse et finale légèrement alcoolisé. Le bourbon est tres bien utilisé et brille par sa présense, mais laisse toutefois de la place aux autres saveurs.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
fraternie (935) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 6, 2015
Deep, intense mocha and coffee flavors. Undertones of chocolate and vanilla bean, oats, medium hop presence. Finishes with subdued spice and very understated bourbon nuances. Rich, creamy, intense and well balanced, yet thin on the palate for the style.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bbertels (252) - NORWAY - OCT 5, 2015
Bottle. Aroma is chocolate, truffle, Arabic coffee. Taste is nougat, toffee, coffee, molassess, tar, walnut, hazelnut, caramel, fudge, whiskey, vanilla. Great, great brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
altonbrownd (4348) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - OCT 3, 2015
10/9/2010 11:21:18 PM Bottle from Cracked Kettle. Dark black pour with foamy tan head. Sweet, roasty and creamy nose. Taste of chocolate, malts, roast, coffee and sweetness. Very creamy texture, chocolate malt-like. Just wonderful.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mollegar (8) - Kristiansund, NORWAY - OCT 2, 2015 does not count
Bottle from Mother Kelly’s, London. Pours black with thin head. Oak and coffee on the nose. Medium to full body. Taste is roasted barley, coffee, chocolate and a good dose of sweetness. Sweetness is well balanced out by the bitterness. Top beer!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
beertholomeus (1292) - California, USA - OCT 1, 2015
Pours black with a tan head. Dark chocolate, roasted malt, coffee, caramel and graham cracker and oak aroma. Dark chocolate, coffee, roasted malt, caramel, graham cracker, soy sauce, licorice, vanilla and oak flavors. Full body and moderate carbonation. Dark chocolate, coffee and alcohol finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Marduk (4203) - Reval, ESTONIA - SEP 29, 2015
330ml bottle (thanks mjs). Pitch black color. Small size, brown head, stays. Chilly, coffee beans, roast, spicy, herbal in aroma. Chocolate, vanilla, nice roast, cocoa, mild chilly pepper in taste. I feel like I just eat a bar of chocolate. Fantastic brew. At that abv it feels almost watery.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
martjoobolut (1780) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 26, 2015
Bottle. Pours black with brown head. The head stays for a second. Aroma is intense coffee, vanilla, roast, malt. Flavor is sweet and bitter, vanilla, coffee, malty, wood. Finish is coffee bitter. Overall: great beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
suurjuust (1944) - ESTONIA - SEP 26, 2015
Dark brown beer, tan head. Nose is coffee, vanilla, wood, roast, alcohol. Flavor is hard roast, lots of coffee, vanilla, strong woody-oaky notes and bourbon. Roasty finish, bourbon, smoke notes, coffee, roast. Nice one.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
allmyvinyl (7012) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 25, 2015
355ml bottle from Vino, shared with Ashton McCobb. Pours opaque dark brown with a persistent tan head. Lovely tight, tiny-bubbling head. Aromas of dark chocolate, vanilla, bourbon, hazelnuts, premium coffee. Taste is all of the preceding m’lud. Great structure to the palate. Long roasted, caramel biscuit and boozy finish. Yeah.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
AshtonMcCobb (4131) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 25, 2015
Bottle thanks to allmyvinyl. Appearance - opaque black with a lovely fawn crema head. Nose - syrup and toasted sweet pancakes with chocolate. Hazelnuts. Taste - maple syrup and chocolate with an alcohol finish. Loads of wood. Palate - full bodied with a big creamy but slightly tannic middle section and a long dry finish, which keeps coming back with richness. Overall - loads going on,

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