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RATINGS: 112   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.93   EST. CALORIES: 327   ABV: 10.9%
First came a toasted smug called Yin followed by a hoppy fella called Yang. Let me introduce you to Auld Yin – a wrinkly more experienced take on youngster Yin. 9 months in the company of an insightful, complex whiskey cask made a pretty interesting spin on this imperial tajii taste adventure. Aye!
2012 vintage - 12.0% abv

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
djd07 (6507) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 28, 2015
Bottle. Pours a dark brown with small beige head that lasts. The aroma is strong smoke, roast, chocolate. Thin mouthfeel with similar flavors to nose, nice bourbon, wood, really nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
rouhlas (1507) - GREECE - NOV 23, 2014
330 ml bottle at home. Black with beige-brown head. Aroma is roasted malty, chocolate, light coffee, wood and lot of whiskey, light smoky - tobacco like. Taste is sweet and bitter, like the aroma but more intense, roasted, chocolate and coffee, light dark fruits notes, whiskey, tobacco - tar. Medium oily-sticky body with soft carbonation. Bitter alcoholic finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (7343) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 2, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours black, nose is chocolate, liquorice, woody, taste is more of the same.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
bigguns22 (737) - Maryland, USA - AUG 1, 2014
Pour is mahogany in color with nice and creamy tan head. Aroma is huge tons of coffee and chocolate notes with a whiskey back ground. A very big and complex beer that challenges your taste buds with every taste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Svesse (7052) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - MAY 25, 2014
(Bottle. 12.0%) Black colour with frothy, beige head. Malty, roasted nose with strong black coffee, cacao, oak wood, whisky, brown sugar, a touch of treacle and hints of tar and peat. Malty, roasted taste with notes of black coffee, chocolate truffles, liquorice, soy sauce, treacle and a warming finish with whiskey, toffee, a touch of alcohol and a generous coffee bitterness. Full body, soft and rounded mouthfeel. A certain sweetness coming through. Tasty and quite powerful, but still very well balanced. Excellent stuff!

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
vlad2233 (4) - - MAY 2, 2014 does not count
Beautiful stuff! Perfectly balanced taste, intense but very pleasant sweet chocolate, caramel and whisky aroma. Very mellow alcohol overtone. Beautiful stuff indeed.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RobertDale (4433) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - APR 21, 2014
12 ounce bottle. Pours black with a small tan head. Aroma of malt, chocolate, and whiskey. Taste is roasted malt, whiskey, dark chocolate, dark fruit, and coffee. Delicious!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
llkc (810) - århus, DENMARK - APR 3, 2014
Duft; ristet malt Brandt brød, sødme, slik agtig duft, brunsukker, Smag: brunsukker smag, sukkersød i smagen. Malt, brandtbrød, whiskey, sød eftersmag og en smule kaffe eftersmag

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
zvikar (4086) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - MAR 29, 2014
Bottle shared at a tasting at Beer Market Jaffa. Pours black with a beige head, aroma of chocolate, wood, whiskey, vanilla, toffee, caramel, butterscotch, flavor of chocolate, whiskey, cognac, wood, caramel, winey fruitiness, medium to full bodied

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Clarkdvm (310) - Florida, USA - MAR 8, 2014
Black pour-draft at wob. Whiskey aftertaste not initially noted. Good imperial stout but not equal to mephistophiles in my book.

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