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RATINGS: 125   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jrgratz (113) - New York, USA - FEB 19, 2013
Bottle from Capones.. Pour is a dark dark brown with light tan head that forms a small collar around the glass..lighter brown to the edges. Aroma is chocolate, roasted malts, cherry, bourbon, maple wood. Taste is slightly sweet.. bourbon, vanilla, wood, molasses, toffee, maple syrup. Mouthfeel is thin and sweet. Short hoppy bitter finish.. Consistency is too thin.. decent beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
katrinaez (1092) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 19, 2016
Scent is heavy ripe black cherry and sweet tobacco cigars. Black with almost no head. Taste has nice boozy quality, but easy to drink. Not overly harsh. Mouth is good and full but again simple enough to not make you feel full. Bottle

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
JFGrind (1972) - Glenside, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 27, 2016
Well built full bodied malty Imperial Stout that is maximized flavors with barrel aging. Coffee, roast, vanilla and bourbon goodness. Not too boozy, just right for my palate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dhatton (241) - Mendham, New Jersey, USA - OCT 17, 2015
Pours a light brown head with red flecks over a thick black body. Boozy aroma of molasses and leather. Rich chocolate and roasted malt taste. Warming finish with mild bitters.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BroadestTom (349) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 26, 2015
Aroma caramel, chocolate, roasty, vanilla, woody, bourbon, Appearance black, brown foam, Taste medium sweetness, lightly bitter, Palate medium body, full body, average carbonation, eyE Overall a nice wet bourbon wood taste that I would suggest to a friend

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
demannu (330) - New Jersey, USA - SEP 11, 2015
Thick black pour with a cola colored head with a lasting small film. Big sweet bourbon, roasted coffee, and chocolate aroma. Smells delicious. Taste is dominated by bourbon with some vanilla and chocolate notes. Maybe a bit too boozy overall. Lighter mouthful than i expected. Smooth flat texture.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
radio_nowhere (1340) - Maryland, USA - JUN 23, 2015
12oz bottle into tulip glass, opaque black color with dark tan head. Aroma notes of heavy roasted malt sweetness, chocolate, licorice, bourbon, vanilla, light coffee and some oak. Taste seems more bourbon barrel forward; mocha, malt chocolate, vanilla bean, dark dried fruits, caramel, wood char and booze. Heavy body, low carbonation, creamy, rich with lingering sweet, roasty chocolate finish. Quite enjoyed this, very chocolatey leaning barreled RIS.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
furthur (757) - Eagle River, Alaska, USA - MAY 16, 2015
Bottle, black body some graham cracker colored head, nice lace. Aroma is huge vanilla, brown sugar and cookies, roasted barley, dried plums, molasses, whiskey, marschino cherries. Taste is vanilla and cherries, chocolate and bourbon, some oak, salt, black pepper, anise, citrus rind. This is sweet that quickly transitions to dry and whiskey. Pale is rich but not syrupy, carbonation subdued and soft. Finish is hoppy dry, but I kinda think a year in the cellar would really improve this by taking the edge off, it’s just a touch unbalanced, and the bourbon is a tad hot, but that cherry bourbon vanilla is so worth it! This is good!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mstrcrwly (912) - New York, USA - APR 22, 2015
Bottle courtesy of Brian..almost black pour with thin tan head..aroma of bourbon,wood,vanilla,licorice..tastes just like it smells.better as it warms..good stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Voodoo (531) - Pennsylvania, USA - APR 15, 2015
Pours an opaque, near black with a dense chocolate head which lingered a bit.......aroma of black licorice, vanilla, coffee.....taste is boozey, licorice, touch of cardboard, touch of wine......not sure it’s all proper. Very thin for it’s dense appearance, finishing with little more than booze.....possible this bottle had issues

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jake65 (3244) - Meridian, Idaho, USA - APR 4, 2015
Bottle: Pours a very dark brown, near black color with a thick brown head that fades off. Smells sweet, sort of intoxicating with vanilla and milk chocolate. Enough bourbon to compliment, but remain sweet. The taste is malty, chocolate, and a heavier emphasis on the bourbon barrel. A little bourbon heat on the back end, but no issues here. Very nice.

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