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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.88/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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Barrel Aged Really Tasty, every year itís a different blend, for the 2013 version the blend consists of Totality Imperial Stout, Donner Party Porter and their Summit Barleywine, aged in Oak Bourbon Barrels for 180 days.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
JaBier (4834) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - JUL 21, 2014
Bottle shared by thebaldwizard at Muckfest V on 7/12/14. Thanks Joe! Dark brown pour with a thin tan head. Aroma of booze, chocolate and marshmallow sweetness. Chocolate and marshmallow flavor with some booze before a sweet chocolate finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
phaleslu (6291) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 16, 2014
Bottle shared by thebaldwizard - thanks again, Joe! Pours a cloudy amber with a small beige head. Aroma of vanilla, pralines, brown sugar, cookies, oak, chocolate, toast, and boozy cake. The flavor is mostly the same. Medium-bodied, with a sweet, boozy, bitter mouthfeel and moderate carbonation. Nice barrel aged blend.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SirLimpsalot (2084) - SWEDEN - JUL 12, 2014
@basunen: ganska fatrik ton. Smaken är bränd, fyllig, fatrik och ändå ganska mjuk och smidig. Lång eftersmak. Gott. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone ---- Soberness not garanteed!

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ibrew2or3 (6782) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - JUN 19, 2014
Woodshed 3.0! Sample courtesy of Sparky. The bottle pours with a mahogany colored body that supports a tan head. The aroma offers up molasses, sweet bourbon, a dash of oak, a thin river of plum juice reduction and then a credible mesa of YUM. Nice. The taste is smooth and rich with spicy oak, molasses, smooth sweet bourbon, vanilla, marshmallow and some chocolate brownie. This is a very nice sipper thatís rich and near nectar like and it is very cohesive and balanced which is impressive with everything that is going on here.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
daknole (8947) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JUN 15, 2014
Deep brown, tan head. Bourbon, chocolate, coffee, toffee, hints of dark fruit. Stout forward and very tasty!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BOLTZ7555 (2780) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - JUN 8, 2014
Bottle shared @ Woodshed 3.0 by Sparky! A treat for sure! Dark mahogany pour with a nice latte cap. Lots of bakerís chocolate, caramel, vanilla, wood and bourbon. Nice balance of the before-mentioned. I know that this is a blend but this definitely tilts more toward the Imperial Stout category than American Strong. Pretty damn good.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mark_Eck (518) - - JUN 7, 2014
Pours black. Aroma is bourbon, roasted malts, and some oak. Taste is similar to aroma and finishes bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bacterial (1417) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - MAY 25, 2014
Somehow I was expecting an imperial stout, kind of like the wax cap series. What I got was somewhere between a stout and a barley wine - really nice, though a tad on the sweet side. No hint of alcohol. Syrupy medium mouthfeel. Almost no head, but lots of light tan lacing. Nose is slight honey, with malt and oak. Roasted malt dominates the taste, with a bit of oak and big sweet finish with just a hint of astringency. I like this, but it is certainly one to share.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mikem409 (1478) - bloomfield, Michigan, USA - MAY 25, 2014
Notes. Pours dark brown with a decent tan head. roasted malt and woody green aroma. taste is bitter and lots of vegetable wood and some vanilla. finish is bitter and some burnt sugar. not bad. but not worth the $$$$

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jjgmd (1376) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - MAY 17, 2014
Bomber with Zach and Brandon on the patio , tasted blindly, guessed strong ale. Poured a dark black brown color with no head. Nose ( blindly ) was sweet, oak and whiskey, bourbon with some dark fruits. Tastes was sweet with woody oaky whiskey notes and dark fruits, plum and currants. Finish is sweet, dry and ended on the same tasting notes. Nice ! Would love to have the Bud, Coors and Miller crowd try this! Quaff score 8 / 10 ( alcohol well hidden )


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