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FiftyFifty Imperial Eclipse Stout - Bernheim Wheat Whiskey Barrel

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RATINGS: 108   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.9   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
Imperial Eclipse Stout aged in Bernheim Wheat Whiskey Barrels

2012 Imperial Eclipse Stout - Bernheim Wheat Whiskey - Beige Wax

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ratman197 (11352) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUL 29, 2015
Bomber poured a clear dark reddish brown with a lingering ring of brown foam. Aromas of milk chocolate, bourbon, vanilla and light oak. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of milk chocolate, vanilla, light bourbon and a hint of oak with a smooth lingering chocolate finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drake (10687) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JUN 16, 2015
Bottle shared by jackl shared at a tasting, 5/4/15. Clear dark red, thin fizzy tan head, good retention. Aroma of roasted malt, soy, dry whiskey. The taste is roasted malt, chocolate, soy, dark fruits, vanilla. Medium bodied, boozy, low carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beertholomeus (1238) - California, USA - MAY 19, 2015
Pours black with a thin tan head. Chocolate, coffee, roasted malt, honey, whiskey, oak, vanilla and raisin aroma and flavors. Full body and moderate carbonation. Chocolate, honey and roasted malt finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jackl (5811) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAY 4, 2015
Bottle @ 3N tasting. Deep brown with a small head. Baked brownie. Chocolate chip cookies. Glazed donuts. Rich coffee. Dark and intimidating. Taste of burnt brown sugar. Caramel and chocolate covered espresso beans. Full body, oily. Solid.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
kazin (286) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 2, 2015
Bottle shared during a tasting with friends. Great deal of roasted malts, chocolate and coffee. Some whisky barrel notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ClubGonzo (4752) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAR 25, 2015
Bottle, shared with BBGTC. Pours a pitch black body with a large creamy light beige head. Nose is cocoa, chocolate, coffee, caramel and hints of licorice, biscuits, vanilla and grains. Taste is cold coffee, vanilla, chocolate, cocoa, wheat, grains, syrup and hints of espresso, whisky, caramel and deep malty notes. Full body, medium to soft carbonation. Lingering cocoa tastyness, this is really good stuff and perhaps the best from the Eclipse series so far.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ej (997) - Hauglandshella, NORWAY - MAR 25, 2015
Bottle shared with BBGTC. Pours a black body producing a tan mediumsized head. Roasty aroma with loads of vanilla. Malts, cocoa and a whiff of alcohol. Taste is rich malty vanilla notes and roasted grains. Hints of chocolate, smoke and cocoa. Full bodied and avg co2 levels.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
alobar (3122) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 29, 2014
Thanks to richlikebeer. Pours coal black with aroma of vanilla, chocolate, dark fruit, and whiskey. Sweet flavor with vanilla, molasses, chocolate, and dark fruit with some wood and a solid whiskey background. Great beer!.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Koelschtrinker (12859) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - OCT 19, 2014
Malzig rauchiger, etwas schokoladiger Antrunk. Vollmundig, der Alkohol ist zum Ende erkennbar. Kann süß, eher trocken, die Aromen sind nicht so intensiv wie sie sein könnten. 9/11/11/11//11

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Beerhunter111 (10805) - Hasborn, GERMANY - OCT 19, 2014
Sampled @ Finest Spirits and Beer Convention Bochum 2014: Sehr dunkelbraunes fast schwarzes Bier, kein Schaum. Geruch sehr röstmalzig, Schokolade, Kaffee, leicht holzig. Geschmack mild schokoladig, Kaffee, Vanille, lecker.

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