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RATINGS: 104   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Imperial Eclipse Stout aged in Bernheim Wheat Whiskey Barrels

2012 Imperial Eclipse Stout - Bernheim Wheat Whiskey - Beige Wax

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
italianjohn (2438) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 4, 2013
Black pour orange hue with light beige head ..... aroma of dry oak, whiskey, semisweet chocolate and vanilla .... taste is interesting chocolate, sugary, vanilla and some spicy grainy whiskey and dry oak .... little boozy version of the eclipse ... good stuff but not my fav or the series

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
kazin (238) - 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 (4521) - 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 (917) - 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 (2999) - 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 (12031) - 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 (9676) - 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.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Erzengel (4967) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - OCT 17, 2014
Vintage 2012 @ S&B Bo 2014. Sehr intensiver Tief-malziger Geruch. Das Bier ist dickflüssig, tief. Rosinen, Caramel, Trockenpflaumen. Sehr intensiv, Brauner Zucker, intensiver Nachgeschmack. Pflaume, Schwarzkirsche, Feinherb. Richtig tolles Bier!!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
slowrunner77 (6600) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 16, 2014
"Overpriced? Yes. Really good? Yes. Not top tier like the Grand Cru or ECraig 20, but better than the Evan Williams or Old Fitz easily. Bigger, more dimensions too it - chocolatey, roasty malt. Lots of barrel influence. Vanilla and booze. Don’t think I’ve ever had a wheat whiskey, but this piques my curiosity."

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mabel (7048) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 14, 2014
[5637-20130816] Bottle. Roasted barrel wood grain aroma. Black brown body with a medium-lasting foamy tan head. Sweet roasted soya barrel flavour. Full body. Very tasty. (7/4-/8/4/15) 3.8
(@ Campground Brewdown 2013, Millmont, PA)
Overheard: "Those are my sour pickles."

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
maneliquor (3393) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - SEP 13, 2014
Bottle at Mane Liquor Eclipse tasting. 2012 version. Pours dark brown with a sticky tan head. Nose is very sweet vanilla, molasses, honey, treacle and a light whiskey bite. Taste is extremely sweet with loads of vanilla and thick, treacle-like honey. Very woody and slightly grassy with a bourbon driven finish. Quite a sharp kick to finish it off. So different to the previous brandy version. This is more like a mans drink rather than a hug the brandy version was. This has more happening with some spikes. A rollercoaster experience of a stout

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