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RATINGS: 100   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.89   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Imperial Stout aged 225 days in 12 year old Buffalo Trace Bourbon Barrels. Single Barrel versions AND the bottled blended version (From multiple Buffalo Trace barrels of varying ages) all go here.

Vintages:
2011 Imperial Eclipse Stout (Buffalo Trace Barrel Blend) = Yellow Wax
2013 Imperial Eclipse Stout (Burralo Trace Barrel) = Yellow Wax


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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JohnnyJ (4358) - San Diego, California, USA - DEC 13, 2013
Bottle. Black pour, with a small tan head. Sweetness, dark fruit, raisin, molasses, vanilla, milk chocolate, and bourbon. Overall the beer is pretty smooth. One of the better eclipse varieties.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
_angst_ (2777) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 16, 2013
Bottle courtesy of rlgk. Pours black with a rather small frothy goldenish beige head that slowly dissipates while leaving a small trace on the glass. Smell is sweet and malty with roasted malts, dark chocolate, bourbon, vanilla fudge, oatmeal cookies, burnt cereal, dark roast coffee, charred wood, coconut milk, alcohol, ketjap manis, peanut butter, sweet liquorice candy and hints of Schwarzwald cake. Taste is very sweet with roasted malts, vanilla fudge, toffee, bourbon, cane sugar, cookie dough, alcohol, ketjap manis, bitter chocolate, sweetened dark roast coffee, peanut butter, chocolate cake, coconut mil and caramel. Mouthfeel is round, soft, sticky sweet, tiny boozy and medium to full bodied. Finish is sweet with roasted malts, charred wood, bourbon, coconut milk, chocolate cake, dark roast coffee, vanilla fudge, toffee and alcohol. Very nice but its just so god damn sweet...

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Marsiblursi (3005) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 16, 2013
(Bottle) Pours black with a light brown head. Smooth roasted malt, balanced wood and vanilla. Sweet, balanced bitter. Super smooth and round with full bodied. Woodsy, bitter and roasted finish.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
tkrjukoff (4058) - SWEDEN - NOV 16, 2013
Pours pitch black with a small rim of tanned head. Aroma is sweet dark fruits fruity caramel some vanilla and bourbon. Flavor is velvety smooth so balanced chocolate some coffee sweet nicely bitter, wow

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
rlgk (10516) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - NOV 16, 2013
Bottle at "Darkness comes to town", 131116. Pitch black beer with a nice beige head. Malty roasted aroma, caramel, chocolate, raisins, warming alcohol, spicy notes, raisins, figs, cocoa powder, dades. Roasted caramel flavor, nutcreme, vanilla, whisky, raisins, cocoa powder, woody, peach, warming alcohol, dades, some spices, licorice, some chocolate. Roasted chocolate finish, woody, nutcreme, raisins and figs. Lovely beer!

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DocLock (7860) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 11, 2013
Bottles from Capone’s, Smith’s, Blue Dog. Pours jet black, oily, thick, with minimal tan head. Nose is oaky bourbon, molasses, vanilla. Tastes thick and rich on the palate, with heavy oaky bourbon flavor, roasty dark malt, molasses, and prune. Finishes a bit hot, thivk, complex, and rich. This one is great.

4.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Christpuncher (1162) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 26, 2013
Very similar to goose island bourbon stout. Really Carmelly with a bourbon kick. Pours dark black. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Dogbrick (8139) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUL 14, 2013
Thanks to Beer Savant for sharing 2011 vintage bottle during his 50th birthday bash. This beer pours a brownish-black color with a medium thin foamy beige head that recedes steadily. Small patches of lacing. Aroma of vanilla, bourbon and malt. Full-bodied with flavors of oaky vanilla, bourbon and dark chocolate. The finish is boozy with vanilla and roast malt aftertaste. Good beer all around.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ReggieDunlap (3071) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 10, 2013
Pours dark brown with a creamy medium tan head. Aroma has light boozy notes, dark fruit, toasted coconut. Flavor has notes of coffee, toasted coconut, mild dark chocolate, nice bourbon. Mouthfeel is medium and creamy with a nice coffee/bourbon finish...buffalo trace is evident.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (11942) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAY 31, 2013
(22oz bottle) Pours an opaque black body with a small brown head. Aroma of vanilla, wood, caramel, toffee, bourbon, and chocolate. Flavor of roasted malt, vanilla, chocolate, caramel, bourbon, and brown sugar.


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