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RATINGS: 321   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.05   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 357   ABV: 11.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Imperial Eclipse Stout aged in Elijah Craig 12 Year Bourbon Barrels

Vintages:
2009 Imperial Eclipse Stout (Elijah Craig) - (Purple Wax)
2011 Imperial Eclipse Stout - (Elijah Craig 12 Year) - (Purple Wax)
2012 Imperial Eclipse Stout - (Elijah Craig 12 Year) - (Purple Wax)
2013 Imperial Eclipse Stout - (Elijah Craig 12 Year) - (Purple Wax)
2014 Imperial Eclipse Stout - (Elijah Craig 12 Year) - (Purple Wax)


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4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
zoucrew102 (864) - - FEB 3, 2013
Very sweet, oaky aroma with some booze. Pours dark brown with basically no head. Very oaky flavor with whiskey and strong booze finish. Excellent! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Abijen (1857) - ’s-Hertogenbosch, NETHERLANDS - JUL 20, 2015
Zwart bier met een mooi licht bruine schuimkraag. Ruikt iets alcohol, vanille, geroosterd en koffie/chocolade. Smaakt vanille, koffie, chocolade en geroosterd. Lekker dik.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bosbouw (1872) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - JUL 20, 2015
Mooie zwarte kleur met een mooie bruine kraag. Ruikt vol, zoetig, vanille, crème, beetje alcohol. Smaakt vol, drop, vanille, crème. Beetje Coffee. Erg goed.

4.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Garlic_of_Doom (558) - SWEDEN - JUN 28, 2015
2012 Vintage. Almost black, a bit redbrownish with a small beige head that covers the surface. Aroma is mostly sweet, brown sugar and bourbon dominate. Taste is sweet at first, then roasted with dark chocolate/hot cocoa, peppery, bourbon notes that doesn’t over power everything else, some alcohol heat. Surprisingly bitter. Full body, low but very present carbonation, smooth and round mouth feel. Long bitter roasted after taste with alcohol heat.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MarcoDL (2886) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 26, 2015
Bottle @ ZEBF 2015. Aroma of coffee, booze and roast. Taste has coffee, whiskey, sweet boozy fruit and some roasted cacao. Nice, but expected even more.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Bule (1206) - California, USA - JUN 21, 2015
2014 release. 22oz bottle pours a dark brown color with a bit of tan head. Silky smooth, medium sweetness. Subtle spirit flavor balances nicely. Some berry fruit.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
kermis (6958) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 20, 2015
Bottle sampled at ZEBF ’15. Pours very dark brown with a ring tan head. Aroma of roast, vanilla, bourbon, oak barrel, chocolate, cacao, toffee and light coffee. Flavour is light heavy sweet and over moderate bitter. Full bodied with soft carbonation. Lovely!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ktwse (2798) - SWEDEN - JUN 12, 2015
Pours black with low tan head. Aroma of booze, vanilla, bourbon, chocolatr, dark fruit, yum. Taste is creamy sweet bourbon and chocolate with light boozy alcohol warming finish. Rich, creamy body with soft carbonation.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
TychoJames (500) - Örebro, SWEDEN - JUN 6, 2015
Flaska systembolaget. Svart vätska med ljusbrunt skum. Doft av fat, knäck, choklad och rostad malt. Söt och kraftfull smak med återigen mycket knäckighet. Smörkola, choklad och bourbon. Rund och fin munkänsla där alkoholstyrkan ligger som en värmande grund. Fantastisk

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
FunkyF (398) - Örebro, SWEDEN - JUN 6, 2015
UPDATED: JUL 16, 2015 Flaska från SB. Svart med brunt skum. Söt, tung doft av choklad och smörkola. Mycket bourbon i smaken, med vanilj och kola.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
gunnfryd (12395) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 27, 2015
KRS 131214. black colour with a tan head. Aroma is bourbon, roasted malt, hop, coffee. Flavour is bourbon, roasted malt, hop, coffee, chocolate, cocoa, wood , chocolate, alcohol. Full body. A world class beer i would like to drink again.


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