rmussman (1702) - California, USA - APR 7, 2013
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Aged for about a year after purchase of the 2011 vintage. So smooth and aromatic. The malted base is delicious and light hops and roasted flavor are intense and well crafted.
baraciisch (2009) - California, USA - DEC 19, 2014
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Tasted side-by-side with a 2013 buffalo trace... Flavor is more roasty and hotter than the aged eclipse... Less complex ... However, by itself, aroma of anise, dark chocolate, bourbon... Flavor is dark chocolate, anise, roasted malts... Finish is dark bitter chocolate... Amazing
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oRos (1200) - sacramento, California, USA - DEC 15, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle shared by Bruce. Pours black with brown head. Taste is roasted malts. With some sweet rasins. Lots of oak and vanilla
MrFecesious (1091) - British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 14, 2014
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle share. 2013. Pours very dark brown. Aroma of bourbon, raisin, vanilla, sexy awesome. Taste is sweet. Dry finish from creamy excellence.
Geokkjer (6016) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 13, 2014
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. Pours black with a beige head. Aroma of chocolate, malt, some roasted notes, whiskey and alcohol. Flavor is sweet and roasted with some caramel, coffee, whiskey, wood, vanilla and caramel. Full body, average carbonation.
probstblueribbon (3058) - Nepean, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 12, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bomber shared by Steve. Deep brown-black with a mocha rim. Rich chocolate, coffee, vanilla, a rich, slightly metallic, a little booze. Medium+ body, very low carbonation. Rich chocolate and coffee, toffee, booze, really nice k off dry with a boozy, dark malt finish.
48FanInCali (747) - California, USA - NOV 28, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: NOV 30, 2014 2013 bomber - pitch black pour with minimal mocha colored head. Nose is heavy on roast with some barrel note. Taste is actually quite bitter with coffee like flavors. Not as viscous as others in this class. Good but not in the same class as the EC20.
ciocanelu (101) - Timisoara, ROMANIA - NOV 26, 2014
4.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Didn’t expect very much from this beer (I don’t know exactly why) but it was a really nice surprise. Big bourbon smell with some alcohol notes but not disturbing. Complex taste with some honey, coconut and vanilla. Not too sweet though, very balanced. Thick and creamy. Excellent!
Steasy66 (995) - Minnesota, USA - NOV 22, 2014
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Blackish with small tan head. Aroma of bourbon, vanilla, marshmallow. Flavor is good, quite sweet, oily, strong bourbon. Really nice, like the 20 year but a bit more boozy.
WillRunForBeer (855) - Massachusetts, USA - NOV 9, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
From notes. 2013 Bottle shared by Adam, thanks! Pours dark brown with a scant beige head. Aroma is molasses, chocolate, bourbon. The bourbon is forward in this, with chocolate, oak.
AirForceHops (3510) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 8, 2014
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Adam Jackson’s crazy vertical at my pad, in yet another 650 ml bottle. Aroma shows wood barrel and char malt with some leather and tobacco hints. Nice aroma’s.
Taste is a chocolate richness, mild roasted grain and finishing with bourbon and oak. Medium bodied with some low, creamy carbonation. Nice level of complex bourbon and awesome stout base. Really super smooth… I have never have had the 20 year but this is damn fine.