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Blend of barleywine, imperial stout, imperial brown, and double IPA aged in Old Fitzgerald Barrels.“10”—a limited-edition oak-aged strong ale that commemorates the brewery’s 10th anniversary since its founding in 1996 on California’s Central Coast.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dedollewaitor (14108) - Odense, DENMARK - FEB 9, 2012
Bottle @ Hallinghansens US Tasting, Odense. Pours murky dark brown with a small off white head. Sweet nose and flavor of oak, caramel, prune and a slight oxidation. Sweet and vinous. A bit of warmth. A sipper!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
hallinghansen (2100) - Odense S, DENMARK - FEB 6, 2012
Bottle. Mud brown body with a tiny offwhite head. Aroma is raisins, dark fruit, alcohol notes, roasted malt, bourbon and vanilla. Flavor is dark fruit, alcohol, raisins, chocolate notes, vanilla, bourbon. Tha alcohol thickles in the mouth. Great beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Plovmand (6603) - Helsinge, DENMARK - FEB 4, 2012
Bottle at hallinghansen grand tasting. It pours dark brown with some floasties. It has a medium off white head. Loads of bourbon notes in the aroma. Sweet toasted caramel, vanilla, booze, light chocolate and tobacco. The flavour is vanilla, toasted caramel, booze, light roast and fainted hops. Nice and smooth. Long sweet dark dried fruity finish. Thanks hallinghansen for sharing!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
LtDan (1796) - Los Angeles County, California, USA - DEC 4, 2011
Thanks to Mike Dash G!! Appearance: pours a dark brown with no head and no bubbles.

Aroma: Dark fruit: fig, raisin date. Apricot. Not any booze.

Taste. Dark chocolate alcohol cardboard, hazelnut, coconut.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied modest carbonation. Overall: Nothing like it was 6 years ago, obviously. I would suggest doing your "vertical" now.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
wagman (14) - - NOV 23, 2011
Had during a 10-15 vertical on 11/20/11. Slightly cloudy, dark brown. Hardly any head at all. Sweet chocolate coffee smell. Really complex aroma. Tasks slightly sweet and very smooth. You can taste the alcohol come through almost like a bourbon. May be past its prime. But was still incredibly enjoyable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
scotchzi (302) - Florida, USA - NOV 15, 2011
Pour is a deep dark coppery brown with little gray head. Smell is deep molasses light figs and butter resin. Taste is brown sugar buttered caramel popcorn vanilla great smooth silky mouthfeel. thanks drowland.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GT2 (8742) - San Diego County, California, USA - NOV 14, 2011
651mL thanks to drowland and the Tally beer crew at Proof for sharing this rarity!. The pour is a clear, deep maroon with bubbles. No head formation. Nose is starchy, red fruits, tart berries, umami soy character, quite savory with saving graces of bourbon and maple. Taste is spicy, decent alcohol heat, mild ash and chalkiness. Big kick of alcohol in the mid. Chalk and mint in the finale. Big oxidized/minty quality. Not bad...probably not worth cellaring any longer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
drowland (6169) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - NOV 11, 2011
11/11/11. 22oz bottle courtesy daknole. Malty old ale aroma of sorts - sweet, malty, a bit minty, some oxidation aspects, and a touch of barrel character. Sweet malty flavor with caramel, rye bread, toast, vanilla, alcohol, and a bit of barrel. Lingering roasty, bitter aspects as well. Still some booze in there... this must have been intense fresh. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pailhead (5073) - Brownstown, Michigan, USA - SEP 23, 2011
Bottle: The aroma consists of mild chocolate, rye bread, caramel, and a hint of oak... It pours a dark brown with some orange highlights and a minimal beige head. The finish starts worth moderate chocolate, caramel, and a touch of toffee. The finish has mild bourbon, a touch of coconut, and oak. Medium bodied work mild carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
craftbeerdesign (2194) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 16, 2011
shared bomber thanks to TheBeerSommelier. pours a murky brown with a slim tan head. roasted nose with light oak, light bourbon and lingering fruits. medium body - sweet throughout with vanilla, bourbon, dark fruits (raisin, dates, grapes) and brown sugar. lots of warmth on the finish with some chocolate, sugar, light coffee and more oak.

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