peteinSD (1433) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 10, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Tap @ Barrelworks. Dark brown pour with an off-white froth of foam. Aroma is bourbon, oak, coconut, and underlying malt sweetness. Taste is heavy with vanilla, coconut, and bourbon and some bitterness from the alcohol. Smooth mouthfeel. Nice barrel aged beer.
wagman (14) - - MAR 17, 2013
4.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
On tap at the brewery. Tons of coconut, vanilla taste. Huge bourbon flavor. Sweet like brown sugar. Warming alcohol down the throat. Awesome rare beer.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
BMan1113VR (7904) - Los Angeles, California, USA - FEB 28, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap. Hazed brown hued body with a tan head. Aromas are grassy, lightly musty, dry, nutty oak, medium caramel, treacle, toasted malt and vanillin/barrel. Flavors are a bit musty, some perceived sweet vanilla, with a moderately dry, tannic and alcoholic finish. Chewy, barrel, medium carbonation.
brokensail (13226) - Orange County, California, USA - FEB 18, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Mahogany colored pour with a khaki head. The nose has a very strong wood aroma and tons of bourbon. Nice vanilla, chocolate, and nut aromas. Some toffee and caramel sweetness along with a hint of raisin. The flavor is dominated by bourbon. Great vanilla, chocolate, wood, and caramel flavors. A slight nuttiness, nice sweet malt, and a warming finish.
Bacterial (2194) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - JAN 27, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft at Bottleworks. Bourbon, bourbon and then more bourbon. Bourbon nose. Bourbon appearance. Bourbon taste. It's good, but for fucks sake, I hope you enjoy bourbon! Bourbon, bitches.
riversideAK (5738) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - DEC 1, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
More rare as fuck beer! Hell yeah! Nose of strong molasses vanilla bourbon notes. Lots of booze. Pours brown, thin creamy tan ring of foam around the edges. Flavors of strong bourbon barrel notes sweet big brown ale base, vanilla molasses brown sugar. Boozy burning finish. Big bodied. Interesting and strong as fuck and rare.
badlizard (5535) - Berkeley, California, USA - NOV 10, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Clark golden brown with almost no head. Strong grain molasses alcohol and light notes of vanilla and oak to the aroma and taste.
LtDan (1806) - Los Angeles County, California, USA - NOV 1, 2011
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
At 38 Degrees Ale House in Alhambra, CA
Appearance: Pours a deep ruby with a creamy tan cap that subsides to white edges. While sitting on the table it looks dark, when you lift it up to ambient light, it’s fairly translucent.
Aroma: Alcohol, apples, cherry, wood.
Taste: Burnt caramel, toast,alcohol, spicy hop, oak, spicy candy apple.
Mouthfeel: Thick, syrupy with modest carbonation.
Overall: Another tasty, boozy sipper. I’ve had this a few years ago at a festival, and don’t remember it being this big, boozy and bold.
beersearcher (2382) - Glendale, California, USA - OCT 13, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Sampled at Deconstructed event during LA Beer Week, pours dark (surprise) This is like a lighter and milder version of Sticky Monkey. Plenty boozy still.
wedgie9 (2507) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - DEC 7, 2010
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tasted on draft at FoBAB 2010. Pours clear brown-amber with a thick tan head. The nose is vanilla and cinnamon oak with some caramel malt. The flavor is vanilla and coconut oak with cinnamon and caramel. The body is medium plus with average carbonation and a long finish dominated by oak.