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RATINGS: 877   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.09/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 42   EST. CALORIES: 390   ABV: 13%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Big boozy bourbon and American oak aromas combined with soft chocolate malty undertones. Complex malt flavors framed in oak, with hints of dark chocolate, vanilla, tobacco, coconut and just a touch of dark cherry. This is definitely a sipping beer, best served in a brandy snifter. This ale pairs well with dark chocolate and sturdy cheeses.

Note: Sucaba is the beer formerly known as Abacus until the Winter 2012 release.


4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
sebastokrator (70) - - JUN 26, 2016
Drinking the 2016 batch. Pours mahogany with limited head. Smells of bourbon, oak, and cherry. Taste is a rich, chocolatey malt with raisin, fig, caramel, and bourbon. Rather thin, with light carbonation and a noticeable alcohol bite. A wonderful barleywine.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
AdolfoCC (168) - Veracruz, Veracruz, MEXICO - JUN 24, 2016
Vintage 2016, servida en un spiegelau tulip. APARIENCIA: de color marrón con destellos rojizos a contraluz, se observa una moderada actividad de carbonatación; corona de espuma color beige de poca retención, de burbujas compactas y abiertas. AROMA: el carácter de la barrica bien presente, notas a coco tostado, vainilla, bourbon dulce, roble, caramelo, toffee, algunos frutos oscuros como higos y dátiles. SABOR: al inicio del trago es dulce, seguido de caramelo, toffee, el carácter de la barrica presente pero no dominante, las notas a coco, vainilla, bourbon y roble, ligeramente frutos oscuros como higos y dátiles, en ocasiones en medio del trago aparece una nota intensa de coco que me gustó mucho pero no es consistente. En el retrogusto un amargor medio bajo ligeramente dulce. SENSACIÓN: el cuerpo es medio con mediana a baja carbonatación. El alcohol bien enmascarado, se siente sólo en garganta al pasar el trago como un sensación cálida. RESUMEN: excelente cerveza, muy bien integrado el carácter de la barrica.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
aleksander9 (1366) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 22, 2016
Sweet toffee, chocolate and burnt sugar. Wet wood and bourbon whiskey. Nicely balanced sipper that should come with a fireplace.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jbruner (3999) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - MAY 23, 2016
Pours a hazy copper from the bomber with thin ring of bubbly tan head that leaves little to no lace. Aroma of sweet toffee and caramel notes, big booze notes and a hint of wood. Taste is less booze, still big caramel and dark burnt sugars, molasses undertone. Warming, big, but balanced.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Emeister84 (2084) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - MAY 21, 2016
Aromas of toffee, caramel, cocoa. Hazy bronze with a mostly lasting off-white head. Sweet, boozy, caramel, red fruit. Full bodied.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
martin00sr (2755) - Haderslev, DENMARK - MAY 18, 2016
Tap @CBC16. Clear copper, small beige head. Dried fruit and malt aroma, wood. Flavour has sweet malt, frit and wood. Bitter and smooth. Very sippable.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
llkc (1536) - århus, DENMARK - MAY 18, 2016
fra fad duft: karamel sød malt fad duft. mørk sirup sukker smag: sød karamel vaniljeappelsin

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Padron4KM (799) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - APR 24, 2016
22 oz bottle. Dark caramel brown, thin, rapidly dissipating head, minimal lace.
Aroma is bourbon, oak, vanilla, caramel malt, booze soaked raisins.
Flavor is vanilla, bourbon, chocolate, oak, caramel, dark fruit.
Gets sweeter as it warms, but the oaky tannin keep it from and light hoppiness keep it in check.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
palner (26) - - APR 16, 2016
Bottle at home, 2014 version. Pours deep Brown with a White head. Aroma of lots of bourbon and dried fruits. Taste of walnut, dades notes of caramelized malts. Fantastisk with dessert or cheese. Great beer.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
crim (136) - POLAND - APR 13, 2016
W aromacie inwazja beczki z brązowym cukrem, w smaku mamy dużo czekolady, beczki, wanili, posmak wjeżdża troche oprócz karmelu owoców takich śliwka morela, bakalie, rocznik 2013


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