VsXsV (2182) - Linköping, SWEDEN - JUL 29, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught at CBC 2014. Opaque black liquid with a medium tan head. Aroma of chocolate, coffee, wood and vanilla. Taste is light sweet and medium bitter with notes of chocolate and wood. Full bodied with medium carbonation. Nice.
fonefan (34334) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 24, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught @ CBC 2014 [ Blue Session ]. - Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2014, Sparta Hallen, Gunnar Nu Hansens Plads 11, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
[ As Firestone Walker Velvet Merkin ].
Clear dark brown color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, dark cherry - berries, vanilla -chocolate and coconut, light hoppy. Flavour is moderate sweet and light to moderate bitter with a long duration, roasted, dark malt. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. 
Garlic_of_Doom (444) - SWEDEN - JUL 22, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Justin, thanks!
Black/brown with a light beige head.
Aroma has bourbon, raisins, dark chocolate and roasted malt.
Taste has Bourbon, coffee, roasted malt, some tart notes, vanilla and chocolate.
Thin to medium body, soft carbonation.
Warming bourbony after taste.
Much to thin for my taste.
OldGrowth (2619) - North Carolina, USA - JUL 20, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle, from Brewery. Reserve series 001, 2013. Real good aroma, sweet. A
OT going on. Chocolate, cherry,
Vanilla, coconut. Dark orangey brownish black color. Good head and lace. Sweet flavor. Light body , creamy smooth mouthfeel, sweet dry finish. WOW. That’s crazy good. Aroma, stronger on barrel, but not overwhelmingly so, flavor, my favorite part, is a wonderful blend of the Porter and the barrel, no surprise coming from FW. Winner.
PriorL (1652) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUL 11, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at RBSG 2014. Thx to everyone for sharing today’s bottles!
APPEARANCE: clear black beer, small unstable beige head.
NOSE: bourbon, caramel, sweet.
TASTE: bourbon, caramel, sweet.
JefVerstraete (1200) - BELGIUM - JUL 7, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ RBBSG 2014. Thanks omgrich! Black colour, dark brown foam. Soft carbonation. Aroma of roasted malts with lots of cocoa, vanilla and bourbon. Well balanced but a bit too much sweetness.
77ships (3592) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JUL 6, 2014
4.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
650 ml. bottle sampled @ RBBSG III. Thanks to omgrich! Black, thick mocha. Sweet thick mocha, milk chocolate, dark grapes, brown chocolate, lovely touch of bourbon, not in your face but definitely there, sweet coffee. Rich, decadent. Another stellar Firestone brew, yowza.
ThirstyBird (1486) - Düsseldorf, GERMANY - JUL 6, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a super dark dark mahogany with a pretty tan head. The smell is coconut, vanilla, , bourbon, chocolate. The taste is rich milk chocolate, bourbon, fruit. Medium body and soft texture with fine carbonation.
dfroms (216) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - JUL 3, 2014
3.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle, 2013. Pours caramel-tinged chestnut. Aroma is powerful caramel, prunes, bourbon, honey, complex malts. Taste is surprisingly balanced maple, bourbon, cocoa, pecans. Very drinkable. Excellent.
cbfobes (2274) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 2, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bomber courtesy of WanderinCelt87 that he sent a while back, thanks! Pours black with a thick brown head and lots of lacing in the glass, looks very nice, aroma is sweet, but not grossly sweet, nice amount of roast and vanilla with a little bit of bourbon and oak, flavor has a roasty front end with lots of vanilla and chocolate with a finish of bourbon and coffee mixed together, the barrel is pretty subtle but still works really well, I’m not a fan of coconut, but I can’t get a ton of it anyways, really enjoyable. Anyone have an extra bottle they want to send me?