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RATINGS: 1355   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.97   EST. CALORIES: 306   ABV: 10.2%
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Big and delicious for your íperty mouth. Expect lovely, warm smells of single malt scotch, oaky bourbon barrels, smoke, sweet caramel and roasted malts. A bit of earthy spice and a scintilla of dark cherries. Itís a kick-back sipper made to excite the palate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Imperial_Scout (363) - Illinois, USA - APR 9, 2014
2013 vintage. Pours dark brown/maroon with thin tan head from bottle. Sediment throughout. Sweet oak and vanilla nose. Taste is caramel smoke barrel and vanilla. Thick molasses type feel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jonte (1410) - Gothenburg, SWEDEN - APR 9, 2014
Bottle. Reddish brown colour with a beige head. Malty, sweet, boozy, vanilla, sweet licorice, bourbon, oak, dark fruit.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
chucklemation (316) - Pontiac, Michigan, USA - APR 9, 2014
Pours a dark brown color with a small head. Has a strong, delicious scotch aroma. Taste is sweet vanilla, caramel, and scotch. Goes down smooth. Simply delicious.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ghendrix (84) - Cardiff, WALES - APR 8, 2014
Bottle from The Bottle Shop, Cardiff. Pours reddish brown, little to no head. Aromas of dark fruits, caramel, smoke, the bourbon and oak give a sweet, boozey touch. Warmth in the finish, resin too. Sweet and a little bitterness. Medium body. Nice stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rosenbergh (6087) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 7, 2014
12 oz bottle. BB 24/08/2014. Konttori, Tampere, Finland. Dark reddish brown colour with a tiny off-white head. Dark fruits, sweet malt, dark hops and barley wine in the aroma. The flavour is not as barley wine as the aroma is. Dark fruits, dates, figs and sweetness in the flavours. Very sweet and dark fruity flavour. 10.2% very well hidden. Dark fruity aftertaste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Davros (1806) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - APR 6, 2014
Pours very dark brown with a large fading head. Nose shows caramel, vanilla, woody oak, bourbon, chocolate and a port note. Very rich flavours, more bourbon and chocolate, some harsh booze and a woody note. Carbonation could be a bit higher.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Garrold (733) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 6, 2014
Bottle from Beermoth, Manchester. Clear, but lumpy, very dark, reddy brown. Halo and film of light tan head. In a nutshell, itís thick, unctuous, creamy, woody, boozy and smoky. And itís one of my Missusí favourites. And who am I to argue?

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Cool_Bond (1065) - Kung av ÷l @ Facebook, SWEDEN - APR 6, 2014
A strong alcohol scent is the first thing that strikes me. The flavor of oak, alcohol and maybe some butterscotch. The aftertaste fills the mouth very well of smokiness and maybe a little caramel. Bitterness is weak but good. Does the alcohol disappears the more you drink this beer. Follow me @ Kung av Ųl @ Facebook for more pictures and ratings.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
AWISLguy (1048) - Wisconsin, USA - APR 5, 2014
12oz bottle from Breeze Thru, cellared for 5 months; shared with ck1 and my other brother. Pours cola colored with a tan spongey head. Aroma has vanilla, caramel, light peat and some syrup. Taste is of sweet vanilla, caramel and brown sugar. Medium bodied with alcohol. Finishes sweet and long, with some alcohol in the back of the throat. A very nice adaption of a scotch ale!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lopisar (155) - GŲteborg, SWEDEN - APR 5, 2014
Dark brown color with a creamy head. Aroma of raisins chocolate and vanilla. Taste of dried fruits, rye bread.

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