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RATINGS: 1782   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.98/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 348   ABV: 11.6%
Big and delicious for your ’perty 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. It’s a kick-back sipper made to excite the palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (17220) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAY 27, 2016
Keg at RB Best, 31/01/16. ... yeah yeah ... had this a few times years back but no rake ... no queue at the bar so scoped ! Chestnut brown with a decent beige head. Nose is nutty, brown bread, spice, subtle bourbon, caramel, dark fruits. Taste comprises dark fruit rinds, bourbon oak, dark malts, spice, earthy. Medium + body, fine carbonation, warming alcohol in the close. Decent for style ... good boost leve.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
GC1379 (26) - - MAY 24, 2016
Draft- Poured burgundy with a smooth tan head. Strong caramel smell with a hint of bourbon barrel. Full body with complex aromas of marshmellow and caramel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Samact (36) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 14, 2016
Saveurs de caramel, malt rôtie et fruits séchés. Une belle présence de sucre et d’alcool qui ne sont toute fois pas envahissants. Tres bien.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Strangebrewer (1178) - Chatham, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 13, 2016
bottle. Poured clear red-amber with a thick creamy beige head. Aroma of roasted malt with alcohol. Full body, oily mouthfeel with warning finish. Flavour of burnt grains, smoke, molasses, alcohol, pepper.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sebilinz (1820) - Linz, AUSTRIA - MAY 10, 2016
Dark brown nearly black body with nearly no head. Aroma is caramel, roasted malts, dried fruit and chocolate. Taste is creamy caramel malts with nuts and some cocoa. Aftertaste is nice caramel roasted sweetness with some bitterness and also some alcohol.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
whaturtle (11) - - MAY 8, 2016

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
oldrtybastrd (5003) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 6, 2016
Pours a dark red/brown. Aromas of dark roasted malt and fruity aroma(cherries?). Sweet, malty flavors with a hint of smoke. Finishes with a touch of hop bite.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Chalumeaux (1063) - Methuen, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 5, 2016
Poured from bottle 2012 thanks Willrunforbeer dark ruby with a beige head. Aromas of caramel dark fruit bourbon and vanilla. Taste is nice creamy mouth feel fruit alcohol vanilla and caramel. Wow.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
serbanm (12) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAY 4, 2016
Holy fuck balls. This beer right here is something special. Smells very strongly of caramel with a hint of bourbon. Not a very strong head. Very full body with many complex aromas of marshmellow and caramel. An absolute treat for anyone.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dnicolaescu (2041) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - MAY 3, 2016
BOTTLE 12 OZ. Clear dark ruby, beige head. The aroma is full-on, caramel and dried fruit, vanilla and toasted coconut, creamy milk chocolate and toffee sweetness - all sprinkled with a little bourbon. The taste is just as big - caramel (not overly sweet or sticky), balanced by some dark bread and alcohol spice right from the start. The bourbon is there, but not too in your face. Smooth velvety finish with notes of chocolate liqueur and alcohol infused candies. Some spicy hops too. A kick-back sipper indeed. Excellent.

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