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RATINGS: 1612   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.98   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 306   ABV: 10.2%
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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 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
ekstedt (5732) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 2, 2015
Bottle (33 cl) from Systembolaget. Clear chestnut,medium beiige head. Vanilla bourbon barrel aromas dominating with some caramelly and nutty malt in the background. Medium bodied, low carbonation. Semi dry, low bitterness. Messy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Brewhemia (56) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 28, 2015
Great beer! The deep amber/brown color and light brown head, intense sweet aroma of figgs, caramel, honey and raisins, and a rich and delicious sweet taste, with notes of raisins and rom among others, adds up to a really great beer. I am becoming increasingly fond of this beer style!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dodskenta (43) - Rönninge, SWEDEN - FEB 28, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours a very dark clear red brown with a one finger off white head. Nose hits you right away with bourbon, oak, plums, raisins, caramel. Flavour is very good with sweet malts, some smoke, dark fruits and on the end you get the bourbon. Mouthfeel is medium and ends a bit dry. The flavour doesn’t really linger that long.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Xebbe (113) - - FEB 27, 2015
God och mycket kryddig doft. Mycket karaktär. Även smaken var väldigt god med tydlig fatlagring och kryddor. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
JF2332 (6) - - FEB 25, 2015 does not count
Nice big bold tasting beer had in bottle at the Arboreal Inn in Spring Lake Michigan! Going to age a couple of bottles to see how well it ages ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
FunkyF (271) - Örebro, SWEDEN - FEB 24, 2015
Flaska från SB. Mörkt brun med beige skum. Tydlig bourbon doft med lite kola och choklad. Smaken präglas av bourbon och den är ganska torr och lite spritig.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Melker (231) - Varberg, SWEDEN - FEB 24, 2015
Bottle at home. Aroma of wood, butterscotch, vanilla, pine, bourbon, dates, raisins, leather, chocolate, toffee. Alcohol is very noticeable. Sweet taste, bitter finish. Kinda harsh yet very tasty.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
lownote (200) - USA - FEB 23, 2015
Pours a dark red with a white lacy head. Insanely strong malt aroma. Taste is a very sweet intense malt made more complex with the barrel flavors. with a slightly bitter finish.No taste of alcohol?maybe too sweet? Very thick low on bubbles.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
sinfull (985) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - FEB 23, 2015
Dark brown color , thin beige head. Aroma of vanilla , malt and bourbon Unbelievable complex taste of caramel malt , chocolate , vanilla , bourbon , dried fruits . Full body , decent sweetness ,which didn't bother me at all. Perfect !

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Gachupines (1019) - USA - FEB 22, 2015
Dark brown with a thin white head. Aroma is rich dark fruit with a bit of vanilla. Flavor is big vanilla up front with dark fruit and a touch of smokiness. Finishes a bit bittersweet. Wife: 4.5

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