aplus01 (71) - North Carolina, USA - NOV 22, 2012
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a clear reddish brown color. Minimal head. Aroma is toffee/caramel and bourbon. Taste follows the nose. This is a big malty beer. Loads of bourbon flavor followed by malty sweetness. Barely kept in check by hop bitterness. Very good and definitely worth trying not something i want a lot of though.
gam (3018) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAR 14, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Medium beige head dark misty brown pour strong carbonation aromas honey toffee rich chocolate earthy notes nut rich fruity notes the flavours alcohol the oak and bourbon pleasing vanilla touch resin taste dried fruit honey caramel oak is very nice mild to medium bitter sweetness for balance is a lovely ale mild crispness earthy spice notes the finish very enjoyable best notes the bourbon and oak come in well rich malt earthy tastes creamy note very good ale
SamTheBarrel (285) - Vallentuna, SWEDEN - MAR 14, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
330ml brown bottle, pours a clear dark copper colored with a small tan head, that dissipated quickly. Aroma of scotch whiskey, toffee and caramel. Taste of scotch whiskey, butterscotch, muscovado, caramel and faint wooden notes. Taste is light-medium sweet and medium bitter. Palate is medium bodied, smooth texture and soft carbonation. Overall a great well balanced beer for the style, with a dominating smooth scotch flavour.
MichaelAwesome (2774) - Wanne-Eickel, GERMANY - MAR 14, 2014
4.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
One of the most wonderful beers I was ever allowed to witness. This one is the puriest milk brew with the sweetest and smoothest ending you can imagine. 10 abv going down like the first chocolate you ever tried when you were a kid. Awesome. Just awesome.
McTapps (2781) - Ruhrgebiet, GERMANY - MAR 14, 2014
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle from trade with BenH - many thanks to you! The beer pours out very beautiful in a deep dark colour with steady low head and smooth body. Wonderful aroma of intense chocolate and coffee. Taste of bittersweet chocolate, really good coffee, cake, toffee and woods. Coffee and cake in the finish. Great, absolutely superb and perfect beer. Enjoyed it a lot.
Pizz5116 (22) - Bayville, New Jersey, USA - MAR 13, 2014
4.9 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Pours a bloddy mahogany red with small head which diminished right away. Aroma is berries and malts with a lingerinng Scotch. Taste is amazing. Liquid Gold. Berries...Scotch...malts...deliciousness. the alcohol is hidden so well. I wanted to sip this only to make it last longer. Delicious beer.
Mastelefish (47) - North Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 12, 2014
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
From a 12 oz. bottle, pours a extremely dark blood-red amber with a quickly dissipating khaki head. Earthly, boozey, and cherry notes are prevalent among the roasted malts. A medium amount of bitterness is consistent throughout the experience, while the booziness is heavily masked, but still noticeable. A somewhat medium body for such a strong ale, finishes with the taste still lingering on your tongue. Overall, a nice Scotch Ale that will keep your mouth engaged throughout the entire experience. Highly recommended.
Muggus69 (1100) - Yarram, Vic, AUSTRALIA - MAR 9, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
355mL bottle. BB 24/8/14
Deep mahogany body, holds a dense creamy beige head.
Oak upfront and prominent - notes of butter, vanilla, toasty caramel, charred Bourbon barrel, combining with dried fruits, vinous plum, rich toffee malt, with a hint of roast & fortified wine-like booziness.
Full body, rich & sticky without being overtly sweet or cloying. Low carbonation, long smooth finish.
Palate continues with spiced dried fruits, toasted & charred oak notes, rich toffee malts, dark fruits, vanilla and whisky undertones. Long warm finish, good hit of bitterness, very satisfying. Great balance & flavour!
SimonTja (32) - Stockholm, - MAR 9, 2014
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours ruby-mahogany with a beige head. Aromas of light smoke, vanilla, oak, caramel and bourbon. oak, bourbon, vanilla, caramel, light smoke, and some dark fruits. Tastes of nutty caramel, inputs of dark fruits and oak, some chocolate with a finish of bourbon. I would call this a barley wine.
djmatthews88 (9) - Abbotsford, AUSTRALIA - MAR 8, 2014 does not count
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
roasty, leather, alcohol, butterscotch, licorice,red, brown, minimal head, light sweetness, lightly bitter, salty, medium body, sticky, soft carbonation,
StevieT (327) - AUSTRALIA - MAR 8, 2014
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Oh my, this is a very special beer. Pours dark red/brown with a tiny white head. So smooth, rich deep malt and Bourbon flavours. You must try this!