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RATINGS: 1519   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.

fiulijn's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fiulijn (15371) - Vancouver, British Columbia, - NOV 19, 2012
Courtesy of Simon, from Cave à Bulles, Paris
Mahogany color with medium sized creamy head. Strong aroma where the oak blends well with roasty notes and chocolate; a tobacco note adds a nice complexity. Rich dark chocolate flavor, roasted malts, correct bitterness, vanilla oak.
Very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
haddon90 (1493) - Denver, Colorado, USA - DEC 27, 2014
Bottle. Pours a clear, dark mahogany color with a thin, tan head. Caramel and brown sugar in the aroma with a strong sense of scotch. Scotch flavor with brown sugar and spices that linger. Very warm beer with the alcohol there as well. Very good.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dpgjrnhcraftbrew (5) - New Hampshire, USA - DEC 27, 2014 does not count
Getting hints bourbon, wood, and of course scotch in the aroma. Very nice reddish amber hue to the beer and smooth on the finish with a touch of heat. Taste is a fantastic bourbon aged wee heavy and I enjoyed this one!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
johnnymusky (308) - Minnesota, USA - DEC 26, 2014
nose is all scotch.....mouth is malt scotch and caramel....really a beautiful beer a definite sipper...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
johnd7 (10) - IRELAND - DEC 25, 2014
Bottle. Pours a clear brown with sweetish aroma of malts, whiskey, toffee. Can easily taste the alcohol / whiskey taste but surprisingly mellow.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Mainuh_man (243) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 23, 2014
12 Oz bottle. Pours clear dark brown with a tan head. Aromas of bourbon and vanilla with some cinnamon. Flavor is sweet with lots of vanilla and bourbon. Strong bitterness comes on at the end, leaving a bourbon and roasted malt linger. Medium-full body with a sticky mouthfeel and average carbonation. Overall, not a very subtle beer. Lots of bourbon and sweet malt. Not my cup of tea.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
spatenfan (31) - Wisconsin, USA - DEC 23, 2014
Wow, awesome! One of the best beers of this style out there. IMHO, better than Burbon County Stout.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
justkoehn (16) - Michigan, USA - DEC 23, 2014
Medium Amber light bodied with little head and lacing. Malt with hints of caramel aroma. Strong scotch taste with no bite. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fredd_an (62) - Borlänge, SWEDEN - DEC 23, 2014
Bourbonsmak i blandad choklad. Söt & maltig karamell. Alkoholen döljs väl. En fantastisk öl! En av mina favoriter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
williamstome (994) - Somerville, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 22, 2014
Mahogany pour, off white head. Aroma of caramel, toffee, figs, raisins, alcohol. Delicious flavor of chocolate, dark fruit, whiskey, alcohol. Fantastic.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
ElCapitan22 (139) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 22, 2014
Pours a cloudy reddish color with decent lacing and minimal head retention. Tastes of roasted malt, caramel, and deliciousness. A must have!

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