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RATINGS: 1515   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.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
AskForJenny (1024) - Ontario, New York, USA - DEC 13, 2012
12 oz - The nose tells you instantly this is not a toy. Creamy front, bourbon back. Yum

   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 (58) - 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 (992) - 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 (138) - 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!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Simonsen (725) - NORWAY - DEC 21, 2014
Flaske fra vinmonopolet. Mørk rød/brun, klar farget. Moderat karbonert med en lav skumtopp. Smaker whiskey, røyk, eik , bourbon, jord, kirsebær. Fantastisk god

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
zapabeer (17) - BRAZIL - DEC 20, 2014
smells like scotch, tastes like scotch... very strong ale. Delicious, very conformed with its style, indeed

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Schwarzbart (24) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 19, 2014
Dark red-amber color. Pours a tan, creamy head. Nice, frothy lace patterns. Caramelized sugar, bread, lots of toffee and light Scotch in the nose. Tastes of caramelized sugar, Bourbon, bready malts, peat, warming alcohol, light nuttiness, oak and toffee. Hops show up in the finish as it warms. Tasted back to back with a Dirty Bastard. Less hoppy, notes of the DB, but this has more depth and is better. I don't know if there could be a better Scotch Ale imo. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
aleksander9 (532) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 19, 2014
Brown/red with small tan head. Aroma is bourbon, vanilla, absinth, spice and some oak. Very slick palate. Aftertaste is rich, bourbon, oak, spice, alcohol, floral hops and a dry finish. Overall: Very nice! bourbon is too dominant.

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