Duhast500 (378) - Cumberland, Rhode Island, USA - OCT 28, 2011
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
Poured from a 12oz bottle into a Goose Island pint glass.
The color is a deep maroon with about finger and a half of foamy brownish head.
The smell is malty with some nice bready aroma and an interesting caramel aroma. Things seem to be well balanced even here in the nose.
The taste is sweet malts and some bourbon barrel overtones. Some oak flavor is there throughout the flavor. Some nice bitterness that goes back into a sweet malt flavor.
The feel of this beer is bold and complex with plenty of flavor to dwell over. Bitterness it countered by some sweet malt and things seem to battle back and forth but always seems to even things out toward the end.
mkel07 (3106) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUL 21, 2014
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
Bottle from Archive Beer Boutique August 2013. Great beer with a dark brown colour and a swirling mist of foam. Fills the mouth with vanilla, toffee and caramel flavours.
Mark_Eck (484) - - JUL 15, 2014
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Draft. Pours a reddish brown. Aroma is scotch, bourbon, caramel, and vanilla. Taste is vanilla and bourbon. Wonderful beer.
Strife21 (118) - North Wales, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 11, 2014
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Pours dark brown with thin head. This one smells like a bottle of find bourbon with a hint of malt. Taste is super smooth notes of vanilla toffee and caramel. Perfectly balance flavor. Medium body, low carbonation. Loved this one.
ShaneJ (493) - AUSTRALIA - JUL 10, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle from Coogee Cellars. Murky brown, tan head, boozy, oaky, vanilla, sweet caramel malt, low carbonation, syrupy bitter finish. Ok.
hackobock (1201) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUN 29, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Systembolaget. Pours murky reddish brown with a small tan head. Aroma is bourbon, wood, caramel, licorice, vanilla. Taste is medium sweet caramel with oak and bourbon notes, finish is medium bitter with a caramel and alcohol note to it. Medium bodied and average carbonation,
rollinsr (370) - Atlanta, GEORGIA - JUN 23, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours a cloudy chestnut brown with minimal head. Aroma is figgy with dark and sweet malts. Flavor is very sweet and masks the abv very well. There is nothing to dislike about this brew.
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Salmoniform (469) - Sweet Home, Oregon, USA - JUN 23, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Poured from bottle to glass. Hazy brown hue with light brown fizzy head. Aroma is prunes, chocolate, oak, vanilla, plums. Mouthfeel is refreshing with a light body and zesty carbonation. Taste is sweet throughout with a wood astringency in the following and ethanol finish. Overall this is a decent brew but a bit thin for my taste.
knights97 (104) - Tennessee, USA - JUN 22, 2014
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
A full body with a motor oil color for appearance with a nice liquor taste. This is a perfect desert beer that should be enjoyed and not chugged like any normal beer. Very nice oak barrel taste to and did they do a great job of aging it. The prefect beer to enjoy at the brewery
gregwilsonstl (1027) - Missouri, USA - JUN 21, 2014
2.7 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bourbony. Wood. Oak. Light caramel brown color. Hot. Licorice? Caramel. Not my kind of thing but if you like barrels give this a go.
Sicken (5) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 13, 2014 does not count
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
Fantastisk öl. Fjärde jag dricker sen den kom på SB. Underbar maltkropp och lagringen gör det lilla extra.