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RATINGS: 702   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.31   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 318   ABV: 10.6%
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Ale Brewed with Chocolate and Coffee, aged in Maple Syrup-Bourbon Barrels.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Scola729 (37) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 28, 2015
Had on tap at Clark street ale house 2x in one week, what a treat. Absolutely love this beer. All the wonderful things about KBS, plus this fantastically well done finish that is sweet without being too syrupy. This is an all time favorite, and I've had a big stout kick this season trying every stout I could fine, well done founders! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tmongoose (1638) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - MAR 27, 2015
double sampler that poured a pitch black motor oil thick imperial stout with darkish head. the aroma is straight up deep roasted malts with coffee and chocolate and bourbon and vanilla and oak and maple syrup. this was better than I ever anticipated. absolutely glorious in all respects. the flavor is much more of the same as the nose was. sticky oily lacing. one of the best ever. not enough O’s in smooooth on this one.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rodenbach99 (3515) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 27, 2015
EBF Boston mars 2015. Une robe brune foncée presque noire. Deuxième bière dégustée. Un nez de café, de chocolat, de vanille française (même si ça ne pousse pas en France). Une bouche ronde et crémeuse. Des saveurs d’une richesse inouïe rappelant le chocolat vanillé. Superbe, j’aimerais tomber sur une bouteille.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
GnarlyGnome (773) - Fairfield, Ohio, USA - MAR 26, 2015
Woah... for the first time in a while, this lived up to what I thought it would. Great flavors that are exactly as advertised... Coffee, Chocolate...maple sweetness. Awesome. Need more!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Jool (198) - - MAR 26, 2015
Fût @ Brass Tap Naples. Brune-noire opaque. Nez manquant un peu d’expressivité: bourbon, chêne. Une légère minceur en bouche quand on compare aux grosses stouts populaires dernièrement, mais le profil de saveurs est tellement agréable: chocolat noir surtout, moka ensuite, finale longue de sirop d’érable et de fût de chêne. Excellente, sans être l’égale de la légende qui l’entoure.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
unclemike (2527) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - MAR 26, 2015
thanks fletchwad Poured a dark brown color with a large frothy brown head that lasted with excellent lacing. Moderate to heavy roasted dark chocolate, vanilla, woody and alcohol aroma. Heavy bittersweet roasted sweet malty flavor with a heavy bittersweet and small alcohol bite finish of long duration. Full body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
markducommun (370) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 22, 2015
Deep opaque black, slight brownish tinge. Almost nor head, slight tan. Sweet, I’d venture to say maple. Light vanilla, some amount of cinammon spiciness. Light roasted coffee notes. A touch of berry. A touch of bitterness, big sweetness. A good bit of alcohol upfront, quite heavy, decent amount of effervescence. Long finish. Really nice.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
SlovakSniper (3826) - Candiac, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 22, 2015
Généreuse portion dans mon goblet du EBF. Présentation visuelle réussie. Quel beau et riche nez de malts doux et rôtis, de café, de caramel et de chocolat avec une touche de vanille et un soupçon de cabane à sucre. Succulentes saveurs qui révèlent une incroyable profondeur: café, notes bien rôties, chocolat noir, vanille, caramel, réglisse, mélasse, pointe de bourbon et touche habile de sirop d’érable canadien. Beau corps aéré et texture très soyeuse. La finale offre une belle apparition chocolatée qui se mute en longue sensation rôtie. Copieuse création qui est trop facile à boire. En plein mon type de bière de soif.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Berard (447) - Salem, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 18, 2015
Draft. Pours black with thin white head that clings to the edges. Rich chocolate maple aroma over thin carbonation. Superior mouthfeel, great bourbon booziness and sweet maple at the end. Heaven. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Burgcg38 (1) - - MAR 16, 2015 does not count
I copied this from cyber cat cause they nailed it. Pours opaque coffee brown with a nice tan head. Rich aroma has firm notes of bourbon, coffee, molasses and toast malt plus a hint of chocolate. Flavor floods the palate with quality coffee, bourbon, chocolate, molasses, roast malt and oak. Mouthfeel is quite fizzy and firm, leaving a bourbon and chocolaty finish. I was lucky enough to get this on tap. I had five of them. . Unlimited CBS full pours. Amazing. It actually lived up to the hype. This was served at Secret Stash Bash 2015 in the ATL. The only beer that stood out at this beer festival. Paid 80 bucks. worth if for five full pours of CBS.

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