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RATINGS: 688   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.3   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 318   ABV: 10.6%
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Ale Brewed with Chocolate and Coffee, aged in Maple Syrup-Bourbon Barrels.


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3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
CMUBEERMAN (421) - - OCT 10, 2011
Ugh...huge let down. Looks like breakfast stout...smells sweeter (little wood). Taste is sticky sweetness...regular breakfast stout...gross artificial maple...little wood/booze. Mouthfeel is thick...not as tight as regular of KBS. By a long shot...CBS < BS < KBS. A chore that provoked me to rate it.


4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
stevencon (503) - Sarasota, Florida, USA - MAY 2, 2015
Draft for Derby Day at Tavern on Main. Dark as a black whole. Sweet chocolate coffee roast with a bit of sweetness. Coffee and oatmeal stout taste with a bit of extra sweetness. Warming well balanced beer. Big thanks to Kyle for saving me some of this fantastic stuff!

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
RRistow12 (384) - Lewis Center, Ohio, USA - MAY 2, 2015
Tasted from draft. Pours black with a beige head. Lot of lacing. Aroma is incredible. Maple syrup, chocolate, coffee and a hint of bourbon. Taste also incredible. Moderate to heavily sweet with mild bitterness. Huge flavor of maple syrup, caramel, toffee, dark chocolate, coffee. Creamy and chewy mouthfeel. Coats the palate and lingers. Astounding beer! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mathieuc (1899) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - APR 29, 2015
EBF rate. Pours a dark brown with a thick creamy maple sugar head that leaves really nice lacing. Nose is of maple sugar, roasted malt, coffee and bourbon. Taste is of intense and authentic maple syrup, not cloying but really, really sweet and bourbon with some coffee. Alcohol, except for the bourbon aromatics goes pretty much unnoticed. Body is full, carbonation low and mouthfeel dense. Really nice, glad I was able to sample that finally!

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
starcross (72) - Indiana, USA - APR 26, 2015
Had at KBS release and again at DLD 2015 on guest taps. Pitch black with a thick, fluffy, tan head. Beautiful taste and palate. It’s light as air, which is amazing for a stout. Pour me more!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BiiruBierBeer (489) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - APR 21, 2015
Smell is chocolate malt, booze, and bourbon. Taste is pretty much the same with some coffee/dark chocolate bitterness and some maple sweetness. Too boozy while cold, but warm, the other flavors really shine. Thick, full body with some slight foam.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
queenholly (3092) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - APR 21, 2015
Draft @ Dash-In. Boozy oaky bourbon, chocolate, and dark fruit aroma. Black brown with a small tan head. Big rich dark chocolate, oaky bourbon, dark roasty malt, vanilla, and dark fruit flavor. Full creamy body, moderate carbonation. I’ve been trying to get a taste of this one for almost 6 years, and it was a bit of a let down. It was very good, but definitely did not live up to all of the hype for me.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Steve_0 (3188) - Denver, Colorado, USA - APR 17, 2015
Growler at home with my wife, courtesy of PhillyCraft. Huge thanks man! Pour is deep brown, almost black with a small tan-colored head and good lacing. Deep roasted coffee beans, cocoa nibs, ripe earthiness, sweet maple syrup, light alcohol, woody notes, shaved coconut, and caramel in the aroma. Awesome! Taste is earthy coffee, toasted malt, big coconut, maple syrup, light toffee, caramel, chocolate, light lacto, and wood with a semi-bitter finish. Not a thin mouthfeel, but thinner than I would have imagined - soft carbonation. Pretty delicious stuff, but I can’t quite taste the rareness.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
olr1984 (1233) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - APR 15, 2015
On tap at dash in. Pours a dark oily black with a thin khaki head. Big bourbon chocolate vanilla and caramel. Great stout.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
czar (5258) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - APR 14, 2015
sample @ EBF 2015. unclear very dark brown with a frothy and creamy beige head, good retention and strong lacing. smoky roastiness, burnt malts - toffee, coffee and cream - double double as in overdonely cloying, chocolate-covered shiitakes, some resin and minerals. light carboantion, full body - syrupy and smooth; warming, sticky, cloying and smoky-woody-resinous finish. complex for sure, but hard to drink.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Couch0508 (61) - Flat rock, Michigan, USA - APR 7, 2015
Holy crap is this smooth. It will sneak up on you for sure. Kbs is complete garbage compared to this.


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