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RATINGS: 2109   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.28/5   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 336   ABV: 11.2%
A bit of backwoods pleasure without the banjo. This strong stout is brewed with a hint of coffee and vanilla then aged in oak bourbon barrels. Our process ensures that strong bourbon undertones come through in the finish in every batch we brew. We recommend decanting at room temperature and best enjoyed in a brandy snifter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Mr_Pink_152 (2440) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - OCT 11, 2015
Bottle from Keans Head, Nottingham. Hazy almost black colour with virtually no head. Aroma is coffee, sweet molasses, roasted malt and bourbon. Taste mainly sweet with roasted malt and warmth from the high abv.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
whiskeypee (10) - IRELAND - OCT 9, 2015
Had this last year and didnít like it at all . Will rate it again properly next time I have it .

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Changed (447) - Ithaca, New York, USA - OCT 8, 2015
On draft @ Ithaca Coffee Company. Aroma is largely delicious bourbon. Flavor is charred bourbon barrels, chocolate, vanilla, coffee, milk. Exquisitely well balanced, creamy mouthfeel, bittering finish. Excellent beer, lucky to try it from a personal stash.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
fraternie (947) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 6, 2015
Deep, intense mocha and coffee flavors. Undertones of chocolate and vanilla bean, oats, medium hop presence. Finishes with subdued spice and very understated bourbon nuances. Rich, creamy, intense and well balanced, yet thin on the palate for the style.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bbertels (263) - NORWAY - OCT 5, 2015
Bottle. Aroma is chocolate, truffle, Arabic coffee. Taste is nougat, toffee, coffee, molassess, tar, walnut, hazelnut, caramel, fudge, whiskey, vanilla. Great, great brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
altonbrownd (4591) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - OCT 3, 2015
10/9/2010 11:21:18 PM Bottle from Cracked Kettle. Dark black pour with foamy tan head. Sweet, roasty and creamy nose. Taste of chocolate, malts, roast, coffee and sweetness. Very creamy texture, chocolate malt-like. Just wonderful.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mollegar (11) - Kristiansund, NORWAY - OCT 2, 2015
Bottle from Mother Kellyís, London. Pours black with thin head. Oak and coffee on the nose. Medium to full body. Taste is roasted barley, coffee, chocolate and a good dose of sweetness. Sweetness is well balanced out by the bitterness. Top beer!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
beertholomeus (1364) - California, USA - OCT 1, 2015
Pours black with a tan head. Dark chocolate, roasted malt, coffee, caramel and graham cracker and oak aroma. Dark chocolate, coffee, roasted malt, caramel, graham cracker, soy sauce, licorice, vanilla and oak flavors. Full body and moderate carbonation. Dark chocolate, coffee and alcohol finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Marduk (4500) - Reval, ESTONIA - SEP 29, 2015
330ml bottle (thanks mjs). Pitch black color. Small size, brown head, stays. Chilly, coffee beans, roast, spicy, herbal in aroma. Chocolate, vanilla, nice roast, cocoa, mild chilly pepper in taste. I feel like I just eat a bar of chocolate. Fantastic brew. At that abv it feels almost watery.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
martjoobolut (1905) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 26, 2015
Bottle. Pours black with brown head. The head stays for a second. Aroma is intense coffee, vanilla, roast, malt. Flavor is sweet and bitter, vanilla, coffee, malty, wood. Finish is coffee bitter. Overall: great beer.

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