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RATINGS: 1972   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.29   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 336   ABV: 11.2%
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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.


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3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Awktoberfest (326) - Davenport, Iowa, USA - APR 22, 2013
Very similar to many other good barrel aged stouts...nothing real special here... Very enjoyable to drink and very smooth with nothing too overpowering... Make sure to let her warm as u drink it... ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Garrold (2329) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 18, 2015
Bottle. Archer Road Beer Stop, Sheffield. Clear, very dark, chestnut brown. Film, and halo of beige head. It’s leggy, viscous, and in slow motion. There’s vanilla. Rum truffle. Chocolate caramel. A bit woody. Very rich. Taste is light sweet. Fruity dry. Palate is full, smooth, and unctuous. The coffee kicks in stealthily late. Finishes light bitter, and long, chewy, unctuously sweet. Never feels the ABV. Beautiful.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Zita (5315) - Assentoft, DENMARK - MAY 17, 2015
Thanks to Torben:nice Vanilla and light alcoholic aroma,black, brown foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, medium body, creamy, soft carbonation, nice harmonic finish.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gregwilsonstl (1277) - Missouri, USA - MAY 15, 2015
UPDATED: MAY 16, 2015 Yep this is good. Dark black. Subtle coffee. Vanilla and oak. Chocolate. Incredibly balanced. No idea how to improve this other than copious amounts of vanilla. Tasted at cuginos with Carter.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Hansen (7309) - Assentoft, DENMARK - MAY 15, 2015
Great beer, Henrik, top 5.0. Just one bottle...I think. Dark black, light brown head, lasting. Heavy malty, roasted aroma, vanilla, notes of coffee. Notes of whisky and barrels, alcohol. Flavor starts roasted sweet, warming alcohol, faint smoke from the whisky. Creamy, syrupy texture.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TorbenH (922) - Frederikshavn, DENMARK - MAY 15, 2015
black, clear, coffee, chocolate, full body, creamy, soft carbonation, heavy cloying sweetness, medium bitterness,

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
thomat (2349) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 15, 2015
Bottle @ En Öl och Whisky Mässa. Very dark brown with a small brown head. Malty and rosted tones. Malt, coffee, vanilla, oak and hops. Full body with a lomg, bitter sweet finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nocturne (1059) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 14, 2015
355ml bottle. Dark brown/black with short tan head. Aroma is dark malty, charred wood, rich coffee notes. Dark chocolate and coffee taste. Plenty of coffee bitterness in effect to counter the sweetness. Bold, powerful and flavourful, but drinks pretty easily. Very good.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheCaptMatey (178) - Ohio, USA - MAY 13, 2015
Poured a dark brown to opaque black with a toffee head. Aroma is coffee, toffee, chocolate, and roasted malts with a hint of alcohol. Flavor is coffee upfront followed by chocolate and dark fruits. Somewhat bittersweet. Medium to full bodied with a sweet chewy mouthfeel. Every bit worth the 2 month wait to get this beauty.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beerhammaren (1288) - FINLAND - MAY 13, 2015
.3l bottle @ Harry’s. Pours black with tan head. Aroma is milk coffee, bourbon, dark malts, oak, chocolate and dark fruits. Flavor is bourbon, chocolate, coffee, milk chocolate, dark fruits, dark malts, syrup, bread. Swell and smooth!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jookos (3217) - FINLAND - MAY 13, 2015
Bottle@wkk. Black, brown tan head. Pretty nice clean oaky aroma, sort of qualite-red-winey. Dark roast, dark chocolate, debitterd coffee too, but predominately oaky. Full bodied, soft smooth. Chocolate sweetness, vanilla cappuccino, nice balance. Creamy texture, pretty easy for the abv. Excellent ris. Bittersweet, soft. Heavy oak, but thats fine with me.

-- bb


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