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RATINGS: 2070   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.28   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.

bubslang's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bubslang (438) - Kentwood, Michigan, USA - FEB 23, 2008
on tap at michiga winter beer fest.A phenomal beer , pours a deeep black with a medium sized black head. lucious coffee flavor with a hint of bourbon, very nice mouthfeel , and a truly satisfying beverage.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
yourilevesque (500) - Quebec, CANADA - SEP 5, 2015
Dégustée sur la terrasse en compagnie de Ju-Lo. Merci pour le partage mon vieux! À peine décapsulée, la bouteille laisse échapper des arômes qui en un instant ont entièrement envahie la terrasse! Le bouquet olfactif de cette bière est absolument fabuleux: chocolat noir, pain grillé, un bourbon chaud et caramélisé, du bois... Suis-je en train de devenir fou? Oui et tant mieux! Plus je m’attarde à ces arômes parfaites, plus j’y perçois de la pâtisserie. En me fermant les yeux, je respire les effluves d’un magnifique gâteau aux framboises à la crème pâtissière et aux marshmallows. C’est absolument fabuleux! La magnifique complexité de ce nectar diminue de quelques crans en bouche. En effet, les saveurs sont moins élaborées que les arômes. Sur mon palais coule un magnifique liquide chocolaté aux subtiles saveurs de bourbon chaud du Kentucky, de mélasse et de réglisse rouge. La délicieuse amertume laissée en fin de bouche est celle d’un grand chocolat belge! Irréprochable texture soyeuse et souple, moins riche toutefois que l’impériale stout de la même brasserie; le vieillissement en barriques de bois ayant aminci la texture de ce magnifique breuvage. Je suis émerveillé et sans voix.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Benfi (653) - DENMARK - SEP 3, 2015
Pours black with an average, lacing tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, coffe, chocolate, anilla and bourbon. Sweet flavor that ends up dry and slightly bitter. Full to medium bodied, oily to creamy texture and soft carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bierridder_S (336) - BELGIUM - AUG 31, 2015
22/08/2015 – sample (bottle) @ Gents Bierfestival shared by 77ships. Black colour, tanned head. Coffee, caramel, some vanilla, boozy. Nice one!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mike5326 (1280) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - AUG 28, 2015
Poured from a bottle. Dark brown color, no real head. Sweet syrup and malt aroma. Full body with a sweet malt and a coffee flavor and a medium finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Luvystypotables (1131) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - AUG 28, 2015
Aroma of bourbon and coffee with notes of malt and chocolate. Pours a dark brown color with no real head. An incredible taste of bourbon, coffee and chocolate. Full body creamy feel with an amazing mocha finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (3347) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 26, 2015
Last beer of the night at Rich’s Cellar Emptying Tasting. Kbs stout 11.2% Inky deep black pour with a coffee light bourbon nose. Young bottle meaning the bookings is full on black coffee, maple syrup and light bourbon. The booze is a bit harsh. Overall it is quite nice but has a bit too much heat.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Martinus (3893) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - AUG 23, 2015
Black, beige head. Aroma of Bourbon, vanilla, caramel, sweet notes, molasses, light coffee. Sweet malty flavour, brown sugar, caramel, Bourbon, vanilla. Light boozy, full body. Sweet finish, chocolate, vanilla, Bourbon. Nice, quite balanced and full.
(from 35cL bottle shared @ Gents Bier Festival 2015. Thanks Eugene for ’muling’)

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
PMgep (164) - Lund, SWEDEN - AUG 20, 2015
Old rating from 2012, full aroma with coffee and alcohol, taste of bourbon, vanilla and coffee

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
coolunclesony (10) - DENMARK - AUG 19, 2015
Deep black colour. The smell is dominated by alcohol. The taste is great with lots of chocolate and caramel spiced up with tons of bourbon

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
shoulderbroken (2850) - Tokyo, JAPAN - AUG 16, 2015
Bottle from Mother Kellys. Aroma is milky chocolate, roast, coconut, bourbon, booze. Taste is good, all the above. Finish is bourbon, but smooth fade. Rest of the flavours are quite subdued. Rich finish, almost fruity. Touch of chocolate. Can’t really get the coffee. Very easy drinking and hides the booze well.

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