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RATINGS: 1796   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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4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
broozer81 (106) - , New Jersey, USA - NOV 29, 2011
Bigfoot shaved after drinking it, Horses whisper when around it, I named my fantasy team after it...It’s dam good....homage I give...Happiness in a glass when enjoyed.. KBS is legendary...


4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Klimaet (103) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - JUL 31, 2014
Taste from a norwegian dude, cheers mate. Pours almost pitch black with a small tanned head. Aromas of chocolate, vanilla, cherries, slight bourbon, slight booze, coffee. Taste is amazing, boomin vanilla, fudge, sweet dark fruits, nice roast and good burned coffee finish.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
maley1 (745) - calgary, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 30, 2014
Dark brown, almost black pour with small beige head. Aroma of roasted coffee, chocolate, caramel, vanilla and bourbon. Taste of roasted malts, caramel, bourbon, vanilla, coffee, chocolate and faint licorice. Full bodied, medium carbonation, creamy mouth feel, perfectly balanced. Excellent beer!

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jrwhitney6 (281) - - JUL 28, 2014
Pours dark, dark brown into snifter with a very thin light brown head. Wonderful nose - vanilla, bourbon, and cherries. Taste is complex and smooth...bourbon, vanilla, oak, coffee, and a touch of bitterness. I get the hype - this is a great beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
furthur (147) - Eagle River, Alaska, USA - JUL 27, 2014
Bottle pour, opaque black, decent lace. graham colored head. Aroma of bread, coffee, molasses. Flavor is chocolate, coffee, toffee, molasses, licorice, bourbon, vanilla, slightly spicy. Slightly sweet start, but finishes slightly bitter.Body is thick, carbonation moderate.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
TheKindleman (6) - Alabama, USA - JUL 21, 2014 does not count
All I can say is, heaven in a bottle. I was lucky enough to get a few cases of this for my wedding party on wedding day. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
traviskurowski (21) - - JUL 21, 2014
Massively dark stout: coffee-chocolate bomb. Draft. 4 oz poor.Tasted at Holy Hound taproom, York, PA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
jdroop (14) - - JUL 20, 2014
Big stouts in the middle of the summer, it’s about time!!! Thanks Andy & Alana for bringing in such fantastic beers. This one is smooth and tasty,

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tomer (1647) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - JUL 20, 2014
At a tasting, many thanks Tom, small brown creamy head, thick pour, opaque black colour, flavour of cocoa, dirt, coffee and vanila in the back, feels quite aromatic, flavour of not too roasted coffee, cocoa, bittersweet chocolate, vanila and dark bread. Nicely balanced and really really good.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SuperTiti33 (473) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 19, 2014
Noire aux reflets rubis avec une belle mousse moka. Nez: Truffe au chocolat. Anisé. Café corsé. Bourbon. Boisé/vanille. Bouche: nougat. Caramel au beurre salé. Bien chocolaté. Très bien équilibré. Sucré balancé avec une bonne amertume. Fine chaleur d'alcool (bourbon). Jalapeño, sans le piquant. Très bien.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
djd07 (3372) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUL 17, 2014
Bottle. Pours a very dark brown with medium creamy tan head that lasts. The aroma is a strong roast, chocolate, oak, and booze. Slick mouthfeel with nice roasted malt, dark chocolate, and light coffee. Easy to drink, hiding alcohol well, really enjoyed this.


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