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RATINGS: 167   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.94   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 8   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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Lovingly referred to by Fremonters as the B-BOMB, this bourbon barrel-aged edition of our winter ale has a warming spicy aroma and rich carmelly notes of bourbon, wood and vanilla added to dark roasty chocolatey malt flavors and subtle hopping.
2011 vintage: 9% abv
2012- vintage: 11% abv

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
markextrae (1689) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 22, 2014
bottle in a trade thanks to jeff!! shared with a friend. 2011 vintage!. dark brown pour with a creamy head. that sweet bourbon is in your face while pouring! roasted malts, vanilla, a lot of oak!, chocolate, dark chocolate, cacao, cinnamon, warm christmas spice like a verry small hint of anise, a lot of sweet settled bourbon, canít imagine what a bourbon bomb this needs to be when its fresh! remarkable beer! wasnít expecting this!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
rxeight (1756) - Illinois, USA - NOV 16, 2014
Pour from bottle, fobab 2014. Chocolate caramel and bourbon. Boozy, sweet, and malty. Thick and chewy. Pretty solid.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
budznsudz (581) - Audubon, New Jersey, USA - NOV 1, 2014
Dark pour with a bit of a cream head. Rich dark malt, mollasses and bourbon make up the lovely nose and taste profile of this amazing beer. Super impressed with this one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lectvay (173) - Boise, Idaho, USA - SEP 12, 2014
Vintage 2012. Dark, dark, brown. Smells like a barrel-aged stout, roasty and boozy. Tastes more like a dark barleywine. Reminds me of Bourbon County Barleywine. This is really tasty. Sweet and rich. Feels a little syrupy.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
lb4lb (2570) - Austin, Texas, USA - SEP 7, 2014
Very bourbony. Chocolate fudgy soy bourbon.savory smell lot of sweetness. Decent, but canít finish sample though

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ataraxia (410) - Massachusetts, USA - SEP 6, 2014
Very dark brown in color, thin mocha head. Bourbon, chocolate, raisin, dates, vanilla, and cinnamon. Bittersweet with a little spiciness that grows more bitter and astringent in the finish. Smooth, full-bodied, and lightly carbed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
drfabulous (4543) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - SEP 5, 2014
22 ounce red wax bottle. 2103 vintage. Big boozy bourbon nose. Very nice blend of bourbon and vanilla. Smooth and very tasty. Almost a lighter Dark Lord, but not by much.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
maxwelldeux (4099) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - AUG 30, 2014
Draught at a beer festival. Pours a near black color with a moderate tan head on there. Nose is very laden with bourbon and quite a bit of oak. Taste is slightly roasty, with some bourbon coming through as well. Nice and smooth. Glad I was able to catch this.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Maltser85 (337) - Fargo, North Dakota, USA - AUG 8, 2014
Pours a dark brown with a tan head. Aromas of vanilla, oak, caramel, some fig, honey maybe. Taste has a slight holiday spice and then nice vanilla, oak, honey notes. Hint of cocoa maybe. Nice full body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
JaBier (5188) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - JUL 27, 2014
2013 bottle shared by Puddintane. Thanks Pud! Darkest brown pour with a medium tan head. Aroma of bourbon, vanilla and chocolate. Malty and chocolatey flavor with vanilla character before a roasty finish.

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