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RATINGS: 150   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.06   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our Imperial Oatmeal Stout aged in 15 year old single use Kentucky Bourbon Barrels. The roasted and chocolate malts compliment the smooth oats to bring you a stout delight wrapped in gentle embrace of Bourbon Barrel aged warmth. A touch of sweetness dances in balance with the hops to finish with a wave and then she’s gone.

Down & Dirty: 2-Row, Roast Barley, Crystal-60, Chocolate, & Carafa-2 malts with Flaked Oats and Magnum, Wilamette & Cascade hops. 9.5% ABV


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TXBadger (1924) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 26, 2015
2014 bottle shared, thanks to Experimental_Ale. Pours a very dark brown almost black like oil with the same type of viscosity and khaki colored head. Bourbon, oats, oak, vanilla, and some light spice on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with bourbon warmth and roasted malts.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
JBPortland (1183) - Portland, Maine, USA - JUN 22, 2015
22oz bottle 2014 vintage pours oily dark black brown with smallish dark head. Nose is rich dark chocolate, bourbon dark fruit, toast spice, vanilla, glazed donut, almond, praline. Taste is silky creamy mouthfeel, rich balanced vanilla chocolate sweetness, coconut, bourbon spice. Finishes creamy and moderately sweet with lingering vanilla, cream, dark chocolate, cake, bourbon. It is crazy how much the barrel treatment took the base beer to a whole new level. Very impressed.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
blipp (6974) - San Diego, California, USA - JUN 17, 2015
Bottle. Pours near black with a beige head. Bourbon sweetness, mild roasted malts, and some raisin and prune-like dark fruity notes. Good stuff.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
devman171 (1220) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - JUN 5, 2015
draft, thick black, big roast and well balanced bourbon, dry and roast with light burn on the finish

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GenDV138 (3367) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUN 4, 2015
4 oz pour on draft at Meridian Pint for the Founders/Fremont SAVOR event. Black with tan head. Aromas of whiskey, chocolate, oak. Tastes of chocolate, whiskey, caramel, roast, oak. Medium-full body with a dry finish. Nice.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
solidfunk (5291) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JUN 4, 2015
Bourbon bomb - over barreled. Some roast and dark chocolate but lots of whiskey. Pours black with OK head and lacing. Sweet, boozy finish. Two at meridian pint thanks to gendv138.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcnielsen (2628) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - MAY 19, 2015
Bottle pour at What the Funk 2014. Pours a black color with off white head. Boozy, vanilla, bourbon, oak, roasty, cocoa, boozy aromas and flavors. Others were really digging this beer, but I thought it was a little too boozy for my taste.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
tourette (223) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 17, 2015
Really exceptional barrel aged stout. Its so good. So good. Fucking drink it.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
jonno (2345) - JAPAN - APR 20, 2015
Man. Huge beer. Well integrated flavours. Not too much bourbon but the vanilla/maple touch is well defined. Sweet, moderately roasted, full bodied. World class.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
shoulderbroken (2733) - Tokyo, JAPAN - APR 18, 2015
Bottle. Aroma is boozy, fruity, nice. Taste is great, so smooth, little bit of coffee, vanilla. Very nice.


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