savnac (2363) - Anchorage, Alaska, USA - FEB 9, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft @ Glacier, 2012 vintage. Murky copper with a small off white head. Aroma of toffee, dark fruit, vanilla, coconut and butterscotch. Flavor of sweet caramel malt, alcohol/vanilla, oak, fruity with some light buttery notes. Medium body with a slightly sweet syrupy mouth feel. Really like the fresh virgin oak, it adds a lot of vanilla and coconut like the description says.
Gription79 (2001) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - DEC 8, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Had on draft at the brewery.Vanilla, woody, raisin, malty, warming, fruity/cherry, creamy mouth feel.
AmEricanbrew (5200) - Belcher, Louisiana, USA - FEB 6, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
@ Glacier BrewHouse, 11.18%ABV. Clear dark amber color with tan head. Fresh sawed wood, vanilla, caramel, spicy pit fruit aromas. Medium body with average co2. Sharp caramel, tart pit fruits, smooth vanilla, wood char flavors--a bit too sweet but tasty---
Sledutah (3626) - Utah, USA - JAN 28, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at the brewpub
Appearance: Clear brown with a small beige head and some lacing
Aroma: Toasted malts and vanilla
Taste: Toasted malts, vanilla and woody
Nice and tasty.
BrewDad (4499) - Olympia, USA - APR 6, 2012
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Dark amber in color, clear with a thin head. Super oak and strong barley wine aromas. Lots of Vanilla and sweet flavors. This was one tasty brew.
Travlr (9833) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JAN 19, 2012
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at the source. This might be an alias of the Makers Mark version, if the only difference is the barrel. I put it as a separate entry because itís marketed as a different beer, and the flavor, aroma and even the appearance is very different, although the abv is the same. Anyway, itís dark and hazy brown, medium beige head. Aroma is butterscotch, coffee, vanilla, coconut. Taste is rich and chocolatey, with caramel and coffee. Very nice.