Glacier Eisbock (American Oak Aged)
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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 3.76/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64/5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
Aged in various Napa Valley wine barrels.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (23333) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 6, 2011
Draft @ FoBAB 2009, Chicago, IL. Pours a reddish brown color with a small off-white head. Has a sweetish malty toffee and caramel aroma with oaky hints. Sweetish malty toffee and dark fruit flavor with woody hints. Has a sweetish malty woody toffee finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (21633) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - AUG 4, 2012
UPDATED: DEC 20, 2015 Seems to be different from the regular eisbock, which is 10% abv and not barrel aged. Draft at the source. Hazy dark brown color, small white edge head. Aroma of vanilla and whiskey. Taste is chocolate covered caramel bonbons. Best tasting beer of the night.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mcberko (14644) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 9, 2011
On tap at Brouwer’s for Big Wood, pours a deep dark amber / brown with a small tan head. Aroma of lager yeast, some wood, treacle and sugar. Flavour is very sweet, with cloying candied sugar sweetness, some herbal notes, lager yeast and minor woody notes. Cloyingly sweet with lingering candied sugar notes. Okay, but too sweet for me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerandBlues2 (12187) - Escondido, California, USA - JAN 19, 2016
Draught at the brewery. Pours clear brown with ruby highlights and a small, frothy off-white head, short retention with no lacing. Aroma is cherries, oak, figs, caramel malt, alcohol, and plums. Flavor is dark fruits, caramel malt, alcohol, oak and a sweet finish. Full body and light carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
crossovert (11398) - Illinois, USA - NOV 17, 2012
Some very nice malt flavors are in thsi one. It comes out a bit unrefined but the oak helps it htough it is subtle.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
deyholla (10209) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 24, 2012
Sampled from the tap at FOBAB 2012. Pours a clear amber brown with a brown head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma is full of caramel and toffee with a decent amount of oak. Flavor starts sweet with caramel but mellows to more of a toffee and bread finish with a hint of oak.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
bb (8557) - Alamo, California, USA - JAN 5, 2010
Draft. Rich mahogony beer with a light tan head. Roasty, malty, and light caramel aroma. Caramel/toffee flavor with rich malt and some vanilla. Medium-plus bodied. Caramel and toffee lingers with some oak and vanilla.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AmEricanbrew (6737) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - AUG 12, 2013
Clear dark amber color with light tan head. Very nice fresh oak, toffee, brown sugar, dark bread aromas. medium body, soft carbonation. Oaky vanilla, brown sugar flavors with dark fruits, yeasty dark bread--most tasty bock brew

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerman6686 (6376) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 21, 2014
Poured a lighter brown with a beige head. Aroma was of.barrel, caramel and.dark fruit. Flavor similar, but a bit boozy and.much.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
riversideAK (6160) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - DEC 13, 2011
Aged in a Maker’s Mark barrel. Probably a different listing, but whatever, fuck it. Someone else can add it. Wonderful sweet nose of vanilla, bourbon, oak, brown sugar, chocolate, dark fruit. Really sweet, but really nice smelling. Pours brown with light red hues, thin head. Mostly hazy, opaque or whatever. Flavors of bourbon to start, brown bread, chocolate, dark fruits, vanilla, brown sugar, and light wood. Sweetness is balanced and rounded out. Not cloying at all. I am not a huge sweet beer fan but this worked wonderfully. Good shit here, no hint of 10%. Solid fucking stuff.

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