brewblackhole (1588) - Muskego, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 16, 2011
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Brown amber color aroma of toffee malts and just a zing of a fruit, flavor is rich malting,evident hops,at least more then a strict English BW, a very surprising take on the style well done, no evidence of barrel aging,but I was informed there shouldnt be,at least of the keg i had
kbudd19 (899) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 18, 2015
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle, many thanks to Tim for gifting me this bottle!! Appearance is dark amber, with light white head that quickly dissipates. Aroma is heavy bourbon, vanilla, coconut, and chocolate. Taste is big on the vanilla, some raisins, chocolate, and graham crackers. Full bodied, smooth finish. Man, this is really really good, not sure what it was like fresh but its still pouring wonderful, so happy I finally got to try this!!
McNeillR (1778) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 12, 2015
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Dark amber, brassy looking - very dark actually with a soft ringed head. Big boozy, stern log of . Firm and passes the ABV very smoothly. Spicy, sherry, lean and peppery brass times. Preys on the maltiness, soft bourbon sweetness. Carbonation is lean, mouthfeel is long and driven by this coconut sweetness. Finishes scoops of rasins and brulee. Lingers sweet spiciness. Really dessert winey/sherry good times.
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BenH (3080) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 12, 2015
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle thanks to sir Craig of the clan Garvie. Aroma of dried fruit, sherry, vanilla, prunes. Taste of sherry, like a PX, dried fruit, prunes, raisins, toffee, vanilla, oak. Quite sweet and bitter. Pretty fucken tasty
GlasgowTAD (658) - Glasgow/Aberdeen, SCOTLAND - JUL 12, 2015
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours a burgundy black with not much head. Aroma is caramel, figs, toffee and sweet malts. Taste is vanilla, oak, bourbon, raisins, some mild heat, caramel and a nice warming finish.
cgarvieuk (17635) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 12, 2015
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
bottle at home ... soft chocolate ,,, soft bourbon roast.. dark chocolate roast nose soft roast ... dark malts .. dark chcocolate .. rick malts ... massive bourbon .. quite boozy ... very sherry .. dark roast ... light alcohol burn .. dark malts .. long coconut...
Stuu666 (6777) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 12, 2015
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle at craig’s. Pours deep ruby brown, nose is toffee, caramel, coconut, fruity, taste is similar, really rich, harsh bourbon.
allmyvinyl (6621) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 12, 2015
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours clear dark brown with no head. Aromas of caramel, spice, burnt toffee. Taste is creme caramel, toffee, prunes, but dries out nicely on the finish for the strength. Some booze notes, dried fruit. PX almost.12th July, gusher tasting
Couch0508 (119) - Flat rock, Michigan, USA - JUL 10, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pretty good barleywine but I don’t think this is something I will be actively seeking more of.
umich03jm (2851) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - JUL 9, 2015
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. Thanks Couch! Awesome aroma. Raisins, toffee, chocolate, cherries, figs, and vanilla. Tastes moderately sweet. Very light oxidation. Loads of dark fruit and smooth bourbon. Rich and delicious. Seems to have held up pretty well.
BiiruBierBeer (651) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - JUN 25, 2015
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Smell is bourbon, caramel, and vanilla. Taste is the same with the addition of chocolate. Nice texture, but has some mild alcohol taste and warmth.