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RATINGS: 123   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 333   ABV: 11.1%
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Over 9 months in Stranahan’s Colorado Whiskey barrels has completely transformed our prized winter seasonal, producing a Hibernation that starts with big whiskey flavors before mellowing out into luscious chocolate, dark fruit, and vanilla. Each limited edition bottle is individually numbered, making a special addition to your cellar. If you can take only one beer into your cave this winter, we strongly suggest this one.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mar (4825) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 2, 2010
bottle #347/492 thanks to blutt59. deep chocolate brown with a cream head. nose is vanilla, bourbon, roasted malts, and chocolate. smooth on the palate, flavor is bourbon, vanilla, faint alcohol in the end.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thirdeye11 (5537) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 25, 2010
(750ml bottle #347/492 thanks to blutt59) clear deep orange-brown with ring of creamy tan bubbles. Nose of graham cracker, brown sugar, bourbon, cream and barrel. Taste of caramel, toasted sugars, with a slightly watery body.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
blutt59 (6017) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 22, 2010
bottle, walnut brown in color with short tan foam, aroma of whiskey , oak and caramel flavors of coffee, whiskey and nuts

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BMan1113VR (7855) - Los Angeles, California, USA - APR 16, 2010
Bottle number 347/492 with big thanks to blutt59. Pours with a small tan head and a hazy brown body. Aroma of alcohol, barrel, sweet, vanilla and caramel. Taste is alcohol, wood, toffee and dry. Really good!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rciesla (5499) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - APR 16, 2010
Bottle. Pours a deep brune body with a tan head. Boozy, whiskey tones, vanilla and oak hints. Sweet with sugar tones, malty, and a boozy vanilla warming. A decent BA ale.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - MAR 27, 2010

Name: Hibernation, BA
Date: March 13, 2010
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting, RBWG 2010
Appearance: muddy brown, fine beige head
Aroma: sweet brown sugar and vanilla aroma
Flavor: sweet caramel malt flavor, light bourbon, touch of oak and vanilla
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 13/20
Rating: 3.2/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: **+ /4

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drowland (5998) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - MAR 24, 2010
Had at RBWG 2010. Awesome chocolates and coconut in this. Obvious BA here, pretty damn good. I just wish the base beer was a bit better.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sebletitje (6648) - Enghien, BELGIUM - MAR 18, 2010
RBWG’10 bottle#230/492 light cloudy amber/brown, light tan head aroma of thin wood and oak barrel, vanilla and some dark chocolate nibs. flavors, chocolate malts, sweet vanilla and the BA is light with some hints of smoked malts. Overall profile remains light for 11% beer. drinks easy.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (11940) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAR 17, 2010
(22oz bottle) Pours a mahogany body with a medium beige head. Aroma of coconut, wood, molasses, toffee, and vanilla. Flavor of roasted malt, oak, raisins, vanilla, whiskey, toffee, and caramel.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
redlight (2316) - Orlando, Florida, USA - MAR 13, 2010
Oaky vanilla on the nose with caramel. Pours a dark amber with little to no head. Caramel malts, oak, hints of whiskey, with cocoa, very smooth.


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