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RATINGS: 128   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76   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.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
17thfloor (2434) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 15, 2010
Thanks to ??? in Denver. Bottle number ???. Pours a dark glowing clear mahogany with a small tan fizzy froth. Chocolate and coconut aroma with a big but smooth bourbon note. Flavor is at first smooth chocolate and woody, some light cherry, lightly warming, very smooth and well envisioned, long woody slightly sweet aftertaste with just a touch of fruit. After a while I pick up on a tart green apple like sweetness that becomes a bit distracting. Round slightly glassy feeling body with soft fizzy carbonation, nicely thin and drinkable. Have one more left.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yobdoog (1888) - Woodridge NY, New York, USA - JUL 27, 2010
Bottle poured a dark brown with a dense head. Aroma has alcohol, sweetness and some musty accents. Flavor is sweet, caramel, molasses, wood and bourbon. A bit odd flavor as the alcohol is not hidden here.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
decaturstevo (5219) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - MAY 18, 2010
Brown pour with creamy off white head and lace. Aroma of brown sugar, bourbon and dates. Flavor is light bourbon, vanilla, and fruity. Full bodied with smooth carbonation. Very nice

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rosebud butternuts (2396) - Denton, Texas, USA - MAY 14, 2010
bottle thanks to blutt59!! poured deep amber with a beige head. aroma was bourbon, caramel, whiskey, and dark fruits. flavor was bourbon, caramel, and brown sugar. medium body with low carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheEpeeist (3401) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 2, 2010
25.4 oz bottle. Dark brown with beige suds. Nose is chocolate, whiskey, oak and caramel. Medium body with subdued carb. Taste is chocolate, dark fruits and caramel but dominated by the whiskey.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mar (4960) - 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.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thirdeye11 (5635) - 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 (6036) - 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 (7874) - 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.


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