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RATINGS: 380   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.92/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 303   ABV: 10.1%
Silva Stout took a lot of patience. We aged our Double Stout in oak bourbon barrels for seventeen months. Flavors are very complex. It starts off with dark chocolate truffles rolled in cocoa powder. Next is the vanilla and wood notes, with rich cherry-like fruitiness. After racking and filtering the ale, we blended in just the right amount of freshly brewed Double Stout to provide the perfect balance of bourbon barrel aging and freshness. Enjoy the culmination of years of flavor development now – no further aging required!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
IndianaRed (3482) - Boise, Idaho, USA - DEC 18, 2015
On Tap at taphouse, Boise Big boozy stout with some ripe cherries and earthy roasted flavors. Classic vanilla and wood aged notes as well.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Crispy34 (496) - Texas, USA - DEC 13, 2015
Bomber... Aroma is booze and dark fruit. Appearance is black with a tan head. Taste is sweet, dark malt, and booze with hints of toffee and caramel. Palate is a medium mouthfeel. Overall, a really well done beer. Very nice barreled beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
_angst_ (4289) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 6, 2015
Draught @ CBC 2015. Pours viscous black with a small creamy dark mocha head that leaves some spotty trace on the glass while dissipating. Smell is malty with roasted malts, burnt caramel, toffee, vanilla fudge, charred wood, dark roast coffee, milk chocolate, coconut milk, green chili and bourbon alcohol. Taste is sweet, bitter and malty. Mouthfeel is round, tiny viscous, slightly astringent, tiny boozy and medium to full bodied. Finish is sweet and bitter with roasted malts, burnt caramel, butterscotch, vanilla fudge, charred buttery wood, dark roast coffee, milk chocolate, green chili and bourbon alcohol. A good stout with less than optimal barrel treatment. Tons of green chili and buttery woody vanillin.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
adrian910ss (2545) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 2, 2015
750 ml bottle. Pours pitch black with a medium sized brown head. Aroma of cocoa powder, oak, bourbon, cherry and milk chocolate. Taste of cocoa, milk chocolate, bourbon and cherry.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ebone1988 (1013) - Dearborn, Michigan, USA - NOV 22, 2015
Aroma is roasted malt, hazelnut, cherry, vanilla bean, barrel aged, a bit of coffee and chocolate and some booze. Appearance is black, light tan head, appears thick. Taste is vanilla, hazelnut, booze, cherries, roasted malt, chocolate, very nice. Mouthfeel is thick, rich, soft carbonation and creamy. Overall, this is one to revisit after the booze tones down.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
drsordr (2084) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - NOV 14, 2015
Bottle pour opaque black with moderate tan head. Nose butter, vanilla, chocolate. Taste similar to nose. Milk chocolate, vanilla, light roast, and again, some butter. Nice mouth feel. Not sure if the butter is diacetyl or from the barrel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
andrewje41 (2471) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - NOV 13, 2015
Draft pour at Toronado Seattle, San Diego tasting event. Pours black with a tan foam ring head. Huge aroma of rich graham cracker, chocolate malt, milk chocolate, coffee. Like a chocolate chip cookie. Delicious, but extremely rich. Sweet. Cinnamon. Bourbon hinted finish, with a lingering vanilla chocolate. One of a kind stout for sure, but one of those stouts where just a few ounces is just right. Would love to try again someday. Very fun beer.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
BMMillsy (1788) - Florida, USA - OCT 18, 2015
Smells like butter. Tastes like butter. This is rancid. Really sad that they let this hit the market at all, knowing it was such a mess.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Braudog (6195) - Yorktown, Virginia, USA - OCT 11, 2015
Bottle, caged and corked. Pours with the looks of a monster, meaty and black with substantial toppings. This drinks with much more sweetness than I anticipated, with a bit of candied cherries and licorice. (#6047, 10/11/2015)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Suttree (5879) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 9, 2015
Black, with a huge brown head. Smells boozy, vanilla, and fudge. Taste is Vanilla, bourbon, some dark chocolate. Very heavy palate. I mean, it was good, but, I don’t know, kind of typical? does that make sense?

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