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Grumpy Troll Bourbon Barrel Aged Spetsnaz Imperial Stout

Grumpy Troll Bourbon Barrel Aged Spetsnaz Imperial Stout
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RATINGS: 3   MEAN: 3.7/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 279   ABV: 9.3%
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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ughsmash (7122) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 28, 2009
On tap at Grumpy Troll as "Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout". Poured inky black with a ring of deep tan head. The aroma picked up sweet bourbon and vanilla upfront over coffee and moderately-roasted black malts.. gave an increasingly sour oaky impression as it warmed up.. well-presented. The flavor had a delightful bourbon presence throughout with overtones of vanilla and toasted, slightly sour oak.. dark chocolate and lesser coffee supported from the core.. long, satisfying bourbon-y finish. Heavier-bodied with low carbonation on the palate.. light sourness from the barrel.. flowed well overall.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
noncaloric (684) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 15, 2009
Black with a cap of tan head, spots of frothy lace. Aroma focuses on the roasted malt: dark fruit, slightly burnt, a significant alcohol presence, hot, spicy, slightly fusel. Served a little bit too cold. After it warms up, the caramel and vanilla bourbon elements are there on the front, and tasty, but sometimes hard to find. The toasted tree fruit malt body forms the middle and finish. Medium to full body, only mildly carbonated, a little too hot for my taste.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Skyview (5172) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - OCT 13, 2008
On draught at the brewpub in downtown Mt Horeb, Wisconsin. Pours an opaque dark brown brew with no head. Aroma of mostly bourbon and vanilla with a hint of toasted dark malt. Taste is medium bodied, no carbonation with flavors of mostly bourbon, a touch of oak that hides any of the toasted dark malt flavors. Finish has toasted dark malt and bourbon with some vanilla aftertaste. Definitely more bourbonized flavor in this stout compared to the regular Spetsnaz Export version.


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