DTM (798) - Winters, California, USA - AUG 13, 2013
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Shared bottle with Timfoolery. Aroma was dates, Carmel and bourbon. The bourbon flavor was overwhelming. Love the bourbon and this beer it totally my style. Will drink again.
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Chudwick (2779) - Cincyucky, Kentucky, USA - JUL 22, 2016
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
12oz bottle 2014 release thanks to Prufrockstar- nutty upfront with some latent bourbon. Complex and earthy as the others. Flat too. Sweet to the lips. Boozy on the finish.
thomashall (642) - New Hope, Minnesota, USA - JUN 18, 2016
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle shared by Bvery, thanks for sharing this monster. Dark black pour, no head. Aroma is bourbon, dark fruits, some vanilla. Taste pretty much follows, a little boozy. Very delicious.
BVery (9514) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - JUN 18, 2016
4.3 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle. Deep mahogany / brown pour with very minor head. Ungodly aroma - dark fruit, wood, bourbon, vanilla. Similar taste. Could use a little more carb. This is great.
luttonm (4526) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUN 13, 2016
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Hair of the Dog, Portland. 2014 vintage bottle at the brewery, tasted side by side with the 2015 rye barrel Adam. Great sweet bourbon and vanilla aroma. Alc, syrup, maple. Vanilla extract. Warmer fruit, wood, oil, bright bourbon. Rich, clean. Tiramisu. Lighter weight. Rich, aromatic. Tons of bright bourbon.
tiong (6390) - Espoo, FINLAND - MAY 25, 2016
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
355ml bottle @ Hair of the Dog, Portland, OR. 2015 vintage. Pours dark brown with a small white head. Aroma of ripe fruits, plums, wood, oak, bourbon, vanilla, toffee and syrup. Taste is smooth, slick and warming with loads of ripe fruits, plums, wood, oak, bourbon, vanilla, toffee and syrup. Finish is smooth and syrupy with loads of ripe fruits, bourbon, oak, wood and vanilla. Quite heavy and massive slow sipper, but really well balanced and tasty.
ippopotamo36 (1610) - Rome, ITALY - MAY 10, 2016
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
At the HofD brewery in Portland-USA. 2014 bottle. Dark mou dark caramel pour, no head. Nose: vanilla shake, bourbon, more sweet vanilla. Mouth: light/sweet roast start, bourbon, a bit chili finish. Mamma Mia!!!
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linusb (799) - SWEDEN - APR 15, 2016
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
A: Deep dark brown, no head at all. N: Vanilla, bourbon, liqourice T: Oak, figs, raisins, cedar, vanilla O: WOW! This is amazing! What a flavour bomb! Amazing!
Abio (1859) - Waasland, BELGIUM - MAR 21, 2016
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Way to expensive, but besides that, this one is one to really enjoy. What a nice full taste, so much going on in every drop of this brew.
MelvinKalksma (872) - UTRECHT, NETHERLANDS - FEB 27, 2016
4.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: APR 7, 2016
Malts, bourbon, butterscotch, vanilla and wood.
Turbid brown beer with a very slight light brown head.
Medium sweet and slightly bitter with roasted malts, dark chocolate, bourbon, vanilla and wood.
GlasgowTAD (1336) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - FEB 25, 2016
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Pours opaque black with a slight violent tinge through it. Aroma is caramel, raisins, vanilla, bourbon and oak, Taste is sweet caramel, sweet vanilla, bourbon, oak, raisins, chocolate sweet, cocoa, alco heat. Full body.