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RATINGS: 245   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
This Beer is my regular Fred, aged for over a year in Kentucky bourbon barrels.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Salmoniform (1272) - Sweet Home, Oregon, USA - APR 22, 2014
2011 poured from bottle to tulip glass. Hazy orange hue with thin white bubbles but no head. Aroma is figs, raisins, caramel, orange citrus, oak, big bourbon vanilla, grain. Mouthfeel is great with a full body and low carbonation. Taste is sweet throughout with an astringentness in the following and lingering ethanol finish. Overall this is a low carbonated but fantastically full bodied and flavorfully complex brew!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
BVery (9662) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - APR 21, 2014
Bottle via trade with Kevin - thanks! Murky brownish amber pour with minimal head. Nose is carmel, wood, and bourbon. Somewhat sweet taste, with a touch of booze. Chocolate coming out as it warms. Lower carbonation. Yummy beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
changeup45 (1729) - Mount Dora, Florida, USA - APR 18, 2014
2013 bottle. Pours copper with just a few loose bubbles on top; flat with no head. Smells good though with plenty of bourbon and wood to go with nice little nuances of plum, licorice, and toffee. Rich with a light burn in the back of the throat but very smooth going down. A gentle warmth throughout. The flavors mostly fall in line with the aroma: bourbon and barrel notes lead the way, with plenty of candied fruit (raisin, date, plum), sweet toffee, as well as vanilla and leather to give this some nice depth. It’s a good beer for sure, but oh man, this could have been epic with some carbonation. But I knew that going in.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tgncc (3100) - Bellmore, New York, USA - APR 17, 2014
Via trde with SetauketBrewer Pours reddish brown, no head, hazy, slight translucence. The aroma is sweet bourbon, vanilla, oak, ripe fruit. The flavor is sweet bourbon, fruity, vanilla, bread pudding. The finish is sweet, fruit, boozy, vanilla, woody. No carbonation, flat mouthfeel, medium in body, slightly thick. Good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Marsiblursi (3076) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 11, 2014
(Bottle) Pours orange/red/brown with no head. Firey but fat and fairly rond barrel profile in the aroma with caramelly/bready malt alongside tropical and dried fruits. Nice oxidation. The flavour is medium to heavily sweet, medium to heavily bitter and light acidic with fairly slim malt profile (for a BW), firey barrel profile and fruit. The mouthfeel is numbing with almost no carbonation. Medium bodied.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
_angst_ (4553) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 11, 2014
Bottle received in trade. Thank you pushkinwow (IIRC)! 2011 vintage. Pours hazy deep wooden reddish brown with no head worth mentioning. Smell is is malty and boozy with heavy caramel, vanilla fudge, sweet dark bread, charred oak, bourbon, alcohol, lemon peal, biscuits, leather, raisins, soy sauce, dried pineapple, dried papaya and alcohol. Taste is sweet and malty with biscuits, heavy caramel, Brazil nuts, caramelized almonds, charred oak, bourbon, vanilla fudge, toffee, alcohol, lemon zest, alcohol, toasted coconut, raisins, dried papaya and hints of sweet Indonesian soy sauce. Mouthfeel is round, velvety, oily, flat and near full bodied. Finish is sweet and malty with biscuits, caramel, toffee, charred oak, bourbon, hay, shredded coconut, alcohol, caramelized almonds, dried papaya and leather. Impressive stuff!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
BK7 (773) - Turner, Oregon, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Bottle from the brewpub. Complex flavors of dark fruits, oak, wood, caramel, spices, pine and finishes with the bourbon. Tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ataraxia (499) - Massachusetts, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Slightly hazy, burnt orange-brown with off-white lacing. Aroma is a bit hot from the bourbon; there’s also brown sugar, figs, charred oak, leather, and a subtle amount of tobacco. Sugary but not overly sticky, viscous, full-bodied, and smooth with little carbonation. Finish is boozy and sweet.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dfonorow (2039) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 26, 2014
Bottle share in 2013. Pour is hazy dark brown with no head. Aroma is brown sugar, dates, honey, vanilla, and oak. Flavor is very malty - vanilla, oak chips, honey, booze. A bit cloying and almost no carbonation, disappointing.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
XaenDovet (1282) - British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 14, 2014
2012 bottle enjoyed at brewery. Pours a cloudy burnt orange with an airy white cap that settles to a thick roped edge. Aroma of bourbon, candi, oak, fruit, juice. Taste is sweet, tangy. Silky mouthfeel from a medium carbonated level. This beer is amazing.

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