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Hangar 24 Barrel Roll No. 01: Immelmann - Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Porter

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RATINGS: 47   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 342   ABV: 11.4%
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IMMELMANN: An ascending half loop followed by a half roll resulting in level flight in the opposite direction at a higher altittude. Just as it takes consummate skill to perform the Immelmann maneuver in the air, it takes the choicest ingredients, patience and consummate skill to bring you our IMMELMANN, a Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Porter. This hand crafted beer is brewed with 2-row, Munich, Cara-Munich, Chocolate and Dark Chocolate Malts, Oats and Cocoa Nibs, along with whole Vanilla Beans. Aged in Bourbon Barrels for six months and blended with twenty percent fresh Porter to produce enticing aromas of chocolate, coffee, tobacco, bourbon and sweet malt along with a complex pallet of dark roast chocolate, oak and maple followed by a subtle vanilla finish. This is an intense, yet refined flavor experience to be savored today or aged to be enjoyed at your leisure.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
mspindler (489) - Alta Loma, California, USA - DEC 19, 2010
Bottle #33 shared by duffmansw and my first rating in months. Pours nearly black with a slight beige head. Aroma is vanilla and nutty caramel, hints of fresh coffee grounds, Bourbon is very apparent but not overwhelming. Flavor is alot of bourbon, some semi sweet chocolate and slightly astringent bitterness, but no real alcohol heat. Surprisingly easy to drink considering the strength. I’d call it full bodied but definitely not thick or syrupy. Carbonation is present but very light.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fluffy (1722) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - SEP 1, 2014
practically a stout, this one was a lot better than i thought it was going to be.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
alexsdad06 (5577) - Ohio, USA - MAY 27, 2014
Bottle shared by someone at RBWG 2011 from notes. Pours dark brown to black in color with a smaller tan head. The aroma and flavor had roasted malt, bourbon, vanilla, tobacco, oak, chocolate, caramel, and some espresso. A touch of earthy bitterness cuts the barrel notes at the finish just a bit. Very nice beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beerbaaron (1278) - Arizona, USA - MAY 7, 2014
Bottle #2131/2520. 2013 vintage. Dark mahogany pour. Luscious medium creamy beige head, swirls leaving drapes of lace. Aroma is wonderful. Soft smokey bourbon. Chocolate. Medium coffee. Vanilla compliments. Bourbon barrel leads over sweetness or roastiness. Bourbon Barrel forward but not dominant. Flavor matches. A good medium to medium plus body. Soft and smooth. Great rounded feel. The nicest warming sensation, without a trace of heat. Warming comes hand in hand with the perfect level of medium roastiness. Semi dry, barrel coating. Sweetness is kept in check. Love the spicy smokey bourbon here.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MarinEvelyn (560) - Wisconsin, USA - MAY 7, 2014
extremely sweet malt, dark sweet fruit, just very strong and sweet. Strong alcohol aroma as well. Taste is not as sweet but still very sweet. A strong bourbon/alcohol taste throughout. A little vanilla but the oak, bittersweet chocolate, malt, and bourbon are the most powerful aspects for me.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ICEatALAMO (944) - Troy, Michigan, USA - MAR 15, 2014
Bottle. The pour is a brown copper. The aroma has a smooth bourbon smell to it, very inviting. The taste is smooth. One of the better bourbon porters I have had. Only complaint is a little thin. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Errl (1642) - Plano, Texas, USA - JAN 7, 2014
Bottle..Pour is dark black with a nice tan head.. Nose is nice bourbon, soft vanilla, and maple, with chocolate and caramels..Taste is bitter chocolate, spice, soft bourbon with light hints of vanilla and cream..

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wheresyourball (517) - El Cajon, California, USA - JAN 2, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear cola brown with a tan head. Nose is sweet chocolate, bourbon, vanilla. Flavor follows: bourbon, chocolate, marshmallow, vanilla. Medium bodied. Reminded me some of FW Parabola, for whatever reason. Good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HonusWagner (1428) - Florida, USA - DEC 30, 2013
A pretty darn good cocoa heavy porter, a lighter on the bourbon than a lot of BA porters, but also not super complex. Good beer, not amazing. Would be cool to see them rebrew it since they seem to be improving a lot over the years.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (9960) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - DEC 6, 2013
750 ml corked and caged bottle courtesy of BMan1113VR (Thanks Andrew!) poured a clear reddish brown with a lingering ring of tan foam. Aromas of bourbon, oak, vanilla, cocoa and light coffee. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of bourbon, oak, vanilla, cocoa, tobacco and light spice with a smooth lingering bourbon finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nimbleprop (4987) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 27, 2013
750ml bottle pours a watery black with some wispy white head. Nose has loads of vanilla, some distinct grain, a little toasted rye, some boozy, wood, coconut, cake. Flavor is sweet, cola, raisin, chocolate, malt, molasses and lots of vanilla. Clean finish. Very enjoyable.

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