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Hill Farmstead Damon

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RATINGS: 165   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.14/5   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
Damon (1993-2004) The time spent with loved ones, now lost, seems to affect our mind and body perpetually: memories happen upon us, unsuspectingly, and bring about tears of fond remembrance. Damon was our brother – devout and patient in an age of busyness and distraction. In his honor, we crafted and conditioned this Imperial Stout in bourbon barrels from our favorite distillery. We still reflect, daily, upon our Damon and his scruffy chin of grey – of his loyalty and his love. 27º Plato 10.5% abv

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Steve_0 (3586) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 23, 2013
Bottle at FoCo Stout Tasting 2013, courtesy of Aaron. Big thanks for the pour man! Pour is pitch black with a creamy brown head and good lacing. Big bourbon, coconut, dark chocolate, coffee, earthy, and toffee aroma. Taste is big dark chocolate, vanilla, coffee, bourbon, toffee, caramel, leathery and tangy with a long roasted chocolate finish. Slick mouthfeel with soft carbonation. Really nice stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
adnielsen (10199) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - NOV 23, 2013
Bottle @ Armin’s place, courtesy of Lukaduke. Big thanks! Pours a deep brown appearance with a dark brown head. Somewhat floral, dark chocolate, light caramel, cereal, a bit grainy, well balanced aroma. Dark grape, plum, a touch boozy, rich chocolate, light whiskey, slight woody flavor. Pretty fucken tasty beer but not quite as good as I thought it may be.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gmellison (427) - Colorado, USA - NOV 23, 2013
Pour thanks to adnielsen. Aroma is vanilla and dark fruits. Flavor is the same with some bitter dark chocolate on the finish. Dope

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
arminjewell (8842) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - NOV 23, 2013
Pour out of 500 mL bottle, thanks Aaron! Dark black pour with off white head, aroma brought notes of dark chocolate, roast, hints of coffee, nice oak, bourbon, this is delicious. Taste is a mix of dark cocoa, bourbon, oak, slight vanilla, honey, finishing slight dry, sweet. This is delicious.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Art (2525) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 22, 2013
UPDATED: NOV 24, 2013 Bottle thanks to cpetrone84. Pours jet black with a brown head. Light bourbon aroma. Not much heat. Medium light carb and medium thick body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
lachrymalisis (440) - Washington, USA - NOV 5, 2013
no bullshit inane bloviation could add anything else to the discussion of deScriptions of this beer.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Marheb (3534) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 29, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 14, 2015 D’une richesse biblique avec tous les attributs dont je souhaitais retrouver, cuir, tabac, charbon, fudge, cerises, caramel, vanille, coco dans une onctuosité qui me placarde le palais sans pitié. Meilleure que la version en fût dégusté au 2e anniversaire....à moins que ce soit les circonstances de la dernière dégustation qui prennent le dessus sur mon jugement?

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Martinus (4280) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - OCT 28, 2013
Black colour, tan head. Aroma of bourbon, vanilla, roasted malts, soy sauce, wood, red fruits and marzipan. Quite sweet flavour, bourbon, vanilla, malts, caramel and soy sauce. Quite thick body. Finish caramel, bourbon, wood and cacao. Great beer.
(From 66cL bottle shared by joes @ his place. Thanks!!!)

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Countbeer (5604) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - OCT 24, 2013
Bottle: Served in a taster: Motoroil black pour. Medium to smaller sized brown foamy head on top of a black colored beer with a dark red brown edge. Aromas of bourbon, flowers, vanilla, wood, creamy liquorice, roast, marzepin, some malt roast, delicious aroma. Flavours of roast, bitters, light spicy, wood, cream, vanilla, some liquorice, chocolate, light liquor, marzepin, some bourbon. Very nice. Aftertaste is a mix of bitters, roast, chocolate, some bourbon, cream, Low carbo, silky mouthfeel, full body and a creamy oily sticky texture. Some alcohol/warmth bit balanced, smooth and delicious.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Benzai (11358) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - OCT 24, 2013
Bottle shared by Joes @ weekly tasting. Opaque pitch black color, small instantly disappearing light brown head. Aroma is wood, bourbon, some liquorice, malts and roasted malts. Taste malts, liquorice, wood, a hint of coffee-bitter, bourbon and bitter. Full body, medium carbonation. Nice long lingering finish. Nice!

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