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RATINGS: 42   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Trev (1924) - Lakeville, Minnesota, USA - DEC 31, 2012
Amber pour with a medium head. Aroma is strong bourbon and caramel. Hint of woody hop. Bourbon flavour, thin body . Medium malt. Some cherry wood. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ryanfolty (1836) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - DEC 31, 2012
December 31, 2012 bottle from bvery. Brown pour with limited head. Bourbon, dark fruit and caramel in aroma and taste. Palate was medium bodied and relatively smooth. Thanks Brian!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BVery (6081) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - DEC 31, 2012
UPDATED: JAN 1, 2014 Bottle. Slightly murky slightly lighter cola pour with minimal head. Nice mild wood and bourbon aroma. Taste is a little less bold. Moderate to lighter palate.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheHOFF43 (1749) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - DEC 28, 2012
Bottle. Pours dark with a little wood/bourbon aroma. Flavor is wood, bourbon and a sweet doppleback. Not overpowering bourbon. A pretty good beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
boto (1844) - Granby, Connecticut, USA - DEC 27, 2012
16oz. bottle: This one was tough to get into. The plastic (seemed harder than wax) seal needed some serious chipping to get past it. The beer pours a ruby tinged brown color. There was very little head on it, and it didn’t linger or leave any lacing. The aroma is nice. Some bourbon, but not overpowering. Hints of vanilla and chocolate. Some caramel also. More of a medium bodied beer. The taste is good. Chocolate and caramel malts. Hints of the vanilla and just a touch of the bourbon. Hints of dark fruits also. Very little sweetness to it. Tasty. Nothing really special about it, but it is still good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ratman197 (9664) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - DEC 23, 2012
500 ml bottle poured a hazy reddish amber with a small lasting amber head. Aromas of bourbon, oak, vanilla, carmel, toffee, dried fruit and light molasses. Palate was medium bodied and smooith. Flavors of carmel, toffee, vanilla, bourbon, light dried fruit and light oak with a smooth lingering bourbon finish.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
ryecatcher (766) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 18, 2012
Bottle. Pours a deep brown, with little head or retention. Nose is maltier than anything else, hints of bourbon and some vanilla. Thin mouth, malty overall, again... a hint (and I do mean a hint) of bourbon. Palate is flat otherwise. Look, I have no problem with wax on my bottle, but at least make it worth the effort.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
FunkyBrewster (1518) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 24, 2012
Damn you wax top, I felt like I was carving wood to get into it. Pours deep amber brown with a small white head. Aroma is, well bourbon and lots of it, caramel and vanilla notes as well, a bit oaky. Flavor has some dark fruits along with the standard bourbon notes of vanilla and coconut. Finishes mild and quick with lingering coconut and caramel. Medium body. I shouldnt like it much since it loses all dopplebock character but as a bourbon fan Ill give it a little extra.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Gription79 (2248) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - NOV 17, 2012
Poured from a 500ml bottle, fuck the plastic/wax that cannot be removed. Bourbon rich, fruity, coconut, super thin, slight dark stone fruit character. Not a beer I would seek out.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
OnWisconsin (132) - Wisconsin, USA - OCT 30, 2012
UPDATED: DEC 20, 2012 The was can be a bit difficult however cutting around the edge deep into it like a bottle of wine does help a lot. Get past this without frustration and there is a nice beer overall. Has a nice dark ruby red color with just over a finger head. Aroma is balanced with sweetness coming out first followed by just a hint of the barrel. Taste follows the nose with some sweetness and maltiness with very little IBUs noted. Mouthfeel is maybe on the medium side which I appreciate as it goes well with the style of a doppelbock. Overall, as a beer it is very solid but as a doppelbock I feel it is great with the added tweak of the barrel, which is not too heavy. Solid beer from such a small brewery/pub.


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