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RATINGS: 42   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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Opaque, black and rich. Roasted coffee flavors enhanced by bourbon and oak character.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
umich03jm (2169) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - JUL 6, 2014
Bottle thanks to DrSilverWorm. Pours black with a big frothy head that fades quickly to a big bubbled ring. Aroma is coffee beans, bourbon, oak, and burnt wood. Taste is a solid mix of coffee beans, burnt oak and watery bourbon. Slight bitterness in the finish. Pretty smooth. Carbonation is pretty high for a stout but not too bad. Mouthfeel is a bit chalky. Not a bad choice if you want a low abv BB stout.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
uckelman (319) - Durham, ENGLAND - JUN 8, 2014
Pours opaque dark brown. Small tan head. Pronounced bourbon aroma. Also some odd chemical aroma, almost like drain cleaner, plus some wood. Palette is a bit chalky. I get the coffee in the flavor, but not really in the aroma. Maybe a bit overcarbonated. The flavor changes a bit as it warms, but there’s not so much there.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sarauckelman (215) - Durham, Durham, ENGLAND - JUN 8, 2014
Nearly black with a thin oily head of varying size bubbles. Strong buttery aroma of bouborn. Palate is thin and fizzy; taste is strongly of bourbon with a bit of fruitcake when it’s a bit too cold; when it warms up, notes of coffee come to the front.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
arkurzynski (1583) - Combined Locks, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 19, 2014
Almost black pour with tan head. Nose of chocolate, roast malt and coffee. Very faint hints of bourbon. Flavor is chocolate and coffee with mild bourbon. Well-blended, but light. Subtle flavors. Quite enjoyable.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BVery (6961) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - APR 12, 2014
Bottle. Very dark pour with a huge fluffy head. Lots of dark chocolate in this. Medium palate. Mild bourbon. Decent.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
decaturstevo (5213) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - MAR 21, 2014
Hinterland Bourbon Barrel Stout- Brown pours with tan head and lace. Sour malt, some BB, and a toucho vanilla. Chocolate, coffee, roasted malt, and BB/vanilla flavor. Smooth body with good carbonation. 8-4-7-4

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sledutah (5100) - Utah, USA - FEB 18, 2014
Bottle shared at RBWG, after the grand tasting
Dark brown with a medium sized tan head and good lacing. Aroma and flavors of chocolate and toasted malts
OK

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
deyholla (6973) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 16, 2014
Bottle at RBWG 2014, thanks! Pours a dark brown with a grayish brown head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has light chocolate notes with earthy dark grains and a hint of bourbon. Flavor has chocolate throughout with dark grains and a touch of bourbon in the finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
5000 (6298) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - FEB 16, 2014
Bottle:   Dark, soft stout.   Bourbon barrel aging is minor.   A little graham cracker and faint woodiness on the tongue.   Light, almost more of a Porter or even a strong Brown Ale.   Faint coffee and dark chocolate, and I mean faint.   Also the Bourbon is nearly non-existant, woodiness is not really there.   After having several Bourbon aged beers tonight, this one was just weaksauce.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
b3shine (5822) - Indiana, USA - FEB 15, 2014
Draft to taster at Dutch’s. Looks good for the style; a translucent cola with foamy beige head. Smells solid; dark malt, chocolate, oak, and bourbon. Tastes like it smells with a solid mouthfeel. Enjoyable, and full-flavored for the abv.


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