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Hoppin’ Frog Barrel Aged BORIS Royale

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RATINGS: 185   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.03   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 282   ABV: 9.4%
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Fortunate is he, who in the name of brewing and good beer, shepherds the weak through the valley of macrobrews. For he is truly his brother’s keeper, and the finder of lost taste buds. Stout aged in Whiskey barrels.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MarcoDL (2646) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 3, 2015
Draft @ beer temple. Black pour, brown head. Aroma of fruity whiske, cacao, roasted malt and coffee. Soft taste of roasted malt, milk coffee, chocolate, red fruit, fruity whiskey, boozy warming finish. Great beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Habanero (3080) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - APR 26, 2015
Pours opaque black with a small beigehead. Aroma of roasted malt, whiskey, vanilla and dark fruit, licorice notes and chocolate. Sweet that ends up more dry, slightly bitter with alcohol notes. Full bodied, oily texture and flat to soft carbonation. An great Impy. 🌟🌟🌟🌟

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
s_hartshorne (2156) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 5, 2014
Bottle midlands tasting group. Black tan head. Aroma is fruits vanilla dark malts taste is same some whiskey nice sweetness hood dark malts nice bitter finish. Medium body. Very good

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BlackHaddock (4680) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - SEP 2, 2014
650ml bottle shared between 6 at the Midlands tasting on 24th Aug 2014. Poured black with thin off-white head. This is one lovely brew (my sweet tooth cracked wide open). The nose excited my senses as the caramel. toffee, treacle and whisky notes rose up from my glass to fill my nosal passages. The flavours blew away my taste buds and the malty molasses imparted their magic: dark fruits with roasted, coffee, vanilla pods, oak hints and all wrapped around subtle whisky notes. Really enjoyed this.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SarkyNorthener (2797) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2014
Bottle@midland tasting group. Black beer with small head around the rim of the glass. Aroma of lactose, licorice and treacle. Taste is treacle, sweet dark malts and some whisky notes. Syrupy on the palate. Very good.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
minutemat (2252) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2014
Bottle @ Midlands Tasting Group Aug 14, at Richie’s Hop Palace. Pours opaque black with thin beige head. Massive aroma of thick treacle and whisky. Taste is caramel, dark fruits, roasted malts, coffee, vanilla oak.. massively delicious BA stout.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
tommann (2980) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 25, 2014
650ml bottle. Pours black with a thin head. Aroma is heavy treacle and liquorice. Taste has oily liquorice to start. Liquorice and chocolate finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RichTheVillan (4157) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 25, 2014
Bottle at Midlands Tasting Group via Mikkeller on line shop; black pour with a thin tan head, dark fruit, Whisky and caramel aroma, taste has coffee, roast malts, chocolate, vanilla, some caramel and dark fruits a bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Yorker (1472) - Herning, DENMARK - AUG 9, 2014
65 cl bottle @ home. Pours black with a tan head that leaves a little lacing. Aroma and flavour are roasted malt, chocolate, dried fruits, ash, coffee, and whiskey - with a dry finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (5832) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 2, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours black, nose is vanilla, chocolate, taste is sweet chocolate, toffee, vanilla.


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