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RATINGS: 192   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.03/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 282   ABV: 9.4%
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.

joromiller's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joromiller (22) - Holt, Michigan, USA - APR 20, 2013
Back log. Enjoyed at a tasting with some local beer buddies 2 weeks ago. Solid beer. Roasted malt and oak on the nose. Hint of vanilla and booze on the finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
olio (8197) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 19, 2015
65 cl bottle.
Pours pitch black color with a very small head. Slightly oaty, dark roasty and chocolaty aroma, faint hops, coffee and lots of wood. Dark chocolate, cocoa and wood on the flavor, some hop notes, wood and dark malts. A bit straightforward, very good still.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
lusikka (7621) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 19, 2015
650 ml bottle. Pours a pitch black colour with a small beige head. Aroma of roastiness, tart wood and raisins. Flavour of rich roastiness, some vanilla, tart wood, whiskey and raisins. Full bodied. Long, rich, roasty finish. Smooth mouthfeel. Quite soft, but somehow too straightforward. Great.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tiong (5395) - Espoo, FINLAND - SEP 19, 2015
650ml bottle

Pours pitch black with a brown head. Aroma of roasty malts, whisky, wood, vanilla, oak, toffee and syrup. Taste is smooth, roasty and woody with loads of whisky, oak, hints of vanilla, toffee, syrup and chocolate. Finish is smooth, sweetish and woody with some stingy oak, vanilla, toffee, syrup and roastiness. Feels a bit more stingy than the regular BA Boris.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
laiti (7742) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 19, 2015
65 cl bottle @ home
Aroma has sweet cocoa tones, oat and licorice. Flavour has strong whisky tones, vanilla, woody notes, oat and cocoa. Stinging whisky and warming alcohol. Sweet all the way.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DocLock (8798) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 27, 2015
Aged bomber from a PUB’R member who got it from the brewery. Pours thick and rich deep black with 2-finger, dark brown head. Nose is heavy dark malts, oaky bourbon, cacao, molasses. Tastes rich, with dark malt, cacao, coffee, molasses, and a smooth and rich finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Zakoon (370) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 24, 2015
650ml bottle enjoyed @ home. Pours pitch black with a nice brown head. Aroma is roasted malt, coffee, whiskey, soy sauce, tar and vanilla. Flavour is medium sweet, light bitter and a little salty. Full bodied, oily texture, soft carbonation. Finish is well-balanced boozy whiskey and roasted malt.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RobertDale (4550) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - JUN 21, 2015
22 ounce bottle. Pours black with a small tan head. Aroma of malt, whiskey, and chocolate. Taste is roasted malt, whiskey, chocolate, vanilla, and wood. Well balanced. Glad I found this in my cellar.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MarcoDL (3201) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Habanero (3432) - 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. 🌟🌟🌟🌟

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
s_hartshorne (2522) - 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

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