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Intuition Ale Works The Underdark

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Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 43   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Batch one: Imperial stout aged for 8 months in Woodford Reserve bourbon barrels

Batch two: Blend of various barrel-aged stouts


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BelgianBeerGal (3279) - Panama City, Florida, USA - FEB 24, 2015
Lucky draft at the brewery. Dark brown color with a nice brown head of tight bubbles. Nice aroma with vanilla and chocolate. The flavor brings in the bourbon. Smooth not rough at all. Nice surprise.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
FunMikeG (25) - Jacksonville, Florida, USA - FEB 20, 2015
Very nice imperial stout. Thick and rich. No head off of a draft pour. Rich coffee flavor and a strong after taste of espresso.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
djd07 (4532) - Houston, Texas, USA - FEB 18, 2015
On tap at the brewery. Pours a very dark brown with tan head leaving sticky lacing. The aroma is roast coffee, wood and cocoa. Thick mouthfeel with roasted malt, chocolate, oak, light booze finish, very impressive.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
50belair (2655) - Florida, USA - FEB 17, 2015
On tap at the brewery. Dark brown/black pour with a brown head. Roasts malt aromas. Creamy with smooth dark roasts malts, coco, and oak highlights. Good body and mouthfeel.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick (8902) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - OCT 18, 2014
UPDATED: OCT 24, 2014 Sample at GABF 10/03/2014, thanks to my sis for assistance with note-taking. Pours black with a medium foamy light brown head that diminishes steadily. Small patches of lace. Aroma of bourbon, roast malt and chocolate. Medium to full body with flavors of oaky bourbon, coffee and malt. The finish is oaky with a bourbon and malt aftertaste. Pretty good all around.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
BMMillsy (1593) - Florida, USA - AUG 3, 2014
Shared at the Swamp Head Batch 600 release. I was pleasantly surprised by this one. Pours pitch black with a small khaki head. Aroma of big roast, oak, chocolate. Flavor follows with some chocolate notes that sweeten up a beautiful medley of roasted malts and oaky barrel. There is some light bourbon sweetness here but it’s not a big, in your face bourbon. Body is thick, especially for only 8%, with medium carbonation. This was really good. Hope to try this again.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
snoworsummer (2720) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUL 26, 2014
Poured from a purple waxed bottle from Joe! Scary multi-legged sea creature with swords on the label. Pours wry dark.brown with a fizzy tan head. Tastes like strong booze, rich coffee, strong vanilla, burnt toast. Light/medium body and carbonation. Smells like strong booze and vanilla, sweet chocolate and light coffee.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sonnycheeba (3910) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUL 26, 2014
Bottle. Pours opaque black with creamy beige head. Aroma is vanilla, roast malts, chocolate, light espresso, plums, and some booze. Flavor is roast malts, dark chocolate, medium coffee bitterness, dark fruit esters, and booze; dry, oak and chocolate finish. Medium/full body and medium carbonation.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
GreatDane1632 (671) - USA - MAY 27, 2014
Happy Birthday to me Beer -- Batch two: Poured into a tulip with light brown one inch thick head, color is opaque brown. Aroma is strong bourbon with black licorice and roasted malt. Flavor is the same with a little bit of a bitterness at the end from hops. Also, detecting vanilla, heavy vanilla on further sips, as it warms I start to detect a tobacco flavor. Overall I am very pleased with Intuitions swing at my favorite style. I hope they continue to attempt and improve upon this.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DedicatedToFun (3360) - Santa Monica, California, USA - MAY 21, 2014
Thanks GT2! Black pour, no head, taste is chocolate and vanilla, sweet, bourbon, smells like a rich stout would with coffee and intensity, awesome.


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