adrian910ss (2273) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 10, 2010
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
On draft at NW. Pours a dark mahogany color with a medium sized cream colored head. Aroma of candied sugar, dark fruit(raisins, prunes, and dates). Taste of bourbon, vanilla beans, candied sugar, raisins, prunes, dates and malt. Very complex.
TomDecapolis (4384) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - MAR 23, 2010
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap at IHNW for 2010 Barrel Aged event. Pours a hazy brown with a smaller off white head that left light lacing on the glass. Aroma of dark fruits, caramel, vanilla, toasted malt, nuts and bourbon. Taste had the dark fruits and caramel up front followed by some toasted malt character and the bourbon/oak/vanilla. The abbey yeast was still lingering in the aroma and flavor.
alobar (2588) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 21, 2010
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a dark brown color with aroma of dark fruit, vanilla, caramel, and a bit of bourbon. Sweet flavor up front with vanilla and caramel followed by a warm alcohol finish.
egajdzis (5169) - Spring Mount, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 20, 2010
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Hazy purple brown with a small, off white head that left light lacing on the glass. Aroma of dried fruits, caramel malts, nuts, vanilla, some roast, and bourbon. Taste of dark fruits, caramel, toast, raisins, vanilla, bourbon, and alcohol in the finish.