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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 4.12/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.99/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 345   ABV: 11.5%
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Bourbon barrel-aged Oil of Aphrodite with coffee.


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4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
wedgie9 (2577) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - JUL 19, 2014
Tasted from a capped 650mL bomber bottle at the late night tasting after the Grand Tasting at RBWG Asheville, big thanks to DrSilverworm for sharing. Pours hazy, opaque dark brown with just thin tan lace. The nose is lots of coffee and vanilla, molasses, dark chocolate brownie, milk chocolate, and maple bourbon. The flavor is pretty coffee forward, nicely balanced with coffee and dark chocolate bitterness, along with the sweeter vanilla, caramel, and maple bourbon. The body is full with light carbonation and a long caramel bourbon and coffee finish. Excellent!


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Dogbrick (10889) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - DEC 30, 2015
Sample from bottle #131/230 at the "Jackie Os Staff Bottle Tasting Part 2" on 12/18/2015. The beer pours a brown-black color with a medium foamy tan head that diminishes steadily to a thin outer ring. Stringy lacing on the glass. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee and bourbon. Full-bodied with an oaky bourbon and roasty malt and coffee character. The finish is bourbon-infused mocha. Very good all around.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Leighton (17473) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 20, 2015
Bottle shared during RBWG 2014 Asheville - Late Nite session. Cheers! Pours oily black-brown with a creamy tan head. Rich, thick and chewy, with lots of hearty coffee character, dark chocolate, modest earthy bitterness. Full bodied with fine carbonation. Warming to hot on the finish, with more rich chocolate, oily coffee, scorched earth. Really solid overall. Quite dense and deep. Excellent.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Countbeer (5918) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - SEP 8, 2015
Bottle: Chouffe glass: Bottle #7/230: Almost completely black with a small brown head. Chalky aroma with loads of coffee, praline and chocolate. Delicious! When one snifs on and on, it reveals more dark complex notes. Very nice! Flavour is rich of coffee, coffee roast, bitters, spice, chocolate, praline, some wood and bourbon and a rum/alcohol touch. Again, going further its becoming more complex. Delicious stuff! Aftertaste is a good mix of cofee roast, bitters, chalk, chocolate, bourbon, nuts, earthy and rum tones. Low carbo, creamy silky mouthfeel, full bodied. Awesome stuff! Wonderfull! Thanks to trader X for this!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
martin00sr (2390) - Haderslev, DENMARK - MAY 5, 2015
Tap @CBC15. Black with small brown film. Aroma has wood, vanilla and coffee. Similar flavor plus some licorice and clear, distinct bitterness. Boozy, rough finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Arve_Christian (4602) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 2, 2015
On tap at CBC- København. Pitch black color, brownish foam. High aroma intensity; bourbon , choclate, malt, barrel influence& roasted . Full body & High complexity. Quite sweet ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
TheCaptMatey (205) - Ohio, USA - APR 21, 2015
Poured a dark brown to black colour with a thin toffee head. Aroma is sweet chocolate/ mocha, nuts, and bourbon vanilla. Flavor is mocha giving way to bitter coffee and warming nutty bourbon finish. Full bodied with medium carbonation. Smooth and somewhat astringent mouthfeel. Reminds me of a liquid chocolate covered pretzel.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
alexsdad06 (8254) - Ohio, USA - MAR 29, 2015
22 oz Staff bottle also on draft at the Anniversary party from notes. Pours black in color with a medium sized fine beige head. The aroma has roasted malts, chocolate, great coffee character, some black walnut nutty character, wood, bourbon and vanilla. The flavor has much of the same with a super coffee component that shows nicely with the other flavors. Some tannin character from the wood shows. This is another solid version of an already great imperial stout.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopscotch (10532) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JAN 21, 2015
Bottle... Pours pitch-black with a short-lived, creamy, beige head. The bouquet is a gorgeous swirl of mocha, vanilla, graham and toasted coconut. Full-bodied and viscous with laid-back carbonation. The flavor is a sweet, boozy blend of espresso and black chocolate, tailed by a hot, sticky, alcoholic finish. Bottle courtesy of darkguardian!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jcartamdg (2869) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 25, 2014
Pours jet black with a thick mocha head. Aroma of coffee, so much coffee, bourbon, oak and vanilla. Tastes is boozy, bourbon, oak, vanilla and bitter coffee. Nice but a bit over the top.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jackl (6743) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - AUG 7, 2014
Sample @ RBWG Asheville After Party. Deep brown pour with a tiny tan head. Nose of roasted nuts, chocolate icing and peanut brittle. Some earthy roasted malt. Supple, rich dark chocolat flavor. Mellow coffee, some acidic tang. A bit boozy. Full on the palate, oily. Nice, very nice.


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