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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.93/5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Imperial Stout brewed with Black Walnuts and Dark Belgian Candi Sugar and aged in a bourbon barrel. First released as beer #5 in the 2012 STAFF membership program.


4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Countbeer (5740) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - NOV 4, 2015
Bottle: Vintage 2015: Chouffe glass: Black body with a creamy brown head. Massive bourbon aroma with vanilla, butterscotch, cotton candy, soy, roast, earthy, medicine, marzipan, delicious! Immense Bourbon flavour, but so smooth and so complex, delicious! With cotton candy, roast, chocolate, vanilla, marzipan, praline, soy, liquorice, butterscotch, caramel, coffee, erc.. Tasty! Wow! Aftertaste of bourbon, vanilla, roast, wood, some bitters/some sweets, chocolate... Low carbo, oily mouthfeel, full body. Seriously dangerously tasty stuff! Thanks thrashD!

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Tmoney99 (12757) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 4, 2013
Staff Bottle. Poured a black color with an average frothy brown head that lasted with good lacing. Moderate to heavy roasted nuts, candy sugar and bourbon alcohol aroma. Full body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation. Heavy bourbon sweet roasted black malt flavor with a heavy sweet and small bourbon alcohol bite finish of long duration. This is a standout beer.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
nathan30533 (943) - Clifton, Ohio, USA - MAY 2, 2015
Tasty bourbon barrel brew. This is an amazing stout aged perfectly in bourbon barrels. Enjoy!

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Camons (8748) - Hasselager, DENMARK - MAY 19, 2015
Draught @ CBC 2015. Pours pitch black with a very dark brown head, lacings. Aroma of roasted malt, caramel, coffee, nuts, licorice, bourbon, wood. Flavor is light sweet, roasted, malty, caramel, nuts, vanilla, dark chocolate, licorice, light alcohol, wood. Medium to full body, soft carbonation, light sweet finish with some warming alcohol. Smooth and nice. 020515

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Rasmus40 (15217) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 10, 2015
CBC. Black with a brown head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt, caramel, chocolate and bourbon. Flavor is very sweet and rather bitter. Sweet and rather bitter finish with warming alcohol. Oily. 020515

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
kujo9 (1095) - North Ridgeville, Ohio, USA - JUL 25, 2015
12 oz bottle: Lasting dark tan head, on top of an opaquely black body. Aromas of Chocolate, roasty, and deeply caramel malts dominate. Bourbon-y notes of vanilla and a touch of woody oak. There is just a touch of soy sauce to compliment the complexity. Some brown sugar notes come into play as it warms. Dark fruity esters are always a welcome visitor to imperial stouts, and they are generous. The flavor starts sweetly malty, but lends to a dry, well balanced finish. Roasty and a bit of dark grain acidity, as we as some alcohol dryness, help to balance malts as well. Flavors are much the same as the aroma. Full bodied, warming alcohol, and subdued carbonation enhance the beer's overall character. Fantastic beer!

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bule (1529) - California, USA - NOV 7, 2015
375ml bottle pours a rich black color with a bit if head. Rich burnt sugars and medium bourbon flavors.

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Benzai (11869) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - DEC 31, 2015
Bottle thanks to kermis @ home. Opaque pitch black color, medium to full sized light to moderately brown head that lasts for a decent while. Aroma is malts, moderately roasty, nicely bourbon, perhaps a hint of nuts indeed. Taste malts, bourbon, light to moderate roast, more bourbon, sweetish, wood, lightly alcohol. Heavy, but medium to heavy bodied and suitably carbonated. Heavy, but full and thick, viscose, loads of bourbon.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
JStax (4309) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - MAR 28, 2015
Draft pour at the source. Pours a dark, opaque black with a beige head of foam. The aroma has spice, booze, chocolate, nuts, caramel, toffee. Taste is boozy and sweet. Awesome caram and toffee sweetness. Thick mouthfeel and body. Low to medium carbonation. Delicious stuff, for sure.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kryon (2111) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - MAY 3, 2015
Pours dark with low brown head Aromas of bourbon, vanilla, brown sugar, figs, dades Taste has vanilla, bourbon, sweet figs, dades, warming alcohol


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