thirdeye11 (5484) - Dallas, Texas, USA - FEB 20, 2010
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
( 22oz bottle thanks to BMan1113VR) Pours espresso brown with oily bubbles. Nose of peanut shells, whiskey and roasted grain. Taste of bourbon, wet wood, dark chocolate, with a nice creamy finish.
mar (4778) - Dallas, Texas, USA - FEB 20, 2010
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle 11/156 thanks to bman1113vr. Deep chocolate brown with a cream head. Maple syrup, vanilla, bourbon, and chocolate on the nose. Great palate, flavor is leather, smokey malts, bourbon, and vanilla with a light alcohol finish.
TheEpeeist (3281) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 19, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
22 oz bottle. Dark brown with a smattering of tan froth. Nose is musty overripe peach and strawberry, wood, bubblegum, cinnamon and spearmint; crazy. Medium light with faint carb. Taste is green plum, red wine, cinnamon and vanilla caramel. Finishes with grapefruit pith and bitter mocha. I would have never guessed this was a stout.
markwise (4424) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - FEB 14, 2010
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Wow. Thanks to goryshkewych for hooking me up with this bomber. Pours dark brown with tan head. Nose is coffee, vanilla, cinnamon, malt, roast, earth, spices, and depth. Flavor is medium-bodied roasty malt character with coffee, vanilla, cinnamon, and some earthy spiciness lingering into the finish. Wonderfully deep and complex beer. Keep going with more like this one, Brad.
ilovedarkbeer (2227) - Dallas, Texas, USA - FEB 13, 2010
3.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle thanks to BMan1113VR. Nose is coconut toasted cookies, almond joy, and dark chocolate oreo cookie crust. Taste is cookie crust and chocolate.
blutt59 (5999) - Dallas, Texas, USA - FEB 12, 2010
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
bottle # 11, thanks to bman1113vr, reddish brown pour with no head, aromas of toffee, bourbon,smoke and musty, flavor is coconut?,smoke,caramel. lighter finish
angrypirate06 (1387) - Texas, USA - FEB 12, 2010
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
12/2/2009 Bottle No. 11/156 thanks to bman1113vr. Dark brown pour with no head. Aroma is nutty, vanilla, wood, almond, chocolate, light smoke. Flavor was cherry, smoke, wood, chocolate covered cherries. Slightly sour.
BMan1113VR (7822) - Los Angeles, California, USA - FEB 12, 2010
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
12/2/2009 Bottle No. 11/156 via a trade with St.Fun. Pours with a minimal head and a brown body. Aroma of dirt, caramel, cinnamon, earth, barrel, vanilla, spice, alcohol, wood and coconut. Taste is cinnamon sugar cookie, wood, light sourness and mexican rice pudding. Light bubbles.
gkost (1711) - Tampa, Florida, USA - FEB 6, 2010
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
POurs dark brown. Nose is cinnamon spices, fresh coffee, roasted malts, hints of smoke. Flavor is sweet malts, roasted grains, smoke, cinnamon and other spice, coffee and chocolate.
AmEricanbrew (5616) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - FEB 5, 2010
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Clear brown color/ tan head. Nice coffee vanilla mocha chocolate aromas. Smooth medium body with soft carbonation. Great semi sweet flavors of coffee vanilla, milk chocolate, mild cinnamon. Very little bourbon barrel booziness in here thank goodness.