mikem409 (1967) - bloomfield, Michigan, USA - JAN 24, 2015
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle thanks jstax!! Color is black with solid tan head. Aroma is vanilla berry oak. Taste is thick sweet bourbon. Slight berry finish with a boozy kick.
DSG (11279) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JAN 23, 2015
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle shared at the last tasting at Beer Market Jaffa. Black with a nice brown head. Lovely aroma full of vanilla, bourbon and dark chocolate. Sweet flavor full of chocolate, vanilla, a bit of coffee and an alcoholic touch. Full-bodied, thick and silky. Really great stuff.
DuffMan (9027) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 20, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle, from b3shine (thanks Beau!), shared with Parksy and Grippitis. Hearty dark brown with a finely bubbled sienna-brown head. Big chocolatey aroma and flavour, matched by a lovely bourbon sweetness. Heavy malts here, slightly brothy (soy), big and chewy. Very nice.
dresden (1355) - Saskatchewan, CANADA - JAN 18, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Big tan head on a pitch black body. Big barrel aroma, vanilla and coffee. Lots of woody flavors, molasses, coffee and sweet cream. Great stuff.
Rasmus40 (16743) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JAN 16, 2015
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Black with a brown head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt, chocolate and heavy bourbon. Flavor is very sweet and rather bitter. Dry and rather bitter finish. Oily and soft. 160115
chrisv10 (14644) - DENMARK - JAN 16, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle, 11.5%. Almost black with smal light brown head. Aroma is roasted malts, chocolate, yeast, dark fruits, bourbon, vanilla, wood and oak. Flavour is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, dark fruits, sweet, oak, wood, alcohol, bourbon, vanilla, hop, little liquorice and medium bitter.
Staffan47 (904) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JAN 15, 2015
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Svamp! Champinjon. Varm doftbild. Rund och len. Tydlig alkohol men inte så det stör. Bourbon är tydlig. Choklad. Eftermiddagsprovning hos Mattias.
_Philomath (16) - Canton, Yukon, CANADA - JAN 11, 2015
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
On draught at the brewpub, served in a snifter. The beer pours black with a medium thick brown head that diminishes to an outer ring eventually. Thick rings of lacing on the glass. Aroma of roasted malt, dark chocolate, and bourbon. Rich body with flavors of chocolate, bourbon-soaked wood, dark fruit and a bit of coffee. The finish is roasty with a bittersweet chocolate and booze finish. Very enjoyable overall.
djd07 (8832) - Houston, Texas, USA - JAN 11, 2015
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle thanks to Rainer. Pours a very dark brown with small beige head that lasts. The aroma is strong roast, chocolate, wood, booze. Medium mouth, sweet roast, dark chocolate, really enjoyed this one.
48FanInCali (848) - California, USA - JAN 6, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
375ml bottle - jet black thick pour with thin head that goes away quickly. Nose of roast and booze. Taste follows with a tad of vanilla and soy sauce. Thick and oily on the palate. Middle of the pack for the style at best.