conway (2164) - - SEP 21, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Draft at 2nd Anniversary. Pours black with a small khaki head. Aroma is bourbon barrel and dark fruit. Taste is rye, chocolate and bourbon barrel. Rich and smooth palate. Pretty good although the barrel is a little heavy handed.
daknole (10350) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAR 22, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Dark brown pour, light brown head. Sweet malts up front, dates, figs, belgian yeast, honey, bourbon, vanilla and some oak as well.
jtclockwork (11793) - , New Jersey, USA - OCT 1, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle shared by Tim at weekly tasting. Pours dark brown tan head. Nose/taste of dark fruit, oak, bourbon and chocolate. Medium body.
dogfishho (669) - Bloomfield, New Jersey, USA - NOV 10, 2013
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Super rich toffee notes on the nose with a touch of vanilla and charred oak barrel. On the palate the beer is so damn complex it’s tough to ficus on the individual flavors. Vanilla, toffee, caramel, dried apricot. Sweet bourbons flavors not the finish. Masterful.
pineypower (2833) - Ocean County, New Jersey, USA - OCT 20, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at 2nd anniversary. Pours out dark brown with a thin, almost non-existent head. Aroma is of bourbon, oak, roasty malt, plum, caramel and some alcohol. Taste is light vanilla, oak, raisins, mild roast and some hotness in the finish.
dmac (4958) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - SEP 25, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught at the 2nd Anniversary party. Poured a thinner body super dark brown with a small tight foamy head. Aroma of oak, chocolate pudding, vanilla, some soy sauce, burnt caramel, molassess, yeast. Medium to fuller body with stronger carbonation and a lingering aftertaste. Flavor of Belgian yeast, wood, dark fruits, dry brown sugar, burnt toast, citrus fruits and some marmalade.
Ed5388 (2690) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - SEP 22, 2013
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap @ 2nd anniversary party. Pours deep dark brown/almost black color with a thin ring of tan head. Aroma of bourbon, oak, chocolate, Belgian yeast, and vanilla. Taste of bourbon, oak, chocolate, Belgian yeast & spices, and a hint of vanilla.
vtafro (5254) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - SEP 21, 2013
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 10/20
Draft. Dark malts with tan head. Some dark malts and an infusion of bourbon and oak. Flavor is a bit astringent and bourbon and oak.