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RATINGS: 118   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.89/5   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 85   EST. CALORIES: 324   ABV: 10.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
F.U.N. Series 003. The “regular” bourbon version is a blend of barrels from Heaven Hill Distillery which included: Evan Williams, Elijah Craig, and Old Fitzgerald. All of those barrels were then blended for the final product.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (18221) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 23, 2013
Bottle in the hotel lobby, rhanks to Dan. Pours clear brown with a creamy tan head. Dark malt nose, some earth and cocoa. Big sweet flavor, some bitter earth. Full bodied, fine carbonation. Hot finish, burnt wood, earth, bitter cocoa. Not bad.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (16640) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - APR 24, 2015
Bottle split at Pedro leaving drinks, from an IP trade, as 007 24/04/15. Pitch black with a decent dirty tan head that retains well. Nose is rich roast, spice, bourbon strains, charr, treacle toffee, chocolate. Taste comprises cocoa powder, big bourbon strokes, treacle toffee, charr, chocolate fudge, malt. Medium + bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close with a subtle booze streak. Decent BA impy, bourbon not so subtle at times but a pretty balanced affair all told.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brokensail (15754) - Dublin, California, USA - JUN 29, 2012
Nearly black in color with soft carbonation. Intense vanilla and wood notes with a mild booziness. A nice roasted malt aroma, dark chocolate, and a hint of coffee. Just a bit of caramel sweetness. The flavor is quite nice with a nice chocolate, caramel, and roast combination along with the intense barrel flavors of bourbon, wood, and vanilla. Still a touch boozy, but enjoyable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (15490) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 30, 2016
Had this one on tap at the brewery. Medium brown. Bourbony nose. Quite sweet. Chocolate, and vanilla. Soft body. Basically adds vanilla to the regular basic Hellfighter, without a whole lot of nuance.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (14717) - , New Jersey, USA - APR 6, 2014
Bottle at 7K/5K. Pours black with brown head. Nose/taste of woody oak, bourbon, roast chocolate, dark fruit, coffee and vanilla. Full bodied.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Benzai (13632) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - MAY 14, 2016
Bottle shared with Caesar. Opaque black color, full sized beige to light brown head. Aroma is malts, bourbon, lightly booze. Taste malts, bourbon, moderately roasted malts, bitter, wood, a touch of liquorice, and a distant hint of chocolate. Medium body, suitable average carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (12684) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - OCT 22, 2012
(Draught) Pours an opaque black body with a small tan head. Aroma of bourbon, coffee, vanilla, wood, and chocolate. Flavor of bourbon, coffee, vanilla, molasses, caramel, roasted malt, wood, and chocolate.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (12244) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 24, 2015
Bottle thanks to Colin. It pours jet black with a thick tan head. The nose is earthy, meaty, unanimously, sweet vanilla, wood, rocky road and juicy bourbon. The taste is rich, bitter, roasted malt, earth, cocoa, toasty coconut, mild acidity, booze, wood, oily, chewy malt, vanilla, bourbon, light acidity and charred wood with a warming finish. Full body, fine carbonation and oily mouth-feel. Solid BA impy.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcwattsrugger (12141) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - SEP 26, 2013
@RBWG-JAX Grand Tasting-22oz bottle-shared by djd07-lt brown-black. A-bourbon, roasty dk malt-molasses, dk fruit. T-bourbon, roasty dk malt-molasses, hop bite.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick (11327) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - OCT 18, 2014
UPDATED: OCT 24, 2014 Sample at GABF 10/03/2014, thanks to my sis for assistance with note-taking. The beer is a brown-black color with a medium khaki head that recedes gradually. Partial top ring of lace. Bourbon, vanilla and malt in the nose. Full-bodied with flavors of oaky vanilla, bourbon and chocolate malt. The finish is roast malt and bourbon. Pretty good overall.


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