5000 (6211) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - MAY 27, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle:   Soft sweet Bourbon like nose, but moreso candied.   Sweet vanilla, marshmallow, graham cracker, but they’re all sweet.   Soft malty start, similar flavor profile as the nose suggested.   Simple bourbon like qualities, but no heat or much else to this beer.   Just a sweet somewhat malty beer.   Its like the base beer is non-existent or undetermined as all there exists is some sweet bourbon like flavors.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate.   Pretty simple, sweet, and without much character.   Doesn’t taste bad or have anything off about it, but its fairly boring.
TwoSipDip (8948) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAY 23, 2014
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Bottle with friends. Golden orange appearance with a khaki head. Caramel, chewy oak, vanilla, some bourbon, and a bit of fruit. Apple, heavy oak, tannic flavor. Not very good.
MattiasA (862) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 20, 2014
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Backlog. On tap at Maltes Öltipspromenad 2013. Dominated by vanilla, bourbon and some caramel.
Bebum (278) - - MAY 18, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Clear, pale amber, little lace.
Earthy, mild nose.
Light body, neutral mouthfeel, short, tasteless finish.
More tart than bitter or sweet,
Yeasty, unabashed bourbon character, alcoholic, not very malty.
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HarryPlopper (15) - - MAY 17, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Good novelty beer with very distinct bourbon taste. Smooth mouthfeel and finish without the burn that typically accompanies bourbon.
Experiment_Ale (913) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 14, 2014
1 AROMA 1/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 3/20
On draft at George Keeley. Pours murky brown. Aroma is absolutely disgusting, mole, fermented vinegar, gross barrel. Taste is moldy, old, gross, in drinkable.
HammerTroll (327) - Pula / Zagreb, CROATIA - MAY 7, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Hazy golden color, minimal white head. Coffee and whiskey nose. Aroma is bourbon, oak, some coffee and vanilla. Medium body, average carbonation. You can taste some alcohol too, which is good for this one.
Clarkdvm (96) - Florida, USA - MAY 6, 2014
3.1 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Smell and taste similar. Kinda plain for a bourbon cask ale. Was underwhelmed. Obviously still better than domestic lager
RRistow12 (228) - Lewis Center, Ohio, USA - MAY 5, 2014
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Tasted from bottle. Pours a clear orange amber with white head that fades quickly. Aroma is sweet, syrup, caramel, wood, bourbon. Taste is similar to nose with minimal to no bitterness.
Very sweet tasting with maple syrup, caramel, bourbon, figs, toffee. Medium bodied. Not as balanced as I'd like. Sub par overall. Have had much better bourbon barrel beers.
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ARH (313) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 1, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap poured into a snifter. The aromas coming off this one are woody / oak, caramel, bourbon, chocolate, nuts, and a dried dark fruit sweet character (fig and raisin). It pours a clear, caramel brown with a white head that reduces down to a medium thin ring with a clear surface and practically no lace. It’s a very rich, malty, medium high sweetness, with a light woody bitter. It’s an oily texture with a bit of a chewiness to it, and a medium full, rich malt body accompanied by ample soft carbonation. It has a sweet caramel, chocolate, and nutty finish (kinda like a turtle candy) with a brandy alcohol warmth at the finish. There’s also some cough syrup and fig. The brandy lingers a bit in the aftertaste with it’s graininess and sweetness.