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RATINGS: 234   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Barrels that once contained world-famous Kentucky Bourbon lend a sweet hint of caramel and vanilla to dark-roasted malts and finish with the essence of a lightly roasted coffee. The barrel-aged flavors native to Kentucky compliment this complex stout brewed and aged with Haitian coffee to create the bourbon country’s own Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Stout.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (35220) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 23, 2014

Bottle 12fl.oz.

Clear dark black brown color with a average, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, beige head. Aroma is light heavy malty, roasted, chocolate, dusty malt, toffee, vanilla, artificial. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, chocolate, coffee, dark roasted. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20130814]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (31470) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 14, 2013
33 cl bottle. Pours hazy dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma is toffee, light butterish and toasted malty. Caramelish and light chocolate. Phenolic, bitter and light herbal. Dry, malty and phenolic into the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
madmitch76 (15309) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAR 5, 2014
1st March 2014
Opaque dark brown beer, tidy pale tan head. Palate is light, semi dry and a little crisp. Milky sweet malt with a trace of dark chocolate. Light bourbon and a whisper of bubblegum ester. Light dry finish, dark chocolate aftertaste. Somewhat of a clumsy ba stout but it’s okay.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (12260) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 29, 2013
Bottle courtesy of Contemplatebeer, thank you sir! Pours jet black, small brown head that settles to a bright edge. Aroma of rich chocolate and vanilla, bitter espresso. Taste is dark coffee, licorice, vanilla, cocoa. Very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (11248) - Woodland, California, USA - DEC 20, 2013
Bottle from BottleSelect.com. Pours very dark brown with a creamy/bubbly tan head. Aroma is primarily dark coffee. Must be espresso! Full bodied or better - if possible. The coffee is so extreme. There are hints of oak and bourbon, and cool burnt malt. But this is so xtreme with coffee, it deserves to be evaluated against the Brewdog Paradox series - in terms of impact. Wowser! Memo to self: resume chewing coffee beans.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
brokensail (11085) - Orange County, California, USA - OCT 26, 2013
bottle @ home, shared by jake. just about black in color with a small tan head. aroma is sweet prune juice, licorice, roast, and a bit of bourbon. kind of cola-like. flavors of sweet cola, prune, and licorice. a touch of bourbon, vanilla, roast, and licorice. some dark chocolate and oak notes as well.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (10804) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 7, 2013
Bottle. Poured a clear dark brown color with an average frothy tan head that mostly lasted with fair lacing. Moderate toasted chocolate malt, wood and alcohol aroma. Medium sweet dark malt flavor with a medium dark sweet and small alcohol bite finish of moderate duration. Medium body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation. This is a good but soft beer for style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Drake (8617) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - FEB 19, 2014
UPDATED: FEB 20, 2014 Kentucky Fried Charleston Trip Beer #30. 12 ounce bottle from Shenanigans, Lexington. Pours a very dark brown color with a thin ring of tan head. Good head retention. Aroma of coffee and mild bourbon. The taste is roasted malts, coffee, mild bourbon and vanilla. Medium bodied, slight booze, a bit disjointed. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dogbrick (8237) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAR 31, 2013
Cask version at Winking Lizard’s 5th Annual Real Ale Fest (03/23/13): Dark brownish-black color with a medium tan head that recedes steadily. Partial rings of lacing on the glass. Lots of roasted coffee in the nose plus some malt. Medium-bodied with flavors of chocolate malt, coffee and subtle bourbon. The finish is roasty with a mocha aftertaste. Above average overall.
Earlier Rating: 12/11/2012 Total Score: 3.7
Sample at the release party at Aficionado’s. The beer pours brown-black with a medium tan head that diminishes steadily. Partial rings of lacing on the glass. Aroma of vanilla, malt and dark chocolate. Medium to full body with flavors of sweet roasted malt, chocolate and oaky vanilla. Subtle bourbon. The finish is sweet with a mocha aftertaste. Above average overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gnoff (7933) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - JAN 21, 2014
Sampled draught as part of a flight at Dunedin House of Beer on January 19, 2014.
As Lexington Bourbon Barrel Stout at 8% ABV.
Clear dark reddish brown to a bit black color, teal head. Sweet, alcohol, fusel alcohol taste. Fusel alcohol, sweet aftertaste. Smooth mouthfeel, medium bitterness. Sweet toffee scent.

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