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RATINGS: 361   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.01   EST. CALORIES: 453   ABV: 15.1%
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Big N Bold aged in bourbon barrels.


4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
olio (6523) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 3, 2014
Tap @ CBC14.
Pours clear dark red color with no head. Aroma of bourbon, vanilla, ripe fruits and some berries. Flavor of syrup, bourbon, dark toasted malts, caramel, some tar and brown sugar. Sweet n sticky palate, alcohol is very nicely hidden, an excellent dessert delicacy.
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4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
laiti (5970) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 3, 2014
Draught @ CBC14
Vintage 2013, 16%
Aroma is stale and a total vanilla overdose. Very sweet and syrupy. Flavour has strong bourbon tones, sweet malt and caramel. Despite all the sweetness and strong aromas, this feels balanced. A slow sipper for a long evening.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ktwse (2241) - SWEDEN - MAY 3, 2014
Pours deep clear brown with yellowish head. Aroma of butterscotch, toffee, light grapefruit and resin. Taste is sweet, toffee, caramel, lingering sweet finish. Rich, creamy body with soft carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tiong (4018) - Espoo, FINLAND - MAY 3, 2014
Draught @ CBC 2014

Pours brown with a smooth head. Aroma of bourbon, wood, vanilla, sweet syrup, caramely malts, toffee and fudge. Taste is smooth, heavy and sticky with loads of bourbon, vanilla, toffee and oaky wood. Finish is sweetish, heavy and bourbony with loads of caramely malts, oak, vanilla, toffee and syrup. Quite heavy but well balanced BA barley wine.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kryon (1483) - SWEDEN - MAY 3, 2014
CBC 2014 Pours mahogny high off white head Aromas of vanilla, bourbon, brown sugar Taste immense of barley malts, butterscotch, bourbon, vanilla, liqourise, alcohol

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
zvikar (3641) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - APR 16, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at Beer Market Jaffa. Thanks DSG. 2013 bottle. 14%. Pours clear brown with a medium head, aroma is outstanding with Bourbon, vanilla, toffee, werthers original, flavor of toffee, bourbon, vanilla chocolate and plums, full bodied, amazing.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ataraxia (389) - Massachusetts, USA - APR 11, 2014
Somewhat translucent amber brown, light beige lacing. Sweet aroma of caramel, pear, charred oak, apple, raisin, vanilla, and butterscotch. Sugary sweetness with a little dried fruit tannic character. Smooth, fairly viscous, and full-bodied. Bourbon booziness in the lingering finish.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
RespertFTW (521) - Michigan, USA - APR 5, 2014
At 2014 MBG Winterset. Deep hazy brown. Dried fruit, sugar, caramel and booze. Smooth and tasty.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Xilgrin (6) - - APR 3, 2014 does not count
Strong aroma and quite rightly so! 2010 vintage, with singing flavours. Drink with a glass of water as this is serious. Look at the legs running down the side of the glass as its so strong

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kermis (5751) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 3, 2014
Bottle shared thanks to spdyfire83. Pours hazy brown with no head. Aroma of caramel, vanilla, malt, biscuit, raisins. Flavour is heavy sweet and light moderate bitter. Alcohol warmth in the finish. Full bodied with soft carbonation.


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