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RATINGS: 373   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.02/5   EST. CALORIES: 453   ABV: 15.1%
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Big N Bold aged in bourbon barrels.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (42524) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 3, 2010

Bottle 12fl.oz. @ Papsoes blindtasting. [ Bottle #37. ]

Clear medium to dark amber orange color with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, fully diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, caramel, dried fruits, heavy cheese, gamle ole, sour toes. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, alcohol, caramel. Body is medium to full, texture is oily, carbonation is flat, finish feel is moderate alcoholic. [20100821]

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerman6686 (6019) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 29, 2012
This poured a murky amber color with a small beige head. Aroma was a good bit of broubon, lots of caramel, and some burnt cake there too .. Flavor was very sweet,but not really cloying, almost watery actually, for the style, and lots of caramel nad toasted sweetness with some borubon heat. Just a bit disconjointed.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jercraigs (9253) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 26, 2012
2012-11-18. Murky dark brown body, headless. Big aroma, bourbon, light wood, alcohol and tangy rich malt character. Flavour is similar, lots of bourbon character, support sweet malt core, tangy fruity character lends itself to a fairly dry warming finish. Surprisingly bitter. Smooth average plus to medium bodied palate is essentially still. Some carbonation would go a long way to make this lighter on the palate. Has nice highlights, but leaves the mouth tingly with alcohol and sits pretty heavily on the palate. Decent but lacks the nuance and sophistication to take it up a notch. Bottle, note on cap says 12/2011 via trade with flandersned

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TBone (15534) - Pori, FINLAND - MAY 3, 2014
Tap @CBC2014
Dark copper-brown color, small beige head. Strong aroma of toffee and vanilla. Full-bodied. Lots of bourbon and vanilla. Alcohol, warming. Strong and a bit sticky. Quite sweet but nice dessert beer when you have it in small quantities.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cletus (6355) - Connecticut, USA - JUL 6, 2009
Pours brown with a tan head. Smells of bourbon, booze, sugary. Tastes cloying with maple, cognac, fruit, some sigar and molasses dominating.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (25142) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 22, 2010
Bottle #37 at Papsøs blindtasting. Cloudy orange red coloured with a small off-white head. Sweet aroma of caramel, cheese and dried fruits. Sweet flavour of caramel, dried fruits and hops with notes of alcohol. Sweet and warming alcoholic finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pinball (11797) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 22, 2010
#37 at papsoe’s blind tasting clear amber, almost no head aroma is dusty, oxidized, barley winish flavor is stale hops, malty, boozy.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JohnC (3004) - Mission Viejo, California, USA - NOV 20, 2010
bottle 2009 opaque reddish brown pour with a minimal head big and boozy, lots of bourbon aroma and flavor, slight alcohol burn in the flavor. This is definitely a beer you drink very slowly; it was a bit hot for my liking

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Silphium (3191) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - FEB 28, 2011
2010 bottle shared by badnewsbeers. Translucent dark copper body, no head. Nose of alcohol, circus peanuts, brown sugar, and band-aid phenols. Body dominated by brown sugar and caramel corn with huge buttery oak and warming alcohol. Round and rather dry despite the brown sugar notes; slick palate. Not as impressive as the Bourbon 4th Dementia.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GonZoBeeR (3027) - ste-catherine, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 3, 2007
Taste at the mondial de la biere 2007..Mtl... Aroma:Coffe,chocolate,fudge..." for a imperial stout not a barley wine"..... Apearance:Clear brown,no head... Flavor:Alcohol,strong caramel....


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