jcwattsrugger (10000) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAR 9, 2010
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
on tap @the brewery-pours a light tan ring for a head and murky brown color. Aroma is bourbon/wood, sweet medium malt. Taste is bourbon/wood, sweet medium malt-toffee/brown sugar, some hops bite. Good effervescence.
daknole (7194) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - APR 1, 2012
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Lightly hazy gold/amber pour. Small head. Sweet bourbon and dates aroma. Love the sweetness, vanilla, toffee. Flavor is smooth and rich, loades of dates, figs, raisins, bourbon. Its awesome.
BVery (4249) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - MAY 12, 2012
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap at Lagunitas. Murky brown pour with a white ring head. Bourbon, wood, vanilla, and toffee on the nose. Fuller palate. Taste is rich bourbon, toffee, and wood. Killer.
Camons (3685) - Hasselager, DENMARK - MAR 13, 2011
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle @ Hotelroom, Denver. Pours very dark reddish golden with a nice offwhite head, lots of small bubbles heading for the surface. Aroma of caramel, toffee, marcipan, citrusslike friut, orangepeel. Taste is sweet bready malt, caramel, lots of sweet dark friut like plums and raisins,fresh hops with flavors of grapefruit, orange. Medium to full body, soft carbonation. Very nice fruity and hoppy BW, and for the price a sure try. Ill try and get hold of some more, and check the aging potential. 130311
wxman (1170) - O’Fallon, Illinois, USA - APR 26, 2011
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a clear copper color with a full orange/tan head. Aroma is bread dough and hops. Sweet caramely malt flavor along with a little burnt sugar and lots of robust hoppiness. This is quite good, but I think I’d call it an imperial IPA.
beernbourbon (1146) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - MAY 2, 2012
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Tap at brewpub. Pour is murky brown with only a whisper of a head. Aroma and flavor loaded with toffee malt, brown sugar, vanilla, bourbon, coconut, and faint dried fruit. Mega good stuff. So deep dark and smooth. Drinks incredibly easy.
MadRobin (989) - Silver Spring, USA - JUL 10, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap 5 oz. sample at RDF near Gallery Place in Washington, DC.
Clear, copper, amber orange with pale, thin head and good lacing.
Aroma of sweet caramel, toffee, whiskey and vanilla.
Taste of bourbon, brown sugar, rich thick caramel, toffee and alcohol.
Very full body and light carbonation.
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baraciisch (903) - USA - JUN 17, 2012
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Hazy caramel brown in color... Aroma of bourbon and caramel sweetness... Flavor is rich in caramel, sugar, candied dates and bourbon and oak... Didn’t think the gnarly wine could get any better...
BeerFanDan17 (895) - Brunswick, Maine, USA - FEB 17, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
A nice barley wine style ale. Dark brown sugar and pitted fruits warm the palate. Pours dark orange brown.
DocJitsu (305) - California, USA - MAR 30, 2013
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
I had this beer at the SLO Xtreme beerfest. It pours a cloudy dark sorghum color with a foamy taupe/tan head. It demonstrates excellent head retention. Chocolate syrup aroma. Viscous, with chocolate syrup up front that yields to hints of coconut. My friend even called it piña coloda. This beer is a lot of fun. Not something one would imbibe all evening, but a shifter after a steak and potato dinner would hit the spot.