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RATINGS: 298   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 326   ABV: 10.85%
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3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
italianjohn (2435) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 3, 2013
Black pour with a thick tan/khaki head and a little frothy with decent sticky striped lacing .... aroma of bitter dark chocolate, roasted malts, light oak, and light vanilla .... taste is of bitter dark chocolate, bitter hops, dark roasted malts and dry oak ... as it warms more of the vanilla and a hint of bourbon comes out with a decent spicy bite and a slight hint of booze .... finish is bitter and dry ... mouthfeel is slick and oily .... a nice solid imperial stout, but while the bourbon wasnít all that evident the oak gave it some depth


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dresden (1066) - Saskatchewan, CANADA - APR 26, 2015
Thinner dark brown with no real head. Big boozy aroma, some marshmallow and oak. Very boozy even for 11%, whisky and burnt coffee. Kind of a nice sipping beer but itís too sweet and too boozy and too thin. So I guess itís not? I donít know I like it

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
coldbrewky (1489) - Hippetown East, New York, USA - APR 25, 2015
Bomber via UDbeernut. Black as amoonless prarie night. Thin, kinda wimpy head. But other than that pretty much everything good in this world in a glass of yummy. The nose was oaky and boozy....oh lions tigers and bears! Moochas grassyass!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bendrixian (1269) - Canadiana, Ontario, CANADA - APR 21, 2015
Pitch black pour with big burnt toast, woodsy barrel and some mint on the aroma. Has a little soapy note that iím not enjoying either. Those burnt toast and coffee grounds are present in the palate, a bit of alcohol burn. Has a sort of boring character. Not bad but I was expecting more.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DuffMan (7520) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 24, 2015
On tap @ the brewpub, the first stop on TvMís Bachelor Party Northwest Ale Trail Expedition. Okay, minus a point straight off for serving this in a schooner pilsener glass. Dark walnut brown, ring of white foam. Massive sweet rye aroma, eclipsing everything else. This is like smelling a bottle of Crown Royal! The same on the palate: hot, boozy sweet rye, with the base stout peeking out. Even with passing this around the group it remained unfinished.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Niall73 (2153) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 16, 2015
Bottle at home, picked up while visiting Jacksonville. Pours dark brown/black with a ruby edge and an off white head. Fairly grassy aroma, dark fruity rum stuff, licorice and treacle. Medium to full body, medium carbonation. Dark toffee, booze, licorice, light whisky, rum, hazelnut, lots of coca-cola and burnt toffee to finish. Itís a bit thin and the booze is slightly harsh but its OK.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
JStax (3439) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - MAR 7, 2015
Draft pour into a Belgian tulip glass. Pours a near black with a beige head of foam. Good retention. The aroma is ashy and chocolate with some cigar character as well. Taste is sweet and ashy. As I drink it, I pick up more on the barrel. Big body and moderate carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Emeister84 (1410) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - FEB 12, 2015
Aromas of bourbon, chocolate, some red wine, subtle burnt cherry, fennel. Black with a mostly lasting tan head, a little oily looking once the head fades. Dry, some astringency, earthy, woodsy, licorice and/or fennel flavors. Full bodied, boozy.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Huhzubendah (2807) - Washington DC, USA - FEB 4, 2015
Dark brown near black bother you with a viscous beige head. Burnt toffee, ripe plum, oak, vanilla, chocolate, roasted malt. Flavor is a bit lacking. Sweet, finishing with a slightly harsh tannic note. Middle of the road.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
UDBeernut (1993) - Between JAX and SGJ, Florida, USA - JAN 25, 2015
Bottle from total wine JAX. Pours the part of any oleí imply stout. Big bourbon nose. Taste is wood, vanilla, bourbon, anise. Lighter body than many BBRIS. Mild booze burn, over all decent.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cobaink2 (150) - seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 22, 2015
On tap at beer junction. It runs really hot. Lots of pepper and Mexican vanilla and some cinnamon. Lots of bourbon flavor but needs some time to rest.


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