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RATINGS: 99   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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Wee Heavy vieillie en futs de bourbon pour entre 4 a 8 mois. /// First we brew a Wee Heavy - a strong Scottish ale, rich in chewy malt character. Then we age it in American bourbon barrels until the bourbon, malt & oak flavours are in perfect balance - Och Aye! An excellent digestif, this beer goes great with dessert (or your favourite chair on a cool night), and will surely awaken your inner Braveheart.


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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerbuzzmontreal (3488) - Montreal, Quebec, - NOV 2, 2012
The pour reveals a cloudy brown color with a thin light brown head. Nice aroma of bourbon, vanilla, caramel and baked raisins. Very good flavor of bourbon, vanilla, baked raisins and caramel, it’s complex and the sweetness is not overboard. The body is medium with a vinous texture and soft carbonation. Impressive.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
wolffish (364) - Saint-Donat, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 19, 2015
Loin d’être un amateur de bourbon, celle-ci m’a bien plus toutefois. Le bourbon, l’alcool, la vanille et le bois prennent presque toute la place, mise à part une belle touche de malt assez riche. Avec les fromages que nous avions, c’était cochon!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HippyHop (477) - Quebec, CANADA - JUL 5, 2015
Drank this last night with the boys at the cottage, so memory is a little hazy to say the least. That being said, with every sip I kept thinking, "goddamn this stuff is good". I remember lots of sweet toffee and caramel, which combined with the oak barrels to give this delicious, quasi-maple syrup effect. Lots of nice bourbon/vanilla notes, and very much "rich in chewy malt character". Soooooo bloody smooth for an 11% beer. Remarkably drinkable for such a big, burly beer. Och aye indeed.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
thomashall (336) - New Hope, Minnesota, USA - JUN 5, 2015
Bomber in trade from Pushkinwow...thanks. Dark caramel pour. Strong scotch with vanilla aroma. Taste follows, decent finish. Not my favorite style but decent beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
deyholla (8349) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUN 5, 2015
Bottle shared by Tom, thanks! Pours a clear amber orange with a white head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has sweet grains, light bourbon and a hint of toffee. Flavor has lots of sweet grains with a growing caramel and toffee note supported by bourbon.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arminjewell (8679) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - MAY 31, 2015
Pour out of 22 oz bottle, thanks Tom! Hazy dark brownish pour with off white head, aroma brought big sweet vanilla, coconut, bourbon notes into some caramel, toffee and molasses notes, some oaky, spicy, and almost charred notes come through with more sweet fruity notes. Taste was a mix of sweet caramel, vanilla, toffee and fruits into some bourbon, oak, and slightly earthy notes with a hint of spice, finishing fairly sweet.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BVery (8075) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - MAY 30, 2015
Bomber shared by Tom - thanks! Murky orange amber pour. Big vanilla and oak blast on the aroma. Dry oaky finish. Very nice.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
veronneaupy (241) - Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 27, 2015
Au nez, c'est vanillé, sucré, tannique. En bouche, c'est fort, liquoreux, râpeux. La finale est quand même sèche, alcoolisée et bourbonée! Pas vilain ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kevinsenn (1509) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 31, 2015
Bottle. Marshmallow bourbon caramel aroma. Taste is delicious; sweet caramel, vanilla, bourbon, with a long sticky finish. Very nice.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rejtable (1800) - Ontario, CANADA - JAN 31, 2015
Pours light brown with light head and some lacing. Nose is big vanilla and lots of sweet syrup and cheerios. Medium bitter and med/big sweet. Medium body with lively carbonation. Nice big beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jannick13 (142) - Quebec, CANADA - JAN 27, 2015
Wow. The burban flavors are really coming through in this one. If you were ever looking for a beer whisky hybrid it has arrived. Not for the faint of heart.


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