jtclockwork (11786) - , New Jersey, USA - JUN 24, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from vertbaconstrips I brought to RBSG St. Louis. Pours amber with tan head. Nose/taste of bourbon, oak, vanilla, caramel and lightly sweet molasses. Medium body.
Drake (11116) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JUN 9, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bomber shared by Kinz at the 20th Richmond Gathering. Pours a hazy copper color with not much of a head. Aroma of caramel, vanilla, wood and some green notes. The taste is toffee, caramel, big wood notes, booze, vanilla, Nilla wafers. Medium bodied, fairly hot.
mcberko (10565) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 6, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
650mL bottle, sent from Glouglouburp (thanks a lot, Dany), pours a murky dark amber brown with a small beige head. Aroma of somewhat smoky caramel malts, bourbon barrels, and wood. Flavour is very heavy and woody, full of smoked woody malts, bourbon barrels, loads of caramel, and some vanilla. Quite barrel-dominating, without being too overburdening. The sweetness is high, which cloys a bit after a while. Good stuff, but a little too sweet for me.
hopscotch (10265) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - MAR 31, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle... This beer rocks!… Hazy, dark caramel-colored ale with ruby highlights and a small, creamy, off-white head. The aroma offers bourbon, vanilla, toasted coconut and caramel. Full-bodied with a velvety mouthfeel and tingly carbonation. The flavor is a sweet, lush mélange of vanilla, coconut and caramel. A tad too sweet, but still a world class beer provided by the ever-generous MartinT!
crossovert (9983) - Illinois, USA - JUN 23, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
750ml corked and caged bottle. Brown pour, decent head. Bit of oxidaiton up front, very nice caramel and dark fruit flavors. Not bad.
Sammy (9981) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 23, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
A sipper to be shared. Very rich in flavour, smoke and bourbon both there and integrated. A good woodiness. Satisfying.
DrSilverworm (9092) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 25, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Taste during RBSG, from a 22oz bottle. Orange amber color. Thin khaki head. Fine particles visible in the body. Decent bits of lace. Nice caramel, vanilla, butter scotch in the nose. Hint of smoke, light spice. Bigger body. Smooth, soft, kind of creamy lighter carbonation. Moderate to bigger sweet taste. Light bitter, more dry finish. Tasty BA scotch ale.
jercraigs (9041) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 14, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
2013-04-13. Crisp dark brown body with a tiny brown head that fades. 3+ Big bourbony aroma, vanilla, light wood, sweet malt. Similarly big flavour of bourbon, vanilla, muted malt, modest malt lingers into the finish. 6+ Average plus bodied palate. Very bourbon dominant. Bottle shared by DuctTape
deyholla (8868) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUN 5, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
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.
arminjewell (8842) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - MAY 31, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
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.