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RATINGS: 639   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.09   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 375   ABV: 12.5%
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Our first release of the embodiment of good versus evil in a barrel-aged blend. Part bourbon barreled The Serpentís Stout, and part brandy barreled The Angelís Share, this is our most anticipated release of the summer.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
vtafro (3588) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - AUG 10, 2014
(Backlog). Bottle. Dark pour with no head. Barrel, bourbon and brandy, some darker malt tone aromas. Flavors include the barrels, some dark malts and a good bit of alcohol.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Torrefacto (576) - Madrid, SPAIN - AUG 8, 2014
Negro opaco con espuma beige escasa. aromas de maŪz, bourbon, manzana dulce, licor, chocolate y tostados. Cuerpo denso con inicio dulce y licoroso con final de amargor moderado, seco de madera y duradero. Excelente.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
charule (1168) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 5, 2014
Bottle from Binnys. Poured black and keeps a tan ring. Aroma of sweet vanilla charred wood smoke. Light carb med thick bod. Light soapy burnt taste with vanilla bourbon. Not getting any brandy.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rejtable (1390) - Ontario, CANADA - AUG 1, 2014
This is a huge beer. Pours very dark brown, opaque, with not head and minimal lacing. Nose is brown sugar, brandy and bourbon. Flavours of vanilla, espresso maybe some licorice, leather, bourbon and brandy. Taste is heavy/medium sweet, and medium/high bitterness. Fully sticky and oily body with an acidic bit to the finish that makes it feel quite dry.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Maltser85 (295) - Fargo, North Dakota, USA - JUL 11, 2014
Pours a very dark brown. Aroma of bourbon and brandy. Some vanilla, dark fruits. Taste is the same with some hints of coffee and some hop bitterness but not really. Medium full body. Delicious.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gvmdw7 (188) - California, USA - JUL 11, 2014
Poured pitch black with no head or carbonation. Smells of coffee, vanilla, cinnamon and alcohol. Tasted the same, a bit of raisins, creamy but harsh finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
zenkis (577) - Ogre, LATVIA - JUL 11, 2014
UPDATED: JUL 15, 2014 Pours opaque black with brown-yellowish small top, thick and intense although. Aroma starts pleasant, rich, complicated - wood, roasted malts, light chocolate, a bit sour berries, dark-roasted caramel, and too boozy as well, reminds a bit whiskey malt. Later aroma becomes too alcoholic and monolith dark caramel. Taste was sweet, light to average bitter, more from darker malts with bourbon flavor in aftertaste, not long finish, although some astringency in mouthfeel and warming is present. To me here is no beer, more strong alcohol flavors. Oily, slick texture. Weird. but compared even with "Harviestoun Ola Dubh" which was pure strong alcohol flavorfull but still beer, I expected more rich flavor from this brew (barrel aged) but there isnít. So price/performance is "no more".
Priekö kokā izturēta alus, kas piedevām ir blends, öis öķiet muļķīgi vienkārös un alkoholisks.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
UDBeernut (1780) - Moving to Jax, Florida, USA - JUL 5, 2014
Bottle from homeboy homer321. Pours deep plum, no head. Nose is full of vanilla, oak, bourbon. Taste has a strong base of brandy and bourbon, slight vanilla, leather. Major booze burn. Full body, little carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Embrouille (2829) - SWITZERLAND - JUN 30, 2014
Bottled. Blending the Angelís share and Serpentís Stout isnít exactly a match made in heaven to my tastes, especially as I am not a fan of the latter.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
beerbaaron (1286) - Arizona, USA - JUN 21, 2014
2014 vintage. Pours black. A thin fizzy brown head rings the glass. Aroma beyond description. Complex is an understatement. Its a treat to just sit and smell it - the barrel character is intoxicating. Is rate the aroma 11. Full body. Chocolatey bourbon finish. Enough carbonation to keep it moving. Very pleasant alcohol warmth. The alcohol is the but it stays out of the way. The íArtí of brewing on display.


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