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RATINGS: 695   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.1   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 Serpent’s Stout, and part brandy barreled The Angel’s Share, this is our most anticipated release of the summer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beastiefan2k (2728) - Emerald City (formely NYC & KS), Washington, USA - DEC 6, 2014
UPDATED: DEC 7, 2014 Live draft at SB which means Special Brews. Out of the 3 BA big beers in front of me this is the best, which apparently doesn’t say much. Still too much alcohol and barrel, overly big beer. Autolysis underneath that as well, boo. However, this is in the standard over-the-top, big beer category and I know some people like that. At least not bitter hops and alcohol is just bad as opposed to insane rubbing alcohol (i.e., another beer in front of me). Its seems like this beer needs more Serpent Stout and less Angel’s Share. Its like no matter what you do to Angel’s Share it still fucks up the beer.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gramity (1530) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 5, 2014
Smell of bourbon vanilla and chocolate. Similar taste. Very sweet with syrup, roasted notes and dark chocolate. Very nice, lots of flavour but not too much. The sweetness balance out the roasted.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
nsquishee (627) - Richfield, Minnesota, USA - DEC 4, 2014
2013 bottle- Pours dark and thick with pretty much no head. Aroma of prunes, cocoa, vanilla, and barrel. Tastes very sweet with very little bitterness and just enough booze on the finish to remind you that this is bartel aged- also leaves a bit of tannin on the finish. Flavors of prunes, orange, chery, oak, and bourbon. Very nice sipper!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AndySnow (4512) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 4, 2014
How: Bottle.
Where: Tasting at omhper.
Appearance: Black colour with no head.
Aroma: Chocolate, raisin, dried fruit, sweet malt.
Body: Full body, low to medium carbonation.
Flavour: Soy sauce, chocolate, alcohol.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
King_Alex_II (353) - SWITZERLAND - DEC 3, 2014
A lot of chocolate in smell and taste. Some hints of sweet bitterness between the chocolate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SinH4 (651) - SWITZERLAND - DEC 3, 2014
UPDATED: DEC 4, 2014 Pitch black appearance with hardly any head. The brandy from the cask is present. Boozy. Sweet, chocolate, dried fruits. Aroma can best be described by schnaps praliné. Taste is sweet, boozy, alcohol hot. A good one, but not over the top imho. And very expensive over here in Europe. Edit: more vanilla after a while, less hot. A bit better.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ciocanelu (101) - Timisoara, ROMANIA - NOV 29, 2014
Black color with just a bit of mocha foam on top. Looks like an Imperial Stout. Very complex aroma of caramel, dark malts and some dried fruits. A bit of alcohol on the nose too. Taste is absolutely fantastic. Rich caramel and roasty malts, not too sweet and the barrel aging adds some wonderful complexity. Mouthfeel is also great, smooth and creamy. Really great brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
wchesser (1348) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 26, 2014
’11 bottle in late ’14. Slightly murky dark brown black. Nose of dried dark fruits, light vanilla, some chocolate, and sweet booze. Fairly rich flavors, but flat lacking carbonation...a common complaint for me for BA Lost Abbey stuff. Flavors or sweet dried fig, chocolate, sweeter dark malts, light booze.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
snoworsummer (2959) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - NOV 25, 2014
2013. Draft at Barrel Republic. Pours deep rich brown with a fizzy, bubbly tan head. Smells like strong astringent alcohol, raisin, earthy, woody, very light ash and tobacco. Tastes like alcohol, raisin, chocolate syrup, and ash. Light/medium body and very low carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MartinVanBeer (116) - Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA - NOV 25, 2014
Big notes of chocolate, prunes, bourbon, oak. Pitch black pour. Thick sticky lacing. Heavy stick mouthfeel. Raisins, oaky, sweet brandy, caramel, vanilla. Very intriguing, very delicious ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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