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RATINGS: 692   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 Serpent’s Stout, and part brandy barreled The Angel’s Share, this is our most anticipated release of the summer.


Westmeister's rating

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Westmeister (1954) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - DEC 30, 2012
Tiny expensive bottle. Pours a full ruby/brown that shows minimal light qne not much of any head. Smell is full on bourbon/brandy with a liquorer sweetness. Raisins, alcohol, vanilla, chocolate. Intense. Taste is much the same, but unlike some big noses, this one actually delivers. Full on assault and perfect mixture of the brandy and bourbon aging. Fantastic. But too damn expensive. Think I paid 13.99 for the tiny bottle. Great, yes. Worth it, maybe just once.


4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
BIK89 (23) - SWEDEN - MAR 28, 2015
Testad på Linköping Beer Expo. Härliga dofter av torkade frukter men också lite ek och bourbon. Känns mycket len i munnen och smaker av vanilj och choklad. Mycket god öl!

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
lillunken (25) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAR 28, 2015
Underbar doft av dadlar, fikon, russin, bourbon och konjak som samsas med svagt rostade ek- och vaniljtoner. Smaken är en balanserad sammansättning av ovanstående smaker och som bärs upp av en värmande alkoholhalt. Mycket, mycket god.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AndresTM (344) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 27, 2015
UPDATED: MAR 29, 2015 Sweet, woody nose with caramelized sugar, oak, vanilla, a bit of brandy, dark fruits, and powdered cocoa in the background. The mouthfeel is stiff, with a medium-to-viscous body, peppery alcohol, and low carbonation. Hot, hot in the mouth. The taste is woody, malty sweet with moderate but sustained bitterness and a subtle, fruity finish The alcohol is dominant here, though: on the back of the palate, it feels like blowing cool air on skin with rubbing alcohol on it. I think it needs to be mellowed down by age for full enjoyment.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
smcolw (567) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 22, 2015
Pours deep dark brown where no light shall pass. No head and no lace. It looks like an after dinner beverage. Very see et, like a cross between a port and a Framboise (with no sourness). Strong alcohol and cloyingly sweet dark cocoa flavor. Definitely a "beer" to drink by the fire. Think brandy snifter with a carbonated, raspberry tinged after dinner liqueur. Rich, rich body but with a decent level of carbonation. Long raisiny aftertaste.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BiiruBierBeer (389) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - MAR 20, 2015
Batch 1. Smells like malt. Taste is malt, booze, and bourbon. Almost no carbonation.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
williamstome (1172) - Somerville, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 20, 2015
Black pour, nice brown head. Aroma is amazing, bourbon, oak, chocolate and vanilla. Flavor is chocolate, cherries, booze, and fruit. Smooth full body.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
rdixon77 (1188) - Georgia, USA - MAR 14, 2015
Ancient rating from Hunahpu’s Day 2012, I recently found my tasting notes. Figured why waste good ticks…remember how complex this tasted. Caramel, grapes, brandy and bourbon both distinct, vanilla, woody. Intense and great.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cards04 (2062) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - MAR 5, 2015
I?ve wanted to try this baby for a long time. I?m pumped to finally crack it open. Pours an inky black with zero head. Aromas of sweet bourbon, vanilla, chocolate, and a bit of coconut. Nice cocoa nib flavors, sweet booze, coconut, vinous brandy, vanilla. No carbonation. I love this beer, I love this brewery. Cheers!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
aleksander9 (620) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAR 4, 2015
-short review- overall: the aftertaste develops in stages. The overall beer is thick and compact. Truly a sipper

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
nbouchy (13) - Thionville, FRANCE - FEB 28, 2015
Nez puissant sur le chocolat, les arômes grillés et boisés, accompagnés de raisins secs. Quelques arômes de vanille. Bouche ample sur le chocolat et les notes vanillées. On retrouve le brandy et le bourbon. Belles notes torréfiées et grillées. Finale torréfiée, longue, douce et amère sur le chocolat et les fruits secs.


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