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RATINGS: 689   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.


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3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
mwbrady12 (469) - Orlando, Florida, USA - MAR 9, 2013
Almost bourbon aroma and black appearance with a balanced sweet trashed and warming mouthfeel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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 (386) - 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 (1153) - 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 (1130) - 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 (2059) - 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 (614) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Clownoisseur (334) - Buchanan, Michigan, USA - FEB 24, 2015
2012 vintage bottle. Pours black with copper hues. Still, like half-spent motor oil. Oily texture provides some legs. Aromas are of light roast, light raisin sweetness and lots of barrel character in the form of wet oak, bourbon and a brandy sweetness. Taste is much thinner than expected. Not a whole lot of depth here. I get lots of bourbon/brandy interplay, but the roast, barley, anise and oak are extremely faint and in the background. Finishes pretty hot with a warm bourbon/molasses/brandy interplay. Not what I was expecting.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
VastActiv (3357) - Oulu, FINLAND - FEB 22, 2015
Bottle 12.7 fl. oz. at Beer Junction, Seattle. Vintage 2014. Colour is dark brown with very small brownish head. Aromas and flavours: Wood, some coffee, chocolate, hints of bourbon and roasted malts. Very soft. Can’t find any signs of alcohol or booze. Very special.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kerenmk (2872) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - FEB 18, 2015
Bottle sample at a tasting at the Beer & Beyond shop. Thanks DSG. Black and opaque.Petrol, ink and salt aroma, bitter, a little salty but also lots of chocolate in the mouth. Full body, chocolatey and salt aftertaste.


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