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RATINGS: 714   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.


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4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
DrHomolka (761) - Portland, Oregon, USA - NOV 30, 2010
Bottle from Daknole. Pours a dark brown/black with a dark tan head. Nicely carbonated, I’m glad to say. I can smell the booze and spirits from feet away. Whiskey, sweet liquor, wood, baker’s chocolate. The chocolate component is really nice on this. I also get the graham cracker quality I find with Angel’s Share. Kinda like a bourbon smore. This is pretty in your face with the liquor but I don’t think it is overkill. Taste is bourbon and liquor upfront that fades into a sweet, decadent chocolate syrup finish. Thick. Great dessert beer. I am impressed with this.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gorm (1785) - Sandnes, NORWAY - AUG 30, 2015
Svart farve med beige skum. Lukt av sjokolade, lakris, whiskey og eik. Smak av kaffe, sjokolade, lakris, whiskey, eik og bek. Vinøs. Melkebaren.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Desverger (4309) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 23, 2015
Bottle@RBESG2015, Copenhagen - Black pour with tan head. Aroma and taste is roasted malty with some chocolate and coconut, some dark fruits, very nice brew.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Borup (8266) - Albertslund, DENMARK - AUG 23, 2015
Bottle. Dark amber colour with a white head. Aroma.and flavor of mat. Hops and fruit.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
zvikar (4070) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - AUG 20, 2015
Pours black with a dark beige head, aroma of chocolate, ccognac, roasted coconut, caramel, wood and alcohol, flavor of chocolate, cognac, wood, brandy, coconut, medium to full bodied, Great.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
nilsas (2441) - Bryne, NORWAY - AUG 4, 2015

Lukt: Lakris, mørk sjokolade, whiskey og noe alkohol.
Utseende: Sort.
Skum/kullsyre: Tynt skum, ring langs kant.
Smak: Fløyelsmyk lakris, sjokolade, noe skarp avslutning og en alkovarmer.
Hvor: Kjøpt/Nydt@Melkebaren, Sandnes.
Medium: Flaske@375ml, ABV@12,5%, Når@04.08.2015

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
fkoolen (609) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - JUL 31, 2015
37,5cl bottle.at home. Pitch black, thick ale topped by just some foamy, brown bubbles. Incredibly rich and complex nose with big bourbon and brandy tones coming through, vanilla, honey, roasted malty coffee and milky chocolate, sweet and dried fruits like figs and raisins. Taste is rich on the mentioned aroma notes, with a sticky mouthfeel completely covering the palate for minutes; lightly bitter, lightly sour too. Great balance, big alcoholic warmth. Big body, low carbonation. Incredibly well executed.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
badgerben (4630) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - JUL 23, 2015
Black color with a small head. Very boozy aroma. Heavy bourbon, hints of marshamallow sweetness. Sweet vanilla flavor, but very dry and oaky. Alcohol is pretty hot. Light roast and coffee. Full body.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Nate (3827) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 10, 2015
From bottle. Wonderful bourbon aromas, figs, vanilla, chocolate, molasses, and pleasant soy sauce. Dark black opaque with thin tan head. Chewy body with medium carbonation. Starts rich with bourbon, chocolate, molasses, and toasted grain. Vanilla and figs. Alcohol warming. Rich and mellow bourbon finish with lingering sweet after. Powerful but not cloying. Nice ale.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
drpimento (2495) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 28, 2015
The barrel qualities are somewhat muted but the malt qualities are just over the top. This beer is so rich, luxuriant & smooth. Perfectly balanced.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
thomashall (336) - New Hope, Minnesota, USA - JUN 27, 2015
Bottle shared by Brian...thanks buddy. Black pour with almost no head. Aroma is mostly the brandy barrel. Taste is a little boozy but nice finish. Really good stuff.


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