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RATINGS: 887   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.15   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 375   ABV: 12.5%
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Current bottles have a black front label and may also have a visible "Bourbon" screen printed on the neck.

Same base beer as The Angel’s Share, but aged in Heaven Hill Wheat Whiskey barrels instead of the Brandy barrels for the standard release.

Bottled beginning in 2008 in 375mL bottles.


5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
stegosaurus (1882) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 10, 2008
Bottle sampled with the Mad_indian. Pours dark with a large pillow of a beige head. Aroma of oak, bourbon, caramel, molasses, and vanilla absolutely perfect. The flavor is sweet, molasses, caramel, chocolate vanilla, bourbon, oak all perfectly blended. excellent body, alcohol is hidden quite well. Excellent brew.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
MadIndian (2571) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 10, 2008
Bottle from ebay purchase, sampled with stegosaurus. WOW !! Thats really all I need too say. Brown perfect pout with long lasting 1 and a half finger head. Aromas of heavenly wood, bourbon, caramel, vanilla and alcohol. The taste was all these things but blended to absolute perfection. Possibly the best thing I have ever tasted. I sported a woodrow wilson and the cerimonial bottle hump was done.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
unclemattie (4350) - Georgia, USA - MAY 10, 2008
375ml, caged and corked. Pours a very dark brown/ black, hints of garnet. Aroma of sweetness. Oh, Candy! Dark fruit, vanilla, and that whiskey aroma that Bridgette lives for. Flavor is sweet, roasty, vanilla, some charcoal, lots of cherries, molasses, and heat. It has a big burn. As my buddy Seth said, "There are people who barrel age beer, then there are people who know how to barrel age a beer!" I feel more than lucky to have the Atl Crew to have shared this amazing bottle.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TomDecapolis (4609) - Milton, Delaware, USA - MAY 6, 2008
Thanks to bu11zeye for the trade. Pours a deep brown with ruby/amber notes and a medium off white head with spotty lacing. Oh I forgot to mention...the cork jumped off the bottle like a shotgun, seriously lucky lose an eye. Aroma of dark fruits, caramel, whiskey, vanilla, nuts, oak, lightly roasted malt, molasses, tobacco and a little sugary. Flavor of dark fruits, toffee, nuts, whiskey, like oak, caramel, nuts, vanilla, a bit of alcohol and light roast.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jimmack (1223) - Nutley, New Jersey, USA - MAY 6, 2008
375ml. bottle thanks to Toncatcher. Dark brown color with a small tan head. Lots of vanilla on first whiff, followed by the bourbon and some oak. Smooth bourbon flavor with some roasted malts and again some nice vanilla notes along with brown sugar. Warming alcoholic finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Oakes (13272) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 5, 2008
Dark brown colour. Plummy, slightly smokey with hints of wood. A little bit spritzy (subsequent samples were not, ftr). Spicy, with a bit of alcohol burn. Well-rounded. Three recent resamples have revealed some wonderfully rich malts, and a well-integrated bourbon accent.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Walt (2449) - Austin, Texas, USA - MAY 4, 2008
Pour is deep brown with a thin tan head...aroma is not as strong as I would have thought...some bourbon and toasty notes...taste is sweet and seems super carbonated...some vanilla and caramel, but not much...hmmmmm.....

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
StoutCat (89) - North Laurel, Maryland, USA - MAY 3, 2008
Sampled thanks to Atlatnta beer tasting. Pours an opaque black with tan head. Very sweet molassess taste and thick. Great beer, tastes delicious. Great beer, one of my favorites.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
shp555 (2024) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAY 3, 2008
Pours a deep brown color with amber hints and a brown head. Aroma is malty, caramel, roast, brown sugar, bourbon, fig, alcohol, oak, and vanilla. Flavor is malty, caramel, oak, vanilla, fig, bourbon, and alcohol.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
ATLBeerDog (280) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAY 3, 2008
UPDATED: MAY 4, 2008 Pours a beautiful deep brown color dark and beautiful. The small tan head quickly dissipates slowly. Average lacing and surprisingly above average carbonation. A lot of barrel aged beers become flat. Not this beer. I appears to be bottle condition. Smell of strong bourbon and sweet roasted dark malts. Tastes of strong bourbon/whiskey, coffee, sweet roasted malts, coffee, and toffee. Complex and very tasty - This WORLD CLASS. Drink and Enjoy!


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