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RATINGS: 850   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.15   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 375   ABV: 12.5%
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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.


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4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Phil (178) - Kent, - OCT 24, 2012
Draft at the Toronado Barley Wine Fest, or could have been a bottle or three. Much fun and much heat, huge beer. That raisin, choc, coconut and intense fruity finish is insane. Good memories, I think. Hic.


4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BiiruBierBeer (245) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - DEC 13, 2014
2011 bottle. Smell is bourbony, malty, and a slight bit of booze. Taste is rich malt and bourbon. Body is medium to thick and completely flat.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dr_Fellini (535) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - DEC 10, 2014
Bottle to glass. Pours a deep nut brown color with a thin medium brown head. Aroma is a huge matls, vanilla, light bourbon. Flavor is big, creamy, malty sweet, lots of bourbon and vanilla, phenomenal. Medium to heavy creamy body with a long lingering creamy vanilla and bourbon. Absolutely wonderful!

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bth122 (1293) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 6, 2014
Draft at HOTB. poured a muddy brown. Little head. Aroma of whisky bourbon. Complex. Nice oak flavors. Vanilla notes. Nice texture. Smooth. Well done. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
John25 (679) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - DEC 4, 2014
Bottle. Dark syrupy brown. Bourbon and caramel aroma. The taste follows and adds brown sugar. Warm sticky mouthfeel, low carb. Boozy. Excellent. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
conway (1623) - - DEC 1, 2014
Bottle. Dark ruby/cola with no head. Aroma is dark fruit, fusel alcohol, maple syrup and butter. Taste follows closely. Thick sticky mouthfeel. Nice.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
zoucrew102 (610) - - NOV 29, 2014
375ml bottle, 2013 vintage. Wonderful aroma consisting of vanilla, oak, caramel and just the slightest hint of booze. Pours extremely dark brown with a reddish hue to it and a very thin light tan head with no lacing. Starts with sweet caramel and oak. Finishes extremely smooth with a lot of vanilla and more wood. Rich, full bodied beer that is extraordinarily smooth. An excellent, well-balanced bourbon ale that highlights the barrels used. Simply amazing!

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
andrewje41 (647) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - OCT 29, 2014
2008 vintage bottle pour split along side with the current Angels Share. Thanks again T for making this happen. Pours black with a thin tan head that will stick around. Sweet graham cracker, marshmallow like aroma. Super sweet flavor. Very smooth flavor all the way through. Just a solid, heavy big league beer all around. Really enjoy the Angels share beers, and actually liked this one a little better than the regular. Great stuff.

4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
eduardovl (940) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2014
375ml bottle served in a snifter glass. A: Pours a cloudy brown color. No head is formed. No lacings are left S: Smell is great. Strong on wood and whiskey (Oh yeah! :)). Toffee, Caramel, roasted malts and alcohol T: Delicious. Sweet upfront: toffee and caramel malts. Oak. Roasted malts bitterness. And some earthy hops bitterness too M: Heavy body. Really molasses. Low carbonation. Sweet upfront and pleasant bitter aftertaste O: Very drinkable. Excellent beer [ BA Review @ 7/28/2012 ]

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
tmrmwel (1058) - Bergen, NORWAY - OCT 14, 2014
Bottle. Ahhhhh….! This is a beauty in every thinkable way. Pours dark with a red hue and with no head at all. Fabulous aroma with sweet prunes, dark fruits, molasses and oak, as well as chocolate and some pleasant whiffs of liquorice and alcohol. Body is oily, soft and velvety without carbonation. Flavour is sweet with roasted malts and caramel, as well as liquorice, coffee and chocolate and nice sweet barrels of oak with vanilla and molasses making for an excellently sweetly balanced finish sticking forever. What an exceptional brew!

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ansalon (1591) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - OCT 11, 2014
Pours black with no head. Aromas of caramel, raisins, burnt sugar, oak, figs, dates, leather, tobacco. Taste is caramel, dates, raisins, figs, burnt sugar, toffee, smoked bacon. Mouthfeel is very smooth with no carbonation. Fantastic!


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