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RATINGS: 836   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.14   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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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
STL_Drew (153) - Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - APR 14, 2013
One finger head, fully diminishing, little to no carbonation, sweet bourbon aroma, woody aroma, boozy finish. I like this but wish I had one that I could have aged for a year more.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
fcjack1 (146) - Washington, USA - SEP 12, 2014
On tap at the Red Hot. Dark brown. Thick tan head. Scent is bourbon and booze. Taste is very sweet, caramel, alcohol and bourbon. Smooth beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Yorker (1190) - Herning, DENMARK - SEP 1, 2014
Corked 37.5 cl bottle @ home (2012 vintage). Pours dark brown with a lot of sediment and a tan head that leaves a little lacing. Aroma and flavour are bourbon, vanilla, oak, chocolate, dark fruits, and caramel - with an alcoholic finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BigMilly8 (389) - Wesley Chapel, Florida, USA - AUG 8, 2014
<I>From bottle : </I> Pours a very dark brown, not really able to see through...Small brown head. The aroma is strong in alcohol, but also strong in oak and vanilla. But when you go to taste it, almost all of the alcohol disappears. It goes down so smooth. The taste is light and sweet. The finish is pleasant as well. I truly understand why reputation of this brew is what it is. Fantastic.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jahshuwuh (385) - USA - JUL 18, 2014
Muddy murky dark brown, little head. Smells of chocolate covered cherries, funky, vanilla, caramel malt, brown sugar, toffee. Taste of chocolate, toffee, espresso, brown sugar, very little hops, some barrel character, a slight spice or alcohol burn at the end. Nice malt flavors, complex, enjoyable sipper. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
SlackerMads (1606) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 21, 2014
Bottle, 2008 version. Dark brown with no head. Tobacco, wood, coconut, plums, prunes, alcohol, brown sugar/syrup. Full body, oily/sticky texture, flat carbonation, heavy sweet but has some tannins and alcohol to challenge the sweetness. Warming and heavy sipper.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Steve_0 (2652) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAY 10, 2014
Bottle at home on a cold and rainy spring night. 2011 Vintage. Pour is murky brown with a small tan head and decent lacing. Huge raisin, vanilla, roasted dates, oak, bread, oxidation, prunes, caramel, toffee, and deep bourbon notes in the aroma. Taste is caramelized sugars, raisins, grapes, tangy malt, charred wood, toffee, light earthiness, and cocoa with a light alcoholic burn on the backend. Slick/syrupy mouthfeel with soft carbonation. Roasty, semi-sweet and moderately oxidized Barleywine. Not bad, but need to revisit fresh.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
knickskicks (725) - - MAY 9, 2014
Very dark brown pour, thin tan head that fizzles away. Nose is whiskey, whiskey-soaked raisins, chocolate, lots and lots of chocolate. Taste is bourbon soaked chocolate with dark fruits, a hint of tartness to the finish that balances the sweetness superbly. Medium mouthfeel, sharp carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Lectvay (132) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAY 5, 2014
Dark molasses brown, dark for a barleywine. Honey and bitter coffee aroma. Terrific taste, things feel in perfect balance. Has this dark, rich, quadrupel-like thing going on. Reminds me a little of Bourbon County Barleywine. Fantastic!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
PehrArnold (6) - SWEDEN - MAY 2, 2014 does not count
En grymt bra Barleywine fantastisk sötma från bourbon och samtidigt lugn och balanserad.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
aenima (258) - Askim, SWEDEN - MAY 2, 2014
Fantastic beer. 2009 release. The aroma is plum, raisin and caramel. The taste is similar and very balanced. Low carbonation.

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