kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - FEB 25, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Name: From via True, Bourbon Barrel
Date: November 12, 2011
Source: Hop City, Atlanta
Appearance: black, pillowy tan head, sticky lace
Aroma: sweet bourbon aroma, touch of spices, licorice
Flavor: dark chocolate and roasted malt flavor, touch of bourbon, balancing spicyness, just a touch of vabilla, oak melds with the spices
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 12/20
Score: ** /4
boFNjackson (4133) - Portland, Oregon, USA - FEB 20, 2012
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle at a recent tasting... Poured dark black with a brown head. Realy nice barrel characters on this one. Not overly roast too which allowed the sweetness and bourbon to shine. Hints of molasses, anise, dark malt sweetness and bourbon whiskey.
Aniela (2313) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - FEB 20, 2012
2.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
From a bottle at home in Skövde. Black beer with a beige head. Smokey and a bit oakbarrel and some vanilla. Tastes dill(?), old dark coffee and some chocolate. I didn´t like this at all, sorry...
dmac (4004) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - FEB 17, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
375 ml capped bottle. Poured a good lookikng pitch black body with a HUGE foamy dark beige head. Aroma is coconut, vanilla, bourbon, spice, cherry juice, light cocoa. Body is lighter than expected with only a medium feel with light small bubbly carbonation, lingering burnt notes. Flavor of light bourbon, vanilla extract, super burnt toast, dark chocolate that is slightly burnt, some dark fruit.
argo0 (11530) - Washington DC, USA - FEB 15, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Cola-black body, medium tan head. Aroma is moderately sweet, vanilla, peat smoke. Taste is moderately sweet, vanilla, Bourbon, some smoke, alcohol burn. Medium body, low carbonation, some stickiness.
fonefan (35055) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 6, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Clear dark black brown colour with a large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, beige to light brown head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, caramel, chocolate, cask wood, alcohol - bourbon. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. 
Geokkjer (5719) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 3, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Pours black with a big beige head. Aroma of coffee, wood, roasted malt and chocolate. Flavor is sweet and malty with some vanilla, caramel, roasted malt, oak and soy sauce.Medium to full body, average carbonation.Nice beer.
Ratman197 (9797) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JAN 31, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
375 ml green bottle poured a clear dark reddish brown nearly black with a small lasting rown head. Aromas of bourbon, prunes, dark chocolate, roasted malt, oak, vanilla and spice. Palate was medium to full bodied and smooth. Flavors of bourbon, roasted malt, bitte chocolate, spice, oak and dark fruit with a smooth lingering chocolate finish.
phaleslu (6497) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 23, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
375 ml bottle from Wine and Cheese Place. Pours a deep, dark, opaque brown color with a finger of dark tan head that lasts and laces. Aroma of chocolate, bourbon, plums, black cherries, vanilla, caramel, peat, and oak. Flavor of coffee, bitter dark chocolate, roasted malts, charred oak, peat, bourbon, winter spices, and caramel. Medium-bodied, with a super rich, roasty mouthfeel with some bitterness and medium carbonation. Very roasty; bourbon leads the nose but takes a backseat to the malts in the flavor.
gEUS (1055) - Linden, BELGIUM - JAN 23, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
37.5 cl bottle. Pours pitch black with thick hazelnut head. Aroma is warm notes of wood, chocolate, caramel comvined with a surprising freshness (the bourbon effect?) and even soemthing medicinal/eucalyptus. Flavours of roast and soy sauce in the finish. Quite fresh and crisp for a porter.