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RATINGS: 7   MEAN: 3.21/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 276   ABV: 9.2%
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Dark Belgian-style ale brewed with spices aged in Four Roses bourbon casks.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
mar (4825) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 1, 2014
Deep brown with a thick khaki head. Nose is wood, bourbon, alcohol, and dried fruits. Heavy carbonation, bourbon, bitter, alcohol, not much else

0.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
illidurit (2136) - Petaluma, California, USA - JUL 5, 2014
Im not gonna waste a whole lotta time here, this was outrageously infected. The cap exploded off the bottle and tore a hole in the grocery bag holding it. A mountain of fizz poured across the floor. After leaving the half-empty bottle for an hour to settle, I decided to see if it was maybe just overcarbonated. Even that long sitting still, it poured 90% foam. Tasted hot and bacterial. Beware.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
daknole (9055) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JUN 27, 2014
Dark brown pour. Fizzy tan head. Gushed a bit. Odd bourbon, molasses, Vegemite, prunes. Hard to tell if this might have a slight infection.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
monk191 (898) - California, USA - FEB 9, 2014
A very nice dark Belgian. Pours a deep black with a a bubbly tan head. Smells of herbs, like thyme, and Classic Belgian flavor. Taste is a lot of herbs, similar to the trader joes vintage ales, but more complex. However, we got a bottle as part of the healthy spirits bottling, and our bottle was definitely from the bottom of the barrel, lots of foam and sediment. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Errl (1574) - Plano, Texas, USA - DEC 27, 2013
Bottle from healthy spirits..Nose is oak, bourbon, spice, cinnamon, dusty Cocoa...Taste is spice, brown sugar, cocoa, Oak, dusty..

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (10951) - Woodland, California, USA - DEC 16, 2013
Bottle shared by Marcus. Pours black with a very foamy tan head. Aroma seems rather chili. Near full bodied. Flavor seems chocolate chili. Not excessively spicy. Hint of whisky.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
marcus (6438) - Sacramento, California, USA - DEC 16, 2013
Bottle from Healthy Spirits. Pours near black with a huge tan head and a treacle and pepper aroma. There is a full-bodied dark molasses flavor with some chocolate , chili pepper and whiskey. Interesting and tasty.


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