tmm313 (55) - Georgia, USA - MAY 11, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Aroma- Bourbon, dark fruit, caramel, nice oak character, and some chocolate. Second pour brought out some light tropical fruit and pine.
Taste- Plum, caramel, and other dark fruits up front, followed by a wave of tropical fruit over a nice roasty backbone. Smokiness comes in toward the end with some light notes of dark chocolate, coffee, and pine. Ever so slight bourbon on the finish with a nice little burn. Sometimes dark cherry shows up as well. Dark chocolate, roast, and some pine comes out in the aftertaste.
SSSteve (3891) - - JAN 4, 2015
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
22oz bottle. nice clear brown color with stable, tan head. caramel, nuts, tobacco, and bourbon in aroma. a nice amount of bourbon in aroma. medium body. slightly boozy. high carbonation. nice robust flavors. not too much bourbon in flavor. some caramel sweetness. nutty notes. a nice twist on their best beer.
BelgianBeerGal (3290) - Panama City, Florida, USA - DEC 25, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Fresh howler from Hop City Birmingham as a Christmas present. Nice dark brown color with a small tan head. Cool aroma of the peaty base scotch ale but hints of vanilla and bourbon come through too. The flavor is the save with bourbon bite in the finish. Nice style variant.
snoworsummer (2863) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - DEC 24, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
From a bottle shared by jheath99. Pours dark cola brown with a bubbly, foamy off white head. Tastes like bourbon, woody, earthy, dry roasted malt, scotch. Light body and low carbonation. Smells like bourbon, sweet roasted malt, woody, earthy, alcohol.
jsphstls (12) - USA - DEC 24, 2014
1.6 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 4/20
Bourbony, thin head, some lacing. Rich taste including molasses. Generally sweet with slightly bitter finish.
sonnycheeba (4046) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - DEC 24, 2014
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle shared by jheath99. Pours clear, dark brown with creamy off-white head. Aroma is caramel and toasted malts, vanilla, dark fruits, light bourbon, and some tobacco. Flavor is chewy malt profile with plenty of caramel and alcohol sweetness along with vanilla, oak, bourbon, and some dark fruit notes. Medium/full body and medium carbonation.
JHeath99 (1258) - Warner Robins, Georgia, USA - DEC 24, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours a cola brown with a thin clingy layer of beige head. Aroma of dark fruits, caramel, bourbon, and oak. Taste of oak, dark fruits, and booze.
Jamesthebrit (317) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - DEC 1, 2014
4.6 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Smells like bourbon. Oaky. Vanilla. Caramel.
Looks well ok. This was on tap at the brewery. So it looks good. Nice head. Dark brown but you can tell it’s brown.
Tastes like bourbon. Same as smell.
Palate is smooth. Goes down smooth. Medium body clean finish.
Ok.... This this rates amazing so far but I have to knock it points because it doesn’t represent the style very well. Otherwise a great beer.
Ernesto987 (4325) - Arizona, USA - OCT 6, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
bomber, this one was ok, very sweet though and the barrel made it a lot sweeter which pretty much killed it for me, pretty flat and lame.
drfabulous (4420) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - JUN 15, 2014
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
22 ounce bottle. Light bourbon. Dark body with some chocolate. Carbonation pushes it into cocoa cola range for taste.