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RATINGS: 446   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.06   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 423   ABV: 14.1%
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Old Stock Cellar Reserve is a one-time, small batch, limited release that has been aged in oak whiskey barrels. The aging process gives this world-class beer an added layer of complexity. A memorable drink that should be enjoyed as a completely unique offering.

2005 Vintage 14.6% ABV
2007 Vintage 14.6% ABV
2009 Vintage 13.7% ABV
2013 Vintage 14.1% ABV


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Zymurgeist2 (1321) - Redwood City, California, USA - MAR 28, 2015
2013 at Steinís 2nd Anniversary! Dark fruit, molasses and alcohol combine smoothly on the nose. Rustic hazy brown with white head. Complex fruit and layers of malt - molasses, bread, dough. Alcohil is hidden behind the flavor but crept in as it warmed. Smooth sherry finish that is moderately dry for the alcohol. Wonderful.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
IPABevyGuy (67) - New York, USA - MAR 20, 2015
2013 bottle. Smells like vanilla and caramel with bourbon. Taste with layers of bourbon, vanilla, caramel, toffee and smokey oak. Delicious all around beer, gets better as it warms, definitely a sipper.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
umich03jm (2842) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - MAR 20, 2015
Bottle. Murky brown pour with a small head that bubbles away to nothing quickly. Rich, burnt caramel, toffee, vanilla, and bourbon. Big, boozy bourbon taste makes this a sipper. Big burnt caramel and toffee sweetness helps to balance. More oak as it warms. Medium to full body. Great sipper but I enjoyed the brandy one more.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jsnicholas (398) - Woodinville, Washington, USA - MAR 16, 2015
Bottle (500ml $25): 2013: Brown with thin tan head. Aroma of whisket and sweetness. Taste is sweet caramel and whiskey with some warming. Great sipper

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
djd07 (6247) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 14, 2015
2009 bottle thanks to Adam! Pours a cloudy brown with small beige head that diminishes to nothing. The aroma is apple skin, caramel, bourbon, and butterscotch. Slick mouthfeel, nice bourbon, vanilla, candy sugar, wood, lingering sweetness, really enjoyed this one.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kaser (4179) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 13, 2015
Draft pour at Sidedoor. Carmel toffee and candy aroma. Red cloudy and dark pour, no head. Taste is carmel, bourbon, toffee, and very sweet. Delicious

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SG111 (611) - New York, USA - MAR 12, 2015
Bottled. 2013 vintage. Pours dark chestnut, almost murky brown, with a fairly prominent off-white head. Aroma is lots of bourbon, toffee, fig, sweet candied fruits. Flavor is bourbon, very sweet fruits, fig, raisin. Body is fairly effervescent for such a strong beer, but itís welcome and actually really nice. Slightly bitter finish which makes it better. Fantastic beer.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ernesto987 (4709) - Arizona, USA - MAR 1, 2015
finally get to try this one. The age ddid it well. Doesnít taste oxidized at all. Nice complex molasses flavor profile. Good bourbon flavors, tasty.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Warped_Silver (124) - Sacramento, California, USA - FEB 28, 2015
Pours a beautiful clear dark amber. Minimal to no head that quickly dissipates. Aroma of cotton candy toffee caramel corn subtle amount of booze. Starts malty sweet then followed by hints of burnt sugar and bourbon notes. The vanilla flavors from the barrel aging are prominent and add to the beer. Mouthfeel is medium plus. Overall excellent dessert beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
charule (1619) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 28, 2015
Bottle from WLV. Poured quite dark hazy brown purple light carb med bod. Sweet boozy caramel toffee. Light carb med bod. Taste sweet prune oak grape.


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