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RATINGS: 466   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.05/5   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


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4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
sfontain (851) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - OCT 2, 2013
2009 vintage, Brandon’s house, split 3 ways. Thanks, Ryan. Pours deep golden orange. Aroma of oak, bourbon and vanilla. Taste is barleywine, caramel, bourbon, vanilla. I wish I could remember this better at that point in the night, but it was fantastic.


4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kryon (2100) - Hässelby, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - FEB 5, 2016
Pours reddish brown with minimal head Aromas of vanilla, bourbon, dried fruits, red fruits, butter Taste has notes of vanilla, bourbon, dried fruits, caramel Warming alcohol, medium bodied, sweet with low carbonation and bitterness

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
ansalon (2210) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - FEB 5, 2016
Pours a hazy reddish brown with a low tan head. Aromas of caramel, dried fruit, figs, dates, toasted oak, vanilla. Taste is fantastic: just enough bourbon vanilla notes meets alcohol sweetness meets heavy maltiness. Mouthfeel is oily and sticky with almost no carbonation.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nische (1505) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JAN 31, 2016
Sample at Nöjesguidens Ölmässa. 2013 bottle. Dark reddish brown color with off white head. Huge vanilla notes with sweet sugar, molasses, toffee and bourbon. Perfectly balanced, lovely sipper. Slightly warming boozy finish.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
k0mpsa (2104) - Tuusula, FINLAND - JAN 30, 2016
2013 Bottle. Dark reddish brown color, tanned head. Balanced aroma has bourbon, suryp, sweet malts. Nice balanced taste, bourbon, oak, malts, suryp.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
alliance100 (1079) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JAN 20, 2016
500ml bottle - 2013 vintage - pours a medium auburn , big caramel aroma . Toffee , vanilla , bourbon ... Awesome stuff .

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
DCLawyer (2313) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JAN 1, 2016
Backlog. 2009 bottle ->mini snifter from Churchkey Vintage Vault event. Chestnut brown with small offwhite head. Bourbon, caramel, toffee, oak. Boozy and delicious.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mariuspoenari (406) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 31, 2015
Brown pour with a generous amount of head with decent retention. Sweet and syrupy, very heavy on the bourbon, with additional notes of vanilla, maple syrup, some coffee, dark fruit and cherries.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jkwalking05 (4443) - Arlington, Texas, USA - DEC 24, 2015
16.9 oz bottle. Ruby brown with an average beige head. Aroma is of toffee, bourbon, brown sugar, caramel, fig, raw honey, and vanilla. Taste is of honeycomb, bourbon, toffee, vanilla, and hazelnut.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
travita (4639) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 24, 2015
Bottle. The look is clearish, off white head, reddish brown in color. The smell is rich, bourbon, caramel, toffee, wood, and good. The taste is sweet, alcohol, toffee, rich, and big. Slightly too sweet.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
oldrtybastrd (3448) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - DEC 23, 2015
Pours a dark golden brown with small fizzy head. Aromas of bourbon, malts, and more bourbon. Flavors of malty hoppy barleywine with huge bourbon notes. Hides the 14% very well...


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