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RATINGS: 47   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
New Frontier Beer: Boone, travelling through Kentucky on his way to the frontier, needed a place to store his beer. He placed an imperial brown in discarded bourbon barrels. Months later he had an amazing beer that would cellar well. And so the legend was born. *Events presented here are not factual, but are based on actual events. In our dreams. After sampling the beer a few times. Cheers!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Travlr (21444) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUL 13, 2012
Draft at Duckworths. Hazy briwn color. Aroma of caramel and toast. Taste is boozy caramel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (13466) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 6, 2013
Bottle shared by alexsdad06. Poured a clear dark brown color with an average frothy brown head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate toasted malt, nuts and wood aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium toasted sweet flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration. This is a good brew.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Drake (11781) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 13, 2013
Bomber from Bestway. Pours a clear bronze color with a thin creamy head. Decent head retention. Aroma of bourbon and some toffee notes buried in there behind the whiskey. The taste is bourbon, caramel, vanilla, raisin. Medium bodied. Way too heavy on the bourbon

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dogbrick (11512) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUN 7, 2012
Sample at the Central OH BA Tasting at From The Vine on 06/02/2012: The beer pours a clear mahogany color with a medium light beige head that recedes steadily. Partial rings of lacing. Aroma of dark malt, bourbon and fruit. Medium body with a bourbon character and notes of sweet malt, brown sugar and a touch of dark fruit. The finish is slightly boozy with a malty aftertaste. Pretty good overall.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sammy (11180) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 11, 2014
On tap at appalachian vinter.very very woody. Rich brown coloured with retained soapy head.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - MAY 20, 2012

Date: April 21, 2012
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewfest, Hickory Hops 2012
Appearance: clear brown, creany tan head, streaks of drippy lace
Aroma: sweet chocolate and bourbon aroma, caramel and vanilla
Flavor: rich chocolate and caramel flavor, vanilla sweetness, light oak
Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 15/20
Rating: 3.6/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: *** /4

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hopscotch (10612) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 31, 2012
Bottle… This beer rocks!… Clear, deep, dark copper ale with a small, fizzy, off-white head. The aroma is a mélange of bourbon, caramel, milk chocolate and vanilla. Full-bodied with a mildly creamy mouthfeel. The flavor provides heavy bourbon and vanilla with touches of milk chocolate and caramel. Finishes boozy and mostly sweet. Now this is a brown ale! Kudos to landhoney for bringing this bottle back from Charlotte with him!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rosenbergh (10404) - Tampere, FINLAND - JAN 25, 2015
22 oz bottle. Bottled on J/14. From a trade with jcnielsen! Thanks a lot Justin!
Hazy mid-brown colour with a small white head. Sweet caramel, berries, mild hops and some berries in the aroma. The flavour is mild hops, mild bitterness, some sweetness and some berries. Quite nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
djd07 (10021) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 26, 2015
Bottle as shown. Pours a cloudy copper with medium beige head that lasts leaving spotty lacing. The aroma is bready malt and roast. Medium mouth, strong roast, vanilla, boozy, very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (9007) - Ohio, USA - FEB 2, 2013
22 oz. bottle from my NC friends. Pours a deep reddish amber color with a small white head. The aroma is sweet caramel malts, bourbon, ripe fruity notes with a very light woody note. The flavor is sweet caramel, bourbon, big fruity notes, vanilla and light wood character. A touch thin and definitely sweeter. Not too bad overall, but I couldn’t drink this by myself.

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