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Oskar Blues Chubna Imperial Scotch IPA

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Serve in Snifter, Tulip

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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.49/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 378   ABV: 12.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A blend of Old Chub and Gubna aged in Buffalo Trace Bourbon Barrels.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mad_Ferret (980) - SWEDEN - AUG 10, 2016
Draught at Akkurat. Clear deep amber/mahogany, short off white head. Big load of sticky caramel and heavy bourbon on the nose. Some peppery spice and vanilla, dill crisps. Taste is sweet with caramel, vanilla, fudge and some dried fruit, but also salty bourbon and dill crisps, fairly dry finish. Big body, soft scrubbing carbonation, oily. Just big and chunky in my opinion. Salty with an overload of bourbon.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stuu666 (10293) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 9, 2016
Keg at brewdog Edinburgh. Pours deep ruby, nose stinks of bourbon, toffee, caramel, vanilla, light fruit, taste is sweet, chewy caramel, oak, vanilla.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
allmyvinyl (9358) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 8, 2016
Keg at Brewdog Edinburgh. Pours clear mahogany with a thin white head. Aromas of vanilla, caramel, wood, some booziness, dark malts. Taste is boozy, more vanilla and caramel, faint chocolate liqueur. Long boozy finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (23324) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - AUG 4, 2016
Keg at Akkurat, Stockholm. Clear mahogany colour, minimal head. Vanilla and pepper up front. Sweet with full body and dense, rounded mouthfeel. Peppery caramel, vanilla and bourbon. Lightly warming finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
onceblind (7096) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUL 26, 2016
Clear deep Amber with a fast fading ivory head. Lovely nose of bourbon barrel boozy sweetness, vanilla, coconut, dark scotch ale malts, light cocoa, toffee, peanut brittle, and a leafy earthy hop bitterness. Smooth and large flavor that’s woody, boozy/bourbonny, dark malty sweet, a lot of apricot, a little leafy, lots of peaty sweet scotch ale malt, and a slightly resiny hop and oak woody finish that lingers with bourbon and vanillin. Weird, but complex and tasty.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
abstractbeer (241) - NORWAY - JUL 22, 2016
Ruby red. Smooth, sweet, coconut, fruity, cherries, complex, hard to describe! Beautiful!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Desverger (7994) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 17, 2016
Tap@Taproom Malmö, Malmö (09/07/2016) - dark amber coloured pour with off white head. Sweet and toasted malty aroma and taste, caramel, treacle, some dried fruity notes, some pretty prominent bourbon soaked wooden notes in play, with a sweet boozy finish.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ratman197 (13100) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUN 14, 2016
Stovepipe can poured a clear reddish brown with a small lingering tan head. Aromas of bourbon, oak, caramel, toffee, earthiness and light fruitiness. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of toffee, bourbon, oak and light fruitiness with a smooth lingering toffee bourbon finish.
Earlier Rating: 6/17/2010 Total Score: 3.4
On tap at Tasty Weasel poured a clear brown with a lingering ring of tan foam. Aromas of carmel, toffee, orange, grapefruit and light earthiness. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of toffee, carmel, earthiness, pink grapefruit and light tangerine with a smooth lingering moderatly bitter citrus finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
radagast83 (7141) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - JUN 1, 2016
4 oz pour on draft at ChurchKey during the SAVOR Week. Poured a hazy amber color with a small off-white head. Aroma was caramel malts, vanilla, light woody notes. Flavor was light floral notes. Fruit. Bourbon vanilla character. Lots of booze in this one - 12.5% or so.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GenDV138 (5737) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAY 31, 2016
4 oz pour on draft at ChurchKey during the SAVOR Week 4 Hands / Against The Grain tap takeover. Shared by radagast83, thanks Chris! Buffalo Trace bourbon barrel aged. Clear amber with off-white head. Aromas of whiskey, caramel, light booze. Tastes of caramel, whiskey, oak, some dark fruit, booze. Medium body with a dry and warm finish.


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