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Doug’s Original Stout aged in Rum Barrels

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ataraxia (410) - Massachusetts, USA - AUG 24, 2013
Opaque black, thin khaki lacing. Black rum, plum, cherry, chocolate syrup, leather, and charred wood. Light sweetness at the front, liquor bitterness in the back. Silky smooth, viscous, and full-bodied. A bit boozy, but plays well with the flavors. Lingering bitter finish that’s very pleasant. Using rum barrels seems to result in a gentler barrel character.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
hallinghansen (2232) - Odense S, DENMARK - AUG 23, 2013
Growler, trade from sean9689, thanks. Black body with a medium light brown head. Aroma is coffee, licorice, salty, roasted malt, oak. Flavour is licorice, coffee, dark chocolate, hoppy notes, oak. I sense the rum as well. Very balanced impy stout. Soft carbonation. This is amazing, imo a little better than rare dos. Yummy.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
AirForceHops (4076) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 17, 2013
Batch is 2013 mid year. Insane pitch black color, very thin tan head. Nose is rum spice, rich roasted malt, vanilla and mild dark chocolate. Flavor is decadent. Not to be a cheap rater but... All the same flavors as the aroma. The mouthfeel is real creamy with lots of silky texture. Full body with a great level of complexity. Rum is one of the few hard Liquors that I really enjoy, this gives me an imperial stout with rum barrel, a big Grand Slam home run for me, really awesome stout!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
AdamJackson (3341) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 17, 2013
New batch mid 2013. okay okay okay, this one is NOT infected! :)

A - Looks the same as Rare, oily black, silky smooth.

S - Smells wonderful. This has a tootsie roll nose with chocolate and cherry pie with some earthy aromas. Definite rum nose as well.

T - You get a mix of cigar tobacco, dark fruits, TONS of delicious south-florida rum and a mild bitterness. Load of chocolate. I also get some vanilla very faint, berries? wow.

M - Heavy body, thick and oily, very nice

O - I LOVE this version of DOS. WOW. Memorable and delicious! Could drink the whole thing myself.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bu11zeye (12109) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - AUG 14, 2013
(Growler) Pours an opaque black body with a small tan head. Aroma of rum, chocolate, toffee, and maple. Flavor of chocolate, rum, toffee, and caramel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (12362) - Orange County, California, USA - AUG 12, 2013
Growler shared by Adam. Black pour with a small tan head. Roasted malt, booze, rum, and a touch of vanilla. Coffee, chocolate, and spice. Flavor is spiced rum, alcohol, roasted malt, and chocolate. Decent vanilla, wood, and coffee. A touch bitter on the finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sarlacc83 (1171) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 12, 2013
500mL growler thanks to Matt! A: Thin mocha head with a thick oily black body. Legs from a supermodel. N: Licorice, burnt wood, raisin, lots of rum and vanilla. Tons of chocolate. Very spicy with lots of sweet cherry notes. A touch of ethanol. T: Very, very well balanced. Lots of vanilla sweetness with a decent hop bitterness and some charred wood to round it out. M: Oily and thick. Minor levels of carbonation keep this off the tongue enough so that it remains drinkable. O: Thoroughly balanced and very enjoyable. It’s composed and well-blended together. Would definitely have this again.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
douglas88 (6836) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 10, 2013
Flip top thanks to Luke! Pours a pure jet black color with some legs, a medium brown head. A big cocoa, rum, ash, char nose. The flavor is huge fudge, oak, sweet hot rum, dark fruit, tobacco, bitter chocolate. The rum adds a bit of a tropical element. Very damn good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mora2000 (5893) - McKinney, Texas, USA - AUG 10, 2013
Thanks to bu11zeye for sharing this beer. Black with a tan head. The aroma has some sweet rum notes as well as some chocolate and roasted malt. The flavor is similar. The chocolate and brown sugar notes come through up front, with some roasted malt and cream notes also showing up. Thick mouthfeel and low carbonation. A very nice stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dedollewaitor (14423) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 10, 2013
To celebrate Alfred Klinkby Lukassen. Skål min dreng. Growler. Bottled 21/12-2012. 50cl. Pours black with a creamy head and lacings. Nose is roasted and vinous. Deep sherry like notes. Dark fruit, raisin, chocolate and coffee. Flavor has massive liquorice and wood. Smooth and soft. Tobacco, cellar and a mild acidic touch in the far finish. Had a sample of this the day after I opened the bottle and the barrel complexity was even stronger and overall more mellow and tasty. Less cellar and acid. A really great and complex impy.

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