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RATINGS: 157   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.1   SEASONAL: Special   ABV: -
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Doug’s Original Stout aged in Rum Barrels


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4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ksurkin (1021) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - JAN 17, 2013
500ml, swing-top growler courtesy of newcigarz. thanks, tony! pours an impressive and imposing slick, dense black capped by a rich, creamy, dark mocha head that leaves heavy sheets of lace that stain the edges of the glass. aroma is incredible with huge notes of chocolate brownies, mocha coffee, truffles, caramel corn, and sweet vanilla backed by rich barrel notes, ash, smokey rum, spices, and dark fruit skins. flavor is sublimely delicious with huge notes of devil’s food cake, buttercream icing, toffee, and mocha espresso backed by rich, rum soaked figs, raisins, and plums followed by heavy vanilla, toasted barrel, coconut, and a touch of red wine. palate is reminiscent of the other great FL imperial stouts with a dense, thick, motor oil texture that coats the mouth and finishes with sweet cocoa, rum, and dark fruits. overall, a truly world class imperial stout that definitely lives up to the hype.


4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
TXBadger (1558) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 26, 2014
Pours a dark, dark brown, almost black like motor oil with thick khaki colored head. Rum, vanilla, toasted malt, chocolate, and coconut on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with cocoa and rum.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lubiere (10472) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 26, 2014
A dark brown stout with a thin brown head. In aroma, superb sweet vanilla fudge and chocolate malt, coffee grind, musty character, beautiful sweetness. In mouth, a nice sweet fruity chocolate malt with loads of alcohol warmth, vanilla, bourbon barrel, licorice notes, molasses, wonderful beer.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Garlic_of_Doom (488) - SWEDEN - DEC 8, 2014
Pours black and thick, forming a small beige foam ring and some nice lacings. Aroma has rum, dark chocolate, marzipan and vanilla. Taste has rum, dark chocolate, vanilla, roasted malt and, slight liquorice, pepperiness and bitterness. No alcohol. Full body, soft carbonation, velvety smooth. Short dry after taste.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lukaduke (2374) - Portland, Maine, USA - NOV 28, 2014
Pours a smooth black umber color with a finger of khaki foam. Nose is a mix of sweet chocolate, earthy roast and layers of coconut, spiced cola and a hint of licorice. Palate follows the nose with nice integration of rum and stout flavors. Body is a touch thinner than expected but still has a nice mouth coating viscosity. Solid.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JBPortland (930) - Portland, Maine, USA - NOV 26, 2014
22oz bottle shared thanks to Lukaduke! Pours dark brown black with small tan head. Nose is a combo of boozy rum spice and vanilla oak with fudge and dark chocolate. Taste is creamy, dark rich chocolate truffle and some rum spice notes, cinnamon, soft oak, touch of booze, raisin. Finish is bitter dark cocoa with some earthy ashy chocolate cake and dusty rum soaked oak. Layered and very well done. Really enjoyed this one.

2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Beerman6686 (4709) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 16, 2014
This poured a dark brown with a beige head. Aroma was of rubbing alcohol, rum and chocolate. Flavor was similar, booze not as strong and chocolate coming through.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
artmcd8 (1792) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 14, 2014
Bottle thanks to mdbrady12. Pours a deep dark brown black. Light brown head. Aroma of nutty rum, slight booze. Taste is a bit hot, sweet. Medium light body, medium high carb.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
charule (1303) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 14, 2014
Bottle shared thanks to artmcd8. Poured black with beige head. Aroma of sweet dark fruit vanilla. Light carb med bod. Light rum taste choc char.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Steasy66 (995) - Minnesota, USA - NOV 14, 2014
Really sweet aroma, creamy cake batter and roasted malt. Flavor is similar, sweet chocolate cake batter. Pretty fantastic beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
allmyvinyl (4247) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 18, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Oh, mama! Pours jet black with a tan head. Aromas of dark chocolate, liquorice, blackcurrant, vanilla, coconut. Taste is toffee, boozy vanilla, coconut, more dark chocolate roastiness. Finishes long in to the night. Cracking..


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