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RATINGS: 1088   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.1/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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100% Bourbon Barrel Aged Strong Ale. This is the oak aging beer which makes up the oak aged portion found in our Old Viscosity. This is aged in Heaven Hill Bourbon Barrels for 6 months.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ElDesmadre (2756) - Mikołów, POLAND - NOV 5, 2015
Bottle. Thick layer of malt, vanilla and coffee. Full body, slick mouthfeel. Estery, giving way to subtle booze, with some licorice in the finish. Light woody notes throughout. Excellent.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
altonbrownd (4815) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - OCT 24, 2015
11/11/2009 11:11:22 AM Bottle from Bierkoning. Dark brown body with tan head. Nice malty nose with caramel and plenty of bourbon. Taste of caramel, whisky, malts and bourbon. Really nice and thick. Syrupy. Nice one.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
mikeyo1 (518) - Linköping, SWEDEN - OCT 9, 2015
Bottle @ home. Aged 4 years. Dark brown with no head at all. Sweet and perfectly vinous aroma with chocolate, raisins, dates, bourbon vanilla & oak. Backing cocoa, leather and licorice, warming alcohol. Thick, sweet and big bodied palate with no carbonation. Flavors of cocoa, caramel, scorched sugar, toffee, licorice, dates, oak, vanilla and figs. Warming, well integrated alcohol in mid taste. Nice quite dry finish with coffee like bitterness and lingering licorice, nuts, leather and dried dark fruits. A little astringent banana peel feeling (but no taste of banana) in the aftertaste coupled with alcohol and hints of butterscotch.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
martjoobolut (2102) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 29, 2015
Bottle. Pours black with brown head. Aroma is intense dark chocolate, fruits, vanilla, bourbon, alcohol, tar. Flavor is intense sweetness, dark chocolate, roast, Bourbon, malt, soy. Finish is dark chocolate bitter with alcohol burn and lingering sweetness. Overall: great brew.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
suurjuust (2236) - ESTONIA - SEP 29, 2015
Shared by martjoobolut, thanks. Pitch black beer, small brown head. Nose is vanilla, roast, tar, soy sauce, bourbon, oak. Flavor is smooth roast, oak, soy sauce, vanilla, bourbon. Finishes with soy, roast, booze and bourbon, peat. The finish is really close to drinking actual bourbon and/or scotch because of the alcohol, vanilla and peat. Still, a nice sipper.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lambister (367) - FINLAND - SEP 4, 2015
33cl bottle, thanks to k0mpsa. Deep dark brown color with slight white head. Really rich nose with loads of aromas like dirt and spices. Tight rich dry palate. Lenghty finish with loads of flavour.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
k0mpsa (2106) - Tuusula, FINLAND - SEP 4, 2015
Bottle. Black color, brown head. Nice aroma has vanilla, bourbon, oak, chocolate, very balanced. Coffee, roasty, lot of chocolate, vanilla notes.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bierridder_S (466) - BELGIUM - AUG 28, 2015
22/08/2015 – sample (bottle) @ Gents Bierfestival shared with JorisPPattyn, Sebletitje, 77ships & PriorL Black colour, no head.Coffee, bourbon, vanilla, some caramel. Oily, smooth.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
77ships (6512) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - AUG 23, 2015
(Thx! for sharing) Sampled 375 ml. bottle @ Gents Bierfestival 2015. Very dark brown with no head, doesn’t appear to be carbonated. Nose is oxidation with big boozy bourbon, thick sweet malt, barrel & oak is huge, vanilla & even more bourbon on top of bourbon with malts. Taste is oxidized bourbon syrup, warming, light leaves, huge oak, vanilla, sugar, caramel syrup, malts,… Flat. Might have been a touch better with a touch less oxidation & some carbonation but a great beer still if you love malts, barrel & a lot of bourbon in your beer.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ElManana (1384) - Scheldewindeke, BELGIUM - AUG 22, 2015
Bottle at Gents Bierfestival. Very thick, oily, vanilla, bourbon, chocolate, alcohol. Nice but a bit extreme.


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