Serve in Snifter, Tulip


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RATINGS: 1121   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.1/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
koleminer20 (2439) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - APR 3, 2016
375 mL bottle shared with ebone1988. This one is a 2014 A vintage. The pour is a lighter black with a nice light khaki colored ring of head that lingers nicely with a little bit of light lace. The aroma is pretty heavy on the bourbon aspect. There is a lot of boozy heat and a pretty strong char. There is a bit of chocolate and a strong alcohol burn. It's pretty surprising. I like the complexity of it. It's pretty great. The flavors are pretty interesting as well. It's got a nice chocolate and bourbon. The boozy heat is probably one of the only complaints I can offer up. There is a nice roasty maltiness that brings it all together. The mouth feel is thick and heavy with a nice soft carbonation to go with a great roasty barrel finish. This one is interesting but there is a ton of barrel character here. It's nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ebone1988 (1371) - Dearborn, Michigan, USA - APR 3, 2016
UPDATED: APR 3, 2016 Bottle shared with koleminer20. 2014 vintage. Aroma is roasted malt, barrel, booze, smells like a BB Imperial Stout, really good stuff. Appearance is dark dark brown, light brown head, poured thin. Taste is roasted malt, caramel, booze, woody, sweet but bitter, real good. Mouthfeel is medium to heavy body, light carbonation, woody booze aftertaste. Overall, this one is quite good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lore (2169) - Budapest, HUNGARY - APR 1, 2016
dark brown colour, surprisingly large brown head; aroma of whisky, vanilla and herbal notes, some coffee, hints of smoke, minimal dried fruits and alcohol; taste is the same...to be honest, similarly to Old viscosity, it is definitely not my style - nevertheless, it is probably a perfect and amazing beer, so this must be my fault.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ABT_S54 (352) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 21, 2016
375cl bottle served in a snifter. Pours dark brown/black with a thin head. Little amount of carbonation and quite an unexpectedly thin mouthfeel. Aroma is neat whiskey with none of that lovely buttery bourbon character a la Deliverance. Massively disappointed with this one. Tastes like a poorly executed imperial stout with cheap bourbon poured in with no balance at all. This is coming from a Port Brewing/Lost Abbey fan boy. Do not understand the hype this beer has.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
yourilevesque (1361) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 18, 2016
Thanks to my friend Rob for this one! Cheers man! Une mousse crémeuse d’un pouce se forme lors du service et fond malheureusement rapidement sans toutefois disparaître complètement. Me montent au nez les signes évidents d’un vieillissement en barriques d’un Bourbon chaud et familier. À ces vapeurs boisées et vanillées se joignent des arômes de datte ainsi que d’une très subtile torréfaction. Une trace de réglisse rouge peut-être également. Une explosion calorifique de bourbon en bouche! Le liquide est très pétillant, bien aminci par la barrique sans souffrir d’une acidité indésirable. Un manque de corps lui fait légèrement défaut à mon avis. Des notes très vanillées qui ici tirent sur le café en grain et le caramel. Se boit très agréablement.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
SeniorZozo (1265) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAR 17, 2016
WOW. 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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Tstamba (735) - Maryland, USA - MAR 11, 2016
Bottle to a tulip. As dark and thick as 30W with a foaming mocha head. Huge Bourbon nose perfectly balanced with toasted malt, vanilla and coffee notes. Sweet boozy finish... Fantastic BBA RIS.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
fkoolen (986) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - MAR 11, 2016
Bottle at home. Pitch black colour, brown foamy head. Amazingly rich bourbon nose, sweet roasted malts and vanilla oak in perfect balance. Taste is roasted malty too, vanilla, dried fruits, big velvety bourbon finish, slightly bitter with some leather and smoke. Lingering sweet bourbon finish. Firm body, low carbonation, oily palate.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
emartell (349) - Zapopan, Jalisco, MEXICO - MAR 6, 2016
Las notas son intensas destacando los aromas a Bourbon. De color completamente negro, carbonatacion baja, Corona de espuma abundante de baja retención. Perfectamente equilibrada en boca. Sumamente compleja, muy bien balanceada, equilibrada y redonda, algo complejo en una cerveza de 12% ABV, y añejada por 6 meses en barricas de Bourbon. Una cerveza que se disfruta de principio a fin....

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
weihenweizen (3132) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - MAR 5, 2016
Refrigerated 12.7 oz. brown bottle from mrburd corked and capped poured into a tulip. Black with small light brown head. Aroma is nice bourbon, medium body, medium carbonation, and thin small-bubble lacing. Taste is bourbon, molasses, vanilla, oak, hints of leather, and dark malt. Good beer.

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