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RATINGS: 1002   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.09   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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Steasy66 (891) - Minnesota, USA - FEB 28, 2014
2010 bottle. Black with tiny tan head. Strong aromas of chocolate and bourbon. Chocolatey flavor with a strong alcohol finish. Very smooth. Pretty damn good beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ed5388 (2148) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - FEB 28, 2014
375ml bottle shared by Phil @ Crossroads Spirits. Thanks Phil! Poured a thick oily black color with a small foamy tan head. Big boozy bourbon aroma, some oak, caramel, and dark fruit as well. Taste is much the same. Lots of bourbon and oak, and notes of toffee, roasted malt, and sweet dark fruits.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
DesertDevil (534) - Arizona, USA - FEB 27, 2014
2013 bottle. Sharp nose of hot bourbon, plums, some cherries, and surprisingly a bit of oxidation. Pours a murky black with brown accents accompanied by a brief dark espresso head. Boozy bourbon and cherries dominate the taste (the alcohol is quite hot and burns throughout the sips). Light chocolate, some roasted malt, and biscuit, and peanut butter manages to sneak through the booze. Thin body for a beer with "Viscosity" in the name, with a oily texture and sharp, hot finish. Not bad, but it seems I opened this one too soon.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
scoobysnak (329) - Appleton, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 27, 2014
A great beer. Plenty of bourbon and alcohol throughout. Some subtle smokiness as well.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
angel77 (1018) - oviedo, SPAIN - FEB 22, 2014
Botella de 37.5 cl en el lúpulo, en el momento el 12-02-2014. Increíbles aromas a madera de Barril de bourbon y frutas pasas, caramelo y mucho licor. Con sabores a madera y mas madera de barriles de bourbon muy intensos y ligeramente quemados, con toques dulces (frutas del bosque, uvas y ciruelas pasas, ) y final seco también de madera y amargo bastante duradero. Sensación alcohólica muy intensa con 12 vol que se notan de principio a fin. Alucinante cerveza increíble. De las mejores de la marca hasta el momento. Alucinante muy buena.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
AlainG (1286) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 18, 2014
Je m’attendais à voir un liquide aussi épais que de la vieille huile à moteur. Or, ça ressemble à un porter classique et ça ne mousse pas fort, sauf qu’on peut la ranimer un peu. Ça sent les fruits secs, les raisins et les dattes en particulier. Y’a aussi des arômes boisés, de mélasse, herbacés avec des vapeurs d’alcool. C’est assez sucré en bouche. La mélasse, qui précède le café-crème avec des saveurs de chocolat noir, pas des plus forts en pourcentage de cacao. Une bonne amertume tape sur le palais et prend un certain temps à dégouliner. L’alcool est des plus réconfortant finalement. Vintage 2013 (979-200114)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
SombreroKitty (9) - Union, New Jersey, USA - FEB 16, 2014 does not count
Bottle. Pours thick, opaque black with minimal head. Smells very strongly of bourbon, booze, and smoke. The taste is vanilla and dark fruit upfront with a boozy, burning finish and just the tiniest hint of smoke. The bourbon character and alcohol punch increase as the beer warms up. Delicious, but not for beginners.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rouhlas (199) - GREECE - FEB 15, 2014
375ml bottle at Hoppy pub Thessaloniki. Black color withe small beige head. Roasted malty aroma with chocolate, a little coffee and wood/bourbon. Taste is the same as aroma, sweeter and more intense.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JHeath99 (1012) - Warner Robins, Georgia, USA - FEB 13, 2014
Bottle from Watson. Pours motor oil black with no head. Aroma of oak and booze. Taste of raisins, oak, and bourbon. Definitely doesn’t hold back.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Tonkun (874) - New Jersey, USA - FEB 6, 2014
Bottle 2013 vintage. Dark almost pitch black pour with a thin mocha head. Vanialla, oak, roasted nuts, espresso, raisin, dried fruits. Full body (can probably use a spoon) with just enough carbonation to make this lively yet tasty. Soft and smooth tar finish. A long finish.

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