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RATINGS: 992   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.


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4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Prufrockstar (915) - Seattle, Washington, USA - DEC 7, 2012
Draft at Bigwood, 12/6/2012 [7 of 11]. From notes. Aroma: Bourbon, oak, sticky sweetness, dark fruit and toffee there as well. Appearance: Deep dark, think. Ring of off-white head. Taste: Smoke. Barrel. Chocolate. Toffee. Finishes with s roasted coffee. Mississippi Mud Blizzard. Mouthfeel: Full-bodied. Viscous. Moderate carbonation. Overall: I’m a sucker for beers like this. So dar, rich, sweet and oaky -- this is the stuff I love.


4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jbruner (2296) - Athens, Georgia, USA - AUG 24, 2014
Bottle shared thanks to Tim and Rachel at Proof happy hour! Pours a motor oil black with little to no head or lacing. Aroma is big on the sweet bourbon barrel goodness, vanilla, oak, chocolate. Taste follows, smooth and rich, thick and chewy. Great barrel qualities, very nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DedicatedToFun (2402) - Santa Monica, California, USA - AUG 20, 2014
Tap, dark pour, brown head, nose is coffee, taste is coffee, caramel, sweet, rich, vanilla, awesome.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
beerbaaron (1210) - Arizona, USA - AUG 20, 2014
Black with rich creamy light brown head. Such a luscious aroma. Rich smooth dark malty. Caramel, toffee, brown sugar, vanilla, dark chocolate, smooth bourbon barrel. Thick, full, rich body. Warms the body. Soft. Plenty of booze but doesn’t get in the way. Moderate bittersweet. Not overly sweet, bitter, or roasty. Great balance. Lots of great bourbon.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
aenima (253) - Askim, SWEDEN - AUG 20, 2014
Aroma of wood, vanilla and some chocolate. The taste is similar. Very low carbonation. A little astringent in the finish. A little to woody.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
MarinEvelyn (544) - Wisconsin, USA - AUG 16, 2014
Ohh, super sweet like candy, decadent. Super smooth, rich, creamy, like an expresso ( the roastiness) yum!

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ataraxia (363) - Massachusetts, USA - AUG 15, 2014
Black pour, moderately frothy brown head. Fudge, caramel, bourbon, sweetened coffee, light vanilla. Bittersweet with a longer, black coffee finish. Smooth, gentle carb, but a bit thinner than expected. Some booziness there but well masked.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Benfi (532) - DENMARK - AUG 13, 2014
Black with tiny tan head. Strong aromas of chocolate and bourbon. Chocolatey flavor with a strong alcohol finish. Very smooth.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Johnsense (791) - - AUG 9, 2014
Thick black pour, tiny head, lower carb. Big bourbon and anise aroma. Taste of bourbon, dark chocolate, anise, vanilla. Full body. Slick mouthfeel.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
swesson (215) - Highlands Ranch, Colorado, USA - AUG 9, 2014
From a bottle. Pours a dark chocolate brown making a light brown 1 finger head. Smells of chocolate and bourbon. Very boozy. Very syrupy. Lots of tiny bubbles. Tastes like a chocolate/vanilla cognac. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Renobob (619) - Besançon, FRANCE - AUG 9, 2014
Bue en bouteille. Sublime produit ! Couleur noir profond, pas d’effervescence. Explosion d’arômes en bouche, boisés, vanillés... Génial !


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