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RATINGS: 1016   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 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (15169) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 15, 2008
UPDATED: AUG 11, 2010 Bottle at home ... deep black ... medium tan head ...rich sweet meaty malt nose with a little whiskey ... big bourbon front... too much bourbon ... it domintaes way to much and distroys its balance... behind the bourbon is a decent rich roast malt. 3.7

CASK at BSF GBBF 2010 ... 2009 version ... deep black ... sweet toffee vanilla nose .. big sweet bourbon ... soft roast ... nice but too much bourbon 3.7

CASK at BSF GBBF 2010 ... 2010 version ...deep black ... thin tan head ... meaty vanilla bourbon nose ... big roast malt ... soft toffee ... again too much bourbon 3.7

nice to see consistant scores... not so nice to see a bit too much bourbon in each version

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yngwie (14146) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 2, 2012
Bottle, 12.7 fl oz, at Cardinal. Itís a rather flat one, without head, just some dark beige bubbles around the rim, black in color. Licorice, booze, roasted malts, dried fruits like prunes and figs, soy sauce and some umami in the aroma. The flavor is quite sweetish, with some soy sauce, licorice, booze and dried fruits. Itís full-bodied, warming and soft on the palate, with nice carbonation. Lasting finish with sweetness and lots of flavor. Some warmth. Wonderfully heavy bottle, sort of sexy... Anyway, itís a wonderful beer. 121022

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
harrisoni (14132) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAR 4, 2011
Bottle thanks to Steptin at ACBF í11. Black colour no head. Lots of vanilla burnt toffee oak all on aroma. No balance at all. No real beer aroma. Quite smooth in mouth. Too oaky burn and vanilla. Just too much. Coulnt finish my glass. Not enough original beer comes through. Too much barrel agsd flavour.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Dedollewaitor (14104) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 21, 2009
Bottle @ HJ Hansen, Odense. Pours black with small bubbles on top. Nose is sweet of bourbon and roast. Lots of vanilla and oak. Low carbonation. A bit warm and slick. Taste is bourbon, coffee, vanilla and caramel. A barrel version that really works. Enjoying every sip of this complex masterpiece. Thank you God!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theis (13780) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 9, 2009
Bottle at home - shared with Mette. Black - brown head. Roasted, light burned, notes, vanilla, berries, tarmac, licorice, wood, bourbon, chocolate, light alcho-burn, coconut, sweetness, dried fruits, dried dark fruits, oak, light coffee. Light thin finish. Very nice.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Travlr (13305) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 24, 2010
12.7 ounce bottle shared with steptin. Very black, large thick brown head with good retention. Aroma of whiskey, oak, burnt caramel. Taste is bourbon, port wine, grapes, dates, earth. Body is chewy. Dry finish. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TBone (12992) - Pori, FINLAND - SEP 10, 2010
Bottled vintage 2009
Opaque black, no head. Aroma has raisins and portwine, like in the aged BW, but this is only one year old. Also some licorice and Bourbon. Full-bodied. Lots of vanilla, whiskey, licorice and raisins in the flavor. Of course also some alcohol. Smooth palate. Interesting, sweetish-salty beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Oakes (12789) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 24, 2008
Murky dark brown. Lots of alcohol, raisin, rich malt, vanilla, wood, bourbon. Serious beer. Rich, smooth and sweet, with lots of vanilla. Light bourbon with a big alcohol finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bu11zeye (11971) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUL 2, 2007
UPDATED: JAN 13, 2008 (Bottle, courtesy of Walt) Pours a dark brown body with a small beige head. Aroma of oak barrel, strong bourbon, dark fruit, and a hint of vanilla. Flavor of chocolate, bourbon, molasses, and oak.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Rasmus40 (11894) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 26, 2011
Almost black with a small dark brown head. Aroma is very sweet malty, roasted malt, chocolate, vanilla and bourbon. Flavor is very sweet and very bitter. Sweet and rather bitter finish with warming alcohol. 251011

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