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RATINGS: 1119   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.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
brokensail (15774) - Dublin, California, USA - FEB 23, 2010
A: The bottle opened with a slight pop and the pour was lowly carbonated, but did feature some bubbles. The beer itself is viscous and black with a minimal tan colored head. S: The nose is very nice with notes of bourbon, vanilla, chocolate, and coffee. Perhaps a little bit of alcohol heat, but nothing overwhelming. T: The great nose did not quite translate to the flavor. The flavor is very heavy on the bourbon, with the chocolate, coffee, and roasted malt flavors coming through more as the beer warms up. Unfortunately, so does the alcohol. M: The body is full, and the carbonation is sufficient for the style, but could use some more bubbles. D: This beer can be one of my absolute favorites, but this iteration of it is a bit disappointing. The alcohol comes through just a bit too much, unfortunately, but I would still recommend this beer and drink it any time.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Dedollewaitor (15491) - 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!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Oakes (15490) - 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.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MiP (15253) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JAN 22, 2016
Bottle, 12.0%. Good vanilla aroma. Black colour. Small light brown head. The flavour has a lot of vanilla and alcohol. Some booze in the finish. Actually a lot of booze, quite bitter but not bad at all. Creamy mouthfeel.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
chrisv10 (15189) - DENMARK - APR 30, 2011
Bottle. Black with medium brown head. Flavour is roasted malts, chocolate, dark fruit, vinous, bitter, coffee, vanilla and bourbon.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theis (15119) - 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.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
jtclockwork (14729) - , New Jersey, USA - JUL 29, 2010
Bottle thanks to DaSilky. Pours tar black with tan head. Little lacing. Nose and taste of oak, bourbon, chocolate, smoke, deeply roasted malts, dark nuts and some coffee.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mcberko (14077) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 26, 2011
375mL bottle, pours dark brown / black with a medium beige head. Aroma of rich bourbon, oak, vanilla, dark cocoa, peat and alcohol. Flavour reveals the dark cocoa, bourbon and oak upfront, with a smoky/peaty and alcoholic finish. Exceptionally well-crafted.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
gunnfryd (14057) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 12, 2010
Bottle. black colour with a small tan head. Aroma is licorice,coffee, oak, alcohol. Flavour is dry, licorice, coffee, oak, oily, roasted malt, caramel. full body. world class beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (13995) - Woodland, California, USA - JUN 10, 2008
12.7 oz / 375 ml bottle; a solitaire at Monument in Concord. Very dark brown color with ruby notes in the depths. A vigorous tan head that didn’t last long. Anise, dark roasted malt, bourbon/vinous, plums, and arguably a lot more. A little heat is noticeable. It is a bit tarry, has wood, near burnt malt, espresso, cooked plums. Oak seems to develop with time. A tad rough, but quite a taste treat.


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