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RATINGS: 1053   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.1   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 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Hopsclation (89) - Chicago, - JUL 1, 2013
This has been one of my white whales for a long time, really glad it finally made it out to chicago. Has a strange astringent red vinegar smell, but looks great. Wow, amazingly pleasant smooth complex taste. Butterscotch, plum, nutmeg, sherry, and fig. So smooth...almost too smooth, the mouthfeel could be creamier and slightly more bourbon bite. Overall, its still amazing and worth the price if you see it.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Vballnbeer (158) - Gorham, Maine, USA - JUL 7, 2013
I have been a fan of Old Viscosity for some time but had not had the chance to try the older variety. All I can say is that it was worth the wait in more ways than one. This is a very dark and strong beer that has sweet, malty flavor that is supported by the oak aging. The hops serve to mellow out the sweetness and the aroma is great. A must have!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
magicalpoet (24) - Michigan, USA - AUG 3, 2013
So good! Like Bourbon County crossed with KBS. Bourbon forward with coffee and some chocolate. Nearly if not perfection. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
fitwitchik (408) - Ohio, USA - DEC 11, 2013
Poured from a corked pint bottle purchased at Port Brewery/Lost Abbey deep brown black with a thin tan head. Aroma of bourbon. Taste is roasted malted cocoa with strong alcohol burn that is totally warming while wonderful. This is one thick delicious mouth feel. Sweetness is strong but the bourbon finish makes pretty much perfect. Overall this will be in my top 10 of great brews consumed in 2013. Wished Port had not limited our buy to only one.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
BOSSbrewer (2707) - Arkansas, USA - NOV 22, 2014
Bottle at Lost Abbey in Escondido. Pours dark brown. Aroma is oak and dark fruits. Really fantastic. Holy cow amazing stuff really really great. Not much else to say. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
jimbowood (1036) - Freeport, Georgia, USA - MAR 17, 2007
UPDATED: DEC 7, 2007 Thanks again to my man Naven. Bottle. Excellent. Alcohol burn from start to finish. Coconut, vanilla, oak, bourbon, and chocolate. Creamy, full mouthfeel. One of my top 10 all time brews.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
boto (1960) - Granby, Connecticut, USA - APR 1, 2007
375ml corked bottle: Thanks to Vac for sending me this gem. This one pours an almost syrupy dark brown color. No light seems to get through. There is about zero head on this one. There is definitely bourbon to the nose of this one. Some oak and vanilla notes also. Maybe even some cherries also. Very silky texture on the tongue. The taste has notes of coffee and chocolate up front, but a whole lot more is going on here. The bourbon is only slightly evident, and the alcohol is all but hidden. Some fruits and toffee also try and come through, but this one definitely has a complex and exquisite taste. This is superb!!!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
jsh12bama (681) - Alabama, USA - DEC 21, 2007
Pours brownish black from the bottle with thin tan head. Aroma of vanilla and bourbon. Taste has nice thick, creamy mouthfeel. Flavor has huge notes of bourbon, oak and vanilla. Excellent beer that is not overpowering with the bourbon flavor. At 12%, this beer is scary it is so drinkable.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
robinvboyer (3530) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 22, 2008
jet black pour, but not as thick as i was expecting, but still quite nice. Not much carbonation, and little to no head. Aroma is loaded with bourbon, and it adds such a wicked vanilla to the aroma. Lots of chocolate, espresso, molasses, raisins, and dark fruit. Flavour is very very smooth, and a tad boozey. Again, loads of bourbon vanilla notes along with more of the same from the aroma. Just an amazing sipper of a beer, i loved it.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
checkmatei1 (765) - Willow Grove, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 17, 2009
Bottle @ Monk’s: Poured a dark oil brown/black. The aroma was bourbon. The flavor was dark fruit, oak, bourbon, vanilla and dark chocolate. Overall, this is one of the best beers I’ve ever had. Very smooth, perfectly balanced and lots of flavor.

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