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RATINGS: 140   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82/5   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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A full bodied, dark, creamy, smooth and “freshly milked” stout. Aged in Woodford Reserve Barrels for 7 months.
2013 vintage 9.7% ABV


DeliveryDriver's rating

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
DeliveryDriver (170) - Illinois, USA - JUN 21, 2013
Had it on tap. Pours black with a finger length, tan head that dissipates into a cap and leaves mild lacing. Aroma and taste is bourbon. Taste also provides some roasted malts. Big, creamy mouthfeel that is followed by a long, bourbon finish. A rep from Revolution sat next to Tortman18 and I in the bar we were at, and he bought us each one of these, so that was pretty sweet. Thanks Revolution.


4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Marheb (3897) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 3, 2016
(En fût à la brasserie): Un lait frappé chocolat et cerise avec une touche d’acidité. La barrique est très enveloppante et vanillée.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mfhennig (228) - McHenry County, Illinois, USA - JAN 7, 2016
Big bourbon aroma upfront, hints of brown sugar and candy. Nice, nearly black color, lasting brown head, minimal lacing. Flavor is a bit sweet, smooth and creamy. A moderately boozy finish. Good stuff.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
arnold931 (1110) - Iowa, USA - DEC 31, 2015
Bottle. Pours dark brown with nice tan head. Nose and taste are coffee, chocolate and vanilla.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
raoul_duke (221) - - NOV 27, 2015
2015 edition from the Bodega. Big foamy head, dissipates slowly. Chocolate, coffee, and booze in the nose. Smells a bit hot. Really nice milk chocolate flavor. A bit sweet, but very nice.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thorongil2 (2079) - , Ontario, CANADA - NOV 22, 2015
(bottle) clear very dark brown colour with a tall brown head; aroma of wet wood, dried fruit, milk chocolate, then stewed fruit; creamy palate; balanced flavour with a long, light bitter and sour finish

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MartinT (8855) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 17, 2015
My Bottom Line:
Wooden angles surface atop soft lactose and chocolatey sweetness in this enjoyable Barrel-Aged Milk Stout.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A slice of foam stays atop the darkness.
-Alcohol warms up the finish.
-The barrel profile isn’t as bright as most of their other BAged brews.
-I would have preferred better definition on the malt profile.

Bottle.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
AndyReynolds (1079) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 16, 2015
Bottle. Aroma is strong with bourbon. Notes of brown sugar and vanilla stand out. In the mouth, the bourbon becomes overpowering, but the palate is nice and creamy. Actually, a bit lighter than expected. It finishes very well, and gets more complex as it warms. Solid.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RickTheRick (791) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 27, 2015
Une bière très foncée, pas tout à fait noire, avec quelques rayons acajou et qui ne mousse pas tellement se présente à moi. Des vapeurs alcoolisées puissantes et des notes boisées perçantes relèguent des les arômes chocolatés au second rang. Des mûres et autres fruits noirs sont aussi de la partie. Le chocolat récupère son dû en bouche, mais cette impression fruitée joue encore les trouble-fêtes. Et c’est parfait ainsi. Très tannique et boisée, mais surtout très onctueuse en bouche. Superbe produit.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
DuchessOfIowa (145) - Iowa, USA - AUG 17, 2015
Poured from a bottle. Bourbon is slight in aroma with nutty and chocolate there also. Body is kinda thin on the mouth feel for what is expected with Oats and lactose. Very thin white head that disappears quickly. Sweet beginning and goes to a nice subtle dry finish.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Paigeturner (101) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - AUG 15, 2015
Dark dark brown tan head. Vanilla smell and some fennel. Great rich palate. Flavors of cocoa and some licorice and lots of vanilla. Finishes rich.


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