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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.77/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
Aged in Bourbon Barrels

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Blairgus (3467) - California, USA - FEB 22, 2013
22 feb 2013, bottle. Dark brown, clear, no bubbles. Nose is sweet, golden syrup, granola and honey. Thin body and moderately fizzy. Syrup, granola, toasted malt. Okay. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheEpeeist (3582) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 13, 2013
22 oz bottle. Seems to match the picture for the other Freudian Sip but the 10% listed here is what was on the label. Clear purple brown with a balsa head. Nose is honey, brown sugar, raisin, hay, bourbon and oak. Sticky medium to full body with a tingle. At first i get a blast of clove and nutmeg; fades to butterscotch then bitter grass and red licorice. A hoppy, spiced barleywine? Unusual.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (13757) - Orange County, California, USA - JAN 20, 2013
Amber colored pour with an off-white head. Vanilla and oak up front with a nice dark fruit sweetness. Mild charred oak note, caramel, raisin, and very faint candied citrus. The flavor has a lot of barrel notes, particularly charred oak, bourbon, and vanilla. Good caramel and dark fruit sweetness, too, but a bit on the watery side.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rando7 (776) - Iowa, USA - DEC 23, 2012
Should be Freudian Sip, not Slip. Bomber from Bine and Vine. Pours reddish gold with beautiful yellow thick head. Great lacing. Aroma mainly sweet malts and pine hops. Taste caramel malts with bourbon and slight oak replaced by pine/resin hops. Finish mainly pine. Palate thin and really detracted overall. Interesting alcohol burn combined with the cold sensation of the pine hops.

I didnít care for the balance. I couldnít tell what the brewer was going for with this one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
daknole (10346) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - DEC 16, 2012
Lightly cloudy goldish pour, fluffy white head. Lots of bourbon,vanilla, oak, salt water taffy, nice hops. Its sweet from the barrel, but hoppy too. Pretty well balanced beauty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (12758) - Woodland, California, USA - NOV 23, 2012
Always good to be the first. Bomber from Bine & Vine. Pours darkly ruddy copper with a good beige creamy/foamy head. Light bourbon/vanilla aroma, but thereís some heavy roast malt too. Med + body. Flavor is heavy caramel, hint of chocolate, fairly heavy bourbon/vanilla, and some hop bitter. Hard to pick the hop. This is really excellent. The barrel aging was exquisitely timed. The heat isnít really anything. Itís something that yearns to be barley wine, but it lacks the malt to get there. Good thing that. This is really delicious ale.

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