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RATINGS: 64   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66/5   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
Shoreline’s 50th batch is a strong offering with intermingling flavors of molasses, currant, berries, and caramel. It is then aged for a year in the barrel that contained 15 year old Elijia Craig Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. On sale for limited time in 750ml bottles at the brewery and sealed with an white wax.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
GandGKevin (934) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - FEB 20, 2011
Wow. Tastes like a wurthers candy. Smells like a huge barleywine. Overall a very tasty scotch(?) ale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
nuplastikk (5797) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 26, 2012
750ml bottle shared by Levi. Unfiltered amber-brown, beige head. Steady bourbon in the aroma, lagavulin? Quite an awesome beer, remains light and fluffy on the palate despite the big ABV and bourbon tones. Smooth woody malt tones. Cognac, some dark fruit. Solid, world class offering. The barrel aging, while a little in your face, complements the style well.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
back (1875) - Holstebro, DENMARK - NOV 25, 2013
Brun skum lidt Træ malt humle vanilje Bitter modrate sød meget Flad @f1

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pailhead (6427) - Plymouth, Michigan, USA - AUG 19, 2009
UPDATED: AUG 22, 2009 Courtesy of BBB63

Bottle: The aroma consists molasses, fruit, vanilla, and bourbon. It pours a dark brown with some orange highlights and a small off-white head. The flavor starts with lots of molasses and light chocolate. There is some light fruitiness in the background. The finish has moderate vanilla and light bourbon. There’s a touch of alcohol heat. Full bodied with a slick and slightly oily mouthfeel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
daknole (10883) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAR 27, 2010
Thanks to pittsburghkid! Brown pour. No real head. Caramel, brown sugar, bourbon, syrup aroma. Flavor is sweet and loaded with bourbon and toffee. Nice. Damn nice. Underrated!!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
patrick767 (4010) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - APR 10, 2010
bottle at Fort Wayne tasting - Pours dark amber and has a big bourbon rich aroma. The flavor is sweet with smooth bourbon. I’m also getting a trace of vanilla. The bourbon really dominates this one, but no question, it’s very good. The patient aging that Shoreline did with this brew served it well.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fiver29 (1036) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - JUL 7, 2010
Bottle pours dense dark caramel color with a small head. Aroma shows layers of flavors with caramel, rich bourbon, dark fruits, vanilla, and some spice. Dense mouthfeel. Flavors follow the nose and is a real treat to try. Great stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
AgentSteve (1647) - SF Bay Area, California, USA - JUL 26, 2010
Pours dark caramel with no head. Nose of Bourbon and a touch of peet. Smooth and well melded. Full mouthfeel

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
scrizzz (2223) - Bothell, Washington, USA - SEP 2, 2010
Thanks RiversideAK! Big ashy peaty nose, aggressive, just how I likes me scotch ales. Bourbon notes came out more as it warmed. Dark mousey brown, tinted ruby. Cranberry, toffee, coffee, brown sugar and raspberry wrapped in oaky bourbon. Splendid.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Theis (15152) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 23, 2011
Bottle at Papsø’s - Thanks. Cloudy amber/brown - white head. Coconut, fruity, oakey, bourbon, raisins, berries, wooden, roasted, vanilla, dried fruits, overriped fruits. OK.

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