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RATINGS: 111   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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Intense chocolate, coffee, and warm alcohol flavors abound in this strong stout. A special offering brewed for the release of our first run of bottles, never served before Great Taste of the Midwest 2007. This beer is then aged for over 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 Maroon wax.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
hopslovin (194) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - DEC 4, 2010
Rated during blind tasting. Dark brown pour, minimal head. Oak, brown sugar, and bourbon flavors. Medium mouthfeel. Smooth finish with some heat.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DuffMan (7381) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 29, 2014
Bottle, 2011 Vintage, shared at a Christmas party (just found this rating in a pocket... Yes!). Hearty dark brown with a dense light brown head. Dark caramel, burnt malt, toasted marshmallow, coconut, oaky vanilla, dusty wood. Complex, delicious.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Homer321 (2438) - Rock Ridge, Florida, USA - AUG 22, 2014
bottleshare thanks to DrewFace. Nose is oily almost coconut with vanilla and booze. Pitch black pour. Taste is a wonderful sweet vanilla and booze with light chocolate. Dangerously drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DrewFace (936) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - AUG 22, 2014
Huge caramel malt, boozy - bourbony, sweet, light chocolate. Fairly opaque, dark brown - blackish, no head. Sweet, malty, thick, boozy, lots of caramel and toffee flavor, some wood character, very smooth. Some mild alcohol heat in the finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
beechner224 (814) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - AUG 22, 2014
Bottleshare thanks to dextercat. Pours black, tan head. Aroma is bourbon in your face. A big sweet. Mouthfeel is thin, surprisingly so. Is a bit sweet, and don’t get the huge bourbon in the taste.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
MrSquash (53) - Florida, USA - AUG 22, 2014
Pours dark garnet to black with no head. Smells of figs and steak fruits. Tastes high alcohol up front bit countered by dark bready fruits and a nice warming followup.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
anders37 (18365) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 24, 2014
Bottle. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty chocolate woody aroma. Roasted malty chocolate woody vanilla and bourbon flavor. Has a roasted malty woody chocolate and vanilla finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kappldav123 (5311) - GERMANY - FEB 2, 2014
The bottle looks really, really good. Beer in the glass deep black, oily, nice head. Roasty malty aroma. Starts very strong, but not very alcoholic. Heavy-malty, earthy, roasty. Hints of liquorice and bitter chocolate. Finish milder, soft-malty, warming. The alcohol is well hidden. Great beer!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gunnfryd (11759) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 22, 2014
Bottle. Black colour with no head. Aroma is roasted malt, bourbon, vanilla, cocoa. Flavour is bourbon, vanilla, cocoa, roasted malt, chocolate, alcohol. Very nice beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fonefan (37269) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 23, 2013

Bottle 750ml.

[ Vintage 2007 ]. Clear dark black brown colour with virtually no head. Aroma is light heavy malty, roasted, chocolate, coffee, alcohol - bourbon, light vanilla. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, chocolate, alcohol, coconut, roasted, dry, wood notes, soya notes. Body is medium to full, texture is creamy, carbonation is flat, finish feel is light alcoholic. [20131122]

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
back (1413) - Holstebro, DENMARK - NOV 25, 2013
Sort skum lidt Kaffe chokolade malt tømmer vanjile Bitter lidt sød meget @f1

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