maniac (3800) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 1, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Capital Ale House - Downtown on 04/22/2011. Dark black body with a small creamy light brown head. Sweet vanilla and caramel aroma with oak notes. Sweet bourbon, vanilla, caramel and light oak flavor. Medium full body with moderate carbonation.
ryan (3186) - Beltsville, Maryland, USA - DEC 7, 2011
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Big oak nose, with lots of raw wood and chocolate. Taste is a bit sweet, light to moderately bitter with chocolate, coconut-y bourbon and roasted malts.
Snojerk321 (2960) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 5, 2011
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap @ Port Carlsbad. Pours a deep coffee brown with a small beige head. Nice nose of faint bourbon and smoke, creamy on the palate.
Butters (3789) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - APR 22, 2011
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Sampled at cah downtown unplugged festival. Near balck pour with ring of brown head. Sweet alcohol and honey and bourbon and soy sauce. This is very well done and not abrasive or harsh like many other wood aged beers. Very good stuff.
swoopjones (5987) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JAN 11, 2011
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
draft, Sierra Takes the Taps, Rattle & Hum. Black black pour, oaky, bourbon, Irish whiskey, cedar deliciousness. Amazing beer. Roasted malts, chocolate, creamy mouthfeel, full satisfaction from start to finish. Awesome stuff
Dickinsonbeer (5077) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - DEC 27, 2010
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap at RNH. Pours a deep dark brown nearing pitch black with a dark tan head- lasting. Aroma is massive fresh american woody oak, vanilla, then chocolate, light roast, and pretty big woody smoke- jameson and irish whiskey notes from the big american wood. Flavor is more wood, vanilla, whiskey, big smoke, meaty burnt wood, light ash, big caramel and molasses sweetness chocolate and light roast with more vanilla in the end. Smooth and woody and alcohol well hidden. Nice.
zdk (1809) - New York, New York, USA - NOV 30, 2010
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
tap @ RnH - Really nice, smokey, oaky and meaty nut. Earthy with a hint of roast, chocolate malts and sweet toffee candies. Earthy, wood bark finish.
murphym45 (769) - New York, New York, USA - NOV 30, 2010
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap @ Rattle N Hum.
Black opaque with tan head that laces nicely. Aroma is smoky with coffee, bit of oak, some vanilla and alcohol. Some sweetness on the palate, very smooth, bit of fruit/caramel comes out on the palate.
TeamTrappist (830) - jericho, New York, USA - NOV 30, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at Rattle n Hum. Poured a dark brown. Nose is sweet malty and boozy. Big mouthful. Comes right at you with some bold flavors. Boozy and sweet with a bunch of roasted malts. Finish is sweet and boozy. Although it may not sound like it, but I liked it.
puzzl (3252) - New York, New York, USA - NOV 30, 2010
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap at RnH. Flimsy, bourbon vanilla aroma, light prune, sherry. Sweet, caramel, fenugreek in the flavor. Lip-smacking sweetness. Not too bad; the barrel character is restrained.