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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 3.78/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bvc (1174) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - FEB 16, 2013
Draft at Speakeasy. Rich deep viscous black pour with nice darker tan head that falls to a thin layer pretty quickly. Nose of deep roast, touch of chocolate and dried raisins soaked in vanilla infused bourbon. Good thicker mouth feel, carbonation is a bit lively for the style. Boozey dark fruit, licorice, charred malt. Finishes too ashy and with harsh vodka booze for me. Taste way hotter than 9.5%.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
monk191 (1181) - California, USA - FEB 14, 2015
A fantastic bourbon barrel beer. Pours a beautiful deep black with a brown head. Smells of bourbon, with some vanilla and caramel. Taste is very smooth with lots of bourbon and vanilla, and a smooth finish. Had on tap at the brewery for Beer Week.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mora2000 (5879) - McKinney, Texas, USA - JUL 9, 2014
Dark brown pour with a tan head. The aroma has some chocolate and roasted malt notes. The flavor is very bold. I get some big chocolate and roasted malt as well as some oak and a light bit of soy sauce. Thick mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hopscotch (9816) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 31, 2014
Bottle... Nearly black w/ small, creamy, khaki. Excellent. Mocha, chocolate creme, white chocolate, vanilla & cola. Full-bodied w/ creamy & mild. Small alcohol bite w/ plenty of fudge & other dark, roasty notes. Rich, bittersweet, brownie finish. Richie

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
brystmar (1305) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUL 25, 2014
Nice aroma. Milk chocolatey, plenty of vanilla from the bourbon, good balance of flavors. Well done overall.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ernesto987 (4175) - Arizona, USA - FEB 16, 2015
draft, this one was ok, one of the lightest barrel treatments in a beer that i have had. Base was moderate, on the thin side, a little boring overall. Really not much to report.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cory (356) - , California, USA - MAR 17, 2014
Bottle silver wax. A little booze underneath strong raisin and and earthy aromas. Taste is pretty sweet with a dry light finish. First sip is awesome, after that it’s a little less so.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GT2 (8930) - San Diego County, California, USA - NOV 30, 2013
651mL silver wax. Clear deep red pour, weak foam. Nose is char, burnt pan, burnt pie crust, heavy red licorice. Taste is sweet up front, powerful dark chocolate in the back. Solid finish with lemon acid, dark chocolate. No bourbon.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jkwood04 (4317) - Connecticut, USA - MAY 27, 2014
22oz bottle in a teku. Pours black with a lacy, beige head. Aroma of roasted malts, bourbon and oak, dark chocolate and coffee notes, light vanilla, and some light notes of bitterness. Flavor the same with a very nice bourbon note to blend with the imperial stout. Smoother texture. A solid beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Errl (1825) - Plano, Texas, USA - JUN 8, 2014
Bottle..Pour is dark black with a tan head..Nose is alcohol, bourbon, roast, chocolate powder..Taste is chocolate, spice, cream, vanilla, dry barrel..

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
beertholomeus (1000) - California, USA - MAR 21, 2014
Pours black with a tan head. Roasted malt, chocolate, toffee, licorice and soy sauce aroma. Chocolate, roasted malt, soy sauce, licorice, coffee, wood and bourbon flavors. Full body and moderate carbonation. Roasted malt and bourbon finish. 2012

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