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RATINGS: 43   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69   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 (1180) - 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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
dmac (4743) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - JUN 13, 2015
Bomber from Joe Canals. Poured a midnight black velvety body with a soapy deep mocha head. Aroma of chocolate pudding skin, bourbon, dark toast, vanilla, graham cracker. Flavor is simialr with a bit more chocolate and some wood notes. Dry body, fuller, hot and strong carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kaser (4183) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 24, 2015
Black pour with Brown head. Poured at Lakehouse. Good shit. Kelly looks good right now

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bacterial (2283) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - MAY 22, 2015
Dark pour, black. Slight off white head. Malty nose. Big boozy taste, somewhat harsh. Malty and slightly bitter finish. Hard to find the bourbon in there for me.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
PartyFowle (670) - - MAY 12, 2015
Draft. Thick, syrupy and black. No light penetrating. One finger of dense, sticky sandy head webs the glass. A lot of acetaldehyde in the nose. Sweet whiskey, oak and vanilla are there as well, with a touch of roast beneath it all. Sweet flavor. Green apple and green raisin up front, followed by vinous oak, vanilla, toasted coconut. The swallow steps up the darker malts, lending hints of roast along with lots of caramel. Lingering acrid burnt bitterness on the sides of the tongue. Smooth, soft medium body. Carbonation tickles the tongue, a bit of alcohol adds heat like peppers. A good enough brew with nice whiskey flavor. Get rid of the green apple and I won’t have the boys break your legs.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
italianjohn (2522) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 6, 2015
Black pour thin khaki head and lots of lacing .... Aroma of roasted malts, chocolate, some anise, oak, bourbon and molasses .... Taste is of vanilla, molasses, bourbon, dry oak, chocolate, roasted malts and caramel malts .... Has a bit of booze to it ... Finished is dry oaky, roasted, sweet and chocolatey .... Has a nice bourbon flavor solid

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrewBoxer (2458) - New York, New York, USA - APR 24, 2015
Bottle. Deep black color. Boozy bourbon taste. Sweet and boozy yet very drinkable. Very good. Different from the other one

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
boyntonliquors (23) - San Jose, California, USA - APR 15, 2015
Big fan of Syndicate BBA. Scarface is part of their infamous series. Can’t find much info on what barrels used. Speakeasy is an interesting brand wish they let the brewers talk more about their beers. The Black Hand is wonderful especially with TCHO ingredients added.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mbgrayson (628) - Anaconda, Montana, USA - APR 11, 2015
Pours very dark brown, with a decent tan head. Aroma of malt, chocolate, and oak. Taste is slightly sweet with notes of chocolate, coffee, and malts. Not a great BA imperial stout, with the bourdon very slightly there. Still a good brew, thumbs up.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
baraciisch (2348) - California, USA - APR 10, 2015
Dark black with tan head... Aroma of caramel, vanilla, bourbon.... Flavor is fairly thinner than I expected, roasted malts, oak, dark chocolate and lots of smoke... Solid but a little disappointing ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tcon25 (302) - Duvall, Washington, USA - MAR 5, 2015
Bottle pour at home, black pour. Very thin head. Aged aroma, raisin, chocolate and coffee taste not bad.

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