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Storm&Anchor Kodiak Bourbon Barrel Edition

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Brewed by Storm&Anchor
Style: Imperial Stout
Kyburg, Switzerland
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 11   MEAN: 3.45/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
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Hints of black chocolate underneath; full-bodied, velvety and pretty thick palate, bitter and salty, quite dry and long coffeish and chocolatey finish with moderate wood reminiscence.


2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
tadahster (112) - SWITZERLAND - DEC 10, 2013
Surprisingly watery. Weird. Some glue. Some evil sourness. Kick of bitterness. Bourbon tame, coffee tame. Not pleasant. Damn, do I miss the Kodiak of yore.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TBone (12992) - Pori, FINLAND - DEC 2, 2013
Bottled 330ml@Per
Dark opaque black color, small steady brownish head. A bit oaky, bourbon aroma. Full-bodied. Roasted, a bit smokey, light tart notes, wood and earth. Barrel-aging has not gone 100% ok.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (32032) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 23, 2013
33 cL bottle. Pours black with a huge bubbly and brown head. Fruity, wineous and caramelish. Mild earthy. Dark malty flavoured. Bitter, fruity, dark malty and toasted. Breadish. Bitter and dry finish. Bitter far finish.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
weark (342) - Morges, SWITZERLAND - NOV 21, 2013
Bottle from Erzbierschof - Black color, small beige head, not lasting - Aroma is roasted malt, coffee, alcohol, hints of wood, and a weird vinous aroma - flavor is roasted malt, licorice, coffee and dark chocolate with this weird vinous flavor same as aroma - full body, sour, fizzy carbonation, sour finish who hide all the other thing - Iím a little bit disappointed, all the other beers I drink from Storm&Anchor was really good but not this one, probably a bad bottle.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fiulijn (15260) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 20, 2013
Courtesy of Philippe (Bov); bb 2014/05
Black color with very small head. The aroma mixes some roasted malt with light vinous sourness; it reminds me of BFM Alex Le Rouge. Smooth mouthfeel, good mix of dark chocolate and roasted malts, with a mild vinous character, and some Bourbon; correct bitterness.
Iím not sure this is what they intended, but itís much better balanced and interesting than the unbarrelled version.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
omhper (19953) - TyresŲ, SWEDEN - OCT 24, 2013
Bottled, thanks Bov! Black with beige head. Aroma of licorice, bourbon and vanilla. Mid sweet with medium-full body and rounded mouthfeel. Plenty of chocolate and licorice, bourbon and oak. Long bitter finish with some peppery alcohol.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (20902) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 9, 2013
Bottled@omhper. Black colour with a small brown head. Aroma is liquorice, ashes, some slight toasted notes. Flavour is liquorice, alcohol, some wooden barrels as well as wood along with some mild ashiness.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HerrKrinkle (11) - Montreux, SWITZERLAND - AUG 6, 2013
from Erzbierschof Bottle Shop. Strong malted aromas mixed with pleasant wood notes. The finish is a little light, but it stays well on the palate nonetheless. Strong ABV, but not in-your-face. Altogether a well-balanced Stout.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Embrouille (2830) - SWITZERLAND - AUG 4, 2013
Bottled 33cl. Shared with jaghana. Nice roasted malt profile. Good bitterness. Flawless and delicious to my tastes.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jaghana (4143) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - JUL 31, 2013
Bottle 33cl from Allen and shared with him, a dark beer with low head. Nose is on dark malt with vinous notes. Aroma is on roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, vinous, barrel notes, woods, mostly dry, Long wood vinous aftertaste.


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