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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.81/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   IBU: 23   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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German Style Bock aged in a Pappy Van Wikle bourbon barrel

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
onceblind (4703) - Denver, Colorado, USA - OCT 18, 2014
Semiclear dark deep Amber with a thin light beige foamy head. Lovely nose with dopplebock malty lager undertones with a sweet brown sugar and oak char tone with bourbon and pork and toast. Wonderful flavor of rich malty toasty dopplebock with bourbon, oak char, vanilla, brown sugar, and boozy toasted bread malts. Really swell and complimentary.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radarsock (1037) - Vermont, USA - MAY 27, 2014
60 ounce can, supplied by WillRunForBeer. Many thanks! Opened at his Merrimac flat. To fist-sized shot glass, it pours a chestnut-tinted light dark brown; only a line of suds shown on top. Aromas of dried cranberries, blackberry purée, muscovado sugar, tobacco, burnt cotton, and German yeast. Tastes the same with the addition of plums, sugarcane, and chalk. Hm; what is this stuff?

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
WillRunForBeer (949) - Massachusetts, USA - MAY 27, 2014
Can from trade. Thanks, Jeramiah! Pours coca cola brown and nearly still. Aroma is straght up bourbon. Dark malts, molasses, oak and vanilla. Flavor follows nose. It’s like bourbon-light. Tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daknole (9624) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - DEC 23, 2013
Standard brown pour, cream colored head. Bourbon, vanilla, oak, roasted nuts...very straightforward bourbon bomb.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wheresyourball (520) - El Cajon, California, USA - NOV 25, 2013
Can, poured into a tulip. Brown with off white head. Nose is vanilla, bread, chocolate. Flavor is sweet with a dry finish; malty with oak and vanilla, but not much bourbon. Just ok overall.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
48FanInCali (753) - California, USA - NOV 24, 2013
UPDATED: MAR 5, 2014 Can - Dark maple pour with thin white head. Nose of booze, malt, and light vanilla. Taste follows. Not sure if this style is conducive to barrel aging. It comes off so thin like Velvet Merkin, although it tastes much better than VM. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hamilton23 (613) - Alpine, California, USA - NOV 23, 2013
Poured from can into tulip. Pours cola brown with almost no head. Good aroma with notes of bourbon. Mouthfeel is pretty thin. Taste is some bourbon, but not much else.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SrSilliGose (3278) - pouring bus, New Brunswick, CANADA - NOV 18, 2013
offered @ fobab. toffee. dark fruited dough. touch of fig. touch grainy. soft vanilla bourbon offered. nicely incorporated. better than expected.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
tmoreau (2636) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - NOV 18, 2013
From picnic tap, to pitcher, to fest glass at FOBAB 2013, with a fairly clear, brownish amber color, and a modest, light tan layer as head foam. Bourbon throughout, but never hot. Toast, caramel sweetness, a touch of toffee, and barrel notes with some extracted vanilla, were noticeably present in both aroma & taste. A bit of hop bitterness still snuck in, while some dried fruit seemed to lend extra sweetness to the flavor. Smooth, maybe somewhere between medium & full bodied, but very tasty! A popular request at the Category 04/Classic Styles table.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
rxeight (1578) - Illinois, USA - NOV 17, 2013
Sample at FOBAB. Oaky and vanilla, some caramel. nice bourbon taste without the heat. body is a bit thin for a ba beer, but that should be expected for a bock. good stuff.

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