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RATINGS: 375   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.01/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 585   ABV: 19.5%
Chocolate Rain (Black Tuesday with Cocoa Nibs and Vanilla Beans)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DSG (11246) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - APR 21, 2015
Bottle sample at a tasting at Dancing Camel Florentin. Thanks Stas & Vova. 2014 bottle, 18.5%. Black. Big aroma with chocolate, bourbon, vanilla and some booziness. Sweet flavor with lots of chocolate, bourbon, vanilla and some alcohol. Full-bodied. Great stuff. Gotta let it sit in the glass for the alcohol to mellow out a bit.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jake65 (3315) - Meridian, Idaho, USA - APR 15, 2015
Bottle, Boise imperial stout tasting. Very dark brown, near black pour with a thin brown cap. Modest nose is sweet, vanilla and cocoa hints of bourbon. Itís boozy, but not in a bad way. Rich flavors of chocolate and vanilla. Sweet, but not cloying. Over the top at 19.5% ABV, but really really good for what it is. Many thanks to syndicate for sharing this.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
olr1984 (1500) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - APR 13, 2015
2014 750ml pours a dark oily black with a thin khaki head. amazing beer, taste of chocolate vanilla and bourbon.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
nihtila (2678) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 26, 2015
7.11.2014. Very intense aroma is sweet, vanilla, red wine like, spicy. Sweet vanilla, cacao, spicy. Heavy and sweet but excellent in small amounts.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
burg326 (5253) - Florida, USA - MAR 21, 2015
Poured a black color with aromas of chocolate and bourbon. Flavors are chocolate vanilla and bourbon. Big sweet, sticky, chocolaty, boozie, and diabetes all in one in a bottle. Split with my father in law one hell of a night cap.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
McNeillR (2147) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 8, 2015
Thick opaque brown, greasy light lacing. Full on bright boozy, coconut choc and nippy blackberry. Thereís a lot but itís quite a scramble. Bourbon features but lean and sweet beneath a burp of hot, boozy choc. Cloying enough but soft and creamy sweet for all the ABV going on. Finishes eases in some blackberry and dusty cacao linger. A lot, mostly delicious but fairly.

Bottle, Thanks GLASGOWTAD, TAD Tasting

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
BenH (3438) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 8, 2015
Bottle, massive thanks to sir Tad of Glasgow. Black with tan head. Aroma smells of chocolate, vanilla, coconut, like bounty bars. Taste of chocolate, vanilla, coconut, some alcohol. Sweet and quite hot.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
GlasgowTAD (1289) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - MAR 8, 2015
Pours a a deep brown with a light brown head, which soon disappears. Aroma is chocolate, vanilla and caramel. Taste is sweet molasses, cocoa powder, coconuts, vanilla and well-complimented bourbon notes. Full bodied with a rich mouthfeel.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Stuu666 (9786) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 8, 2015
Bottle at tadís. Pours black, nose is chocolate, bourbon, coconut, vanilla, taste is similar, sweet, not that boozy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sebilinz (1646) - Linz, AUSTRIA - MAR 4, 2015
Bottle shared by MisoW. Black body with nearly no tan head. Very rich aroma of chocolate and some vanilla and alcohol. Taste is sweet chocolate with some coffee and alcohol and hints of liquorice and hints of vanilla. Aftertaste is alcohol coffee chocolate. I usually donít like to much alcohol but this was nice an ideal bottle to share.

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