mrtripod (9) - USA - MAY 20, 2013 does not count
3.7 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: MAY 21, 2013 Boozy but carbinated. Vanilla, carmel with overpowering booze. Bourbon sweet with hot finish. Needs more time to age. On tap at the Bruery.
RoyalFlushing (299) - Mamaroneck, New York, USA - MAY 18, 2013
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle poured a murky brown with a very thin tan head that dissapated quickly and minimal lacing. Aroma is raisin, butterscotch, bourbon, and wood. Taste begins with a wave of rum raisin flavor followed by vanilla, bourbon, and toffee. Smooth finish with slight booziness and flavors lingering. Great sipping ale.
danrcook (20) - California, USA - MAY 14, 2013
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Pours deep brown and murky. Head lingers, but is not thick. Nose is deep with chocolate, oak, bourbon and toffee. Taste is bold and sweet while a yeasty sweet bread tastes linger. Truly a unique and flavorful beer.
hamilton23 (546) - Alpine, California, USA - MAY 12, 2013
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
From bottle. Pours murky brown with little head and lots of clinging. Aroma is alcohol, toffee, raisins and flan. Taste is super sweet with notes of raisins, toffee and brown sugar. If you had Fruet, this is very similar and equally tasty.
Earlier Rating: 8/10/2012 Total Score: 4.6
Poured from 750 ml bottle. Pours dark brown with almost no head. Nose is tons of caramel, toffee and some alcohol. Taste is loads of brown sugar and carmelized sugar. Very sweet that is just a bit too hot. This is going to be really good in a a year as it ages.
Abio (1334) - Waasland, BELGIUM - MAY 5, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Congrats with 500 ratings E! Glad to get this one taste together. Very dark brown beer with a small head, maybe could be some bigger. Very sweet, maybe just over the top, and a bit complex beer. Lovely how the wood and booze gets slightly trough but don’t kick in to hard. Some vanilla and caramel gets trough and gives this the sweet kick at the start, but you get used to that kick.
Barrelbelly (504) - BELGIUM - MAY 5, 2013
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
500th rating. Mainly bourbon and wood aroma. Taste of raisins, prunes, bourbon, wood. Sweet and warm high alcohol finish.
djd07 (2318) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 2, 2013
4.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Bottle. Pours a cloudy brown with medium beige head that lasts awhile. The aroma is dark fruits, vanilla, and oak. Thin mouthfeel with sweet malt and vanilla flavor with light booze in the finish. Hides alcohol well, really enjoyed this one.
Blairgus (1753) - California, USA - MAY 1, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
1 may 2013, tap at The Bruery. Brown and kind of murky looking. Nose is rich, cooked raisins, huge alcohol. Med body and moderately fizzy. Rich raisins, rock candy, sweet Belgian strong ale yeast, pear, golden syrup. Amazing.
Earlier Rating: 6/1/2012 Total Score: 4
1 June 2012, bottle. Mealy brown and a bit cloudy. Nose is ovaltine, oatmeal, alcohol, raisins, bourbon. Great! Med/thin, very syrupy body. Super syrupy, lots of vanilla and bourbon, warm cherries, wet raisins. Wow!
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fitwitchik (18) - - APR 30, 2013
4.6 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Sweet thick raisin/prune maple brown sugar & lotsa smooth bourbon. A celebratory #500 for my Untappd!!
budznsudz (321) - Audubon, New Jersey, USA - APR 27, 2013
4.4 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours dark brownish red with a white head that fades to a ring. Aroma is bourbon, figs, dried fruits, vanilla, and oak. Taste is exquisite with oak, vanilla, bourbon, brown sugar, dates, cinnamon, and toffee sweetness. The alcohol is well hidden. Really delicious.