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RATINGS: 387   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.99/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 519   ABV: 17.3%
Melange #3 is a blend of three bourbon barrel aged strong ales. White Oak Sap, a wheat wine, our Anniversary Series old ale and our imperial stout, Black Tuesday, join forces in this luxurious strong ale that links some of the best characteristics of each of the contributing beers. Chocolate, dark fruits, oaky vanilla and rich toffee-like character reach through the bourbon veneer for an intensely satisfying quaff.

Previous Vintages: 15.5% ABV

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
b3shine (7412) - Indiana, USA - MAR 30, 2012
Bottle to oversized snifter (thanks Bob). Looks good; deep and complex. Smells tasty too; bourbony and heavy. Tastes great; this beer is probably better than its average review suggests. Mouthfeel is good too. Overall, a damn good beer!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
orangesol (986) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 27, 2012
I brought this one to Imminent Liquidation II, not my first time having it, bottle is from 2011. A - Pours deep brown bordering on black with a nice one and a half finger tall tan head leaving small strings of lace down the glass. S - Smells of dark roasted malts and bourbon, that would be the black tuesday, oaky syrup, white oak, and lots of dark fruits, the papier. They really do smell amazing together. T - Starts off with a mix of sugary sweetness and dark roasted malt quickly giving way to hints of dark fruits, warm bourbon and plenty of dry oak tannins. The finish has plenty of sweet heat to it, lingering on the pallet long after consumption. M - Big and boozy through and through with moderate carbonation. Plenty of sweet booze holding strong long after the finish. O - I have always enjoyed this one. It has all the flavors I enjoy and the blend works very well. This one is still a little too boozy, can’t wait to drink the others in the future.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (12142) - , New Jersey, USA - MAR 26, 2012
Bottle thanks to peteinsd. Pours black with off white head. Nose/taste of raisins, baked bread, chocolate, molasses, vanilla, oak, maple sap, caramel and fermented dark fruits. Rich and sticky sweet. Medium body. Heavy booze finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joergen (24790) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 23, 2012
Bottle at Papsø. Hazy red-brown coloured with a medium sized beige head. Sweet, fruity and light roasted aroma of caramel and dark chocolate with notes of red wine. Light roasted flavour of dark chocolate and port wine. Light roasted finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yespr (37603) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 22, 2012
75 cL bottle. Pours hazy dark brown with a dark amber hue and a small tan head. Aroma is smooth wooden, bourbon, light vanilla and toasted dark malty. Sweet, caramelish, vanilla and bourbon warmth towards a dark toasted malty finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ungstrup (32210) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAR 22, 2012
Bottled. A murky brown beer with a lazing brown head. The aroma has notes of chocolate, vanilla, roasted malt, and alcohol. The flavor is sweet with alcohol, roasted malt, vanilla, chocolate, and a bit of soy, leading to a dry roasted finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Pinball (11740) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 22, 2012
dark brown, small light brown head. aroma of chocolate, roasted malts, wood. flavor is roasted malts, chocolate, good strong bitterness. good woody bitterness, dryness, very nice chocolate imp stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
madsberg (11170) - Søborg, DENMARK - MAR 22, 2012
Bottled. Murky dark brown coloured. Dense light brown head. Aroma of chocolate, roast, wood, oak, some spice. flavour of alcohol, roast, sweetness, choclate, oak, vanilla. Medium to full bodied. Ends on a sweet and oaky note with loads of vanilla.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25068) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 22, 2012
Bottle 75 cl. Courtesy of Johnc. Pours a cloudy opaque brown with a tiny, rough off-white head. Very sweet thick and syrupy Bourbon aroma - heavy booze. Solid and rich body, low carbonation, thick and syrupy caramel, loads of oak here. Boozy finish. Hard to drink. 220312

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (41314) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 14, 2012

Bottle 750ml.

Unclear medium to dark red brown - amber colour with a average, frothy, fair lacing, fully diminishing, off-white to beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, caramel, wood, oak, licorice - konfekt, dark fruit - dried fruit. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, licorice - konfekt, bourbon - alcohol, dark malt, honey sweey - maple syrup, dark fruit. Body is medium to full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat, finish feel is light to light moderate alcoholic. [20120128]

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