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RATINGS: 57   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 450   ABV: 15%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (10916) - Orange County, California, USA - MAY 8, 2013
Mahogany pour with a small khaki head. Strong alcohol and oak notes. Almost vinous with some grape, raisin, date, char, and tobacco notes. Nice sweetness and some alcohol. The flavor is a bit tannic and savory. Big oak, charred wood, and tannin character. Sweet bread, toffee, and caramel. Apple, date, and raisin fruitiness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
djd07 (3564) - Houston, Texas, USA - SEP 6, 2014
Sucre bottle thanks to Will. Pours a cloudy brown with small beige head that lasts. The aroma is strong oak, caramel, vanilla. Medium mouthfeel, very sweet, booze, oak, sweet finish. Very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (8415) - , New Jersey, USA - SEP 4, 2014
Bottle shared by Phil. No label taken. Pours dark reddish amber white head. Nose/taste of oak, dark fruit, sticky toffee, cherry and caramel. Full bodied.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
vtafro (3422) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - SEP 3, 2014
Bottle. Brown pour with tan head. Dark sweet malts, some sugars and oak aromas. Definitely a smoother version of this beer, oak sugar and malts.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tderoeck (4684) - Gent, BELGIUM - AUG 28, 2014
11/VII/14 - 75cl bottle @ Eerste "Er Klopt Iemand Op De Deur" Samson & Gert Bierproeving (aka Epic Beer Tasting III) - BB: n/a (2014-805) Thanks to PriorL and Mathieu87 for sharing the bottle!

Clear red brown beer, small creamy beige head, little stable, bit adhesive. Aroma: banana, some chlorine, sweet, sugary, bit of apples. MF: ok carbon, full body. Taste: very sweet and sugary, sourish, alcohol, green apples. Aftertaste: alcohol, bit sour, sugary, caramel, aged, bitter touch, apple skin, some vanilla, alcohol.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
slowrunner77 (1610) - Reno, Nevada, USA - AUG 20, 2014
My favorite of the new varieties, ever so slightly, for the simple reason that the charred oak cuts through juuuuust a little bit of the sweetness that is very close to over prevelant in these beers. Theyíre all great, this was fantastic.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tmoney99 (10660) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 20, 2014
Bottle shared at Natifest í14. Poured clear dark brown color with an average frothy tan head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate to heavy toasted malt, dark fruit and wood aroma. Medium to full body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium to heavy toasted dark sweet flavor with a medium to heavy dark sweet finish of moderate to long duration. My expectations where met with a standout beer.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
cernjoh (124) - Ohio, USA - AUG 9, 2014
Drinking the brandy barrel aged version and I find this beer outstanding. Aroma is dark fruits, brown sugar, caramel, vanilla. Appearance is a dark brown allowing no light to pass through with a nice 2 finger tan head that hangs around a bit. Taste is everything in the aroma with the sweetness of the caramel and dark fruits. Palate is just the right viscosity for this type of big beer with perfect carbonation. I have had the other barrel ahed versions of Bois and I find this to be the most enjoyable. I hope you have the opportunity to try thid beer. Cheers!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JStax (2980) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - AUG 4, 2014
750 ml bottle shared by alexsdad06 at Natifest. Pours a clear copper with no head. The aroma is big caramel and old cheese. The taste is big sweetness and woody notes. Fairly complex. Not really my thing though.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
shigadeyo (3010) - Harrison, Ohio, USA - AUG 2, 2014
8/02/2014: Bruery Sucre (New American Oak)... Well, I have the privilege of tasting 3 different versions of this side by side, so Iím going to record my notes for all and copy and paste them as appropriate... All are fairly sweet and malty. The regular (bourbon) one is a bit syrupy and VERY malty and sweet. The bourbon cuts through, but itís a bit like sweet and on sweet and not much else. The Tequila one is definitely distinct. Agave in the nose hits first, followed by the same in the flavor, but thatís not a bad thing. It actually helps take some of the sweetness out, but introduces that distinct dry agave/tequila flavor that I donít necessarily dig that much. So, that leaves the New American Oak... It too is sweet, but there is a unique smokiness about that it that I particularly like which is odd considering that I donít think this one was aged on charred wood. Regardless, the sweetness is cut a bit and thatís good in my book. Itís also a bit less thick and heavy. That seems to work with this beer. Overall, I think I like them in this order: New American Oak, Tequila, Bourbon (too sweet).

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrSilverworm (6369) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 2, 2014
750ml bottle tasted at Natifest. Labeled as Bruery Sucre American Oak. Mostly hazy dark red color. Thin off-white head, good retention. Leaves decent bits of lasce. Medium to bigger body. Smooth, kind of soft, lighter carbonation. More dry finish with the alcohol, but light slick texture overall. Kind of hot, a bit hotter than the Tequila Sucre I tried just prior. Moderate sweet taste, light bitter. Dark fruit in the aroma, tannin, woody notes, moderate spice. Decent stuff to try, but doesnít really work that well for me as a whole.

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