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RATINGS: 215   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.89   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 62   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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We took our award winning Siberian Night Russian Imperial Stout and aged it for 11 months in fresh bourbon barrels. The result blew us away. The dark chocolate malt yields a milk chocolate flavor that blends perfectly with the vanilla flavor from the barrel. The bourbon aroma adds the finishing touch.
2013 vintage: 10.9% abv, 58 IBU

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dinkle50 (1071) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 1, 2015
Black pour with a thin espresso colored head. Aroma of wood & liqour. Medium mouth that is pretty creamy. Very hot, lots of booze. Hints of chocolate & coffee. A litlte caramel. As it warms up, chcolate starts to dominate the flavor. Chocolate milk w/ bourbon in it comes to mind. Not overly sweet either.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
zvikar (3897) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - DEC 30, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at Dancing Camel Florentin. Thanks DSG. Pours black with a brown head, aroma of chocolate, caramel, coffee, toffee, vanilla and whiskey, flavor of chocolate, caramel, toffee, dark bread, whiskey, medium to full bodied.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pressboxjoe (274) - , New Jersey, USA - DEC 26, 2014
12 oz, tulip, drunk at around 45-50 degrees. Lovely chocolate vanilla bourbon aroma. Black with light brown head that persists as 2-cm ring. Flavor more bitter coffee and chocolate than aroma led me to expect. Bitterness mellows after a few minutes. Chocolate dominates and bourbon is pleasant woody shadow.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
fletchfighters (1187) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 21, 2014
355 ML bottle 2012 vintage Black with a thin ruby layer. Dark tan ringed collar. Head holds up well. Nose is malted chocolate, vanilla, toasted coconut, soft oak and bourbon. Complex, rich nose. Taste reflects nose perfectly. Maybe a touch more coconut. Wonderfully balanced and hides the abv well. Drinks like 7%. Great beer

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DSG (7456) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - DEC 17, 2014
Bottle shared at a tasting at Dancing Camel Florentin. Black with a brown head. Lovely aroma with lots of dark chocolate, some vanilla and a bourbon. Sweet flavor with lots of dark chocolate, a bit of caramel, vanilla and mild bourbon. Full-bodied. Great stuff.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
nathan30533 (813) - Clifton, Ohio, USA - NOV 18, 2014
I really can’t find anything wrong with this beer. My friend gave me this one, told me to enjoy, but also let me know that it was like a ghost. This beer is so incredibly flavorful and the aroma is also amazing. The bourbon barrels really make this one amazing. Enjoy!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
alliance100 (883) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - NOV 15, 2014
12oz bottle - pours black , thin tan head . Vanilla and bourbon aroma . Thin palate but still solid . ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
demmbonz (624) - Erin, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 7, 2014
12oz bottle to snifter. Dark pour. Slightly viscous. Quick cola like fizziness that leaves just a hint of a ring. Sweet barrel aroma. Bitter bakers chocolate flavor with prickly carbonation. Lots of woody oak on the finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Minderbinder (2194) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 2, 2014
Bottle 355ml. Thx Mathieuc Pours black with low-medium beige head. Nice lacing. Aroma is of chocolate, roasted malt, vanilla. Taste is of bourbon, roasted malt, bitterness. Palate: Full bodied. Soft carbonation. Overall: Nice barrel action. Kind of harsh.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
czar (5013) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 31, 2014
bottle shared by mathieuc, thanks bro! pours unclear very dark brown with a nice creamy reviving light beige head, leaving some lacing. peppery yet silky milky chocolate, some raisiny dark fruitiness, perfumey booze, bourbon, almost overly roasted maltiness, sweetish burnt caramelized nuts, some sweetness - dark ironed molasses with a maple syrup touch, hint of smoke, pepper and pine. light carbonation, medium to full body - oily and lightly sweet, assertive if not bold woodsy-piney-peppery and boozy finish. hot and bold mouthfeel. still tasty. barreling seems to mellow and tune it down a bit - nice integration.

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