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RATINGS: 237   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.9   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 62   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrewFace (950) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - AUG 30, 2014
Big malty, grainy, chocolate, roasty, aroma, light notes of vanilla and booze. Thick dark blackish color, brown creamy head. Very roasty, chocolately malt, semisweet, notes of oak, finishes with some bourbony/boozy character. Smooth for the high boost.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beechner224 (957) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - AUG 30, 2014
Bottle. Pours black with tan head. Aroma is chocolate, mild coffee, sweet, mild vania. Taste is light bodied, mild sweetness, some bitter coffee, and chocolate. Tasty overall.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
davey101 (746) - Connecticut, USA - AUG 25, 2014
12 oz bottle into a tulip. Vintage unknown. Pours a pitch black with a wispy mocha head. Nose is roast, dark chocolate, coffee, vanilla, and light oak and booze. Taste is roasted malts, chocolate, and lots of oak. A bit too thin. Not bad, but not amazing.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Mark_Eck (1225) - - AUG 12, 2014
Pours black. Aroma and taste are bourbon, roasted malts, chocolate, and vanilla.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
5000 (6300) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - AUG 9, 2014
Bottle:   Rich chocolate graham cracker nose.   Nice rich chocolate up front, sweet roast, bourbon.   Good balance, warming.   Full bodied.   Great beer.   Lingering bourbon,chocolate graham cracker.   Thanks Kevin!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
after4ever (6736) - Brier, Washington, USA - JUL 27, 2014
12-oz., capped and foiled. Thanks, A! Pours jet black with a dense and creamy tan head. Big sweet vanilla, chocolate, and apricot nose. Sticky thick body. Solid carb. Roasty thick graham crackers and chocolate on the mid palate. Long earthy finish. Very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HeadyDE (604) - Delaware, USA - JUL 27, 2014
bottle pour to snifter..pretty black as expected small mocha tan head..nose is spot on with the bourbon taking the lead..some chocolate and vaniila bean in the equation..mouthfeel is interesting sip at first is smooth and surprisingly lighter than anticipated..however the warmth and booze does make itself known on the linger with an overall nice coating of the palate with bourbon..slight heat and some vanilla..overall pretty enjoyable offering...nice nitecap of a beer...

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Chudwick (2478) - Cincyucky, Kentucky, USA - JUL 22, 2014
Expectation: I have mixed feelings about the BBA version of a beer I love.
Motivation: regular Siberian Night was one of the first Impy Stouts I liked, along with Bell’s Expedition, that really turned me on to the style. Curious to see what adding bourbon and wood will do to it.
Hardware: 12oz bottle of the 2013 vintage into La Sniferette
Nose: strong wood, bourbon, roast, vinous, metallic and slightly sour
sip: slightly boozy and vanilla that gets milkier as it goes
Taste: dark roast bitterness
Misc: fairly smooth with a pronounced bourbon finish
Conclusion: dangerously easy to drink with complex flavors.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maverick34 (2621) - New York, USA - JUL 20, 2014
Bottled. Ultra dk. Small head. Vanilla and malt aroma. Creamy chocolate milk, bitter, ok.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jimsal27 (291) - New York, USA - JUL 16, 2014
Pours jet black out of bottle. Aroma is malt, chocolate, coffee and some bourbon. Taste is strong chocolate, espresso and vanilla. Not much bourbon in the taste. Creamy mouthfeel. Delicious. Wish there was more bourbon in the taste.

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