madmitch76 (18139) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAR 29, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
27th March 2015
Swan Song at Bruce’s. Opaque dark brown beer, tidy tan head. Palate is airy and semi dry. Mild fine carbonation. Dark chocolate malts, little dark fruits. Mild bitterness. Modest bourbon brings a little spice. Semi dry finish. Well joined up.
TBone (14174) - Pori, FINLAND - JUN 6, 2015
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle (from Brooklyn). Opaque black color, good beige head. Strong bourbon vanilla aroma, some toasted malts and alcohol. Medium-bodied to full-bodied. Sweetish vanilla, some alcohol. Vanilla overdose. A bit too much vanilla.
Leighton (13976) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 27, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle shared in London - picked up in North Carolina. Pours black-brown with a creamy beige head. The nose holds burnt grains, cocoa, caramel, raisins. Medium sweet flavor with some gooey chocolate, peanut shells, earth, baking cocoa, dark fruits. Full bodied with fine carbonation. Lightly warming finish with more burnt grains, bittersweet chocolate, dark bread. Very nicely balanced overall.
Theydon_Bois (12726) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - APR 12, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle split at Bruces pad - for the last time, big thanks to LKS, 27/03/15.
Black topped with a decent tan covering.
Nose is rich roast, dark chocolate, spice, dark fruit peel, earthy, molasses, toffee, light wood.
Taste comprises milk chocolate, spice, earthy, dark toffee fudge, subtle bourbon strokes, fruit peel.
Full bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close.
Decent BA impy.
bu11zeye (12268) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - FEB 7, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
(Draught) Pours an opaque black body with a medium tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, wood, chocolate, and vanilla. Flavor of vanilla, wood, cocoa, bourbon, and coffee with a bitter finish.
Tmoney99 (11901) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 23, 2011
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft. Poured black color with an average frothy light brown head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate to heavy roasted malt, chocolate, sweet bourbon, wood and small alcohol aroma. Medium to full body with a rich smooth texture and flat carbonation. Medium to heavy roasted sweet chocolate flavor with a medium to heavy sweet smooth finish of moderate to long duration. Very good brew.
jcwattsrugger (11558) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUN 10, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
@markwise Birthday-palooza-a-go-go Gathering-growler–thanks markwise-pours black with a rich tan head. Aroma is roasty dark malt-molasses/chocolate, bourbon. Taste is sweet roasty dark malt-molasses/chocolate, bourbon, some sour, herbal hops bite.
Ratman197 (11240) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAY 25, 2014
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle poured a clear dark reddish brown with a small lasting tan head. Aromas of bourbon, molasses, caramel, toffee, cocoa and light oak. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of molasses, oak, cocoa, toffee and light bourbon with a smooth lingering molasses finish.
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Name: Siberian Night Imperial Stout, BA
Date: September 23, 2011
Appearance: black, creamy tan head, heavy lace
Aroma: sweet bourbon and chocolate aroma, touch of roasted
Flavor: rich roasted flavor, bitter dark chocolate, sweet caramel, hint of vanilla, just a touch of bourbon beyond the caramel and vanilla sweetness, hot bourbon finish
Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 8/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 15/20
Score: *** /4
jtclockwork (10818) - , New Jersey, USA - JUN 20, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours black with tan head. Nose and taste of vanilla, bourbon, sweet chocolate, chocolate syrup, really sweet chocolate, milk chocolate, oak and chopped nuts. The nuttiness saves this from being an overly sweet disaster. Still a bit too sweet for me. Medium body.