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RATINGS: 253   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.9/5   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

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
weissblau (19) - - JAN 14, 2013
Very black with brownish tight bubbles. Aroma is actually not as rich as the flavor (perhaps it’s too cold). Tastes of vanilla, charred oak, alcohol.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
solidfunk (5967) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - NOV 14, 2015
Well done barrel aged stout. Roast and caramel. Some dark chocolate. Thick creamy consistency. Bourbon and some booze. Pours black with good mocha head. Bittersweet finish. Tap at proletariat.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
FunkyF (595) - Örebro, SWEDEN - NOV 5, 2015
Provsmak på good beer nyc. Svart med ljusbrunt skum. Mustig chokladdoft. Lite stickig kolsyra med rejäl bourbon och chokladsmak.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
trapped (1655) - New York, TURKEY - OCT 16, 2015
Bottle thanks to Jsquire. Inky black with small foamy beige head with great endurance, mocha aroma, low carbonation, milky chocolate taste with strong whisky overtones, full body, long mocha finish with whisky aftertaste. Great imperial stout, with a tad too much whisky influence.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ed5388 (2690) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - OCT 7, 2015
12oz gold foil topped bottle from trade. Aroma of strong bourbon, chocolate malts, caramel, and vanilla. Taste is a little thin. Notes of black malt, dark chocolate, bourbon, oak, newspaper, and caramel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DavoleBomb (1614) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 3, 2015
Poured into a snifter. 3.75 A: Black color. One finger of frothy/creamy light brown head. Retention is about average and a short ring of lacing is left. 3.75 S: Big leather from the bourbon stands out the most. Roastiness, dark chocolate, a touch of char, and molasses. Melon, oak, and vanilla from the barrel. 3.75 T: Taste mirrors the nose closely. Roast, dark chocolate, molasses. Again there’s lots of leather. Oak and vanilla are stronger in the taste. Touch of ashy char to round things out. 3.75 M: Lighter heavy body. Good moderate carbonation. Moderately creamy and super smooth. 3.75 D: Good well rounded beer. ★ 625 characters DavoleBomb, May 10, 2014

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ajnepple (4074) - Colorado, USA - SEP 25, 2015
Sampled at Great American Beer Festival 9/24/15. Rich, dark and malty with hints of chocolate, light coffee, oak, vanilla and bourbon. Quite nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Cybercat (4287) - Georgia, USA - SEP 17, 2015
Pours nearly opaque sable with s nice tan head. Aroma has strong woody, hoppy, coffee and roast malt tones. Flavor features woody, bourbon ,cocoa,coffee, roast malt and subtle molasses tones. Firm, thick mouthfeel features plenty of fizz and tingle. Howl for one!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RobertDale (4550) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - SEP 14, 2015
12 ounce bottle. Pours black with a small tan head. Aroma of malt, bourbon, chocolate, and vanilla. Taste is roasted malt, bourbon, dark chocolate, vanilla, coffee, and wood. Excellent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Martinus (4280) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - SEP 13, 2015
Black, tan head. Aroma of coffee, malts, cacao, caramel and vanilla. Quite sweet flavour, brown sugar, vanilla and bourbon. Finish coffee, cacao, brown sugar, caramel and bourbon.
(from 33cL bottle @ THT: Hey Julien is back and Dean’s floor is moist Tasting. Thanks for sharing, zer0!)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vaiz (4052) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - SEP 11, 2015
Bottle at THT tasting. Black pour, thin tan head. Aroma is quite roasted, some spices and a bit of vanilla. Flavor is quite bitter, spicy and smooth. Nice balance, decent body.

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