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RATINGS: 275   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.91/5   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


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mstrcrwly (934) - New York, USA - DEC 17, 2015
bottle poured into a snifter..black with a thin tan head..aroma of bourbon and chocolate,coffee,oak..tastes of bourbon,coffee,chocolate..not as good as the non BA version.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bulldogp04 (21) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - DEC 7, 2015
Bottle. Midnight black with a mocha head. Typical for a well brewed stout. Beautiful bourbon millk chocolate imperial stout nose. Light coffee and medium roasted malts. Slight vanilla and oak on the nose with just a bit of alcohol. In the taste, decadent triple layer chocolate cake balanced by medium coffee-like roast bitterness, mild oak tannins, and light bourbon warmth. Palate is not thick and viscous, but rather has a nice level of carbonation that makes it more drinkable than most imperial or bourbon aged imperial stouts. Don’t mistake this for the type of carb that almost takes the flavor out of decadent beers like this, rather it allows you to drink an entire bottle without feeling weighed down! Excellent example of the style up their with the likes of black note and good examples of bourbon plead the fifth.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Shot (411) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - DEC 5, 2015
Bottle. Pours midnight black with a thick beige head. Aromas of bourbon, chocolate, vanilla and dark fruit. It smells like a decadent chocolate cake. Flavors are bourbon, dark chocolate, coffee, vanilla, cream, raisin, plum and toffee. Noticeable alcohol warmth. Creamy mouthfeel. Beautiful, delicious, decadent beer. Outstanding!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
solidfunk (7219) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
FunkyF (804) - Örebro, SWEDEN - NOV 5, 2015
Provsmak på good beer nyc. Svart med ljusbrunt skum. Mustig chokladdoft. Lite stickig kolsyra med rejäl bourbon och chokladsmak.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
trapped (2115) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ed5388 (3104) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DavoleBomb (1867) - 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

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ajnepple (4897) - Denver, 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.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Cybercat (4983) - 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!


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