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RATINGS: 229   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.96/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 375   ABV: 12.5%
Woodford Reserve Bourbon Barrel aged Behemoth Barleywine.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Smurf2055 (1400) - Seattle, Washington, USA - APR 9, 2014
Pours deep orange, offwhite head Smell orange, citrusy vanilla Taste creamy caramel, citrus, smoke, oak, interestingly complex Fuller body Really good

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
johnnnniee (3797) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 27, 2014
Huge thanks to Meadme for the opportunity! Slightly hazy dark amber bordering on brown color with a decent sized off white head that quickly dissipates to a ring on the top. Huge aromas of caramel and brown sugar soaked bourbon, with bits of dark fruit like cherries plums raisins and figs. The flavor is sweet but packs a lots of bourbon and alcohol to counter. Brown sugar and caramel with a solid bit of bourbon and hints of vanilla, oak, and dark fruits. Medium to thick body with a light to moderate level of carbonation, and a sweet almost syrupy sharp alcoholic mouthfeel. This beer smells fantastic, and tastes pretty good too, although at 12.5% it does have some rough alcohol edges. I enjoyed sipping on this for most of the night and wish I could spend more nights doing the same thing again.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cpetrone84 (1810) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 26, 2014
Pour is cloudy dark burgundy brown with a small amount of light tan head. Lots of bourbon even from a distance. The nose is huge, tons of bourbon, dark malts, caramel, brown sugar, dried figs. Taste is also huge, lots of malt sweetness, not really sugary. Tons of dark fruits with hints of apple, lots of brown sugar and caramel. Bourbon plays in nicely, less prevalent than the nose would have had me believe. Very full body, a hint sugary, soft palate but gets a touch grainy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
olr1984 (1500) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - MAR 23, 2014
2013 orange wax bottle pours a dark hazy brown with an off white head. Bourbon and oak really take over the taste of the base beer. Sweet malts vanilla and dark fruit taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AdamChandler (4518) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 17, 2014
Oaky reddish brown. Very minor head. Lots of pear and apple nose. Vanilla with pineapple and a minor oak presence. Caramel as well. Very nice balance. Really coats the tongue. Very nice bitterness. Lots of oak, apples and what I imagine cedar would taste like. I get some tree fruit and walnuts at the finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bytemesis (6731) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - MAR 17, 2014
Bottle thanks to rxeight - 2013 vintage, orange wax -- shared with AJ and friend. Pours cloudy hazel with a small tan head and decent lacing. Aroma is quite strong, lots of dark sugars, toffee, molasses, date, raisin, bourbon. Flavor is medium sweet and only lightly bitter -- surprisingly different than the non BA version -- a fair amount of wood tannins as well. Medium body, kinda tongue coating. Really good, and a world different from the base beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
drfabulous (6576) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - FEB 22, 2014
From the 22 ounce bottle. Nice nose. Some bourbon throughout. Sweet. Brown sugar in finish and overall taste. Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BoBoChamp (5755) - Gent, BELGIUM - FEB 9, 2014
75cl, Vintage 2013 (Orange wax), Bottle 377/1696, no mention of ABV, exclusive American brew, thx to Secret Santa!, very complex brew, alcoholic/sweet and slightly woody/fruity, yet not too heavy, balanced, cloudy, small head, very good brew, yet very expensive!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
GothGargoyle (2415) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 26, 2014
2013 vintage. Cloudy brown with a good off-white head. Aroma is bourbon, raisins, brown sugar, vanilla. Full bodied, sweet on the palate with a sweet and slightly boozy finish. Taste is bourbon, vanilla, raisins, dates, hint of cherry. Delicious

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
XaenDovet (1282) - British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 26, 2014
Bottle share. Thanks Jason. 2013. Cloudy brown-red. Aroma of bourbon!, raisin, wood, alcohol, raspberry. Taste is sweet, tart. Tingly mouthfeel, sticky. Low carbonation.

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