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RATINGS: 79   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.89   EST. CALORIES: 450   ABV: 15%
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Dark Lord aged in brandy barrels

Available at Dark Lord Day 2011 and 2014.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ryan (3186) - Beltsville, Maryland, USA - MAR 31, 2012
Big sugary molasses and dark fruit bomb, nose is rather dull. Lots of raisin all the way through, astringent finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
oteyj (2130) - New Hampshire, USA - MAR 31, 2012
Thanks GT! Black pour with a beige veneer. Big vinous dark fruit and caramel lead to pure raisin and fig. Extremely sweet. Im not sure a vinous barrel compliments an already massively vinous beer as well as bourbon. Medium to full body with low carbonation and a smacking sweet finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GT2 (8930) - San Diego County, California, USA - MAR 31, 2012
750mL yellow wax #43/392. Thanks to a generous trader on BA. Pours a deeper, clear cola. Diminishing, beige head. Decent retention. Nose is messy- soil and grape soda with heavy sugar. Taste is very rich. quite sweet, with tanginess in the back end with some soil/earth. Very long, stickier, sweet palate with some dirty earth and grape drank. Doesn’t have any of the nice characters from the De Muerte. And no nice bourbon nose like the De Muerte and PVW. Very sweet. Long, dirty finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sonnycheeba (3919) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAR 31, 2012
2011 bottle (43/392). Pours opaque black with a trace of fizzy tan head; short retention and no lacing. Aroma is brandy, dark fruit, roasted malt, earthy notes, dark chocolate, and oak. Flavor is heavy malt with supporting dark fruit esters and brandy undertones throughout; dry finish. Full body, low carbonation, and high warmth.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Travlr (14189) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAR 31, 2012
Bottle 43/392 courtesy of GT2, thanks! Dark maroon color, scant brown head. Aroma of very subtle brandy, vanilla, smooth milk chocolate, port wine. Taste is raisins, dates, vanilla, dessert liqueur. Very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerandBlues2 (10385) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - MAR 31, 2012
Bottle 43/392 shared by GT2. Pours opaque with a small, fizzy tan head, short retention with spare lacing. Aroma is brandy, dark fruity esters, chocolate and roast malt, oak, earthy hops. Flavor is malt dominant, oak and brandy, dark fruity esters, light hops and bitterness and a sweet finish. Full body, high warmth and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brokensail (12002) - Orange County, California, USA - MAR 28, 2012
Black in color with nice viscosity. Minimal head formation and carbonation. Intense aroma of brandy and graham cracker sweetness. Lots of brown sugar, molasses, and chocolate, too. Maybe some marshmallow on the palate along with the graham cracker. A bit of a S’more thing going on. Quite a bit of brandy and booze as well as a bit of vanilla. Intensely sweet, but I like it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cpetrone84 (1569) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 27, 2012
opaque black, thin bubbly brown head. The nose has a mix of sweet brandy, salted meat, chocolate, and a touch of Bo. The taste is overly sweet of brandy, loads of milk chocolate and vanilla, notes of heat with an off sweaty flavor in back. Full bodied, heavy and oily. The flavor is so sweet and struggles next to the rare.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
LtDan (1796) - Los Angeles County, California, USA - MAR 18, 2012
Appearance: Pours dark brown with susdy brown ring of bubbles.

Aroma: Brandy, caramel, smoke, chocolate.

Taste: Coffee, chocolate, sugar, brandy, wood, black pepper. A boozy/coffee finish.

Mouthfeel: Thick but less thick than original Dark Lord, with and with less carbonation.

Overall: I like this, but I like the Brandy + Vanilla Bean variant better.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dcschiller (2207) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAR 16, 2012
(At Dak’s Woodshed 1.0). Pours dark brown with a thin espreso head. Aroma has chocolate, brandy, vanilla and some booze. Taste is sweet with lots of vanilla and some fruit. Full bodied and sticky. Really freaking good!

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