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Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout aged in a variety of Bourbon barrels with vanilla beans.

This listing is specifically for Bourbon Vanilla Bean Dark Lord. NOT Brandy.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
llkc (338) - århus, DENMARK - MAY 25, 2014
duft: sødme. vanilje. mørkt malt. mørke bær. chokolade. kaffe. smag. sorte bær. vanilje. egefad. burbon, sødme. virklig kompleksøl stærk eftersmag. sødme. soja,.. rosin. rom.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Jorn69 (771) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - MAY 23, 2014
Tap @ Mikkeller Bar, Köpenhamn (200 DKK/20cl). Svart med ett litet brunt skum, rostad malt, bärig och fruktig, torkad frukt och russin, hög sötma och viss sälta, vanilj och choklad, kaffe och lakrits, liten till medelbeska, oljig i konsistensen och rejält fyllig. Ett oerhört komplext öl, helt fantastiskt!

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Gerbeer (1668) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 23, 2014
On tap at Mikkeller Bar. Pours black with moderate tan head. Aromas of thick chocolate syrup, vanilla, heavily roasted malts, and light bourbon. Rich flavors of dark chocolate, vanilla extract, roasted malts, and light bourbon. Sweet and somewhat boozy, but still fantastic. A chocolate elixir.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MOLA_DK (278) - DENMARK - MAY 23, 2014
Tap at mikkeller. Pitch black with a dense, creamy head. You can smell the vanilla from across the room! Intense vanilla aroma. Full body/sweet, sweet. AWESOMENESS IN A GLASS ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ClubGonzo (3854) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAY 22, 2014
Tap sample at CBC 2014. Pours a jet black body with a small beige head. Nose is strong vanilla, sweet syrupy tones, coffee, dark chocolate and hints of brown sugar and wood. Taste is sweet vanilla syrupy tones, dark chocolate, dark malts, wood, brown sugar, hints of cinnamon and coffee. Semi-full, oily body, medium carbonation. Pretty much too sweet and a bit vanilla-cloying, but very enjoyable nevertheless. Still, I have to differ a bit on public opinion regarding this "top dog" tick - good, but quite a bit away from awesome territory.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 1/20
DrewFace (706) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - MAY 17, 2014
Bottle thanks to Boostipa. Smells like poop covered marshmallow. No head. I love head. I want head. Give me head. Marshmallow dexter poop. Ok.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
zvikar (3370) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - MAY 17, 2014
Bottle sample at Mikkeller Bar (Viktoriagade) Three Floyds Takeover. Pours black with a small head, aroma of vanilla, coffee, chocolate, toffee, brandy, flavor of toffee, coffee, chocolate, vanilla, bourbon, cherry, full bodied, amazing.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
hackobock (1183) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 16, 2014
(Rating #1000). Sample @ CBC. Pours thick black with a dense brown head. Aroma is lots of bourbon, vanilla, oak, chocolate, sherry, coffee and alcohol. Taste is sticky sweetness with bourbon, vanilla, milk chocolate, light bitter chocolate. Warming finish. Thick oily body with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Godofthecellar (649) - NYC, New York, USA - MAY 15, 2014
smell and flavor of marshmallow. flavor of bourbon, chocolate fudge, smores. incredibly balanced flavors from sip to finish. lives up to the hype

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Nocturne (744) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 12, 2014
Sample at Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2014. Dark black with brown head. Nose is vanilla, roast, fruity undercurrent. Tastes just the same, with vanilla smoothing over the roastiness. Extremely thick, rich and oily, but drinkable, albeit helped by the small sample size. Worth the hype? Fell a little short for me, but I would love to cross paths with it again.

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