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Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout (Pappy Van Winkle Aged)

Serve in Snifter


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RATINGS: 77   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.17/5   EST. CALORIES: 450   ABV: 15%
Dark Lord aged specially in Pappy Van Winkel 23 Year bourbon barrels.

First available at Dark Lord Day 2011

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
anders37 (20464) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 5, 2012
Bottle @ Papsø. Bottle 377/484. Pours a black color with a small fast disappearing tan head. has a roasted malty bourbon and chocolate aroma. Roasted malty bourbon vanilla and chocolate flavor. Has a roasted malty chocolate finish with bourbon and vanilla in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jesperhammer (3688) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 2, 2012
22-MAR-2012, bottle @Papsø. Almost black, no head. Bourbon nose - mostly. Taste is roast, dried fruit - prunes, alcohol, bourbon. Some carbonation, very smooth. Long bourbon finish. Really amazing brew. Glad to have tried it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MrChopin (3810) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - APR 2, 2012
clearer sepia, dark cream colored, large bubbled white head. Considerable bourbon heat, a bit brash in nose from pappy, considerable cardboard. Medicinal bourbon at front of tongue, also shows chocolate at front, lightly bitter hop balanced, brash bourbon in finish, but milk chocolate, less dry cake, coating soft body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
fonefan (40504) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 1, 2012

Bottle 22fl.oz.

[ Bottle # 377/484 ]. Clear dark black brown colour with a small, fizzy, virtually none lacing, fully diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is heavy malty, roasted, burnt, chccolate, alcohol, bourbon, moderate wood, vanilla, dried fruit. Flavour is heavy sweet and moderate to heavy bitter with a long duration, dark fruit, dark dark malt, chocolate. bourbon, vanilla. Body is medium to full, texture is oily - creamy, carbonation is soft to flat, finish feel is moderate alcoholic. [20120322]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ryan (3186) - Beltsville, Maryland, USA - MAR 31, 2012
Big massive sticky sweet impy, with some nice coconut and rye. Lots ofof milk chocolate and molasses. Palate is slick and oily, but the amount of unfermented sugar is borderline crunchy. Roasted/burnt coffee acidity on the finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
sonnycheeba (4512) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAR 31, 2012
2011 bottle (482/484). Pours opaque black with thin, fizzy tan head; short retention and minimal lacing. Aroma is roasted malt, vanilla, bourbon, coffee, earthy notes, dark fruit, and light oak. Flavor is heavy malt with medium dark fruit esters and faint earthy hops; light bourbon undertones with a dry chocolate finish. Full body, low carbonation, and high warmth.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerandBlues2 (11059) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 31, 2012
Bottle 482/484 shared by ygtbsm94. Pours opaque with a small, fizzy tan head, short retention with spare lacing. Aroma is bourbon, vanilla, chocolate and roast, coffee, earthy hops and dark fruity esters. Flavor is malt dominant, vanilla, oak and dark fruity esters, bourbon with a light sweet finish. Full body, high warmth and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Travlr (17708) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAR 31, 2012
Bottle 482/484 courtesy of ygtbsm94, thank you sir! Dark maroon color, brown head that settles to an edge. Aroma of a sunny day in Madagascar, with an edge of espresso and dark cacao liqueur. Taste is creamy and syrupy dark milk chocolate, raisins. Nice.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
joergen (24491) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 23, 2012
Bottle at Papsø. Black coloured with a small beige head. Sweet and roasted aroma of dried fruits and prunes with notes of dark chocolate, liquorice and alcohol. Sweet and roasted flavour of dark chocolate, liquorice, vanilla and alcohol. Sweet and roasted finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
yespr (37031) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 22, 2012
75 cL bottle. Pours pitch black with a small tan head. Aroma is smooth bourbon and vanilla. Dark thick chocolate. Smooth roasted dark malty, caramelish roasted sweet and dark roasted malty. Smooth and vanilla dark malty finish.

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