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

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RATINGS: 73   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.09   EST. CALORIES: 450   ABV: 15%
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Dark Lord aged specially in Pappy Van Winkel 23 Year bourbon barrels.

First available at Dark Lord Day 2011


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
fonefan (34166) - 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]

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
yespr (30631) - 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.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ungstrup (29018) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAR 22, 2012
Bottled. A pitch black beer with a dark brown head. The aroma has notes of alcohol, vanilla, bourbon, and roasted malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of alcohol, roasted malt, soy sauce, vanilla, and bourbon, leading to a dry roasted finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Papsoe (25090) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 22, 2012
Bottle 75 cl. Courtesy of kristina. Bottle 377/484. Pours an opaque pitch black with a tiny brownish head. Sweet Bourbon in the nose combined with raisin juice (!). Heavy body, lowish carbonation, sweet vanilla roast, prune juice and raisins with heavy sweet Bourbon. Thick and juicy. 220312

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
joergen (20476) - 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.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
anders37 (16225) - 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.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
madmitch76 (14285) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 17, 2013
5th May 2012
Opaque black - brown beer. Decent tan head. Smooth soft palate, viscous body. Mild minerals. Rich sweet dark malt. Sweet bourbon and coconut. A little vanilla. Mild dark fruits. Finishes softish and semi dry. Actually hides the abv quite well! Soft sumptuous tasty treat!

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (13911) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 29, 2012
bottle ... dark black ... no head ... too much much bourbon vanilla ... dark malt ... mellow roast nose ... dark malt ... light umami ... deep meaty roast ... mellow chocolate ... mellow whisky ... whisky tones are interesting and fairly well balanced ... little too much vanilla again though ... little warming spice

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2011
UPDATED: DEC 31, 2012
Name: Dark Lord
Date: September 23, 2011
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting
Vintage: 2010
Appearance: black, wispy tan head
Aroma: rich roasted aroma, touch of vanilla and caramel sweetness
Flavor: rich caramel and chocolate flavor, touch of roasted, touch of hot caramel, bourbon shows up at the end
Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 8/10; Palate: 7/10; Overall: 16/20
Rating: 3.9/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: ***+ /4

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Pinball (10686) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 22, 2012
pitch dark, no head. roasted malts, bourbon, wood, sweet yet dry in the aroma. not much hops. flavor is nicely sweet, malty, a little acetone, aftertaste is caramelly sweet.. palate is very thick,


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