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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 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
TheJestersBeer (2156) - SWEDEN - MAY 30, 2014
Sample at CBC - quite the beer to begin the day with! (Rating #2000) Pours pitch black, with a brown head. Sweet, full bodied, high bitterness, creamy CO2. Compact, complex taste, chocolate, licorice, wood, vanilla, coffee, banana, ash, slightly tannic finish. Very smooth and velvety, impressive. (2014-05-02)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Desverger (2595) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 29, 2014
tap@Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2014 - black pour with tan head. Roasted dark malty, big chocolate, vanilla, coffee, wood and bourbon nuances throughout, nice roasted and sweet balance, boozy warming big hug from this in this finish.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
charlotte (4430) - rødovre, DENMARK - MAY 29, 2014
Draught at Mikkeller bar.Pitch black colour with thin beige head.Aroma is sweet and warming with taste of bourbon and strong vanilla,thick and oily with hint of dark chocolate and warming alc.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
MattiasA (862) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 27, 2014
On tap at Mikkeller Viktoriagade. A blast of aromas with chocolate and vanilla leading the pack underlined with at compact sweetness.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
rouhlas (481) - GREECE - MAY 26, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 26, 2014 650 ml bottle (22 fl oz) at Mikkeller bar (Viktoriagade) Copenhagen. Black with thin beige-brown head. Very nice aroma! Roasted malty, vanilla and spices (like cinnamon or cloves), chocolate, bourbon and wood, some alcohol. Taste is the same with some coffee addition, sweet and bitter. Medium to full body, oily feel and flat carbonation. Great!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
llkc (536) - 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 (1297) - 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 (2108) - 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 (286) - 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 (4371) - 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.

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