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RATINGS: 371   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.32   EST. CALORIES: 420   ABV: 14%
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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.


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4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Theis (14253) - Frederiksberg, - APR 24, 2010
UPDATED: APR 9, 2014 Handbottle at Papsø 23-Apr-2010 - Thanks. Pitch black - brown edges. Vanilla, cocoa, oily, burned, chcolate, coffee, well balanced, dark chocolate, light sweetness, licorice. What a fantastic aroma - very nice....ReRate: Bottle at Mielcke&Hurtigkarl. Pitch black - no head. Licorice. Bourbon. Sweetness. High malty. Coconut. Oiley. Thick body. Barrel. Wooden. Vanilla. Isbåd. Very nice....


4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Meilby (8917) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 19, 2015
Draught @ CBC 2015, Green Session, København
Pours dark brown with a tan head. Aroma has notes of roasted malt, chocolate, alcohol, vanilla, coffee, cocoa and oak. Taste is heavy sweet and medium bitter with a long warm, roasted, oak, vanilla, chocolate and cocoa finish. Body is full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bursprak (1161) - Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 17, 2015
Tap @ CBC 2015, green session. Black with a light tan head. Nose has vanilla, soy sauce and some caramel. Taste is sweet, vanilla fudge, caramel ice cream, dark dried fruits, molasses and some cinnamon.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
VastActiv (3714) - Oulu, FINLAND - MAY 16, 2015
Tap at CBC 2015, Copenhagen. Originally rated 20150502. Colour is black with slightly brownish head. Aromas and flavours: Vanilla, coffee, some sweetness, chocolate and roasted malts. Very soft and drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
vjohans (368) - SWEDEN - MAY 10, 2015
@green cbc 2015 alcohol, coffee, chocolate, ridiculous sweet, unbalanced. intense. highly overrtated

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
brnandersen (2377) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 6, 2015
Draught sample at CBC 2015. Pitch black with a thin, tanned head. Roasted aroma with dark malts, vanilla, chocolate, coffee and bourbon barrel. Taste is sweet and roasted. Full body with an oily texture, Finishes lasting bitter-roasted with dark malts, fruits, vanilla and bourbon barrel. Some alcohol dense notes. Excellent, rich Stout.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
martin00sr (1458) - Haderslev, DENMARK - MAY 5, 2015
Tap @CBC15. Valiantly foraged by MrOrla. Oily black, small light tan head. Thick cocoa and vanilla aroma. Sweetish cocoa and vanilla flavor, piercing coffee like bitterness. Lovely boozy. Long, sticky sweet finish. Good stuff.

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
FestDecBeet (412) - - MAY 4, 2015
Wow this was great. Still a nice sweetness. Lots of vanilla and oak. What an easy drinking beer. First drank: DLD 2014 Vintage: 2014 Second drink: DLD 2015 Vintage: 2015

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MrOrla (447) - Odense C, DENMARK - MAY 4, 2015
Thx you friendly Americans at CBC 2015. Black with low Brown head. Vanilla, Dark Chcolate, Intense . Sweet, Vanilla, Dark chocolate. Thick oily body. Better than regluar DL.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Arve_Christian (3762) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 2, 2015
On tap at CBC- København.black color, ok brownish foam. Medium / high aroma intensity; vanilla, roasted, licorice & coffee with barrel influence. Full body & high complexity. Sweet thing. Very enjoyable ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Humlehode (269) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 2, 2015
Pours black with tan lace. Sweet vanilla, oak, whiskey, dark chocolate, toffee aroma. Incredibly smooth and complex. Excellent ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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