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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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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Theis (14128) - 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....

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
brnandersen (2315) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
martin00sr (1429) - Sønderborg, 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.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
FestDecBeet (407) - - 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

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MrOrla (328) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Arve_Christian (3705) - 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

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Humlehode (251) - 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

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
dodskenta (52) - Rönninge, SWEDEN - APR 30, 2015
On tap at mikkeller bar, just by chance. Pitch black motor oil liquid with little to no head. The nose on this rare thing is sweet! Molasses, dark syrup, chocolate sauce, so much vanilla, bourbon, very dark chocolate. Flavour is vanilla dark chocolate, molasses, sweet malts, big dates and raisins flavours, coffee, soy sauce, just massive. Ends with some heat. Super cool to drink this amazing beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sic1314 (4762) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - APR 28, 2015
Poured deep dark brown with a small beige head. Aroma of fudge, chocolate, roast malt, berries and booze. Full body, very smooth, flavour as the aroma, lovely stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
charule (1478) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 26, 2015
Poured from a tasting table at DLD. Poured jet oil black with min tan head. Aroma super sweet vanilla booze bourbon like straight bean. Light to no carb thick bod. Tastes similar to aroma super sweet syrup vanilla choc juice some distant dank hop.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Christian (11553) - Odense, DENMARK - FEB 24, 2015
CBC 2014. Black with a small tan head. Aroma of licorice, chocolate, sweet candy, vanilla and bourbon. Very sweet flavour dominated by licorice and vanilla, with a roasted finish. Very thick and sticky

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