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RATINGS: 117   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.1   EST. CALORIES: 384   ABV: 12.8%
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Beer brewed with coffee, aged in whiskey barrels.

2012 - Red wax. 1st release
2012 - Gold wax 2nd release
2013 - Yellow wax
2014 - Gold wax


4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
madmitch76 (15124) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 7, 2014
3rd January 2014
Mega Tasting at Bruce’s pad. Big cheers to Senior Bois for this treat. Opaque dark brown beer, small pale tan head. Palate is softish and semi dry. Rich dark malt cream and dark chocolate. Lighter coffee cream and a touch of spice. Underneath are bourbon accentuated dark fruits. Rich and sumptuous.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (14542) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 27, 2014
Bottle at de molen...deep black thin tan lacing ... Dark chocolate. Massive meaty nose ... Dark chocolate roast malts nose... Dark fruits.. Light bourbon... Slight spice...heavy sweet roast

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (11122) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 3, 2014
Bottle shared in London during the First Tasting of the New Year. Big thanks to C-Train. Pours oily black-brown with a thick, creamy brown head. Looks good. The nose has rich chocolate, mild roast, raisins. Medium to big sweet flavor, lots of oily chocolate, buckets of molasses, iodine, chocolate cake. Full bodied with fine carbonation and creamy texture. Lightly warming to finish with sticky sugars, more molasses, syrupy chocolate, burnt marshmallows, black urbanites, raisins. Decadent. Deep. Great beer.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jcwattsrugger (11086) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - APR 24, 2013
22oz bottle shared by Ryan, thanks! lt brown-black that sheets/has legs. A-a bit hot, whiskey, vanilla, roasty/chocolate-dk malt, some spice. T-balanced, whiskey, roasty/chocolate-dk malt. Smooth.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
brokensail (11008) - Orange County, California, USA - JUN 2, 2013
Bottle from Batch 1 (Red Wax). Thick black pour with a small tan head and low carbonation. Intense rye, vanilla, and oak aromas. Big chocolate, roast, fudge, cocoa, and oak. Mild booze, licorice, and dark fruit. Sweet flavor of whiskey and vanilla. Chocolate, fudge, and dark fruit. Some alcohol, hints of licorice, and a nice coffee bite on the finish.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
hopscotch (9170) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JUL 2, 2013
Bottle… This beer rocks!… Pitch black pour with a small, short-lived, creamy, beige head. The nose is a decadent mélange of fudge, toasted nuts, a splash of vinous tawny port and a light rye whiskey component. Full-bodied and chewy with laid-back carbonation. The flavor is bittersweet and deeply roasted with splashes of sweet port and warm rye. Nice, deeply-roasted finish with a lingering rye whiskey aftertaste. World class beer from a world class brewer (badbeer)!

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
daknole (9127) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JUN 27, 2013
BAD ASS. Dark as hell pour, brown head. Flavors? Coffee and whiskey and just a kick ass beer. Sweet and thick. Delicous. Wow. Thanks to TheAlum yet again.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
adnielsen (9123) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JAN 11, 2014
Bottle @ Armin’s house, courtesy of Bacterial. Thanks! 2013 vintage. Pours a black appearance with a dark brown head. Quite roasty, dark chocolate, a bit smoky woody, whiskey aroma. Really thick and gooey, rich chocolate cake batter, vanilla, coffee, spicy whiskey flavor. Thick and tasty.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theydon_Bois (8746) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - JAN 10, 2014
2013 Yellow Wax affair, acquired in a trade and shared at the HUUUUUGE Friday tasting at Bruces pad, 03/01/14. Pitch black with a well appointed dirty tan head. Nose is sweet, bitter chocolate, dark fruit tang, subtle bourbon, chocolate cake mix. Taste comprises rich decadent chocolate goo, bourbon twang but well integrated, rich dark malt, black forest gateau. Full bodied, smooth as, soft carbonation, expertly pitched mouthfeel. Top draw impy, a little too sweet at times but decent none the less.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GT2 (8464) - San Diego County, California, USA - NOV 4, 2013
651mL yellow wax 2013 bottle at the SDBW kickoff bottle share. Pours a deeper black, cola highlights. Aggressive, reddish foam. Nose is big sticky alcohol, not much going on at all. Taste is rich melted dark chocolate, some red fruitiness, lots of sugar piling on, flashes of soy and seaweed. Just too sweet for me.


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