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RATINGS: 100   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.06   EST. CALORIES: 384   ABV: 12.8%
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Beer brewed with coffee, aged in rye whiskey barrels.

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


5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
tgncc (2749) - Bellmore, New York, USA - AUG 13, 2013
Absolutely re-goddam-diiculous. The aroma is chocolate, sweet and spicy rye whiskey, licorice, bread. The appearance is jet black, deep tan head. The flavor is chocolate, whiskey, bread, licorice, fruit nice. Awesome thick body, creamy mouthfeel. The finish was a modest booze burn, sweet chocolate, light roast. Completely awesome. A great example of barrel aging that augments the beer, without overpowering it. The rye whiskey gave it a tangy spicy quality as well. And its. great imply stout in its own right.

4.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
bytemesis (3017) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - NOV 2, 2012
UPDATED: JAN 8, 2013 Tap. Holy sh*t this is good. Pours opaque black with a medium deep brown head, creamy, some lacing. Aroma is chocolate, dark roasted malt, bourbon, coffee, quite intoxicating. Flavor its even better, quite sweet but not cloying, light coffee bitterness, wonderful balance between the bourbon and stout flavors, and completely masks its huge ABV even through the finish. Full bodied and silky.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
daknole (8914) - 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.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
StephTamiko (33) - - NOV 15, 2013
UPDATED: NOV 16, 2013 2013 yellow wax bottle shared by thebitterendaz. Pitch black, thick pour with tiny head. Coffee and bourbon aroma is mesmerizing. Dark chocolate, sugar, bourbon, and slight caramel finish for lasting mouthfeel. Sweet, but not overly so. Many delicious layers of flavor with every sip as it warms. Would definitely pair well with plain ol' vanilla ice cream.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
kraddel (2784) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - FEB 20, 2014
2013 vintage Pours black . Really, really black . good brown foam lasts quite long for these kind of beers .. smell is mostly coffee, along with some whiskey . good carbation taste is extremely good again .. seriously, TG, thats the third beer I had from you guys, and all are damn near perfection ! I get coffee, sweetness , whiskey , oak , vanilla ,... The body is nice and thick, yet not extremely thick there . Some nice alcohol warmth , very nice aftertaste ( sweet coffee, oak , some whiskey notes ) Damn, should I now call this my new favourite brewery ? When you get the chance, do get this beer ! ( and trade it to me )

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
kermis (4793) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 1, 2014
Bottle shared at Hopduvel, Gent, big thanks to Bobochamp. Pours black with no real head. Aroma of rich milk chocolate, caramel, fudge, light roast, light whiskey but subdued and great. Flavour is heavy sweet and moderate bitter. Chewy and oily in the mouthfeel. Full bodied with soft carbonation. Superb!

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Graham76 (1) - - MAY 14, 2012 does not count
This is a great beer. TG is gaining wide acclaim for their love of hops, but their stouts are incredible and worthy of your attention.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ryanfolty (1831) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - APR 20, 2013
April 20, 2013 - bottle shared by Brandon. Black pour with a light brown head that faded quickly. Aroma was chocolate, vanilla, spice and whiskey. Taste was consistent with aroma. Wow, this was amazing. Did not have big expectations going in, but this delivered. TG is officially on my radar.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
XmnwildX12 (2078) - Farmington, Minnesota, USA - APR 21, 2013
Bottle from Toppling Goliath, dark brown pour with a tan head. Aroma is chocolate, vanilla, barrel notes, boozy kick. Taste is nice roasty/malty chocolate, almost roasted marshmallow, nice wood flavors. Insane beer, wish I has more. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bacterial (1403) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - MAY 3, 2013
Wow. This was a big surprise for me. Big dark pour, thick, tan head that sticks around. Big chocolate, a hint of coffee and a nice whiskey smell. Awesome mouthfeel - thick but not overbearing. Big sweet malts give way to chocolate, coffee and whiskey heat. Beautiful, balanced but still feels aggressive with some boozy heat.


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