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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.66/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   ABV: -
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Imperial Stout aged in JD Barrel aged for many moons, then aged in French Oak Red Wine Barrel for many more.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (30631) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 2, 2013
From growler. Pours pitch black with a small tan head. Aroma is fruity, light phenolic and roasted malty. Toasted malty and fruity, mellow yeasty and caramelish. Bitter and light herbal finish.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BVery (5930) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - FEB 23, 2013
Tap at Town Hall. Looks and smells absolutely amazing. Super dark thick looking pour with a thick brown head. Lots of wood, whiskey, and some fruit on the nose. Palate is a little thinner than I anticipated. Taste is very sour/tart. Still solid.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
XmnwildX12 (2078) - Farmington, Minnesota, USA - FEB 22, 2013
On tap at Town Hall Brewery, pours a super dark black with a nice tan head. Get a wide array of barrel/wood scents with some cherry, almost get a bit of tobacco. Taste is very similar, a nice woody cherry with a bit if sweet booze, would like to try it with age, but that won't happen. Feels like the barrels kind of battle each other. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DalzAle (1941) - Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA - FEB 22, 2013
On tap. Thick dark chocolate brown pour, 3/4 inch creamy brown head and an aroma of dark chocolate and a little wine. Flavor was also plenty of dark chocolate, dry oaky wine and incredibly balanced for an imperial stout. My only complaint is the price. Really good beer? Yes. However probably not worth $45/growler.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
portableparty (1909) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - MAR 2, 2013
Growler shared by Greg. Pours oily black with a thin tan head. Aroma is bakers chocolate and malt with yeast notes. Taste is bitter yeast bakers chocolate faint tannins and cork. Palate is medium and silky with a dry finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheHOFF43 (1704) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - MAR 3, 2013
Growler shared by DalzAle. Pours a dark black with thick creamy head. Lots of wood and booze on the nose with flavors matching aroma.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bacterial (1370) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - FEB 22, 2013
Draft at Town Hall Brewery. Dark, dark pour. Nose is malty with some hints of red wine. There is a tartness / subtle sourness to this beer. It is working for me (so I don’t mind if this was on purpose from the red wine barrels, or due to an infection last year, or both!). This beer is rich and thick and really nice to sip. It’s not my favorite from the BA week this year, but it is solid (though a bit unusual for sure).

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
brystmar (1189) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAR 23, 2013
Growler. Red wine barrels dominate the palate, imparting bold flavors that simply don't work with the base (or the whiskey barrels, for that matter). This beer is a mess! Serves as a perfect example to brewers of how NOT to barrel age.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
sherm1016 (1110) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 20, 2013
Draft at Town Hall Barrel Aged Week 2013. Pours a jet black color with a tan head and some lacing. Aroma is fruity, a little roasty, some red wine. A little heavy on the palate with soft carbonation. Flavor is sweet, malty, roasty, lots of red wine, with a soft roasty finish. My least favorite of the three tonight.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mnmike (1015) - Minnesota, USA - FEB 21, 2013
Barrel Aged Weed 2013. 10 ounce pour at the brewpub. Dark pour. Moderate head. The contributions for the red wine barrel are more pronounced here. I prefer the regular Czar Jack - but this is a decent variation.


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