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RATINGS: 185   WEIGHTED AVG: 4   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Midnight Black, big,rich and semi-sweet, dark malts,yield coffee,carmel and toffee flavors. Barrel aging-adds vanilla,toasted oak and hazelnut. mmm,satisfying so ...Who’s your daddy now?


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sparky (2244) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - FEB 6, 2011
Bottle shared by Dak – thanks - didn’t think I would get to try this one! Pours mohagany with a thin tan head. The nose is bourbon, coffee and chocolate. The taste is the same with some molasses thrown into the mix. Nice beer and zero oxidation even at its age.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
daknole (10281) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - SEP 25, 2010
From dstructo. Quite a treat. Black pour, rich brown head. Nice chocolate covered bourbon cordial aroma. Flavor is so smooth and still remarkably declicious. NO oxidation. Light barrel, bourbon, vanilal, caramel, toffee and chocolate. This one gets a WOW!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rciesla (5499) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - DEC 28, 2009
Bottle from a trade. One of the best Tyranena has to offer and only outdone body devil over a barrel. Pours a black body with a coffee tan head. Malty chocolate, oak, vanilla, bourbon notes, hints of whiskey wood and some brown sugar. A modest liquorish etoh warming with a rich etoh warming. Awesome! Very happy we stopped by after dark lord day, despite the horrible sunburn.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Glouglouburp (6103) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 9, 2009
<b>In short: </b>A big toffee/chocolaty porter with well integrated bourbon character. Excellent beer.
<b>How: </b>Bottle 12oz. Consumed oct 2008, age unknown (1+ year old). Received as a bonus in my too many in-person DLD 2008 trades. Forget from whom. Huge thanks to that person anyway.
<b>The look: </b>Very dark brown (almost black) body topped by a very small tan head.
<b>In long: </b>The lightly roasted nose has some bourbon barrel along with the usual vanilla side-kick. Body is full and the soft carbonation gives it a creamy/viscous sensation. The main flavours are lots of toffee, milk chocolate, bitter black chocolate, some vanilla and some bourbon (less bourbon than expected). Almost nothing in the way of fruity flavours. Moderately sweet. Alcohol well hidden. One of the too-few example of well integrated bourbon barrel, present but not overwhelming. Good beer. Try ordering this beer in Harlem by calling its name out loud and you’ll see a lot of people raising their shoulders.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SQNfan (591) - Wheaton, Illinois, USA - DEC 7, 2008
This poured dark black in color with a thin head that faded away. Aromas and flavors were of chocolate, bourbon and crème. This was medium-bodied, smooth and rich in the midpalate. It was very engaging and quite enjoyable to drink. Given the great balance this is one I could drink again and again.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Marsiblursi (3054) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 10, 2008
(Bottle, thanks to wetherel) Pours black with brown edges and almost no head. The aroma holds tones of mild aromatic, spicy and medium roasted cold coffee up front with tones of gravel, tar and mild jalapeno oil. Good maltiness. Medium sweet caramel/fudge, liquorice, nuts and chocolate notes alongside light hints of vanilla from the oak. Just a whisper of dark fruits. The flavour is well balanced with notes of caramelly/toffee-like malt, nutty/vanilla-ish oak and dry coffee roast. Sweet dark fruits in the undertones. The mouthfeel is soft, full, velvety and light oily. A medium sweetness lingers but the coffee dries it out a bit. Medium bodied. Not that complex but the balance is perfect.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gurst (338) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - AUG 25, 2008
Hugely dark, rich porter. Mocha, baking chocolate, light vanilla and nut, and overwhelming alcohol make up the flavor profile. The alcohol doesn’t overwhelm completely though, and actually enhances the other flavors. Very delicious.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Pigfoot (2268) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAY 12, 2008
Impentrable, iunky black, creamy, tossled tan head on top. Very nice. Bourbon hits the nose at first. That mix of charcoal and molasses, sweet elixir mixed with heady booze. Some candyish qualities meld with woodiness, but little porteresque characteristics remain. Not complaining, though... Let’s taste, shall we...Bam, bam, bam! Thick chocolate meets blackstrap molasses, brown sugar, tar, anise, tree bark, ...what else? leather, maple sap...much deeper than the "caramel, toffee, vanilla, toasted oak, hazelnut" listed on the label...maybe I’m just tired of those words. wow, this is a wicked mix on the tonque...these brewers really did go wild, didn’t they? Quite a treat this guy. Loved it, and highly reccomend it.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jdohoho (2) - USA - MAY 2, 2008 does not count
Big Coffee, heavy body, hint of bourbon which I generally don’t like but it was barely perceptible I didn’t mind it at all. buy it again

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BuckeyeSammy (558) - Palo Alto, Ohio, USA - APR 26, 2008
Very interesting aroma, almost bitter. Sampled this at Dark Lord day 2008 in Munster at FFF. Darker then most american strong’s. Flavor is chocolate, bourbon, and burnt malt.


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