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Voodoo Big Black Voodoo Daddy (Pappy Van Winkle)

Voodoo Big Black Voodoo Daddy (Pappy Van Winkle)
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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 4.16/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84   EST. CALORIES: 375   ABV: 12.5%
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4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hoprider (108) - DENMARK - JAN 25, 2015
Pours dark murky brown and settles pitch black with a very small dark brown head. Bourbon and sweet licorice on the nose. Roasted malts, coffee and chocolate too. There is only a light bitterness which I really enjoy. The taste is also bourbon forward with booze, raisins and vanilla, a little licorice again, soy and a slight vinous oakyness. The mouthfeel is on the lighter side when compared to other big boy stouts, but it drinks very very well non the less. What you need to know is that the Pappy dominates both the nose and the palate. Again my good pal Pistol Pete aka Mr.Bosspour came through with another great beer. Thanks for sharing.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ibrew2or3 (7232) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - JUN 21, 2014
Woodshed 3.0! Big thanks to dak for saving this whole series and sharing with us. Awesome!! Bottle pours with a dark brown body that supports a thin tan head. The mild aroma offers up smooth smelling residual sugars, molasses and sweetened dark roasted malts. There isn’t much barrel noticed in the nose. The taste is smooth and rich with a mix of dark roasted malts, a sliver of burnt malts, slippery residual sugars and dark roasted coffee. Behind those notes lurks a smooth mellow soft bourbon booziness. Nice.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
daknole (9800) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JUN 15, 2014
Nearly black color with a brown head. Nice rich bourbon, light roast, chocolate, vanilla...tasty!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
BOLTZ7555 (2854) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - JUN 8, 2014
Bottle shared @ Woodshed 3.0 by way of Dak! Crazy generous dude! Dark mahogany pour with onyx, squid ink, and midnight at its core. Latte head. Surprised this didn’t stand up quite as well as its sister brew. Cocoa, vanilla, coffee, oak, and bourbon. Alcohol fairly well hidden. Clingy but not coating. Really good but not world class.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Damico (2747) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 31, 2014
Pours dark unclear thick blackish with almost no head, a dark beige ring of lace. Aroma is my favorite part bringing big vanilla, brown sugar, and smooth barrel. Flavor is roasted malts covered with barrel vanilla so smooth, but the muting of the chocolate and coffee from the barrel isn’t my preferred manner.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hopscotch (9858) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 29, 2014
Bottle (#225)... This beer’s balls drag the ground!… Pours dark brown with a small, creamy, khaki head. The bouquet is a swirl of malt whisky, dark mocha and toasted oak barrel. Full-bodied and velvety with modest carbonation. The flavor offers heaps of charcoal and other carbonic notes, bourbon and dark sherry without nearly as much bourbon heat or malty sweetness as I was expecting. Bold, warming, Pappy finish. The Pappy nuance is lovely and unmistakable. Another world class rarity provided by the ever-generous landhoney! All barrel-aged imperial stouts should be aged in PVW barrels in my humble, yet correct, opinion.

Of note: I realize PVW is a Kentucky-brewed and distilled sourmash whiskey; but to me, Pappy has always smelled more like an Irish malt whisky or Macallan brand Scotch whiskey than a Kentucky corn-heavy bourbon.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hombrepalo (1886) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 6, 2014
Sampled at DLD 14 Thanks to the Pennsylvanian who shared this with me and my buddy. Pitch black pour with a creamy brown head. The aroma has notes of sweet bourbon, vanilla, sweet roasted malt, chocolate and loads of ripe fruit. The flavor is very intense. A great mix if sweet bourbon, raisins, chocolate, oak and sweet roasted malt.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cpetrone84 (1571) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 11, 2014
Pour is mostly black with brown edges and a thinner dark tan head. Nose is smoother whiskey and wood than the others, still not as bright as the lairds but better integrated. Chocolate and decent malt balance. Taste is richer and seems to have a better malt body. Chocolate and bourbon with notes of wood and slightly roasted malt. Much less sweet than the others, full bodied and doesn’t thin in finish like lairds. Inviting palate and solid flavors. Best of the bunch, not as rich or bright as the black magick pvw.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
50belair (2667) - Florida, USA - NOV 12, 2013
Bottle # 225. Dark brown pour with a mocha head. Bourbon and chocolate aromas. This treatment is by far the best of the 3. The bitterness and apple notes have subsided. The bourbon and oak notes are coming through and complementing the roasted malt and chocolate characteristics.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
TheEpeeist (3433) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 6, 2013
On tap at Bainbridge. Dark brown with minimal head. Nose is chocolate, roast, bourbon and plum. Medium body with a tingle. Taste is chocolate, bourbon, wood and dark fruits. A bit too much of the barrel but so smooth and still quite good.


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