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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 4.3/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.01   EST. CALORIES: 465   ABV: 15.5%
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4.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
kraddel (3454) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - AUG 17, 2014
Thnx to brystemar Pours pure black no head Smell is bourbon , sharp , bit bitter , chocolate . Taste is vanilla , oak , chocolate , rather sharp , some booze . Fuckin insane , damn nice ! Thnx do much bro !

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
vtafro (3563) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - JUN 15, 2013
Bottle. Black pour with tan head. Vanilla, chocolate, an array of barrel tones, sweet and smooth. Very nice, best of the three.

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
artmcd8 (1653) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 12, 2013
UPDATED: APR 3, 2014 Rating #700! Bottle #704 from 1-18-13 shared with charule. Pours a near black with no head at all. Less boozy aroma than the others. Some vanilla in the aroma. The taste is sweet and delicious. Silky smooth feel but slightly hot.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
merc7186 (2142) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - OCT 9, 2013
#492. Thanks to Trxxpaxxs for sharing this bitch. A: Dark Opaque Hue, Passes No Light, Brown Head Ring, Mild Lacing S: Pappy Van Crunkle, Mild Chocolate T: Pappy Van Barrel, Mild Chocolate Malts M: Average Carbonation, Medium to Full Bodied, Mildly Boozy Overall, so fucking smooth pappy barrel...nothing else matters.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
50belair (2338) - Florida, USA - NOV 12, 2013
Bottle # 847. Dark brown pour with fleeting light brown head. Fantastic chocolate nose. Delicious with loads of chocolate, carmel, bourbon, and oak notes. Sweet, but not overly so. Outstanding mouthfeel with a good body. Would never know this is 15%. Bravo…..

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (4971) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 10, 2013
Sampled from a 12 oz brown bottle this beer poured thick, black and oily with a small foamy brown head that left decent lacing. The aroma was sweet toasted caramel, chocolate and bread dough. The flavor was sweet and malty chocolate syrup, strong coconut, faint vanilla and anise. Very long sweet chocolate syrup and coconut finish. Full bodied. Fantastic.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
charule (1155) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 12, 2013
UPDATED: AUG 3, 2014 Bottle #704 1/18/2013 from Voodoo Barrel-room release. Poured black with basically no head. Crazy good aroma of sweet mellow Pappy. Slightly hotter than the Buffalo Trace BM. Quite smooth choco pappy flavor. Gets smoother as you sip, extremely complex.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
PhillyCraft (3309) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 29, 2013
Bottle shared by Mike with Jason, Hayden, and Bill. Thanks for holding this for me brah. Pours deep black, so rich with barrel, pappy, toffee, fig, and so many layers of chocolate, vanilla, rich booze. Light to medium body. Never got hot, awesome b.a. Stout.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
cpetrone84 (1447) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 11, 2013
UPDATED: JUL 19, 2013 Pour is jet black with an extremely dark coffee brown, darker than buffalo trace. Nose does not have the same nuttiness, the whiskey barrel is much smoother and seems more integrated and the whiskey itself is less sweet. The cake batter notes are a little lighter with the sweetness residing in the back. Body is also thick and rich, stronger carbonation, chewy. Taste is huge, lots of barrel and whiskey well integrated up front. Flavor has some chocolate cake batter with loads of dark chocolate. Sweet malt complexity a bit less sweet than buffalo trace. Decent heat in back, less than buffalo trace with a lingering wood and rich chocolate lingering. Seems more well integrated and less sweet. I prefer this.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
orangesol (875) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 1, 2013
Shared this one with a bunch of close friends and Matthew Allyn, Brewmaster at Voodoo.

A - Pours black as night with a nice one finger tall khaki colored head, slowly dissipating down to a light film, leaving small trails of lace down the sides of the glass.

S - Smells of warm bourbon, vanilla, fudgey chocolate, coconut, dark fruits, caramel, oak and plenty of dark roasted malts. Definitely the best nose of the three, just smells incredible.

T - Starts off much like the BT version does with a big dose of sugary sweetness; mainly vanilla beans and chocolate fudge batter again; quickly giving way to hints of coconut, dark fruits, tobacco, woody oak and a mild amount of warming bourbon. Finish is pretty sweet with a bit of heat, lingering long after the finish. While the BT version is rough, this is the epitome of smooth.

M - Heavy body with moderate carbonation. Big, smooth feel with a nice warming booze burn at the end of each sip. Definitely the smoothest, most well integrated of the three thanks to that magic pappy barrel.

O - This is easily my favorite of the three, which is saying something because I really liked the other two. It has all of the flavors I love, as well as being aged in my favorite bourbon barrels, and despite the large ABV it remains fairly easy to consume. Looking forward to seeing how this one develops in the years to come, could get even better.


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