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Voodoo Black Magick

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RATINGS: 143   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 465   ABV: 15.5%
This is an Imperial Stout that is of great strength and complexity. We then gently age that beer in Elaigh Craig 13 1/2 year old Bourbon Barrels for 6 months to 1 yr. and then primed and bottled to bottle condition for continued aging and celler life. Black Magick should be able to be aged up to about 5 years, to heighten the complexity and smooth nature of this beer. First Black Magick brewed in Feb 2007. Released 2009. = 15% ABV Second Black Magick brewed in 2009 and released 2011. = 15.5% ABV

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fonefan (44143) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 11, 2011

Bottle 12fl.oz. @ home.

[ Courtesy of Secret Summer Santa ]. Clear dark black colour with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, beige head. Aroma is heavy malty, roasted, burnt, caramel, chocolate, wood, smoke, alcohol. Flavour is heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, coffee beans, alcohol burn in the nice way ;O). Body is medium to full, texture is oily and smooth, carbonation is soft. [20110904]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (40864) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 3, 2012
33 cl bottle. Pours darb brown with a small tan head. Aroma is dense malty, light acidic and dark roasted malty. Thick vanilla, light liqourice and dark roasted malty. Thick malty and light toasted caramelish. Ends dry and roasted malty finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ungstrup (34690) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 3, 2012
Bottled. A pitch black beer with a thin brown head. The aroma has notes of alcohol, roasted malt, bourbon, and a bit of soy sauce. The flavor is sweet with notes of alcohol, soy sauce, roasted malt, and bourbon, leading to a dry alcoholic finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 3, 2012
Bottle 35,5 cl. Courtesy of Doodler. Pours an opaque pitch black with a tiny beige head. Nose is dominated by heavy booze and tarish roast. Rich, rich body, lowish carbonation, sweet roast, dark dried fruits and quite some roast. Violent boozy finish. Serious stuff indeed but very enjoyable. 030612

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (23363) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 15, 2011
Bottle. Pours a black color with a small off-white head. Has a roasted malty chocolate licorice and bourbon aroma. Roasted malty chocolate bourbon and vanilla flavor. Has a roasted malty chocolate bourbon and vanilla finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
madmitch76 (22450) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUL 28, 2012
27th October 2010
Opaque black - brown beer, tan head. Dark malt and dark chocolate nose with an unfortunate whiff of paint. Light palate with moderate carbonation. Taste follows the nose and that includes that emulsion paint tone that some barrel aged beers suffer from. A little bourbon underneath but the paint overwhelms and I didn’t enjoy this at all.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (21666) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - DEC 19, 2010
Bottle. Very dark brown. Aroma is boozy chocolate, balsamic vinegar. Taste is boozy chocolate also, smooth but with a bit of bite at the finish. Nice.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 5/20
brokensail (16057) - Dublin, California, USA - APR 11, 2011
A: The pour is very dark brown, almost black. Very small to no off-white head. S: Super boozy with a lot of roasted malt aroma. Somewhat solventy with an ashy aroma to it as well. More than anything, though, the nose is booze. T: The flavor is overly harsh and boozy as well. I guess some booze is expected at such a high ABV, but this is just too much. Lots of roasted malt and charred flavor. Not really enjoyable. Maybe some tannic oak-type notes. M: Medium to full in body with a moderate carbonation. O: Couldn’t even finish more than a few ounces of this.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (15806) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 27, 2009
Oily and very dark brown. No head. The aroma is alcohol, burnt plums, prunes. Like a boozy, way oversimplified Expedition. Thick, viscous with a rich marmitey, pruney character. It’s burly and has some unique qualities but overall there isn’t that much to recommend.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (14999) - , New Jersey, USA - MAR 17, 2011
Bottle shared by Dmac. Pours black. Tan head. Slightly oily. Nose of grain alcohol, chocolate, bourbon barrel and vanilla. Taste of rum raisin, dark fruits, bourbon, vanilla and chocolate.

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