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Westbrook Siberian Black Magic Panther - Apple Brandy Barrel

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RATINGS: 54   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.94/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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The beer so nice they named it twice. The only (known) incarnation of Siberian Black Magic Panther Imperial Stout has been this one, a draft-only version aged in Lairdís Apple Brandy Barrels. Even that has only popped up at a handful of special events. To say folks have raved about it would be an understatement.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
markextrae (3713) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - AUG 8, 2016
Bottle shared at Himmeriget. Poured a viscous black colour with a tanned head on top. Nose is quite heavy on the Apple brandy, thick roast notes, Apple liquor, vanilla, dark chocolate, fudgie, taste is overpowered by brandy in a bad way, itís starting to get a little bit metallic in the back aswell. It wonít get any better by now

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
markwise (5168) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - JUL 18, 2016
Bottle courtesy of my buddy Kevin. Cheers! Pours a deep obsidian with a thin tan head. Nose is huge apple brandy, chocolate, cocoa, dessert, sweetness, and hints of oak. Flavor is similar with roast, earth, cocoa, Apple brandy, slight oxidation, and more brandy. Medium in body and lingering brandy on the finish.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
daje (3982) - NORWAY - JUL 16, 2016
Bottle at Himmeriget, march 24th 2016. Black body with a small light brown head. Aroma is big and roasty, liquir, oak and chocolate. Taste is sweet, mild boozy, with a complex chocolate and canned fruit layer, full bodied with subtle bitterness and a roasty edge. Thick and chunky with a lasting plum, roast and cocoa aftertaste. Quite nice!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DSG (11505) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAY 28, 2016
[5/15/16] Bottle at Himmeriget in Copenhagen. Opaque black with a brown head. Great aroma of chocolate, vanilla, some dark fruits, cookies, wood. Sweet flavor with chocolate, vanilla, apple brandy, dark fruits, wood, caramel, nuts. Full-bodied, thick. Great stuff.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chrisv10 (15181) - DENMARK - MAY 19, 2016
Bottle @ Himmeriget. Black with small beige head. Aroma is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, liquorice, brandy, wood and oak. Flavour is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, liquorice, apple, brandy, sweet and warming.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Camons (10099) - Hasselager, DENMARK - MAY 12, 2016
Bottle @ Himmeriget, Copenhagen. Pours black with a fading brown head, lacings. Aroma of sweet roated malts, caramel, dark chocolate, dark sugar, wood, some brandy notes, alcohol. Flavor is light sweet, malty, caramel, dark sugary wood, dark fruits, brandy, apple brandy, alcohol. Medium to full body, soft / flat carbonation, sweet finsih with loads of warming alcohol. 120516

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasmus40 (17427) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 12, 2016
Bottle @ Himmeriget. Black with a small brown head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt, chocolate, spicy and heavy brandy. Flavor is very sweet and rather bitter. Dry and rather bitter finish with heavy alcohol. Boozy. 120516

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Klimaet (1742) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - MAY 3, 2016
Bottle @ Himmeriget. Pours pitch black with a medium mocha head. Aroma is full of sweet apple brandy, barrel spice, sweet chocolate, peppery, malty. Taste is chocolate, slightly cloying, dark fruits, apple brandy, raisins, malts as it warms up. Almost no roast. Subtle backend. Too sweet for me but still some nice details in there.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Desverger (7994) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 20, 2016
Bottle@Himmeriget, Copenhagen - black pour with brown head. Dark malty, with some chocolate, caramel sweetness and then some great brandy infused wooden notes come into play, lovely apple nuance throughout, some dark dried fruity notes coming in, gorgeous brew. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Borup (11318) - Albertslund, DENMARK - MAR 20, 2016
66 cl. bottle. Black with a beige head. Aroma and flavour of roasted malt, chocolate, caramel, oak, brandy, apples, sweet and alcohol.


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