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RATINGS: 268   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 80   EST. CALORIES: 324   ABV: 10.8%
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This is a celebration of our fifteenth year making craft beer and it stands as an example of the bold flavorful beers that we have come to make. This is not a timid ale; it’s an intense, full-bodied smoke experience. Fifteen has a rich flavor profile balancing notes of dark roast, burnt toast, and spicy rye with a deep earthy aroma of smoke and wood. This beer should age nicely and be a smoky treasure for many years. Recipe by Chris Wilson, Head Brewer and Dan Hitchcock, Brewer.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
Chuckaduck (624) - Highland Heights, Kentucky, USA - MAY 12, 2014
Bottle. 5/12/14. Pours deep dark brown-black with a thin brown head. Aroma is smoke, chocolate, charcoal, char, dark roastiness, burnt malts, hickory, barbecue, hints of sweet malt (rye, etc). Smells amazing. Taste is dark malt, chocolate, dark fruit, smoke, char, burnt toast, coffee beans; finish is smoke and more smoke. Wow. Great flavor profile. Some light lacing throughout. Medium-full bodied. Low carbonation. Really interesting, smoky, tasty beer. Alcohol well-hidden.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
drsordr (986) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - JAN 11, 2014
Bottle pour opaque black with minimal tan head. Nose smoke and peat. Very much like bacon or prosciutto or ham. Taste lots of roast, smoke, and savory. Some mid sweetness. Mild roast and sweet finish

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
harrymel (1477) - Spokane, Washington, USA - DEC 5, 2013
Current review on 23OCT12 Pours black with just a slight rim of mocha. Smells of smoke, some leather and more smoke - campfire smoke. Flavor is liquid smoke really not much else going on there - like sucking the dick end of a cigarette. Sad flavor. Medium, smooth body with low, but sharp carb. Not a good beer. Just because you make a smoked beer does not mean the beer should taste exclusively of smoke. 2/1.5/1.5/3/1.5 Original review 07DEC11 A: black, a little quilt of dark mocha foam falls to a web on the surface. No lace. Opaque. S: Smoke, leather, molasses and anise. Some notes of bitter cocoa. T: Fairly smoky with some dry dark malts. Actually, as I drink this, the more smoky it tastes. M: Medium bodied with moderate carb. Near dry finish. O: Maybe dumping this in with a crock pot of lil smokies and barbeque sauce this would have been great. As it stands, meh. Overly smoky. 2/3.5/3/3/3/3.05 Serving type: bottle 10-28-2012

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (34188) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 3, 2013

Bottle 12fl.oz. @ [ Craig and Fin Sneak up in the middle of the NIGHT and drink all fonefans beer ].

Clear dark brown colour with a average, open and frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, beige to light brown head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, chocolate, dark chocolate, coffee, smoke, wood, fire place smoke, alcohol. Flavour is light heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, sweet dark malt, roasted, chocolate. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20130519]

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrSilverworm (5917) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 10, 2013
12oz bottle, from Dilly Cafe. Black color. Small amount of head, but it’s a very nice darker brown color. Few bits of lace. Smokey, meaty nose. Indeed, pretty bacony, sort of savory. I like it. Some dark chocolate in the flavor, light hint of coffee. Big smoke all throughout, love it. Very smokey, but not ashy or burnt. Pretty sweet taste. Would like more bitterness, it’s predominantly sweet, with a light amount of bitter. Light bite in the finish. Nice smoked imperial stout. Love the big smoke, and it hides the alcohol well. Just a bit too sweet for me, personally.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
shigadeyo (2976) - Harrison, Ohio, USA - AUG 1, 2013

7/08/2010: Weyerbacher Fifteen (1995-2010) Smoked Imperial Stout... Aroma: Meaty smoke and lots of chocolate. Appearance: Opaque, liquid dark chocolate color; dense mocha to tan-colored head; fine carbonation. Flavor: Smoke and char, roasted malts and high caco dark chocolate; espresso-like bitterness in the finish along with a smidge of orangy-citrus; the alcohol is controlled and complex. Palate: Medium-full body; smooth and lightly creamy. Overall: I always like more smoke, but this one is well-balanced for the masses; smoke is throughout, so it truly is a smoked imperial stout.

12 fl. oz. bottle (10.8% Alc. by Vol.) shared by Tmoney99. Thanks Tom! Rating #263 for this beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Imaena (1789) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUN 14, 2013
Bottle. This is a really smooth smoked beer that is well worth seeking out.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerdedone (2573) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 25, 2013
Bottle. Pours black with a thin tan head. Aroma of roasted malts, chocolate, subtle smoke and a hint of coffee. Creamy smooth flavor of smoky roasted malts, chocolate, alcohol, peaty smoke and a bit of coffee with a roasty warming finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
back (1295) - Holstebro, DENMARK - MAY 19, 2013
Sort skum brun lidt Røg alc træ citrus Bitter modrate sød lidt Sirup blød

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (13933) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 19, 2013
bottle at jans... deep black ... thin tan head ... soft roast malt ... light meatyness ... barest hint of smoke ... dark roast malts ... soft smked malts ... light sweetness ... light coal smoke....


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