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RATINGS: 271   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 80   EST. CALORIES: 324   ABV: 10.8%
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; itís 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.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
egajdzis (6130) - Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 5, 2016
Opaque black with a small, tan head that left nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of smoke, wood, char, roast, light cocoa. Taste of smokey malts, some roast, lighter fruitiness, smooth finish. Has aged exceptionally!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ctipping (1411) - Florida, USA - JUN 21, 2015
12 oz. bottled poured into a goblet. Not quite jet black body with a wee bit of a tan colored head. It fades quickly leaving just a bit of lacing. Strong roasted malt flavor with some smoke. It smells like coffee and Islay scotch. The flavors complement each other well in the nose. I donít think the smoke plays well in the taste, though. The flavor is immediately a strong bitter chocolate flavor. The bitterness is augmented by the hops. The smoke just adds to the bitterness. It comes off as unbalanced. Nice body to it. A bit chewy, which is surprising since it doesnít have a lot of sweetness to it at all. Not a bad stout, just very very bitter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
MadRobin (2827) - Silver Spring, Alabama, USA - NOV 22, 2014
On tap at Frisco Taphouse and Brewery in Columbia, MD. Opaque, brown-black with a thin, tan head and excellent lacing. Aroma of chocolate, charcoal, roasted malt and licorice. Taste of charcoal, roasted malt, licorice and chocolate. Medium body and medium/low carbonization. After more than four years, this brew has rounded out nicely. Delicious. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
Chuckaduck (674) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
drsordr (2372) - 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

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
harrymel (1551) - 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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (44144) - 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]

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrSilverworm (9671) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 10, 2013
12oz bottle, from Dilly Cafe. Black color. Small amount of head, but itís 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, itís 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
shigadeyo (3635) - Cincinnati, 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Imaena (2227) - Maputo, MOZAMBIQUE - JUN 14, 2013
Bottle. This is a really smooth smoked beer that is well worth seeking out.

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