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RATINGS: 72   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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Drawing inspiration from an Old Fashioned cocktail recipe and the Gentlemenís Clubs where the cocktail was first served over 100 years ago, this collaboration beer brings together two breweries from opposite ends of the country and ingredients from the home states of both breweries. Using an Old Ale recipe as the base beer, Gentlemenís Club was brewed with cherries and oranges, Alchemy, Sorachi Ace and Pacifica hops, and hand-selected specialty malts to mirror the qualities typically found in an Old Fashioned cocktail. The beer was aged on three different woods: bourbon barrels, rye whiskey barrels and new oak spirals, resulting in three unique versions of the beer, each offering a slightly different take on the same age-old recipe.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
allmyvinyl (2795) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 16, 2014
Bottle at Craigís. Copper pour, thin white head. Bourbon and dried fruit nose. Taste is a bit too much bourbon for me, and some alcohol burn. Not subtle. Bitter finish. OK.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BenH (2144) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 15, 2014
Bottle. Amber with white head. Aroma of dried fruits abd Toffee. Taste of oak and dried fruit. Quite bitter. Ok

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (13927) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 15, 2014
bottle at home ... at the Lets do a Chris O tasting... deep brown ... thin tan lacing ... soft roast ... soft malts ... big dry bourbon nose ,, massive bourbon front ... light dry bitterness ... not for me

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
deyholla (6486) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - FEB 21, 2014
Bottle at the RBWG 2014 grand tasting, thanks! Pours a clear amber orange with a tan head that starts at the edges and dissipates completely. Aroma has a good amount of sweet grains/bread with some bourbon and a hint of light fruits underlying. Flavor has more sweet grains and bourbon with some bread and light fruits underlying.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maverick34 (2161) - New York, USA - FEB 19, 2014
Draught in via. Maroon to red brown pour. Serious booze and vanilla aromatic. Chewy butter toffee. Good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drake (8030) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - FEB 13, 2014
RBWG14 Trip Rating #138. Bottle shared at the Grand Tasting. Pours a hazy copper color with a medium sized frothy tan head. Good head retention. Aroma of bourbon, candied citrus, herbal notes, mild chocolate. Taste is herbal hops, bourbon, candied citrus, buttery finish. Medium bodied.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Suttree (5013) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 11, 2014
Sampled at 2014 RBWG Grand Tasting. Thanks to my brother for bringing this up from Florida! Reddish coppery brown. Lots of bourbon, cinnamon, some sublte fruity notes, too. As it warms, I get allspice, chocolate, and more bourbon. pretty enjoyable all around.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jtclockwork (7898) - , New Jersey, USA - FEB 10, 2014
Bottle at RBWG. Pours orange with white head. Nose and taste of bourbon, candied fruit, orange and some cherry. Some wood. Medium body.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
pushkinwow (1955) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 9, 2014
On tap at Apex on the last day of Stout Fest. Dark clear amber with a creamy head. Sweet dry tropical fruitiness, vanilla, bourbon, some orange rind, full body and moderate carbonation, bitter on the finish but everything is quite strong in terms of flavours and just doesnít seem to blend well together.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leighton (10422) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 8, 2014
Bottle at RBWG Asheville Grand Tasting. Pours clear amber with a bubbly head. OK beer, some bread, honey, vanilla. Full bodied with fine carbonation. Some leafy bitterness. Dry bread. Dry toffee. Not bad.


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