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RATINGS: 202   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.93   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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"This is our Coffeehouse Stout amped up to 8% abv and aged for a couple of months in Virginia Gentleman Reserve Bourbon Barrels. Another unique AleWerks beer which blends the rich, coffee-milk stout flavors with those of vanilla and bourbon."


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Papsoe (25094) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 22, 2012
Bottle 65 cl. Courtesy of Elwood. Pours an opaque pitch black with a small light brown head. Both coffee and Bourbon comes through nicely in the nose. Rich and filling body, lowish carbonation. Sweet roast, quite some molasses and cocoa with the vanillaish Bourbon notes rounding things off perfectly. No real bitterness. Lovely. 221112

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jcartamdg (1671) - Spring Hill, Florida, USA - NOV 18, 2012
Pours jet black with a dark brown head that dissipates quickly. Aroma of bourbon, vanilla, oak, and coffee. Taste follows, coffee, vanilla, creamy chocolate and bourbon. Really tasty. Smooth, creamy and rich. Bourbon is present but not over the top, nice balanced BA stout ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcwattsrugger (11004) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - NOV 18, 2012
22oz bottle-trade with jtclockwork shared at Tampa Wkly @Madhouse-dissipating lt brown-black with some sheeting. A-roasty/leather-dk malt, bourbon with a sharpness. T-sweet roasty/leather-dk malt, bourbon with a sharpness, vanilla, some earthy hops.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 10, 2012
In bottle at Craig’s. Pours a very dark brown colour with a fair light tan head. Aroma of dark chocolate, soy sauce, bourbon, caramel and alcohol. Similar flavours with mild carbonation and an oily mouth-feel. Nice and dry with an oaky finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (13196) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 10, 2012
bottle at home... dark malts ... chocolate and coffee nose ... soft roast malts .. dark malts ... chocolate and vanilla ... soft vanilla ... soft bourbon ...

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (29687) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 10, 2012
22 fl oz bottle. Pours black with a small tan head. Aroma is coffee, herbal and dark roasted malty. Dense chocolate, malty and light caramelish. Breadish, coffee and chocolate. Bitter and dry roasted malty finish.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Velkyal (275) - Gordonsville, Virginia, USA - NOV 1, 2012
Poured from a 22oz bottle, aged 2 years in my cellar. Pours a thick, inky black topped with a smallish light brown head which dissipates fairly quickly. Aroma is heft dollops of coffee, rich earthy hops and traces of whiskey. Taste is again big on the coffee but with a very dense, rich caramel element, the traces of whiskey in the nose become more noticeable in the taste, with bits of oak and vanilla seeping through. Full bodied and delicious.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
maneliquor (2788) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - OCT 23, 2012
UPDATED: OCT 24, 2012 Bottle. Pour is dark brown with a small tan head which quickly disappears leaving spotty lacing. Nose shows bitter espresso notes with a great balance of sweetness behind it all. Light vanilla a d subtle cocoa powder. A touch if coconut comes through behind the bourbon notes. Taste is smooth and balanced between ice coffee and light bourbon. Sweetness balances this perfectly. Creamy mouthfeel with a touch of heat. Damn tasty ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
djd07 (2918) - Houston, Texas, USA - SEP 14, 2012
Bottle. Pours a dark brown with paperthin beige head that diminishes to nothing. The aroma is smokey malt and chocolate. Thin mouthfeel with a sweet vanilla and coffee with a light boozey finish. A good Imperial stout from Williamsburg AleWorks.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dimenhetfield (2487) - , Florida, USA - SEP 8, 2012
750ml bottle poured into snifter. Been after this one for quite some time. Dark pour, good carbonation with no head. Aroma is a tad smokey with hints of charcoal, chocolate and bourbon. Flavor has a hint of milk lactose sugar but doesn’t over power the palate. Very good showing here.


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