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Xbeeriment Black Force One Bourbon Barrel Edition

 (RETIRED)
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style
Xbeeriment
Formerly brewed at Amager Bryghus

Style: Imperial Stout
København NV, Denmark
Serve in Snifter

bottled
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RATINGS: 100   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 312   ABV: 10.4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
English: A very smooth version of Xbeeriment Black Force One with complex notes of maple syrup and oranges from the Bourbon blending in with the roastiness and hoppiness of the imperial stout. An extremely complex beer. Only 375 bottles made.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
berlinoise2go (608) - NORWAY - SEP 22, 2012
Bottle (50cl) from Ølbutikken, Copenhagen. Huge, beige, bubbly head with good retention - settles as a thick film with some lacing. Black colour. Very rich aroma of roasted malt, licorice, coffee, whisky, chocolate, cream. Silky smooth mouthfeel, soft carbonation with a slightly prickly sensation. Taste is initially semisweet and becomes gradually more bitter, finishes with a menthol-like, slightly papery dryness.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gunnfryd (10453) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 2, 2012
Bottle. Red dark brown colour with a tan head. Aroma is alcohol, roasted malt, vanilla. Flavour is roasted malt, chocolate, orange, coffee, vanilla, alcohol, wood, bourbon, hop. Full body. Very nice beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Borup (5796) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JUL 14, 2012
Tap at CBC. Black with a nice beige head. Aroma and flavour of coffee, roasted malt, chocolate, bourbon, fruit and vanilla.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gEUS (1041) - Linden, BELGIUM - MAY 29, 2012
tap at cbc - pours pitch black with a light brown head. Aroma of boubon, coffee, roasted malt, chocolate. Medium body, some sweetness, nice bitterness from mid to finish. Taste of caramel, coffee...

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Camons (5856) - Hasselager, DENMARK - MAY 29, 2012
Tap @ Copenhagen Beer Celebration. Pours pitch black, no head. Aroma of roasted malts, bourbon, oak. Taste is roasted malt, coffee, oak, cherries, lots of bourbon, booze. Medium body, low carbonation, alcoholic finish. 120512

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dashimus (219) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 28, 2012
Cask. Pours black with no head. Almost no carbonation. Very strong bourbon smell. Very difficult to smell anything past it. Taste is again dominated by bourbon but with some subtle spice and hint of pepper. Difficult to tell what beet would have tested of prior to aging. Typical chocolate or coffee flavours appear absent. Quite a dry finish.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Travlr (11078) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAY 22, 2012
Draft from crew through GT2. Black color. Aroma of vanilla, whiskey. Taste is burnt chocolate, vanilla. Overwhelming.

1.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
GT2 (8366) - San Diego County, California, USA - MAY 16, 2012
Tap at CBC. Near black pour with larger mocha foam. Nose is big time acetaldehyde, old red apple, heavy spoiled cider. Oh man. Heavy oxidation. Taste is apple, spices, ash, paper. Undrinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
suprchunk (2173) - Crestview, Florida, USA - MAY 14, 2012
Black. Big tan head and plenty of lacing. Chocolate and roasted malt aroma. Taste is the same with a more dry chocolate presence. Not much in the way of bourbon, but it comes through with hints of vanilla. Nice.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jesperhammer (2865) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 13, 2012
12-MAY-2012, draft @CBC. Black with lasting brown head. Woody dusty hard roasted. Bourbon notes. Quite hoppy bitter. Below medium carbonation. Fine drink.


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