Three Floyds Dark Lord - Bourbon Vanilla Bean

 
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RATINGS: 448   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.34/5   EST. CALORIES: 420   ABV: 14%
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Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout aged in a variety of Bourbon barrels with vanilla beans. This listing is specifically for Bourbon Vanilla Bean Dark Lord. NOT Brandy.

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4.3
melush (14632) - SPAIN - NOV 1, 2023
UPDATED: NOV 1, 2023 As Three Floyds Dark Lord Marsmallows Handjee 65cl Bottle @ Beerhive, Edinburgh, United Kingdom. Black colour with a thin tan head. Aroma is roasted malt, cocoa, vanilla, hints of bourbon. Taste is roasted malt, dark chocolate, sweet, vanilla, marshmallows, bourbon, oak. Full body, soft carbonation.

4.5
vcsa (431) - - NOV 30, 2022
UPDATED: NOV 30, 2022 Appearance: Pours opaque dark brown to black, almost no head, no lacing. 外观:深棕黑色,不透明。几乎没有泡沫,无挂杯。 4/5 Aroma: Huge soy sauce and preserved plum, with toasted malt, cassis, clove, cinnamon, tobacco, dark chocolate, caramel and toast wood, leaves a seductive grilled meat in the empty glass. 气味:海量的酱油和话梅,伴随着烘烤麦芽、黑醋栗、丁香、肉桂、烟草、黑巧克力、焦糖和炙木 Soy sauce, sweet and pungent spices, chocolate and dried fruits with solid bourbon oak. Super heavy sweetness with equally salty and oaky to counterbalance that. Perfect alcohol hide. Lingering salty savory finish with cocoa, bourbon oak and spices. 味道:酱油、甜香料和辛香料、巧克力与干果,伴随着坚实的波本桶味。甜度超重,但同样有超 Full bodied, almost flat carbonated. Thick, oily and smooth. 口感:酒体饱满,杀口感几乎没有。厚重、油润而顺滑。 5/5 Overall The beer came as a complete surprise to me. It's more of an old bourbon-barrel aged Imperial Stout, or even Barleywine and Shaoxingwine, instead of a young Pastry Stout... With almost insanely salty, soy sauce-y and plumy, it reminds me of Goose Island Proprietor's Bourbon County Brand Stout 2014. No trace of common vanilla adjuncts (but it seems that vanilla beans can also have prune-like smell?), neither do marshmallow. Exactly match my palate, however I was expecting something totally different from this bottle. Hard to rate such... 这款酒完全出乎我的意料。它很像一款老年份的过桶帝国世涛,甚至大麦或者绍兴酒,就是不像 BCBS 2014。没有别的酒里常见的那种香草增味(但据说香草荚本身是带有西梅干味的?),也没有棉花糖。别说还 2022-11-30

5
zebra (5125) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 4, 2022
UPDATED: SEP 4, 2022 750-ml Marshmallow Handjee bottle from DLD. no head / oily pour, earthy sweet dark fruit faint marshmallow (cold) nose, stunning huge marshmallow, chocolate, creamy smooth, dark fruit finish.

4
deyholla (21612) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - AUG 12, 2022
UPDATED: AUG 12, 2022 On tap at Argus. Pours an oily black with no head whatsoever. Aroma has earthy dark grains, roast and vanilla with a nice bourbon backbone. Flavor has a combination of chocolate and vanilla with earthy roast, dark grains and bourbon supporting.

3.8
Beerhunter111 (43445) - Beerland, GERMANY - APR 22, 2022
UPDATED: APR 22, 2022 66cl bottle. A black beer, no head. Aroma is intense sweet, bourbon, chocolate sauce. Taste of strong dark malt, bourbon, chocolate, caramel sauce, boozy finish.

5
ResinousLiquids6 (222) - Kraków, POLAND - AUG 9, 2020
UPDATED: AUG 9, 2020 Piwo gładkie i posiada dużo ciała. W smaku wanilia, bourbon, belgijskie praliny, kakao, pianki nadają letkość i delikatność. Genialne piwo.

5
Craftbeerfan666 (3) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 1, 2020 does not count
UPDATED: JUL 1, 2020 The absolute best beer I’ve tasted in my entire life. Supersmooth, thick, suitable carbonisation, tasting marshmallow as promised- but in no way synthetically. Super delicious chocolate, perfect matching body.

4.3
karrjin (11) - - JUN 19, 2020
UPDATED: JUN 19, 2020 Marshmallow Handjee shared at GW, big thx J. Great barrel and bourbon notes, big, rich, sweetness, vanilla, marshmallows, fluffy, finishes rich, warming, sweetness, bourbon, vanilla.

4.1
LovibondRates30 (12) - - JUL 18, 2019
UPDATED: JUL 18, 2019 dello stile, note di caramello dovute al malto tostato e prugna secca, alcol sostenuto ed avvertito nel retrogusto finale, che rende questa birra certamente degustativa. Il luppolo è minoritario ma non del tutto assente, il dolce caratteristico…

4.4
jsquire (6959) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - MAY 18, 2019
UPDATED: MAY 18, 2019 Daryl beer creamy brown head. Big rich sweet bourbon nose. So smooth and rich. Vanilla bourbon wood white sugar. Great balanced variant.


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