kp (10882) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007neongolden (1611) - Linköping, Sweden/Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 20, 2017
UPDATED: MAY 13, 2012
Date: June 18, 2005
Source: Ale Atlanta
Aroma: lightly sweet malt aroma balanced with earthy hops
Body: velvet body
Flavor: touch of alcohol, great vanilla character
Date: April 20, 2006
Aroma: earthy hop aroma with light vanilla and a touch of oak, very creamy, hot
Flavor: big woody flavor, touch of sweetness, good earthy hops to balance
Date: April 01, 2012
Aroma: sweet fruity aroma, caramel sweetness, plenty of earthyness
Flavor: sweet and fruity flavor, plenty of earthyness, bourbon has faded leaving just a touch of caramel and vanilla sweetness, oxidation present but melds well with the rich malts
Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 8/10; Palate: 9/10; Overall: 17/20
Score: **** /4
Date: October 10, 2007
picking up a good balance between the bourbon and dark caramel, still lots of sweetness, touch of alcohol fades in and out,
Date: February 20, 2009
Aroma: sweet caramel and vanilla aroma with a nice bourbon presence
Flavor: sticky sweet caramel and vanilla flavor, touch of alcohol, light oak
(On tap @ Anvil and Stave, April 5/17) Pours a deep red tinged brown with a stable fine white head. Aroma is dried figs, toffee, grapes, vanilla, bourbon. Flavour mimics it a bunch, rich toffee, figs, vanilla, mixed dried fruit, some whiskey, light heat, oak. A bit nutty. Pretty balanced for the abv. Medium full body and soft carb.
A textbook high-quality bourbon barrel barley wine. Gerbeer (3699) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 25, 2017
On tap at Anvil & Stave. Pours a very dark brown with light head. Aromas of sweet roasted malts, caramel, dry bourbon and hint of fruit. Flavors of same with a little more bourbon ABV.
Very nice. gyllenbock (9100) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 8, 2017
On tap at Anvil & Stave. Dark brown with a small head. Sweet with dried fruit, toffee, vanilla, bourbon and malt. The body was full and the mouthfeel fairly relaxed. A nice one to sip.
dogfish120love (1325) - Westfield, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 28, 2017
Pours a murky light brown faint around the rim lacing. The aroma is heavy caramel, vanilla, chocolate coffee bourbon, toffee figs and raisins. Flavor is sweet but not cloying weihenweizen (3751) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - JAN 28, 2017
Refrigerated 75 cl brown bottle poured into a snifter. Clear light brown with small white head. Aroma is caramel, medium body, low carbonation, and little lacing. Taste is caramel malt, bourbon, some wood, and a little alcohol.
Jokestereo (359) - SWEDEN - DEC 17, 2016
Pours hazy dark brown with a thin light tanned head. Aroma; Vanilla, bourbon, toffee and oak. Taste; Bourbon, vanilla, toffee, almond and a touch of dried dark fruits. Korcz (3375) - Warsaw, POLAND - NOV 12, 2016
Backlog, ocena przepisana z untappd, w ramach uzupełniania profilu na ratebeer. AdmiralVernon (1191) - SWEDEN - OCT 27, 2016
A: Deep brown coloured with some red notes and a huge offwhite head N: Bourbon, vanilla, oak, toffee, tobacco T: Bourbon, vanilla, toffee O: Very nice balanced! Mesjasz (1513) - Lodz, POLAND - OCT 17, 2016
UPDATED: OCT 20, 2016 Bottle at tasting panel at Warszawski festiwal piwa. Very complex, nice balance, full of almond, vanilla, ripe and dark fruits. One of best. BuckeyeBoy (7543) - Boise, Idaho, USA - OCT 16, 2016
750ml bottle pours out amber topped with a small sand head. Nose is nice sweetness malts toffee brown sugar some pit fruit and some of the bourbon barrel vanilla shows. Taste is more of the sweet malt caramel toffee pitfruit and the bourbon barrel goodness.