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RATINGS: 69   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83/5   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 411   ABV: 13.7%
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STOUT AGED IN BOURBON BARRELS WITH CACAO NIBS, VANILLA BEANS, CHILES AND CINNAMON ADDED. ​We’ve been thinking long and hard about one of our all-time favorites and how to put our personal lil twist on it. Or is this a big twist? Hmmm. We’ll have to think, and drink, on that one.

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Travlr (26430) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - SEP 7, 2016
UPDATED: SEP 8, 2016 Bottle at Churchkey. Black color, beige head. Aroma of spiced cocoa. Taste has chocolate, peppers, black pepper. Tasty.

3.6
mR_fr0g (14028) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 5, 2016
Bottle shared on Level 42 15/08/2016. Many thanks to Leighton for this one. A dark mahogany brown coloured pour with a halo of tan head. Aroma is toasted coconut, Warming, alcohol, solvent, raspberry ripple. Flavour is composed of sweet toasted coconut, choc raspberry jam, woody, jammy, Palate is medium full, harsh, Warming, bit harsh.

3.6
madmitch76 (26435) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2016
16th August 2016
Level 42 Bottleshare. Thanks to Leighton. Almost clear brown beer, thin pale tan head. Soft smooth palate. Soft dark malts, dry. Spice. Fruity bourbon and vanilla. Modest dark chocolate. Mild coffee. Spicy boozy finish. Rich and well integrated but not outstanding.

4.2
thomashall (1249) - New Hope, Minnesota, USA - AUG 27, 2016
12oz bottle shared by Bvery, thanks buddy! Dark brown pour. Really sweet boozy aroma, some vanilla, aroma is off the charts. Taste follows, slight chillies, everything is so well balanced. Really amazing beer!

4.2
BVery (11461) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - AUG 27, 2016
Bottle from Avery. Dark brown pour. Aroma is dark roast, chilies, cinnamon. Medium to slick palate, full flavored. Vanilla comes out. Lots of big elements in this, but balanced beautifully. Awesome.

4.1
MadIndian (2743) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 23, 2016
Back Log bottle from Philly Beer Store. This bang on! Nice spice mixed with chocolate, oak, caramel, toffee, vanilla, cinnamon. They blend is solid.

3.9
teorn88 (8066) - Rimini, ITALY - AUG 17, 2016
Bottle shared at the August Level 42 tasting. Thanks to Leigthon. It pours a dark brown color with small beige head. Aroma is sweet with loads of vanilla, chocolate, light chicolate. Taste is also sweet decadent with vanilla, chocolate, coffee, chillies, boozy. Medium to full I died with good carbonationZ overall, tasty one

3.6
Scopey (16274) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2016
Bottle care of Leighton. It pours darkest brown with a small tan head. The aroma is rich, bitter - sweet, big vanilla, toasted coconut, bourbon, cocoa, bounty bar and dried fruits. The taste is smooth, rich roasted malt, chilli spice, vanilla, bourbon, toasted coconut, dried fruit, unctuous, toffee, icing sugar with a rich, sweet, warming finish. Full body, fine carbonation and oily mouth - feel. A bit full - on and sweet, but overall decent.

3.6
Theydon_Bois (21480) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2016
Bottle split at Level 42, thanks to LKS, 16/08/16. Extremely dark mahogany brown with a decent beige head. Nose is coffee grinds, spice, light charr, tofeee, cocoa powder, fruit esters. Taste comprises coffee, toffee, caramel, sweet stewed fruits, charr, roast. Full body, fine carbonation, light peppery spice and a rising boost in the close. Decent enough impy but not top draw.

4
Leighton (22821) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2016
Bottle shared in London - bought in the US. Pours rich, clear black-brown with a creamy, tan head. Big burnt wood, baking cocoa, some dried fruits, vanilla, scorched earth. Medium to big sweet flavour with oily, gooey chocolate, raisins, some burnt wood, earth, alcohol. Full bodied with creamy carbonation. Warming finish with further chocolate notes, alcohol, roast, dried berries, mild chili burn. Punchy stuff. Nice depth.


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