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RATINGS: 65   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84/5   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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4.6
tsd08460 (1224) - Marshall, Virginia, USA - JUL 5, 2016
Bottle from Whole Foods Market Fair Lakes, VA Aroma: bourbon, cinnamon, vanilla. chocolate Appearance: black with a tan head Taste: medium sweetness, medium bitterness, Palate: medium body, creamy, average carbonation, long finish, Delicious

4.5
DocLock (10973) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 3, 2016
Bottle from Whole Foods PM. Pours hazy black with tan head. Nose was roasty dark malt, oaky bourbon, cacao, molasses, vanilla, pepper. The flavor had more hot pepper flavor, nice vanilla, oak, cacao, molasses, spice. Very well hidden alcohol.

4.5
IrishBoy (4228) - Bakersfield, California, USA - MAR 25, 2017
12 oz bottle from Ratman! Nose is vanilla, chocolate,with light amounts of bourbon, wood and chilies. Black with a small lightly lacing cinnamon tan head. Flavor is moderately sweet dark chocolate, vanilla, and a nice light amount of pepperiness that gently licks your tongue. Excellent! Thanks for the bottle Don.

4.3
Ratman197 (15228) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUN 18, 2016
Bottle poured a clear dark reddish brown with a small lasting tan head. Aromas of cocoa, vanilla, bourbon, fruitiness and chilies. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of dark chocolate, vanilla, cinnamon, light bourbon and light chilies with a smooth lingering fruity chocolate finish.

4.3
zebra (2255) - Illinois, USA - JUN 28, 2016
12-oz bottle from wlvliquors. dark chocolate + roasty malt nose, fizzy, chocolate, medium body, boozy chile heat into finish. also thinking and drinking.

4.3
Mep3222 (1617) - East Greenbush, New York, USA - JUL 17, 2016
Roasted malt aroma with some slight spice from the chillies. Taste is a slight sweet roasted malt, very full flavored stout, with mild chillie spice, and a vanilla bourbon finish. Fantastic balance. The chili spice is perfect in this beer. Some beers it is too much and burns the throat. This adds some slight heat without overpowering the stout. Brilliant balance. Alcohol is very masked. Such a good imperial stout. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
Cavie (4775) - Arlington, Texas, USA - JUL 31, 2016
Bottle courtesy cwsample. Pours black, opaque. Tan head. Aroma is very rich. Malt and molasses, bourbon, wood, vanilla, dark fruit. Super complex. Flavor is rich as well. Roasted grain, bourbon and dark chocolate. A distinct pepper heat can be felt on the finish. The alcohol level also provides some heat. Full bodied. Very nice. Would age well. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
katrinaez (2196) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 10, 2017
Aroma is molasses, dark ripe fruit, and a tiny pepper. Punch of chilis, but not the spice, just the flavor. Tobacco, vanilla, red velvet cake, and booze. Lots of booze. Bottle.

4.2
ajnepple (6990) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUN 30, 2016
12 oz single bottle from the Craft Beer Cellar - Fort Collins. Black appearance with a small, lingering brown head and light lacing. Enticing aroma of chile peppers, chocolate, vanilla, cinnamon, oak and a hint of bourbon. Similar flavor, medium sweetness and medium to heavy spiciness that lingers to the finish. The alcohol is hidden well at this ABV. Full body with average carbonation and a thick, coating mouth feel. Complex and pretty fun to drink overall.

4.2
BVery (11240) - 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.


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