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RATINGS: 541   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.11/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 507   ABV: 16.9%
Jacob Spears, our 6th Great Grand Uncle, is credited as the first distiller to label his whiskey "Bourbon." He built his distillery in Bourbon County, Kentucky in 1790 - 203 years before began brewing. While obviously a bit too late to produce Uncle Jacob’s wash, we’ve instead created something far more complex. In his honor, we present this robust, silky smooth, full-bodied and altogether extremely American rendition of an Imperial Stout aged for 6 months in the very finest bourbon barrels. This explains a lot about our penchant for big brews! It’s in our blood!
Brewed with Rocky Mountain Water, Malter Barley, Flaked Oats, Hops and Yeast.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
MetalNHopHead (1846) - Lincoln, Nebraska, USA - MAY 15, 2016
Barrel-aged Imperial Stouts are big beers. Uncle Jacob’s Stout skips big and goes straight for monolithic. 17% alcohol and a pour that’s as deep and slow as ink. Huge roasted malt aromas with plenty of bourbon influence: vanilla, oak, cherry, butterscotch, toasted brown sugar, and booze. Flavor brings it forward with some coffee and cocoa coming from the grains. A full-bodied but smooth mouthfeel. It’d be fun to experiment with cellaring this brew and finding its sweet spot. At about any age though this is still going to be a massive Stout - not for the faint of spirit.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
HuskerTan (2082) - Kearney, Nebraska, USA - MAY 14, 2016
Bottle. A- Cherry, coconut, bourbon, boozy, oak. A- Black color, black liquid, brown head. T- Bourbon, coconut, vanilla, boozy, dark fruits, burnt caramel, butterscotch. P- Full body, average texture, average carbonation, bold finish. O- Sat on this one for just over a year and probably could have sat on it another year to tame it even more. Very booze/bourbon forward. Crazy expensive too. Maybe a little too bold. If it would mellow out it’d be great. Or even lose the barrel aging. And those are words I never use.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
DandyWolfFloyd (1202) - Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 11, 2016
Aroma - oat, dark roast, coffee, Bourbon rich alcohol, caramelized sugar, and some wood. Appearance - the body is black, the head is around 1/4" and light brown. The head rings out. Alcohol cloys. Taste - has rich roast, chocolate, Bourbon, wood, caramelized sugar, and a touch of spice. Palate - full body, slick and thick texture, carbonation is average, the finish is slightly astringent.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arnold931 (1263) - Iowa, USA - MAY 10, 2016
Bottle. Pours dark brown with nice tan head and lacing. Big alcohol legs. Nose is caramel, chocolate and alcohol. Taste is similar with big alcohol burn in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
SvanteL (451) - SWEDEN - APR 23, 2016
Riktigt svart med ett litet rejält brunt skum, bruna gardiner fäster på insidan av glaset. Enormt mycket bourbon i doften, vanilj och ekfat, plus rejält rostade toner av choklad och kaffe, även aningen rök. Smaken är vinös med massor av vanilj och ekfat och mörk choklad. Munkänslan är tjock och fyllig, lite oljig. En gigantiskt smakrik imperial stout.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jkwalking05 (4708) - Arlington, Texas, USA - APR 22, 2016
12 oz bottle. Black in color with a small tan head. Aroma is of heavy oak, vanilla, roasted malt, spicy notes, and light smoke. Taste is of vanilla, bourbon, rye, oak, roasted malt, prune, molasses, and booze.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
travita (4956) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 22, 2016
Bottle. The look is dark, blackish brown in color, with a tan head. The smell is wood, whiskey, chocolate, rye, spicy, rich, and alcohol. The taste is chocolate, wood, sweet, alcohol, whiskey, malt, and good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
badgerben (5045) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - APR 18, 2016
Black color with a whispy head. Strong molasses, roasted barley, and vanilla. Big rum, raisin, bourbon, vanilla, and oak flavor. Some dark berries, light tar, and roast. Very full bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dazz3 (1798) - Hallsberg, SWEDEN - APR 16, 2016
Bottled. Pours pitch black with no real head. Smells alcohol, roasted malt, a bit dark chocolate, vanilla. Tastes spicy, alcohol, roasted malt, dark chocolate with a lear alcohol bitter finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
knasputte78 (661) - SWEDEN - APR 15, 2016
Svart och trög. Intensiv smak som nästan blir för mycket. Portvin fast öl. Torkad frukt i massor som ger en söt och sirapslik smak. Alkoholen känns fast utan att bli stickig ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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