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RATINGS: 528   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.11/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 507   ABV: 16.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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 Jacobís wash, weíve 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! Itís in our blood!
Brewed with Rocky Mountain Water, Malter Barley, Flaked Oats, Hops and Yeast.

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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hopdog (11984) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 6, 2015
Bottle. Batch - Feb 2015. Poured a black color with a tan head. Roast, dark fruits, woody, coffee, bourbon, vanilla, and molasses. Warming alcohol - drank this after shoveling out from the 10" snow storm that just hit us, so this did hit the spot.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stuu666 (11964) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 12, 2015
Bottle at craigís. Pours black, nose is chocolate, coffee, toffee, taste is sweet, chocolate, rich, fruity.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sammy (11655) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 5, 2016
Big rich stout, with full corn flavour. They call it bourbon. Black, thick. Tasty, to an extent. Worth a try.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
madsberg (11637) - SÝborg, DENMARK - AUG 15, 2012
Bottled. Pitch black coloured. Dense brown head. Aroma of roast, wood, chocolate, port, liqoiurice, Flavour of roast, vanilla, wood, alcohol, chocolate, brown sugar, liqourice, just a tad of coffee. Full bodied. ends on a roasted and light sweet bitterness with nice alcohol bite on lips and palate. Nice

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Camons (11351) - Hasselager, DENMARK - JUL 27, 2012
Bottle @ home. Pours black with a small brown ring of foam along the glasssides. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee, dark chocolate, oak, bourbon, booze. Flavor is malts, coffee, dark chocolate/chocolate cake, raisins, oak, bourbon, woodnotes, some booze. Full body, oily mouthfeel, soft carbonation, warming alcoholic finish. Very nice brew. 120712

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rosenbergh (11159) - Tampere, FINLAND - NOV 7, 2014
12 oz bottle. Bottled Jun/2013. From a trade with jcnielsen. Thanks a lot Justin! Enjoyed at the ISKTR 2014. Black colour with no head. The aroma is vinous with roasted malt, mild vinegar and ashy dryness. The flavour is roasted malt, sweetness, ashy notes and dryness. Very strong. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
slowrunner77 (11048) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 24, 2014
"Wow - likely the best 15+% beer Iíve ever had or will have. Sweet from both the barreling and the abv, but not overly so. And not hot. Iím a fan of Mephistopheles, but this stout is in a whole nother class. Ridiculously good."

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hopscotch (10931) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - OCT 26, 2012
Bottle... Pours pitch black with a small, creamy, beige head. The aroma is a bold, rich swirl of fudge, pouch tobacco and blackstrap molasses accompanied by an unobtrusive bourbon component. Full-bodied and silky with tingly carbonation. The flavor presents boozy-hot bourbon, fudge and vanilla. Finishes sweet, bourbony and chocolaty. Considering this beer is 35 proof, Iíd say itís quite palatable. Bottle courtesy of newcigarz!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
daknole (10925) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - APR 27, 2012
Super dark brown hand, medium brown head. Smells like a chocolate covered bourbon soaked piece of fudge. Sweet flavor, loads of fudge, bourbon, vanilla. Quite decadent. Itís evident that thereís big alcohol, but I wouldnít have guessed nearly 18%.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
deyholla (10836) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUN 29, 2012
Bottle thanks to Aaron! Pours an oily black with a very dark brown head that dissipates nearly completely. Aroma has a good amount of raisin with dark grains and dark chocolate backed by a decent bourbon note. Flavor has raisin and dark chocolate up front with a growing bourbon note that remains underlying.


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