RATINGS: 110   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
tendermorsel (1) - Massachusetts, USA - FEB 24, 2012 does not count
Chocolate molasses and coffee boozy nose thin mouthfeel easy drinking delicious brown thin head

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gearbike (512) - West Bloomfield, Michigan, USA - JAN 28, 2012
Rather big head but disguised in the big snifter. Just too complex for me to pick out all the flavors. Sweet as in cherries with a hint of vanilla and some muted alcohol. Borders on syrupy. Very drinkable and not just for a Russian imperial stout. So perfect after a good meal.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
emacgee (4672) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - JAN 24, 2012
Pours weak copper brown with one finger of sandstone head. Nose is out there, smells like musty overripe grapefruit and sour bourbon. Man its weird. Tastes weird too, fancy that. Caramel and vanilla. No roast or chocolate. Tannin bite and alcoholic bite.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Dixonian (1562) - Plano, Texas, USA - NOV 28, 2011
12oz bottle huge thanks to thirdeye11 - 2009 vintage. Dark near black pour with a slight tan head. Huge bourbon aroma with roasted malt, maple, and lots of chocolate. Bit of alcoholic heat but crazy drinkable at 12% - flavors of wood, vanilla, and fudge.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
50belair (3591) - Florida, USA - NOV 15, 2011
Growler generously shared by Sean at 3F. Dark brown pour with a mocha head. Big bourbon nose. All kinds of smooth bourbon, dark roasted malts, bakers chocolate, a little bitterness (maybe from the hops), and some molasses flavors. Good stuff, thanks IIB.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JulienHuxley (5772) - Trois-Rivires, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 29, 2011
Bomber thanks to the sarro crew. Appearance: Black pour with no head. Aroma: Lots of molasses, chocolate and vanilla, slightly diacetyl and fudge. Taste: Quite sweet, lots of molasses. Generic big stout. Palate: Heavy bodied, med carbonation and creamy. Overall: good stout but I didnt find the bourbon.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lagunitasfan (1323) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 9, 2011
I do believe it was dak who set me up with this 09 bottle. Lots of tobacco and high boozy alcohol. Not much head or lace. Taste sharp alcohol sweetness bite. Malty and sharp. Not one of those smooth mellow stouts. Nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (16401) - Dublin, California, USA - OCT 8, 2011
A: The beer pours almost black in color with a small off-white head. S: Absolutely smells like a glass of bourbon. Intense bourbon and booze aroma with a bit of vanilla and oak. There is a bit of actual roast and dark chocolate to it, too. T: The flavor is fairly intensely bourbony/boozy, too. There is a strong dark fruit aroma, mostly from the booze. A bit of charred oak and vanilla, and some booze. There is just a little bit of roasted malt and chocolate. And booze. M: Medium bodied with low to medium carbonation. O: Definitely boozy, but pretty decent flavors and aromas.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SlovakSniper (5521) - Candiac, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 24, 2011
(Courtoisie de JulienHuxley, brassin 2005, embouteill en 2008) Le liquide a une robe brune trs fonce traverse par des reflets rouges. Aucune construction mousseuse nest observe. Le nez de cette bire est fait de notes chocolates qui rappellent le fudge. La barrique sexprime avec dlicatesse : le ft donne des fruits et de la vanille tandis que le bourbon enrobe le parfum des grains rtis. La bouche est similaire avec un mlange intressant de malts rtis, de chocolat, de toffee, de vanille et de petits fruits rouges. La sensation sur le palais est bien plaisante : le liquide a une certaine viscosit avec un ptillement trs bas et une texture sirupeuse. La finale se fait davantage sur des notes de ft que sur une amertume de grains rtis. Une belle chaleur sinstalle aussi sur la langue.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
rodenbach99 (4549) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 23, 2011
Bouteille version 2005, merci Patrick et Julien. Bire brune avec des reflets rouges. Il ny a pas de mousse sur cette bire. Le nez est fruit, vanill avec des armes de mlasse. Le bourbon est prsent et joue les second violon. La bouche a une texture denfer. Le liquide est crmeux, sirupeux mme. Les saveurs de bourbon sont agrables. Un vrai succs.

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