freekyp (2410) - Thomasville, North Carolina, USA - AUG 20, 2016
Pours pitch black with a small but lacy tab head. Bourbon is in the forefront, but lots of vanilla comes out. Thick creamy mouthfeel. Sweet with some cocoa powder and a good degree of bourbon. Strong and flavorful. Nice clean but rich fade. Well done for a bourbon beer. Vaiz (4460) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - AUG 12, 2016
Bottle. Black pour, thick tan head. Aroma of roasted malts, vanilla, coffee, chocolate and caramel. Flavor is quite bitter, smooth, coffee and oak. Very well balanced. esp0r (2930) - NORWAY - AUG 7, 2016
Bottle shared with Simonsen at HvalerImaena (2359) - Maputo, MOZAMBIQUE - MAR 12, 2016
Pours quite dark, thin tanned head. Smell of bourbon, vanilla, oak, cocoa, coffee and dark malts. Heavy sweet, booze, oak, bourbon, vanilla, chocolate, dark malts. Moderate bitter, earthy and boozy tail. Good stuff
Bottle. This is a big ol beast of a stout with a lot going on in the background. Nice and roasted with good bourbon balance. GenDV138 (7702) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - FEB 14, 2016
5 oz pour on draft at Barrel & Bushel, Tysons Corner Center. Dark brownish black with tan head. Aromas mainly of big dark and milk chocolates. Tastes of big dark and milk chocolate, roast, light booze. Medium-full body with a dry finish. Better than I remember it being when I first had it a few years ago.
brownaler (706) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - JAN 24, 2016
Strong bourbon aroma that carries strongly into the body a hint of coca in the malt. fluffy (2461) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - JAN 14, 2016
A good middle of the road barrel aged stout, not outstanding but not bad either.
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Had at Princeton reunions in 2014. Bok on recommendation of store clerk. Very little was expected however it was enjoyable. Well balanced.
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time for fight club! .. . dark brown .. big foam head .. . dark malt, bark, football skin, and dark fruit chocolate .. . mouth drops off .. pretty tasty but carbonation and finish didn;t do it .. . . well sure, i carry a spatula in my car and i’m weird but look at us now, flipping these here pancakes on the side of the road like a boss.. Sammy (12762) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 21, 2015
aged for a few years. Well made, it was getting into a rich vintage taste with the bourbon (and a modest amount of sour from the bourbon), and coconut from the wood. Medium mouthfeel. Dark and still some head. Drinkable, but a sipper.