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RATINGS: 49   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.04/5   EST. CALORIES: 375   ABV: 12.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bourbon barrel aged breakfast stout with cocoa nibs and coffee.

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4.7
dzudohonor (257) - POLAND - SEP 29, 2017
backlog PAKK 2017 - Cudowna kawa - lepsza niż w Morning Delight, śliwka kalifornijska w likierze na granicy wyczuwalnosci, ponownie jak w poprzednikach BL fantastyczna i gładka mleczna czekolada, burbonowa beczka doskonale uzupełnia profil tego piwa. Do śniadania każdego dnia - Cudo!

4.2
BlazerT (1212) - Sosnowiec, POLAND - AUG 30, 2017
Bottle. Pitch black with light to moderate, light brown, semi-densed head. Moderate head retention and poor lacing. Aroma is full of chocolate, full of cocoalight to moderate maple syrup notes (slightly raw), barrel notes and on moderate level, not really aggressive, neither boozy. Taste is heavy sweet all time long, slightly bitter in the end. Body is rather medium, carbonation is soft, texture is oily, finish is slightly boozy and warming. After warming up the maple syrup and cocoa notes are more intense and dominate among all aromas. In overall great stout from BL, but not the best from them I’ve drunken so far. Not even the best, comparing to other "maple syrup stouts" IMO Cycle Thursday’17 is better. Still great brew.

4
ClarkVV (6839) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 30, 2017
2017 bottle shared by AdamC on 7/7/17.
Inky/oilly, pitch black, undetermined clarity, assumedly opaque.
Smells very rich and intense and quite good. There’s a ton of moderately fudgey caramel-chocolate up front, with vanilla filling out the edges, but it transitions quickly to more dry bourbon notes and finally plentiful acidity from the coffee and dark malts. Really enjoyable cherry-vanilla-like character created from the mix of the barrel/bourbon and base malt with no overdone coffee, toasted oak or even alcohol. Surprising, given how young it is.
Slick, with intense vanilla and strong cherry and fudge flavors. Huge amounts of base malt provide a very malty, soft texture with low but engaging carbonation keeping it buoyant. The oak and/or bourbon provides a lot of coconut but there’s enough malt to soak it up and it doesn’t seem to dominate. With warming, more cherry, moderate tar and long toffee notes emerge to add complexity and dry the beer out slightly, in concert with roasted acidity. The very spritzy, tight carbonation, barrel tannin and acidity here provide enough balance and the beer shows enough attenuation to prevent it from coming off syrupy, even despite the massive amount of malt/sugar in here. Long, long, complex, lingering flavors of bourbon, fruit and coffee. Alcohol pretty well-concealed underneath all of the malt. Very pleasant surprise to find this not a syrup/fudge/bourbon bomb. Reminds me a lot of Cycle.

4.4
Iznogud (4058) - CROATIA - JUL 20, 2017
On tap at Bottlecraft Little Italy, San Diego. Pours black with small tan head. Roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, nuts, nutella, vanilla, sweet. Oily texture, soft carbonation. Warming, some bourbon. Full bodied.

4.2
AirForceHops (7675) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 8, 2017
Bottle shared by AdamChandler, dude, much thanks! Pours pitch black with a thin brown head. Aromas of vanilla, mellow bourbon, light notes of coconut.

Flavor of cocoa, steady roast, toffee, and lasting bourbon. Full, thick, chewy body with lingering vanilla. ABV is pretty hidden, 12.5 %? No way! Damn, so good.

3.8
AdamChandler (5150) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 8, 2017
Gave a dude a ride in my car in Belgium and he gave me this bottle as a thank you. I like Imperial Stouts. Split 4 ways at fridge temp. 2017 Release.

A - Midnight black, thick, nice boozy legs. no head.

S - Smells like a pancake breakfast. Maple syrup totally dominates the aroma along with butterscotch candies and milk chocolate.

T - maple, bourbon, coffee, vanilla, cocoa. sure all there but an overall toasty quality that is really sticky and tasty.

M - Very creamy mouthfeel, Dense and finishes bitter with a fleeting cocoa flavor.

O - This is a solid beer. It’s not a 15% booze-bomb. just a load of flavor in a small package.


4.5
Korcz (3389) - Warsaw, POLAND - MAY 14, 2017
Melasa, mleczna i gorzka czekolada, ciemne owoce, wanilia, kokos, Bourbon. Słodkie, piękna czekolada i beczka w smaku.

3.8
kraddel (8718) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - MAY 5, 2017
thnx to FX. Pours black, small grey head. Smell is mild booze, vanilla, bourbon, oaky. Dark malts. Taste is full, black malts, mild vanilla and bourbon, some oak. misses the little extra ’something’ Verynice nevertheless.

4.4
fonefan (50557) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 3, 2017

Bottle 500ml. @ home.

[ As Bottle Logic Ground State ].
Clear dark dark black colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting to diminishing, light brown to beige head. Aroma is heavy malty, roasted, chocolate, coffee, cocoa, vanilla, alcohol. Flavor is heavy sweet and moderate to heavy bitter with a long duration, vanilla, cocoa, bourbon, chocolate, dark malt. Body is medium to full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft, finish feel is light alcoholic. [20170502]
9-4-9-4-18

4.2
phaleslu (10546) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 1, 2017
500 ml bottle via trade. Pours an opaque brown with a tan head that settles into a ring and a few spots of film atop the liquid. Huge nose. Coffee, maple, vanilla, molasses, and dark fruits. The flavor is coffee, roasted malts, oak, dark chocolate. The nose is much sweeter, the flavor is much drier and roastier. Light-medium bodied, with moderate carbonation and a roasty, dry, warming mouthfeel with just a little sweetness to balance. It’s excellent but doesn’t stand up to the lofty standard set by Reaction State.


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