RATINGS: 172   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
Brown ale aged in Woodford Reserve Bourbon barrels.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
john44 (3034) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 31, 2017
Keg Half Pint at White Horse American Beer Festival 2010, Parsons Green, London in July 2010 - Deep brown with reddish undertones. Vanilla-oak barrel aroma with hints of dark stone fruits. Very Fruity; raisins, prunes and black currant. Very Malty; sweet burnt caramel, chocolate malt, oak and vanilla notes. Hoppy; spicy and grassy hops. Yeasty. Sweet syrupy fruity spicy beer with rich flavours. Very drinkable. Decent. (2010-07)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (10072) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 24, 2016
750 ml bottle shared by eyedrinkale at Kuhnhenn in 08 and again from a growler picked up in Kentucky in 2010 from notes. Pours a hazy caramel brown color with a small off white head. The aroma and flavor have sweet malts, caramel, toffee, some toasted malt, stronger bourbon, a splash of vanilla and wood, a little funk, interesting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Imaena (2304) - Maputo, MOZAMBIQUE - JUN 20, 2013
GCB; Draught. Very Whiskey heavy. Too much oak and whiskey for me. But if the malts are you thing this might hit the spot.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
ricardotorero (55) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - FEB 23, 2013
My mate said this was like a mixture of Guiness and dandelion and burdock. I disagree as it also tastes like its got cough mixture in it

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
radarsock (1184) - Massachusetts, USA - NOV 3, 2012
"While I am not immune to hyperbole, I rarely give into it, and this is one occasion when I am not exaggerating." Writes east coast film critic and internet sensation James Berardinelli on his Reelviews website which he submitted in 1999 critiquing the direct-to-video release, Zombie! Vs. Mardi Gras that he couldnt even give one star to Mike Lyddon, Karl DeMolay and Will Frank (all three wrote, produced and directed the film.) Im about to make of those ugly statements, and although I dont wish to come off as an asshole, this truly was one of the worst beers Ive ever consumed. You could even say its smells and flavors offended me, because they had done it so well that I would gladly pour myself a Mississippi Mud just to get the taste out of my mouth from this beer. Its like a skunked Newcastle brown with notes of artificial vanilla, refined sugar and soggy pretzels. The vanilla notes were honestly too much... cant write anything more besides "too artificial and too sweet" pertaining to the vanilla. I get some tree bark by swallow but its brief and very weak. Thin as hell. Im not biased, I just hated this.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
crosamich (433) - Twin Falls, Idaho, USA - MAR 31, 2012
Had this in tap at Busy Bee, Raleigh-Apr2010. I didnt get much bourbon from this and tbh it would have been welcomed for better balance. This beer was not as expected. It was cloyingly sweet. Good nose. Strong vanilla, very strong caramelized notes give way to noticeable alcohol on the back end.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fbm115 (187) - New Jersey, USA - AUG 7, 2011
found some old notes, served on tap. Dark brown color, cant see through the liquid but its red up to the light, small head. Lots of dark fruits and oak to smell, rich roasty malts, some cola. Rich and flavorful taste of roasty malt, oak, vanilla. slightly sweet. lots of wood in the taste. Mouthfeel is super smooth with moderate carbonation. Overall its all about the wood, rich and heavy flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (19690) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 28, 2011
Clear amber with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, light roasted malt and caramel. Flavor is quite sweet and light bitter. Sweet and roasted bitter finish. Poured by Garrett Oliver at the Copenhagen Beer Festival 2010. 070510

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
maneliquor (3514) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - APR 25, 2011
On tap at the blind tiger. Pours a nice mahogany brown with a decent head. Not much on the nose. Little bit of smoke and fat resembling deep fried aromas. Not liking the nose. Getting past that to the taste, the beer picks up remarkably. Sour cherries and brandy/bourbon come through very nicely. Mouth feel is a little watery. All in all a very interesting beer

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
blipp (9000) - La Mesa, California, USA - APR 21, 2011
Draft. Pours mahogany brown with a thin beige head. Sweet nutty and fruity aroma with toasted malts and a light bourbon hint. The flavor has sweet chestnut, dark fruits, chocolate, toast and light bourbon sweetness. Really good.

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