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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 3.98/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 44   EST. CALORIES: 399   ABV: 13.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Formerly known as High Country Imperial Breakfast Bourbon Stout.

We created Snowed In for relaxed mornings when work is optional and the snow keeps falling. Brewed with locally sourced coffee and rich chocolate, this oatmeal stout pairs well with a hearty breakfast. Enjoy hints of bourbon from barrel aging as you sit by the fireplace.

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4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Panzuriel (2098) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - FEB 3, 2017
Appearance: Deep brown black. opaque. Nearly no head. Nose: Deeply roasted malt with aspects of dark chocolate, bourbon, vanilla, caramel and oak. Quite heady. Taste: Deep sweet booze notes backed up by seriously dark malty roasty chocolate and vanilla. Finishes a touch of coffee and bourbon. Body: Full and silky. Decadent Parting thoughts: Amazing high ABV brew bomb. Amazing. fantastic.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
zoucrew102 (1677) - - DEC 26, 2016
Bomber, 2016 vintage. Coffee aroma with notes of chocolate, whiskey, vanilla and oak. Pours dark brown with a thin mocha brown head that has poor retention and lacing. Starts with sweet chocolate and vanilla flavors with a rich full body and slick mouthfeel. Finishes smooth with coffee and whiskey with a little bit of oak as well as a bit of boozy warmth. Excellent bourbon stout.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ajnepple (6025) - Denver, Colorado, USA - DEC 4, 2016
22 oz bottle with white wax (2016, release no. 4), on sale at Mr. Bs Wine & Spirits for $16.99. Thick, black appearance, with a small, mostly diminishing brown head. Aroma of coffee, oak, bourbon, vanilla, chocolate, roasted and light caramel malt. Similar flavor, adding medium to heavy sweetness and mild bitterness. Medium to full body with a slick, creamy feel, a little syrupy, with soft carbonation and a smooth finish. Nice, a little on the sweet side overall, but probably my favorite CKB beer.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sammy (11772) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 7, 2016
pours a big head off-white head on dark. smooth. very good for the style.chocolate in finish.some medicinal.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
blueshockey24 (562) - Colorado, USA - DEC 12, 2015
Bomber. Pours Jet Black with Brown Head. Aroma is Coffee and Chocolate. Taste is Coffee, Chocolate with a Bourbon finish. Excellent. Will be picking up another bottle.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hayduke (5101) - Eureka, California, USA - NOV 3, 2015
Sampled at GABF 2015. in the sampling glass was black .Tan foam. Nose of chocolate, dark ripe fruit, and coffee. Full body. Creamy mouth feel. Flavor rich and full of tons of chocolate with the dark fruit and coffee in a bitter finish Really really good,

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GenDV138 (6853) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUN 9, 2015
2-4 oz pour at SAVOR 2015s Saturday night session. Dark brownish black with off-white head. Aromas of chocolate, coffee, roast. Tastes of chocolate, whiskey, roast. Medium body with a dry finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
drjay44 (3592) - Salida, Colorado, USA - FEB 16, 2015
651 ml. bottle. 12.4% ABV per the label. Bottle 2063 of 2600. Pours a thick well retained, tiny bubbled, beige head, with slight lacing, over a clear, brownish black (SRM 35) body.....nose is heavy roasted malts, with chocolate, coffee, also multiple dried fruits, including plum, raisin, mild bourbon, hints of oak, light herbal hop notes, balance to the malts and adjuncts (coffee, chocolate......taste is moderately sweet, with roasted malts, chocolate, slight coffee, plum, raisin, bourbon, oak, finishing with moderate hop bitterness.....mouth feel, heavy body, sticky, alcohol heat slightly present, creamy mouth feel from the oats and carbonation. This is a heavy, thick, rich, complex beer. It lacks some of the fruity esters found in the best. None of the various elements is totally dominant. The quite high alcohol is remarkably well hidden. This is a dangerously drinkable confection with plenty of ethanol. BJCP 8/3/16/5/7

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DocJitsu (1894) - Pensacola, Florida, USA - JAN 30, 2015
Pours a very dark brown with a caramelized colored head. Griddle grease, red fruit, coffee, and oatmeal nose. Moderately fit, very smooth. Flavors approximate the nose.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Ontbeertaster (2362) - Ontario, CANADA - DEC 23, 2014
Bottle, pours dark black with tan head. Aroma is bourbon with a bit of coffee. Flavour is a light bourbon and it hits with some coffee, roast malts and finishes with chocolate. This beer is so smooth and yet so flavourful. No real hype behind this beer but there should be. Sure holds up with the top barrel aged stouts for me. And its got a nice shinny bottle. Worth picking up some of this.


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