yespr (48876) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 6, 2017 deaconmike (470) - Roswell, Georgia, USA - JUL 9, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at the brewpub. Served around 55 degrees. Nice looking beer - almost jet black with a thick espresso head that persists. Aroma is heavy bourbon, wood and vanilla; a nice sweetness on the nose. Taste follows the aroma. Not too sweet; no real bitterness to speak of. Mouthfeel is flat although creamy and a touch on the thin side. Worth trying.
From tap. Pours dark brown to black with a small brown head. Aroma is roasted malty and roasted malty. Dark malty, vanilla, sourish and slight wooden. Dry malty. Toasted and fruity. Wooden and sourish finish. gueuze (1004) - - JAN 15, 2017
[Backlog] Schwarz, ohne Schaum, kein CO2. Geruch nach Whiskey, alkohlisch. Im Geschmack der absolute Vanielle-Bourbon-Einschlag, ohne besonders alkoholisch zu sein. bytemesis (9464) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - OCT 17, 2016
Tap. Pours deep clear black, large creamy tan head, dissipates slowly, nice lacing. Aroma is bourbon, cherry, lemon peel, hints of vinous and Brett things, vanilla. Flavors is fairly sweet, light bitter, a hint of tartness, lots of bourbon and weird notes, woody, lemon peel, weird. Just weird. Lightish body, creamy mouthfeel. Weird. Iphonephan (7471) - Jackson Hole/McLean, Virginia, USA - JUL 26, 2016
On cask at the brewpub. Pours black with a thin tan head. Roast aroma. Flavors of bourbon and smoky wood. Light bitter roast finish. drsordr (2920) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - APR 10, 2016
Draft to taster at brew pub pour opaque black with minimal to no head. Nose vanilla, Bourbon, molasses. Taste big vanilla, Bourbon, light roast. No carbonation, served via "traditional English beer engine" feels thin for style, but decent flavors.
Majek (910) - Ząbki, POLAND - OCT 19, 2015
Dark brown colour with low head. Medium intensive aroma of bourbon, vanilla, peat and some smoke notes. Very nice at nose. Taste is medium to heavy sweet, light bitter and light sour with short roasty fisnish. Unfortunately, taste is very thin and surprisingly watery. Soft carbonation. Overall, it’s a beer with very nice, full of bourbon note aroma, but taste is very thin. More body could help it. chinchill (5376) - South Carolina, USA - JUN 24, 2015
On cask at the brewpub.
Has an essentially black body with a decent head.
Lots of bourbon flavor and aroma, suggesting the bourbon barrel was not ruined before brewery use.
Smooth but overly light body. Tayeth (705) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - JUN 4, 2015
Im Geruch gibt es eine wahnsinnige Vanille-Komponente, die sich auch im Geschmack wiederfindet. Dickflüssig, fast wie ein Cocktail. Kaum karbonisiert. Pyobon (1530) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAY 9, 2015
(On Tap) Jet black with big white head. Smoky, peaty, oaky. Great palate - smooth but quite light at the same time. Great taste primarily oaky whisky over a sweetish dark roast malt. Very well balanced combination of flavours. This is bourbon, not stout, dominated. I like whisky so this works well for me. I guess if you are looking for a stout with whisky notes you may be disappointed.
solidfunk (9720) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JUN 21, 2014
Bourbon rules this one. Not much of a stout behind it. Pours black with OK head and lacing. Light sweet finish. Lots of booze and bourbon barrel aroma doesn’t help. Tap at brewpub.