fletchfighters (1553) - AUSTRALIA - MAR 8, 2017 raphael (1288) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JAN 21, 2013
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Aroma overwhelming with cloves & a little whiskey & some woodsy hsps. clear brownish orange with thin off white head. flavors-- cloves, cinnamon, vanilla, malt syrup.thin & sweet on the palate.
As Twenty One
Dark mahogany brown color, some hints of ruby. Light tan head. Excellent staying power to head before settling to a thin collar.
nose is superb. Burnt caramel, leather, big bourbon character, and oak. Nice warming nose.
Taste is bourbon and oak notes, treacle, leather, noticeable hop character to this even in a barrel. Has carried the barrel ageing well and the base beer very well.
Low carbonation, chewy, slightly sweet and leathery. Very good BA treatment. anders37 (26878) - Malmö, SWEDEN - FEB 19, 2017
Bottle. As Twenty One Anniversary Ale. Pours an amber ruby color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty woody bourbon caramel aroma. Sweetish malty spicy woody caramel flavor. Has a sweetish malty bourbon woody caramel finish. bb (9697) - Alamo, California, USA - JAN 17, 2016
Draft. Mahogany beer with a nice tan head. Bourbon and light spice aroma with light caramel and oak. Bourbon and caramel flavor with light grapefruit. Fuller bodied. Bourbon and caramel lingers with light grapefruit and light butteriness. Dogbrick (13547) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - OCT 30, 2014
Sample at GABF 10/04/2014, thanks to my BIL for assistance with note-taking. Clear ruddy brown color with a medium beige head that diminishes gradually. Stringy lacing. Aroma of oak, malt and fruit. Medium to full body with flavors of oaky bourbon, malt and dark fruit. The finish is fruity with a bourbon aftertaste. Decent overall. Ratman197 (15220) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAY 1, 2014
On tap at Hops and Pie poured a clear reddish brown with a small lingering tan head. aromas of bourbon, caramel, toffee, oak and fruitiness. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of bourbon, oak, caramel and light fruitiness with a smooth lingering bourbon finish.
DJMonarch (9179) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2009
From the Jug at the GABF, Colorado Convention Center 13/10/2007
Strong fruity aroma. Dark coloured and strong in alcohol with a crisp and dry bitter whisky finish. jbuzz (839) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 30, 2008
Organic Beer Tasting at Three Cellars Milwaukee.
Slightly sweet and very smooth. , bourbon, toffee. bread feel. aspidites (1272) - manteca, California, USA - NOV 25, 2007
Vanilla, oak molasses, bourbon, toffee. bread and diacetyl nose. Big mouthfeel with earthy and woody notes. Sweet and acidic finish. goldtwins (4320) - Nesconset, New York, USA - OCT 28, 2007
GABF 2007: Poured a hazy brown color with a beige head. The aroma had a smooth bourbon scent with nice vanilla notes. The malt had some sweetness to it. The flavor was of bourbon and fruity malt. There was some tartness to it that didn’t really match up. Warming in the chest.