Jesterdeal (1985) - Marlton, New Jersey, USA - MAR 12, 2012
Aroma of vanilla, coffee, chocolate. Pours black with a big brown relentless head. Tastes strong of chocolate, cherry and vanilla coffee. Very good Mouthfeel and much better than the regular insidious. Arayaga2 (2197) - portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 12, 2012
Brown black with an inch of toffee colored head. Aroma is delicious bourbons goodness with marshmallows, vanilla and lightly toasted sugars with a bit of burning wood. Taste and mouthfeel are lighter than expected with some ashy astringency, and bittersweet chocolate notes. Finishes with warming booze. $4/12oz
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Deep, dark color with a slightly foamy tan head. Deep, dark flavor as well, with chocolate, coffee, cherry, oak, and bourbon. Creamy and smooth with a lingering finish. Hints of dried fruit. Strong and full. Goodgrief (2028) - Middletown, Delaware, USA - MAR 7, 2012
On tap, Allentown. Dark pour, frothy head. Large bourbon nose. Bourbon was a nice flavor compliment, but not overwhelming. Roasty and a tad lactic, sweet chocolate. Airy mouthfeel...a lot of carbonation. Good job. reggiedunlop (3724) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 27, 2012
Pours black with ruby hues..thick, foamy mocha head. Aroma is somewhat subdued...vanilla rum and mild oak with soft char and roastiness. Flavor has significant dark fruit...winey with fig...and mild oaky rum and vanilla. Mouthfeel is full and the finish is roasty with dark fruit...slightly warming.
mar (5415) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 21, 2011
bottle thanks to ericandersnavy. black pour with a khaki head. nose is chocolate, vanilla, and thick malts. smooth on the palate, roasted malts, chocolate, wood, and vanilla. Ughsmash (7508) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 10, 2011
750mL bottle. Poured cola brown with a colossal cap of dark tan head. The aroma picked up sweet, toasty bourbon and vanilla over mocha sugars and a little roasty espresso.. a little sharp around the nose.. woody sourness and peppery warmth on the back. The flavor opened with tangy barrel and grainy herbal/medicinal notes.. mocha, molasses, and ashy black patent maltage on the middle.. tasty, but a little stale bourbon around.. finished sour and grainy, with more mocha sugars and bourbon. Medium-bodied with too much carbonation on the palate.. decent balance overall, but the barrel did too much at times.. also seemed like there may have been a mild infection. thirdeye11 (6160) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 9, 2011
UPDATED: OCT 12, 2011 (750ml bottle thanks to jyoungsbcp) near black pour with deep tan fine bubbles, effervescent. Nose of light bourbon, vanilla, wood, alcohol, chocolate, and fudge. Taste of umami, bitter coffee, dry, cocoa powder, thinnish body, not a long duration either on the palate. Alcoholic kick at the end, just not rich enough. Rating: 7-4-6-3-13jtclockwork (16581) - , New Jersey, USA - SEP 28, 2011
Re-rate (Growler thanks to ericandersnavy) espresso ruby-brown pour with soapy light tan bubbles. Nose of big milk chocolate, bourbon, fugde. Taste has a bit of smoke, watery chocolate, bourbon, cream. Body is a bit watery in general. Rating: 8-4-7-3-14 (Averaged the two)
Bottle thanks to Jcwattsrugger. Pours black with an overabundance of brown head. Nose/taste of sweet chocolate, caramel, bourbon barrel, wood, coffee and vanilla. Taste is slightly sweet in the finish with a mild alcohol trail. bu11zeye (13029) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - SEP 2, 2011
(750ml bottle, courtesy of ericandersnavy) Pours a dark brown body with a spare beige head. Aroma of roasted malt, wood, chocolate, and caramel. Flavor of chocolate, bourbon, coconut, wood, raisins, vanilla, pine, and caramel.