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RATINGS: 151   WEIGHTED AVG: 4/5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Imperial Stout aged 225 days in 12 year old Buffalo Trace Bourbon Barrels. Single Barrel versions AND the bottled blended version (From multiple Buffalo Trace barrels of varying ages) all go here.

Vintages:
2011 Imperial Eclipse Stout (Buffalo Trace Barrel Blend) = Yellow Wax
2013 Imperial Eclipse Stout (Burralo Trace Barrel) = Yellow Wax
2014 Imperial Eclipse Stout (Buffalo Trace Barrel) = Yellow Wax
2016 Imperial Eclipse Stout (Buffalo Trace Barrel) = Yellow Wax

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4.4
DocLock (10647) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 11, 2013
Bottles from Capone’s, Smith’s, Blue Dog. Pours jet black, oily, thick, with minimal tan head. Nose is oaky bourbon, molasses, vanilla. Tastes thick and rich on the palate, with heavy oaky bourbon flavor, roasty dark malt, molasses, and prune. Finishes a bit hot, thivk, complex, and rich. This one is great.


4
Hoprider (635) - DENMARK - JUN 24, 2017
Black pour, off white head. Roasty aroma is mellowed out by the bourbon, bringing vanilla and sweetness. The taste has chocolate, coffee, roasted malts and a nice sweet bourbon alcohol aftertaste. Mouthfeel is light and creamy with soft carbonation.

3.9
Yorker (1978) - Herning, DENMARK - MAY 11, 2017
65 cl bottle @ home (2014 vintage). Pours black with a tan head that leaves some lacing. Aroma and flavour are bourbon, vanilla, chocolate, roasted malt, liquorice, and tobacco - with a slightly bitter finish.

4.3
beertholomeus (1813) - California, USA - FEB 25, 2017
Pours black with a tan head. Roasted malt, dark chocolate, soy sauce, whiskey, oak and graham cracker aroma and flavors. Full body and moderate carbonation with a dark chocolate, booze and roasted malt finish. 2016.

3.7
GIJOE (1196) - North Berwick, Maine, USA - JAN 3, 2017
Pours a dark brown with a frothy, beige foam. Nose is sweet roasted grains with hints of dark chocolate, and dried fruits. Taste is on the sweet side with a nice bitter nip. Complex flavor profile: bitter cocoa, booze, oak, spice, anise, coffee. Very nice brew. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
Iphonephan (6948) - Jackson Hole/McLean, Virginia, USA - DEC 24, 2016
From a 22 oz. bottle. Pours black with tan head. Aroma of bourbon, oak and prunes. Flavors same. Smooth and tasty.

3.6
pushkinwow (2781) - Ottawa, CANADA - NOV 2, 2016
Bottle at Big Matt’s Eclipse tasting.Dark black pour with a light mocha head. Bittersweet chocolate malt, roasted, some brown sugar but slightly burnt, vanilla, wafers, mild carbonation and moderate+ body, sweeter and boozier with lots of bourbon and vanilla.

4.1
Lubiere (13772) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 14, 2016
A deep dark stout with a thin brown head. In aroma, nice fruity chocolate malt with light licorice, alcohol warmth, bourbon barrel, nice and smooth. In mouth, a beautiful sweet fruity chocolate malt with vanilla, coffee crisp, vanilla, alcohol warmth, dark fruits, complex and beautiful. Bottle at Big Matt’s Eclipse tasting.

3.9
MrOrla (3054) - Odense C, DENMARK - JUL 30, 2016
Pours Pitch Black. Aroma of choko Vanilla, oak, Bourbon, roast, Brown sugar. Taste is rather sweet loads of barrel, quite thin Body for a imp.

4.3
rodenbach99 (4572) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 9, 2016
Style et résumé: Imperial stout BA bourbon.
Comment: Merci Patrick. Bouteille vintage 2014.
Portrait: Un liquide brun foncé avec une mousse beige. Un nez d’alcool et de chocolat. Ça sent très bon. Une bouche de chocolat, de bois, de caramel avec un bourbon vanillé bien intégré. Une superbe texture. Finale longue et sucrée. J’adore.
Note: 9/10

4
SlovakSniper (5561) - Candiac, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 18, 2016
Vintage 2014. Belle robe et col mousseux brun de belle figure. Au nez, riches notes de bourbon avec de la noix de coco et du chocolat et du caramel et du chêne et de la vanille et des fruits. Large représentation olfactive. Le goût est tout aussi généreux, très malté mais jamais trop sucré avec un alcool qui se manifeste comme un fin renard. Une bouche soyeuse, facile comme un dessert qu’on savoure lentement. La finale se fait sur des notes de malts rôtis et de mélasse. Superbement facile à boire.


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