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RATINGS: 1896   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.99/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 348   ABV: 11.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Big and delicious for your perty mouth. Expect lovely, warm smells of single malt scotch, oaky bourbon barrels, smoke, sweet caramel and roasted malts. A bit of earthy spice and a scintilla of dark cherries. Its a kick-back sipper made to excite the palate.

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4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
UDBeernut (2827) - Saint Johns, Florida, USA - DEC 10, 2012
Pours red amber hue with a off white head. Nose and taste of bourbon, toffee, vanilla, caramel, and oak. The level of bourbon is perfect, enough to know its there... And not overpowering the rest of the beer. Body is big and silky. A great sipping beer.


4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ALIBALI (1300) - Kiel, GERMANY - FEB 24, 2017
Ich rieche Whiskey, Melasse und Holz. Gaul!! Und hart am Limit. Knospenspalter der harten "Komm jetzt endlich an den Kamin und rauch mit mir ne Zigarre" Fraktion. Ungestm fordernd und kratzig alkoholisch. Das alles auf hchsten Toffee/Lakritz und HarzhopIBU Niveau. Kantig und doch so unfassbar ausgewogen. Das kriegen nur die Amis hin. 355ml for Life. 5,5. CBS HH. Flschgen.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
langeveld12 (493) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 23, 2017
Red brown medium bodied beer. Contains oak, whiskey, a bit of smoke, sweet fruits and red fruits, caramel, a bit of roast and coffee. Sweet at the start, bitter in the finish. not highly complex but well balanced and very enjoyable. Drink it slowly to enjoy all the flavors.

4.1
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
90 (227) - BELGIUM - FEB 23, 2017
Oud flesje. Fenomenaal aroma met massas bourbon. In de smaak noten, kruiden, hout en een zekere scherpte van rode vrucht. Mondgevoel beetje vet.

4.1
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nurmis (525) - Oulu, FINLAND - FEB 21, 2017
355ml bottle. Pours dark brown with tanned head. Bourbon, oak, vanilla and malts. Bit boozy, sweet. Really good.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
derA (55) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - FEB 20, 2017
thanks sinH4, a stunning beer to look at and marvel its appearance. Very true to the style as Founders so often does. Sweet burbon nose, lots of vanilla embedded into some damp-basement smell that I often get from Scotch Ales. No burnt aromas whatsoever. Overall pretty perfect.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anstei (1699) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - FEB 19, 2017
Bottle, courtesy of SinH4. Pours clear dark ruby. Aroma is strong barrel and booze, vanilla. Body is heavy, strongly boozy, also sweet, barrel. One dimensional, but does exactly what it wants. Good.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
cinek (181) - POLAND - FEB 18, 2017
butelka. brązowe, z rubinowymi refleksami, beżowa, żołtawa drobnopęcherzykowa piana, utrzymująca się do końca picia w postaci niewielkiego krążka. aromat zdominowany przez wpływ beczki - drewno, vanilia, mid, po ogrzaniu rwnież rodzynki, szlachetny alkohol. w smaku pełne, nisko nasycone, wytrawne, z niewielką słodką kontrą, alkohol doskonale ułożony i zakamuflowany, przyjemnie rozgrzewający przełyk.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
adster (773) - HUNGARY - FEB 18, 2017
Elegns, mly tartalmat előrevettő kllem, sejtelmesen stt rz szn, trt fehr, rpke habkarikval. A sokat grő jelleg illatai ltal is felerősdik, ekkor ugyanis krmes llag karamella, mogyors sznezetű dessg, zott fahord rett, nemes aromkat megfogalmaz karaktere tlti be a teret, s zben remekl visszaksznnek majd ezek az elemek. Szerkezete telt, m visszafogottan des jegyek szvete, a karamellesen malts bevezető utn a bourbon vanlis, kkuszos hangulata rajzoldik ki, ez adja a zamatt a kortyoknak is, majd a kompozci egy erőteljes, kzepesen szraz levezetssel, s szmottevő kesernys jtkkal zrul. Az alkohol ekzben az ital stlushoz mrt elegancival, de jl kivehető mdon munklkodik, felerőstve az zjegyek intenzitst. Feltehetően az egyik legjobb scotch ale kerlt most kipiplsra.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
SeniorZozo (1462) - Budapest, HUNGARY - FEB 13, 2017
Rich caramel and super smooth bourbon and oak aromas and flavors. Definitely an enjoyable supper by the fire on the chillier nights. Founders best beer beside their breakfast stout.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
crispaire (153) - - FEB 12, 2017
Warm, complex and a phenomenal variety of malts, sweetness, smoke, and wood, without any of those notes overwhelming. I only had a taster but even from that small sample this was a brew meant to be sipped and savored. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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