RATINGS: 1891   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.99/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 348   ABV: 11.6%
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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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beechner224 (1024) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - DEC 7, 2013
Bottle. Pours a dark ruby red. Aroma is bourbon, vanilla, oak. Taste is much of the same. Smooth, vanilla takes over at end. Nice beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anstei (1687) - 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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
cinek (178) - 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.

   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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
SeniorZozo (1420) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
crispaire (147) - - 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

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Villyzzz (283) - Espoo, FINLAND - FEB 12, 2017
Bottle at home. Pours really dark amber with a tiny beige head. Aroma is strong dried fruits, caramel, whiskey and cherries in a quite nice balance. Taste is really smooth smoky oak, dried fruits, malt whiskey and caramel. Really nice and warming beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ehaak26 (297) - - FEB 11, 2017
Draft from HopCat into a mini-snifter. Aroma of caramel, bourbon, and cherries.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
caesar (6854) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - FEB 9, 2017
Bottle from Hopt.nl, 11.1% ABV BB 04/06/17, 35 cl sample. Clear dark copper color, medium frothy head. Aroma of lots of cookie and vanilla from bourbon whisky, some caramel and toffee maltiness and slight dark red fruit to finish it off. Full bodied. Quite some sweetness, mixing in toffee, vanilla and butterscotch cookie. Smooth, soft carbonation, wonderful complexity. Barrel aging done to perfection.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
wshipman (1) - Buford, Georgia, USA - FEB 8, 2017 does not count
Best beer Ive ever tasted and had!! I would really like to know where I can buy Backwwods Bastard.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ahuth (449) - Illinois, USA - FEB 4, 2017
Draft. Pours dark with a reddish tent. The palate is juicy and wet. Not what I was expecting. The taste is big bourbon. Malty sweetness of the scotch ale. Decent beer

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