RATINGS: 2435   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.28/5   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 336   ABV: 11.2%
A bit of backwoods pleasure without the banjo. This strong stout is brewed with a hint of coffee and vanilla then aged in oak bourbon barrels. Our process ensures that strong bourbon undertones come through in the finish in every batch we brew. We recommend decanting at room temperature and best enjoyed in a brandy snifter.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gephross100 (673) - Bellaire, Texas, USA - JAN 6, 2017
UPDATED: JAN 6, 2017 On draft at Brew and Brew pours black with a brown head. Oak, Bourbon , cherries, coffee, corn. Medium mouthfeel. Boozy alcohol finish. Medium sweetness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
matzou (153) - SPAIN - JAN 5, 2017
UPDATED: JAN 27, 2017 Pitch black with one finger tan head. Smell of roasted coffee, oak, bourbon light, chocolate. nice Taste of alcohol, bourbon, warming booz, slightly acrid. Medium high body, med low carb, balance toward bitterness. 2016 version BB 30/12/2016. If i wanted boozy kick I would have sip and actually enjoy a good islay whisky. Overhyped

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maracuja05 (978) - Mainz, GERMANY - JAN 2, 2017
26-12-16 // bottle shared at home. Deep black beer with medium beige head. Heavy bourbon in the nose. Taste is sweet malty, caramel, coffee, little spices. Bourbon and bourbon and wood and oak and bourbon. Heavy stuff, bit too much bourbon in my opinion.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
hrabren (1121) - Zagreb, CROATIA - DEC 31, 2016
0.33 l bottle bought by Marin & Toni at Edinburgh. Shared with Vinja 666 and Goran. Huge thanks guys for bringing this and Vinja 666 for sharing! Hoppy birthday! Completely black, brown small lasting head. Highly aromatic, ground pepper, very spicy, very heavy on the barrel, alcohol. Dry, alcoholic, aromatic. Full body, silky texture, extremely aromatic finish. I understand why people go mad about this one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
adster (773) - HUNGARY - DEC 31, 2016
UPDATED: JAN 1, 2017 A legendk hznak egyik legkiemelkedőbb darabja, amit plyafutsom sorn megkstolhattam, idejt sem tudom mr, mita vrtam r, hogy megkaparinthassak egyet. Az imperial stoutok egyik meghatroz pldnya, a pontszmai alapjn a legstabilabb főzetek egyike. Kifogstalan kinzet, olajos, lassan csordogl szurokfolyam, elegns vonalakkal megldott imperial stout, valsggal rad belőle a kifinomultsg. Illatai minden vadsgtl, tolakodstl mentesek, cseppet sem nehzkesek, szinte mr lgiesen knnyűek, annak ellenre, hogy csordulsig teltek aromkkal. Kv, vanlia, csokold untig ismert szvevnye, krmes kavalkdja, s a whisky csontig hatol, minden molekult titat, mgsem erőltetett, eltlzott jellege. A fahords jegyek finomsga elsődleges meghatrozja az znek is, lgy karaktere minősgi tcsokolds, marcipnos, bourbon-s, kakas, stt, mgis gymlcss sznezetű elemek roskadsig telt szelencje, igazi kincsesbnya, melyben minden korty sorn tallhatunk valami sejtelmeset, valami megfoghatatlant, nmi ismeretlent, s mindent, amit egy imperial stout-tl elvrhatunk.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
msbernac (2288) - Krakow, POLAND - DEC 31, 2016
Bottle Aroma-chocolate, artificial flavour Appearance-brown, hazy, brown foam, Taste-heavy sweetness, lightly sour, Plate-medium body, sticky, average carbonation, long finish, Overall-disappointing

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Faathoven (85) - Barcellona P.G., ITALY - DEC 29, 2016
(2015) Pours pitch black with a light brown head dissipating quickly. Aroma of bourbon, roasted malts, coffee beans, dark chocolate and some dark fruits. Flavour is just the same, and some vanilla and a nice oaky note as well, given by the barrel aging. I was expecting a little bit more from it, considering the hype. Maybe the worst year? Cant wait to try the 2016 thats in my cellar, hoping to taste something better.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mkujon (83) - POLAND - DEC 29, 2016
Bottlesharing at DobryZbeer. Black, aroma is expresso, light liquorice and bourbon. Taste is coffee, bourbon and some liquorice. Quite good, but over rated

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
TQ09 (11) - Woodland Hills, California, USA - DEC 27, 2016
Lots and lots of coffee undertones and aroma. Pours dark and heavy with a tan head.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fackbesokare (100) - - DEC 26, 2016
Sample from the importer. Absolute fan form the founders barrel aged series, this beers are simply perfect. the wood and bourbon balance is huge.

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