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RATINGS: 70   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 12   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Strong ale aged in bourbon barrels for 6 months.

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3.9
madmitch76 (26467) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 13, 2010
UPDATED: JAN 16, 2010 9th October 2008. GABF. Slightly hazy brown beer. Sweet and oaky. Massive blooming vanilla. Sweet bourbon in the dry finish.

3.2
Travlr (26431) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - MAY 1, 2017
Bottle at Salud, thanks to whoever shared this! It’s boozy, roasty, with vanilla and bourbon.

3.6
djd07 (16317) - Houston, Texas, USA - FEB 25, 2017
Bottle thanks to George. Pours a cloudy copper with medium off white head that lasts. The aroma is dark fruit, bourbon, wood, vanilla. Medium body, caramel, vanilla, nice booze, very good.

3.7
Tmoney99 (15137) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 14, 2017
Bottle shared by wihorock. Poured light brown color with an average frothy tan head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate to heavy malt, wood and bourbon aroma. Medium to full body with a smooth slick texture and soft carbonation. Medium to heavy dark sweet flavor to medium to heavy sweet finish of moderate duration. My expectations where met with a complex solid beer.

3.9
Dogbrick (14340) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - APR 9, 2012
On draught at Winking Lizard. The beer pours a dark reddish-amber color with a thin light beige head that disappears quickly to an outer ring. Spotty lacing on the glass. Aroma of dark malts and bourbon. Full-bodied with a bourbon forward flavor and notes of ripe fruit, caramel malt and vanilla. The finish is boozy with a lingering oaky vanilla aftertaste. Could use more balance but still a pretty good beer.

4
hopdog (13267) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 26, 2008
Growler acquired in trade with goryshkewych (thanks!). Poured a deeper amber color with a smaller sized off white head. Aromas of vanilla, bourbon, caramel, and some wood. Tastes of bourbon, vanilla, caramel, oak, and some spices.

4.1
bu11zeye (13239) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 27, 2009
(Draught) Pours a hazy amber body with a medium off-white head. Aroma of bread, toffee, nuts, caramel, toasted coconut, and vanilla. Flavor of toasted malt, bread, caramel, chocolate, bourbon, vanilla, and toffee.

4
hopscotch (11451) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - DEC 10, 2007
Growler… O-Town Throwdown Part TresThis beer rocks!… Murky, caramel-colored ale with a small, fizzy, white head. No retention. The aroma is a malty, earthen marriage of tangy sourmash, oak, vanilla, toffee and caramel. Big, sweet, boozy, bourbon, caramel and malted grain flavor. Full-bodied and syrupy with prickly carbonation. Finishes sticky-sweet, bourbony and woodsy. Cheers to crizay for transporting and sharing his growler of this wonderful bourbon barrel-aged beer!

3.7
alexsdad06 (11242) - West Chester, Ohio, USA - SEP 21, 2017
22 oz bottle shared by wihorock. Pours a clear amber color with a medium sized off white head. The aroma and flavor have sweet malts, barrel character, vanilla, wood, oak, a nice fruity background, caramel, sweetness cuts the abv somewhat, good beer.

4
daknole (11048) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - OCT 26, 2009
JW77 hooks it up yet again. Copperish pour. Aroma is full of bourbon, honey, fruit, vanilla and did I mention bourbon? Flavor is sweet and loaded with bourbon and vanilla. NICE!


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