Mark_Eck (1998) - - AUG 6, 2016
2015 bottle says 13.5%. Pours black. Aroma and taste are roasted malts, maple, bourbon, chocolate, and licorice. GlasgowTAD (1905) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - AUG 5, 2016
Bottle thanks to Owen! Pours pitch black with a small brown head which soon recedes. Aroma is oak, vanilla, roast malts, molasses. Taste is vanilla sweet, oak, roasty, coffee, sugar sweet. allmyvinyl (11027) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 24, 2016
Bottle at the 2nd Annual Garvie Christmas Tasting. Pours black with a thin beige head. Aromas of wood, whisky, chocolate. Taste is boozy and thin, faint chocolate. Thin finish. cgarvieuk (26001) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 24, 2016
bottle at home .. dark black ... thin tan lacing ... soft dark chocolate roast ... massive roast .. big bourbon .. dark chocolate nose .. dark roast malts .. rich chocolate .. massive malts .. big chocolate roast ... big bourbon ... dark roast ... dry woody roast Boutip (6533) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 15, 2016
Bottle: Poured a pitch-black color stout with a medium size dark brown foamy head with good retention and some light lacing. Aroma of vanilla and bourbon with some woody notes, residual sugar notes and chocolate notes is quite powerful. Taste is a complex mix of bourbon, wood, vanilla, sugar and chocolate notes with light fruity notes is not for the faint of heart. Body is full with nice creamy texture and good carbonation with some alcohol being clearly identifiable. Solid beer but maybe a tad unbalanced and a little bit too sweet for my taste.
sebletitje (10293) - Enghien, BELGIUM - JUL 13, 2016
75cl bottle @ Finissons ces pétroles tasting, merci Antoine.
Brune foncée, quasi noire, col fin café au lait.
Arôme est pugnace offrant de belles effluves maltées, chocolaté à souhait, avec un super rendu Bourbon; entre boisé chêne US et vanillé.
Palais est épais, complexe, très américain stout dans l’approche, chocolaté, malt caramel, et une douce note de vanille. Fin caramel avec en retrait, un côté plus cristal qui apporte une touche de fruité noir et finemetn épicé. Lubiere (14151) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 7, 2016
A deep dark stout with a thin brown head. In aroma, sweet fruity chocolate malt with loads of bourbon barrel notes, woody notes,licorice notes, dark fruits, molasses, alcohol warmth, very nice. In mouth, a nice bitter sweet chocolate with coffee grind, musty character, light bourbon barrel notes, woody notes, licorice, alcohol warmth, very nice and complex. Bottle at Matt’s. fordest (2469) - Santee/San Diego, California, USA - JUN 11, 2016
From a bottle while playing poker with friends. Dark dark pour. Amazing chocolate and coffee aromas. Very sweet flavor and wood and barrel and yummy. mbgrayson (806) - Anaconda, Montana, USA - MAY 22, 2016
Pours super dark brown. almost black, with a long lasting tan head. Aroma of wood, whiskey, and complex malts. Taste is rich and slightly sweet. Notes of chocolate, coffee, and oak. This a great BA imperial stout. Thumbs way up! Sledutah (7841) - Utah, USA - MAY 21, 2016
On tap at Mellow Fellow in Reno
Pours black with a medium sized tan head, some lacing. Aroma of roasted malts, vanilla and coconut. Taste is vanilla, leather, bourbon and woody