SuzyGreenberg (1603) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 16, 2012Koelschtrinker (20223) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - OCT 21, 2016
500 ml blank bottle with gold wax; dense black pour with thick dark tan head; dry, roasted malt, charred chocolate, milky coffee; silly smooth texture; lots of bourbon with dry oak and bakers chocolate; very dry and roasty in the finish; chaulky, dry oak, chocolate, stale roast; great stuff
Weicher, intensiv malziger Antrunk. Sofortig schokoladig, mild herb, trockene Holznoten, Bourbon. Weich karbonisiert, vollmundig. Die Schokoladennoten nehmen noch zu, etwas Espresso. Geringe Süße, zum Ende minimal alkoholisch. Mehr oder weniger perfekt. 12/14/13/14/13/14 djd07 (14366) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUN 6, 2015
Bottle as shown. Pours a very dark brown with small tan head that lasts leaving sticky lacing. The aroma is strong cocoa, roast, a bit oxidized. Thick mouth, chewy, roast, chocolate, wood, vanilla, held up very well, really nice. dmac (6206) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - FEB 28, 2014
500ml bottle gold wax dipped. Poured a pitch black of medium density with an average slized deep beige frothy head. Aroma of chocolate pudding, barrel, brownies, rye, medium toast, vanilla, light bourbon. Body is nice full, average carbonation and a long lingering aftertaste. Flavor of bourbon, darker toast than the aroma, some vanilla, chocolate, touch of citrus, burnt malts, hint of bourbon barrel. Really good stuff. WanderinCelt87 (197) - Hamburg, New Jersey, USA - FEB 8, 2014
Pour is black as oil. Smell is straight sweet malt. Taste is malty and sweet with a nice bitter backbone. KingCecil (2084) - DENMARK - NOV 16, 2013
Bottle @ Halling Odense…. For my #1900 Rating! Thanks a mill my friend!!!
Awesome…. It pours pitch black with a small tan head… hoppy, dark fruits, roasted malt, biscuits, caramel, vanilla, bourbon, oak, coffee….. this is awesome! thanks Jacob! my friend! ….
RichTheVillan (7766) - Birmingham, West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 24, 2013
Bottle from International Trade; dark brown pour with tan head, bourbon aroma, taste had bourbon some earthiness almonds, preferred base version.
But an excellent porter though. AdamChandler (4977) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 13, 2013
*Rating from Notes in March* I’ve been trying to track this one down for a VERY long time! I heard there’s another batch on the horizon or maybe that’s just wishful thinking. I’ll update this review on Batch 2 since this is now a very old BA Porter so I’m not sure if it’s going to live up to my own expectations
jackl (8029) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - APR 15, 2013
A - The pour is very much like regular Everett. Dark brown, you get some ruby red hues on the edge of the glass. Not an insane amount of carbonation.
S - Like regular Everett, cocoa and a hint of smoked malts on the nose but this has the addition of a burnt oak sweet vanilla bourbon.
T - Wow. Vanilla, coconut and oak are present. Lovely chocolatey taste with some licorice and a spicy finish
M - Smooth rich mouthfeel but still a medium body with that lovely sparkling taste that I enjoy in HFS dark beers
O - I can get a sense that this is not as big as it once was but boy is it really really good. I look forward to batch 2!!!! (please Shaun?)
Bottle @ Stouts Tasting Pt II. Cheers to Ken for showing us how its done. The pour’s deep brown with a tight light brown head. Gorgeous appearance. The nose is rich chocolate cake. Caramel and vanilla. Shredded coconut and burnt cinnamon toast. The taste is red berry. Jammy forest fruits. Slightly funky. Burnt caramel sweet. Some vanilla. Plenty of bourbon accents. Smooth and easy to drink. Full body. Oily. A great sipper. Overall, this gets it right. Scopey (14511) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 10, 2013
Bottle at THE stouts tasting part 2, big thanks to Kenny. It pours near black with a thick light tan head. The nose is toffee, caramel, brown sugar, chocolate powder, earth, roasted malt and bourbon. The taste is roasted malt, cocoa powder, earth, toast, bourbon, earth, hay, dried fruit and decent bitterness with a dry, roasty finish. Full body and moderate carbonation. Well integrated and pretty flavoursome. madmitch76 (24388) - , Essex, ENGLAND - APR 2, 2013
19th March 2013
Stouts and Porters II. Opaque dark brown beer, good sized pale tan head, short lived. Palate is light and airy and softish. Light touch of dark malt with a little malt cream and light coffee. Very light bourbon and aniseed. Love the fact this spent time in Sam Adams Utopias barrels but not really getting the character of that beer here. Decent stuff but I actually prefer the base version.