Travlr (26065) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - MAR 3, 2013
Bottle courtesy of GT2, thanks! Pretty much black color, small beige head. Aroma of Hershey bar. Taste is whisky, chocolate syrup. Lots of whiskey. Leighton (22298) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 20, 2013
Tap at the brewery during RBWG 2013. Pours clear brown with a fine, beige cream head. Pretty tasty stuff overall, medium to big sweetness but not cloying, light woody dryness. Medium bodied with fine carbonation. Pretty clean for such a big boy. Good bourbon and cocoa. I like it. Theydon_Bois (20604) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - OCT 2, 2015
Keg at the brewery, 19/02/15. Noted at 11% ABV.
Black with a decent tan swirl.
Nose is rich roast, vanilla, chocolate, spice, mellow dark fruit shreds.
Taste comprises rich roast, light coconut, dark chocolate, Bounty Bar, roasted tone, subtle barrel.
Medium + bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close with an underlying boost.
Decent BA impy, good balance, drinks below the ABV. jtclockwork (17264) - , New Jersey, USA - JAN 11, 2016
Bottle - pours dark brown tan head - nose/taste of bourbon, oak, vanilla, chocolate and coffee - medium body brokensail (16645) - Dublin, California, USA - MAY 16, 2014
Bottle @ GT’s Cat Cabana. Thanks to Dr. Owl for this one. Black our with no head to speak of. Bourbon, vanilla, and brown sugar. Some chocolate, molasses, and a bit of dark fruit on the nose. Lightly vinous. Flavor is nicely sweet and fairly heavy on the bourbon/barrel. Some vanilla, brown sugar, and chocolate cake. A bit of molasses and dark fruit sweetness as well. Light roasted malt flavor. Pretty decent.
djd07 (15543) - Houston, Texas, USA - FEB 18, 2015
On tap at the brewery. Pours a very dark brown with tan head leaving sticky lacing. The aroma is roast coffee, wood and cocoa. Thick mouthfeel with roasted malt, chocolate, oak, light booze finish, very impressive. argo0 (14127) - Washington DC, USA - MAR 4, 2013
75cl bottle, thanks GT2. Medium brown head, cola dark-brown body. Aroma is moderately sweet, bourbon, roast, dark chocolate. Taste is moderately sweet, roast, dark chocolate, light wood, Bourbon. Medium-full body, low carbonation, light stickiness. Dogbrick (13751) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - OCT 18, 2014
UPDATED: OCT 24, 2014 Sample at GABF 10/03/2014, thanks to my sis for assistance with note-taking. Pours black with a medium foamy light brown head that diminishes steadily. Small patches of lace. Aroma of bourbon, roast malt and chocolate. Medium to full body with flavors of oaky bourbon, coffee and malt. The finish is oaky with a bourbon and malt aftertaste. Pretty good all around. j12601 (13093) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - FEB 28, 2016
At James’ for his 12k tasting. Pours a clear brown with a thin white head. Big roast, soft cocoa, chocolate, vanilla. Medium-bodied, soft roast, cocoa, chocolate, vanilla. Slow roast, cocoa, chocolate. jcwattsrugger (12524) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JAN 28, 2013
on tap-brown-black. A-molasses/anise-dk malt, wood, some spirits, dk fruit. T-molasses/anise/fudge-dk malt, wood, some spirits, dk fruit, some eathy hops. Sipping.