RATINGS: 46   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
Belgian barleywine aged in woodford reserve barrels

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (46704) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2015

Bottle 22fl.oz. @ RBESG 14 Grand Tasting at Moncada Brewery, Unit 1 Middle Row, Kensal Town, Greater London, England W10 5AT.

[ As Jackie-Os Half Sharkalligator 1/2 Man Bourbon Barrel ].
Unclear matt medium brown color with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, carmael, laber larver, bourbon, moderate yeasty, alcohol, light wood. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet with a long duration, laber larver, bourbon, vanilla, caramel. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat, finish feel is light alcoholic. [20140809]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (24814) - Malm, SWEDEN - SEP 4, 2014
Bottle @ RBESG Grand Tasting. Pours a dark amber brown color with a small off-white head. Has a sweetish malty woody bourbon aroma. Sweetish malty woody bourbon flavor. Has a fruity malty woody bourbon vanilla finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
madmitch76 (23757) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 15, 2014
9th August 2014
RBESG pt 18. Moncada. Grand tasting. Hazy deep amber beer, small pale cream colour head. Palate is light and semi dry. Fine carbonation. Bitter wood and bourbon. Alcohol spice and heat. Brandy laced caramel. Dry hot finish. Clunky.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (19914) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 17, 2014
Bottle shared during the RBESG 2014 London Grand Tasting - Moncada Brewery. Pours clear amber with a light, bubbly beige head. The nose is all wood, caramel, bourbon and dark fruits. Big sweet flavor with dried fruits, tannic wood tones, dates. Full bodied with fine carbonation. Sweet finish with rich fruits, toffee, booze, figs. Not bad though a bit heavy-handed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (18837) - Gteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 4, 2014
RBESG 2014 in London, grand tasting. Dark amber beer with a nice beige head. Malty vinous aroma, Woody, caramel, licorice, raisins, figs, yeasty notes. Malty fruity caramel flavor, caramel, hay, figs, yeast, citrus. some warming alcohol. A bit too sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (18267) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - AUG 25, 2014
Bottle shared at RBESG 14 Grand Tasting, Moncada Brewery, thanks to LKS 09/08/14. Murky chestnut brown with a moderate beige covering that dissipates to edgework. Nose is caramel fudge, spice, bourbon notes, treacle toffee, light booze. Taste comprises dark fruit rinds, spice, creme brulee, earthy vibes, candied orange peel. Full bodied, fine carbonation, lightly warming alcohol in the close. Decent.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
harrisoni (17715) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 9, 2014
Bottle grand tasting RBESG14. Sweet funky aroma. Bourbon. Odd in mouth. Hot. Bit all over the place. Not a good beer. Sweet bourbon. No real beer taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benzai (14821) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 17, 2014
Bottle shared at RBESG 2014 Grand Tasting. Unclear reddish to autumnal red brown color, small beige head. Aroma is malts, alcohol, heavy bourbon, sweetness and sugar. Taste malts, heavy bourbon, sweetness, liquor, warming alcohol, vanilla. Heavy, warming alcohol finish, medium to full body, medium carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tmoney99 (14021) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 20, 2012
Draft sample. Poured reddish brown color with an average frothy brown head that mostly lasted with excellent lacing. Moderate to heavy malt, bourbon cherry wood and alcohol aroma. Moderate to full body with a smooth slick texture and soft carbonation. Medium to heavy cherry bourbon biitersweet flavor to medium complex bittersweet finish of moderate to long duration. My expectations where met with a complex standout beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (13850) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 9, 2014
Bottle - Boozy bourbon and dark sugar sweetness. Muddy brown with a beige head. Dark caramel and chocolate and a bit of booze. Although the nose was a bit harsh, the taste was better balanced.

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