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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 3.53/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
Blend of brandy barrel aged imperial amber and bourbon barrel aged oatmeal stout.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
brokensail (16222) - Dublin, California, USA - MAR 31, 2012
Pours dark brown in color with small tan head. Booze is definitely a prominent aroma. A strong note of stale hops followed by cocoa, oak, and a mild fruitiness (mostly prunes). The flavor is a touch metallic followed by some mild bourbon, roast, and cocoa. A touch acidic, for some reason, with a little bit of dark fruit. Not a fan of this one at all.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jtclockwork (15454) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 9, 2012
Bottle #77 of 336 thanks to a great trader. Pours darkest brown with tan head. Nose/taste of mint leaves, nuts, chocolate, roast malt and soured oak. Some brandy notes. Medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
bhensonb (14495) - Woodland, California, USA - MAR 12, 2012
Bomber from ericandersnavy. Pours brown/black with a creamy tan head. Aromas of chocolate, coffee, vanilla, oak. Full bodied. Flavor is lightly sour, vinous, bourbon, dark fruit, coffee and chocolate and oak astringency. Very nice. Very complex.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tmoney99 (13904) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 13, 2011
Bottle shared by alexsdad06. Poured dark brown with a moderate frothy brown head that mostly diminished with fair lacing. Moderate to heavy toasted chocolate malt, wood with a complex alcohol aroma. Full body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation. Heavy bourbon, woody and malt sweet flavor with a heavy sweet finish of long duration. This is a solid complex beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
djd07 (12607) - Houston, Texas, USA - APR 21, 2015
Bottle thanks to Graeme. Pours a very dark brown with medium beige head that diminishes quickly. The aroma is black licorice and hickory. Medium mouth, chocolate malt, plums, wood, booze, very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dogbrick (12247) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - DEC 28, 2011
Sample at the brewpub. This blend pours a murky brownish-black color with a thin beige head that diminishes quickly. Short strings of lacing on the glass. The aroma consists of malt and chocolate with bourbon in the background. Full-bodied with flavors of dark chocolate, malt, bourbon and a bit of butterscotch or toffee. The finish is roasty with a dark malty aftertaste. Above average overall.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
daknole (10920) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JAN 28, 2012
Dark brown pour. Small light brown head. Aroma of figs,dates, tart booze, prunes. Flavor is fruity, oaky, lightly tart, prunes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopscotch (10761) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JUL 28, 2012
Bottle... Pours black with a burnt-orange sparkle around the edges. No head. The fruity, deeply-roasted bouquet is a blend of dark chocolate, blueberries and blackberries. Medium-bodied with prickly carbonation. The flavor presents rich caramel, espresso and dark chocolate flanked by a whisper of tangy blackberries. Malty, vinous, caramel and toffee finish. Bottle shared by darkguardian!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BVery (9943) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - FEB 23, 2013
Bomber - thanks Doug. Dark cola pour with a small spotty head. Licorice, mild dark fruit, some wood, and brandy. Medium smooth palate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
phaleslu (9709) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 30, 2013
22 oz. bottle via trade with Puddintane- thanks again, Dave! Came out in 2011. Bottle 307/336. Pours a deep brown color with a small tan ring for a head. Aroma of coffee, plums, vanilla, cream, oak, and chocolate. Flavor of berries, plums, oak, brown sugar, oak, and light balsamic vinegar. Medium-bodied, with low carbonation and a sticky mouthfeel. My least favorite of the Cellar Cuvee series, though still not a bad beer.

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