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Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.97/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 369   ABV: 12.3%
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A Night To End All Dawns aged on vanilla beans.

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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
wedgie9 (2663) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - JUL 19, 2014
Tasted at the late night tasting after the Grand Tasting at RBWG Asheville. Pours thick, oily black with a thin tan head that leaves a thin collar of lace. The nose is tons of vanilla bourbon, with traditional milk and dark chocolate malty imperial stout. The flavor is really more focused on the bourbon, fairly sweet vanilla, fudge brownie, really bourbon forward. The body is full with light carbonation and a long bourbon and brownie finish. Very nice.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jc1762 (1055) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 24, 2016
Thanks Huhzubendah for sharing the bottle! Poured into a taster showing pitch black with latte foam lacing. The nose shows a light vanilla background but mostly brightens the dark chocolate notes to milk chocolate. The palate is full bodied and lightly carbonated with no alcoholic heat. Flavors of milk chocolate with a roasted malt bitterness. Weakest of the ANTEAD series but still rich and forward.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Huhzubendah (3625) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 23, 2016
2015 ANTEAD set. Dark brown body with a thin, beige collar of broken bubbles. Aromas of oak, bourbon, prevalent vanilla. Sweet, vanilla forward, delicious. A terrific imperial stout series.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
djd07 (12438) - Houston, Texas, USA - OCT 22, 2016
Bottle thanks to Team North Jersey. Pours black with small beige head that lasts. The aroma is strong vanilla bean, wood, roast, cocoa. Thick body, chewy, roast, similar flavors to nose, nice sweetness, very nice.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
koleminer20 (2858) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - AUG 10, 2016
From notes. Had this one at Dougs house on August 1. 750 mL bottle, 2014 vintage. The pour is black as night. Its thick and heavy with a subtle ring of dark/medium brown head that leaves no trace. The aroma is surprisingly sweet. There is a great vanilla. Lots of charred oak and a light bourbon that bland with a roasted malt. Its not overly complex, but the important factors are there. The flavor is excellent. There is more vanilla and bourbon that come out. The charred oak balanced the roasted malts and offset the sweetness just enough. The mouth feel is thick and viscous with a soft carbonation and a lingeringly sweet vanilla and bourbon finish. This thing is just beautiful.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RobertDale (5795) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - JUN 26, 2016
Shared bottle. Pours black with a small tan head. Aroma of chocolate, vanilla, and bourbon. Taste is vanilla, chocolate, bourbon, roasted malt, and a touch of coffee. Very nice.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kermis (12009) - The Hague / Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUN 19, 2016
Bottle shared. Black with an amazing dark brown but fairly short lived head. Aroma of huge bourbon and vanilla upfront with roast, chocolate, oak barrel and booze. Flavour is heavy sweet and light bitter. Full bodied with soft carbonation.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
deanso (9724) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 19, 2016
75cl bottle courtesy of and shared with Kermis. Big thanks. Medium tan head. Clear black pour. Lots of bourbon and vanilla. Lovely

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Marheb (5269) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 22, 2016
(Bouteille): Une version dfinitivement plus vanille mais un peu moins riche. Le bourbon peinture bien le palais galement.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
jcartamdg (3237) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 10, 2016
Pours jet black with a thin mocha head. Aroma of chocolate, bourbon and vanilla. Taste is vanilla, bourbon, silky chocolate. Nice vanilla presence.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
markextrae (4153) - Alingss, SWEDEN - FEB 21, 2016
bottle shared by a friend. original 2014 batch. poured a deep black colour with a slight mocha coloured ring on top. nose is still hit with a nice sweet vanilla dose. sweet bakers chocolate, roasted malts, cacao, light bourbon, all sorts of sweet sticky belgium chocolate. really incredible on the nose. taste is sweet vanilla, dark sweet chocolates, pralines. vanilla ice cream. more vanilla as it starts to warm. all rounded with a perfect balance of bourbon barrel. really an incredible world class stout. but i have to say that the regular bourbon ANTEAD is allready perfect on its own.


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