JanLaursen (3227) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 12, 2012
Bottle at Papsø. Murky medium red-brown beer with a very small, quickly disappearing beige head. Aroma is oak, caramel, vanilla, preserved fruits, a little peat. Very sweet, sticky, spicy, vanilla notes, wood. Very macho, not bad, just not my preference. Papsoe (25062) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 12, 2012
Bottle 35,5 cl. Courtesy of MasterSki. Vintage 2010. Pours a cloudy, murky brown with no head. Sweet vanillaish Bourbon aroma. Rich body, very low carbonation, caramel, sweet vanillaish oak, licorice all-sorts. Warming alcohol finish. A nice beer but nowhere near Top 50 in my book. 120412 mixmasterob (1057) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - APR 9, 2012
Dark chocolate brown pour with a minute cap of off white foam. Served slightly chilled. Opaque. Huge sweet bourbon notes in the front of the nose. Malt for days, lots of caramel, bourbon, vanilla and some wood. Flavors were slightly boozy, full of bourbon and vanilla sweetness. Not sure if the barrel aging toned the overall sweetness down on this one but this was much better than the original. Much more drinkable and well rounded. Syrupy and thick mouthfeel, light but present carbonation(LA). Top notch and up there with angels share, if not better. Paired with a La Casita Criolla from Tatuaje. reggiedunlop (3725) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 6, 2012
Pours an opaque dark brown with a thin lt mocha head. Aroma has significant dark fruit and candied fruit...fig...mild bourbony notes. Flavor has layers of dark and candied fruit, roasty malts, mild chocolate, and smooth bourbon...caramel and toffee. Mouthfeel is full and silky with a bourbony finish that has mild dark fruit and warms with lt vanilla. umich03jm (3513) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - APR 2, 2012
UPDATED: JUN 5, 2013 2011 Vintage. Poured into snifter. Deep dark brown pour with no head. Amazing bourbon aroma. Smells incredibly sweet and malty. Incredibly smooth bourbon taste that warms all the way to the finish. Very sticky mouthfeel. Other tastes I pick up are butterscotch, plums, cherries, and molasses. Very little alcohol burn at the end. Love Kuhnhenn’s and love this beer! Re-rate 6/5/13 - I’ve had this numerous times now with different vintages. So far, the older the better. Fresh bottles are an assault on the senses. Overpowering booziness and bourbon. Older vintages really mellow out and become much more smooth and malty. My one issue is that the carbonation seems to be gone after about a year or so. Other than that, a two or three year old bottle of this is one of the best sippers out there.
Johnsense (1685) - - MAR 26, 2012
UPDATED: APR 21, 2012 Had both on tap at Kuhnhenn and a bottle at home. Dark brown with a finger of head. Big gobs of lace. Aroma of bourbon, cherry, candy, dark caramel, slight booze. Complex taste of candied dark fruit, bourbon, vanilla, dark toffee, raisin, wood. Some alcohol warming but the barrle is integrated well without dominating this beer. A sipper and one i’ll be cellaring. ryanfolty (2574) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - MAR 24, 2012
Date: March 24, 2012 Mode: Bottle Source: DalzAle tasting Description: 2010 bottle, brown pour with limited head. Aroma was sweet, bourbon and dark fruit. Taste was consistent and smooth. hbmason (1086) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - MAR 24, 2012
12 ounce bottle pour. Thanks Madvike! Light brown in color with a light head. Oaky with a nice light bourbon taste, Very smooth and enjoyable. blklab2007 (2120) - Connecticut, USA - MAR 22, 2012
2011 bottle 13.5% abv. on the label through trade. Pour has a dark earthy brown color with a touch of tan fizzy head that did not stay around long. Aroma has mild oxidation, vanilla, some bourbon, brown sugar, dark fruit, and some dust. Mouth feel is hefty and sticky with little carbonation but there is some kicking around. Flavor brings on more of the old ale, sticky malt, bourbon, mellow wood, dark fruit, sweetness, mild bitterness, and chocolate. Wow, this is hot and after sitting in the glass for a bit has not killed it back. Super sipper type beer that took some time to get through. Glad they put this in a 12 ounce bottle. Nisse666 (7517) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 18, 2012
UPDATED: JUL 29, 2012 Bottle from Bierkompass.de cons 2012-07-27 Mölndal
AR: white peppery, chocolate, coffee
AP: dark mahogny, frothy creamy stothy deminishing head
F: sticky sugary feeling, maderia, plum liquid, chocolate, coffee, warming feeling new rating 3,8 - keep average 3,9!
Shared bottle many thx Blafa cons 2012-03-16 Göteborg
Ar: rasins, plums, heavy sweetnees, evidente alcholic
Ap: stickey liquid - dark oak, wee beige head
F: loads of alcholic, rasins, plumcake, preserved cherries soked in vodka, chocolate... A bit to much - but does it matter?