weihenweizen (4127) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - APR 23, 2015
Refrigerated brown bottle 66 out of 470 from clownoisser bottled August 7, 2014 poured into a weizen glass. Black with small dark brown highlights and very little head. Aroma is bourbon, medium/thick body, very little carbonation, and no lacing. Taste is rich bourbon, oak, vanilla, and chocolate. Really glad to get to try this one. No bread, no clove, no banana; not a weizenbock, but pretty good imperial stout. hackobock (4095) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 23, 2016
November 7, 2015. Bottle, vintage 2014, shared by _angst_, thanks!drewbeerme (3921) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 2, 2007
Black with a very small tan ring. Aroma is intense with sweet malty notes, bourbon and dried fruits, toffee, caramel, figs, prunes, raisins, toasted coconut, oak, notes of ripe banana. Taste is sweet and malty with a light bitterness, light acidity. Finish is sweet caramel, molasses, dark bread, banana, figs, prunes, warming bourbon and slightly dry and astringent tannic note. Medium to full bodied, oily and creamy texture, almost flat.
UPDATED: DEC 31, 2007 rating from memory. sampled at GTMW 06 and FoBAB 06. pours brown with almost no head. big bourbon nose with nuts, vanilla, and wood. flavor is pretty hot with lots of bourbon, notes of toasted biscuit, nuts, and caramel. very tasty. 3.6 Brigadier (3750) - Chagrin Falls, Ohio, USA - AUG 14, 2006
growler from pantanap (yep, this wasnt from Mike!), big thanks Kan! big bourbon nose but smooth with oak, vanilla, and coconut. thin body at only 11% this year but lots of bourbon, smooth, caramelly port like notes. really tasty stuff, actually quite xtremely drinkable. 3.9.
Great Taste of the Midwest 2006
Huhzubendah (3740) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 18, 2015
The clear star of the day, I must have had five samples of this. If it had
not distracted me I may have gotten more rates in but it was well worth it.
If only I could have this tapped directly into my fridge I would probably
never leave the house again. I hope it makes an appearance next year as well
if only so that I can get one more taste.
Aroma / Appearance - Roasted coffee, bourbon, vanilla, cherry, maple
syrup, toffee and molasses round out a nose that I could have spent hours
smelling. There was so much going on I am certain I am not doing it justice
with that description. The body was like molasses both in color and texture.
It did not so much swirl around the glass as glide. The lacing was huge and
sticky as befits a high ABV beer.
Flavor / Palate - There’s no possible way this can be 18% by volume.
It has no burn at all. Instead it simply goes down smoothly, almost like a
port or sherry. Hints of cherry pie with sugar on the crust begin a wonderful
medley of flavors. Next comes wheat, bourbon, vanilla and a whole slew of
sweet fruitiness. I could definitely drink this one all night until it caught
up to me without realizing how potent it was.
Chicago tasting. Thanks Dave.
Dark mahogany body with no head. Aromas of oak, vanilla, bourbon, plum, raisin. Hints of chocolate. Dark fruit and bourbon flavors coalesce beautifully. Terrific.
50belair (3682) - Florida, USA - MAR 10, 2015
’14 vintage bottle generously shared by Hopscotch. Dark brown pour with no real head. Caramel bourbon aromas. Smooth with lots of caramels, chocolates, oak, and bourbon. A bit thin in the body with a silky smooth wheat texture. Good mouthfeel. MisoW (3656) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 28, 2015
Bottle at RateBeer Tasting Vienna March 2015 edition. Pours dark red color, nearly no head. Aroma is sweet, alcohol, cherries, chocolate. Taste is sweet, red fruits, bourbon, caramel, cherries, alcohol is present, chocolate. Nice sweet cherry finish. GeneralGao (3614) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - AUG 15, 2007
GTMW 2007. Poured a cloudy brown color. Head was thin and tan. Bourbon laden aroma with vanilla and wood notes that overwhelm the aspirations of any of the esters that might be trying to signal my olfactory lobe. Smooth mouth feel with a warming alcohol effect and boozy whiskey flavor. I detected more of yeasty esters in the flavor, although they were still subdued overall. There was more of the vanilla and a bit of butter and toffee. Seemingly sweet and acidic all at the same time. Pretty good. chibuck (3521) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 18, 2012
Finally this hard to find dong, dark brown with a big tan head, lots of oak, bourbon, prune, a bit harsh finish, almost medicinal. Ok but doesn't meet the high ratings
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone umich03jm (3512) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - NOV 18, 2015
Tap at the 2015 MBG Detroit Fest. Had this a few other times before but never rated it for some reason. Aroma is always incredible. Brown sugar, dark fruit, caramel, banana, clove, fruit cake, chocolate, vanilla, and light maple. Tastes awesome too. Dark fruit, banana, and bourbon are the biggest flavors. Spicy finish. Moderately sweet. Full body. Love this stuff. Different batches of this are definitely inconsistent and not as good sometimes. But when it’s done right, it’s incredible.