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RATINGS: 995   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.15/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 375   ABV: 12.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Current bottles have a black front label and may also have a visible "Bourbon" screen printed on the neck.

Same base beer as The Angel’s Share, but aged in Heaven Hill Wheat Whiskey barrels instead of the Brandy barrels for the standard release.

Bottled beginning in 2008 in 375mL bottles.

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4.6
LiwkoLiwko (563) - POLAND - MAR 31, 2017
Mistrzowskie piwo. Aromat jest wręcz obłędny. Uderza wanilia, marcepan i migdały. na drugim planie mleczna czekolada i wiśnia.
Piana niezbyt okazała. Kolor ciemnobrązowy / czarny.
Niezwykle treściwe i gładkie. Przyjemna konsystencja. W smaku odrobina czekolady, likieru, troszkę karmelu i kawy. Subtelne nuty burbonowe.

Rozgrzewa w przełyku. pijalne.

4.2
Gerbeer (4075) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 26, 2017
12.7 oz bottle. 2016 vintage. Pours black with light head. Aromas of light bourbon, dark brown sugar/caramel, oak, and sweet roasted malts. Smooth flavors of sweet bourbon, light oaky whiskey, dry dark caramel, and sweet sticky roasted malts with a hint of chocolate. A little hot, but overall nicely balanced for a young barleywine.

4.6
creppyiceman (1105) - POLAND - MAR 26, 2017
UPDATED: AUG 26, 2017 (bottle 2 years old)
Aroma:bourbon,vanilla,coconut,chocolate,wine-like barrel note.
Appearance:dark brown color,small dense head.
Taste:sweet,flavour of vanilla,chocolate,coconut,caramel,anise sweet coconut0-like finish.
Overall:One of the best barley wines i have ever tried, huge barrel notes strikes you with every sip , Pure good in beer form. Yummy!!

4.7
Kiezmar (850) - Kraków, POLAND - MAR 26, 2017
Bottle. Aroma: Very rich, complex, every sip is a new experience. Vanilla, coconut, marzipan, almonds, raisins, bourbon. In taste bourbon, chocolate, vanilla, cocoa, marzipan. Masterpiece, veryr rich beer, complex, every sip is an adventure and incredible pleasure.

4.2
Sarlacc83 (2404) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 25, 2017
Bottle from Belmont Station.

A: Dark mahogany near to black. Ring of cappuccino head. Legs.

N: Thick caramel, some toffee, and plenty of bourbon, oak, and vanilla. Light coffee with some more roast. There’s some cherry underneath here, as well as some raisin and fig.

T: Sweet with just a touch of bitterness. Plenty of oaky tannins.

M: Medium-heavy body, no alcohol, subtle, but present carbonation.

O: Damn this is nice. Really well-balanced. I remember when this was a big deal. After the fight over carbonation, this lost of a lot of prestige. Entirely undeserved. Delicious.

4
Drago7 (728) - Warsaw, POLAND - MAR 25, 2017
Z: Kokos, Wanilia. Słodko, przyjemnie. S: Slodko, wanilia, kokos. Finisz w fajny bourbon.

4.2
jandorris (854) - Warsaw, POLAND - MAR 23, 2017
W zapachu subtelny kokos i wanilia + trochę alkoholu. W smaku kokos z wanilią zdecydowanie dominują, niemniej alkohol jest wyczuwalny.

4.8
jodamaster17 (8) - SWEDEN - MAR 17, 2017 does not count
Pours dark brown. The aroma is rich and full of caramel. Taste is deep: caramel, raisins bourbon. Long aftertaste. Best beer I have ever had.

4.4
langeveld12 (589) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 14, 2017
Dark brown, almost no head. Medium to full bodied. Liquid raisins, caramel, bourbon, oak, sweet fruits, red fruits, a little bit of roast and coffee, just a tiny bit of smoke, tones of Port, honey, vanilla. Incredibly gentle and subtle. Very complex, new things keep coming up. Mostly sweet with a bitter finish, very balanced. Wow, just wow.

4
OminouSC2 (930) - Mora, SWEDEN - MAR 12, 2017
Unclear, murky brown color, small brown head. Some lees. Sweet aromas of raisins, figs, dates, alcohol, syrup, wood, vanilla, bourbon and liqueur. Taste of dried fruits, bourbon barrel, wood, licorice, alcohol and punch with a slight tart and alcoholic finish.


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