McNeillR (2329) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 4, 2013
Wet tobacco, light pepperiness. Brown ale body, touch of sedimenty cloud. Frothy tan head. Tickle of chalky sourness, peppery edge to middle and little bourbon before the finish. Taught and dry but not terribly boozy. Not close to the Red Wine vibe at all. Leighton (22055) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 30, 2013
Bottle, Sighthill Tasting
Bottle shared at Bruce’s 30th Birthday Bash - CBC Clerkenwell, London. Thanks to Jack and his drunken impulse buys! Pours dark brown with a fine beige head. Rich raisins in here. Big sweetness, some alcohol. Full bodied with fine carbonation. Moderately warming to finish with dry raisins and dark bread. Very good stuff overall, even if my rating doesn’t reflect the goodness. JohnnyJ (5569) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 27, 2013
Bottle at oakquinox 2013. Brown pour, with an off white head. Heavy barrel character, bourbon, raisin, caramel, a bit of chocolate, and a strange sour apple acidity. Not great. oh6gdx (26487) - Vasa, FINLAND - APR 27, 2013
[email protected]lusikka (7819) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 27, 2013
Black colour, small brown head. Aroma is bourbon, some raisins, toffee and roasted malts. Flavour is vanilla, raisins, ripe fruits, sweet malts, alcohol and also quite roasted notes.
375 ml bottle @ WPBF 2013.
olio (10471) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 27, 2013
Pours a dark brown colour with a white head. Aroma of sweet malts, bourbon and some caramel. Flavour of sweet caramel malts, bourbon, grassy hops and yeast. Full bodied and oily mouthfeel. Finishes sweet, bourbon-like and yeasty. The raspberry version was much, much better. This one is way too yeasty and messy.
375l m bottle @ wPBF’13.laiti (8508) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 27, 2013
Pours dark red color with a small head. Aroma of dark berries, yeast and fruits. Flavor of caramel, malts and sweet fruits. Medium carbonation.
37,5 cl bottle @ wPBF’13hawanna (3349) - Freising, GERMANY - APR 21, 2013
Aroma has bourbon notes, vanilla and malt. Flavour has stinging alcohol, some raisins, sweet malt, vanilla and bourbon. Much better than the raspberry version.
0,375 l bottle BB 24. Apr 18
woody, alcohol, caramel, bread, roasty, floral, citrus, earthy, brown, hazy, frothy, brown foam, medium sweetness, lightly bitter, medium sourness, full body, oily feel, sticky, lively, long finish, madmitch76 (25383) - , Essex, ENGLAND - APR 14, 2013
3rd September 2012MrHangover (4693) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - APR 12, 2013
Opaque dark brown beer, good pale tan head. Sour wet wood and emulsion paint nose. Not great! Smooth palate, airy with mild carbonation. Milky bourbon, trace of sourness. Whisper of paint. Soft semi dry finish. Okay, a bit clunky.
Bottle. Dark brown, cloudy pour with a very small, of white head. Aroma is full of bourbon oak, with a background of molasses and milk chocolate. Flavor is very sweet, full of slight smokey bourbon notes and light alcoholic. Slightly watery mouthfeel, yet full flavored and nice to drink. Great brew, mouthfeel could be better though.