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RATINGS: 524   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.05/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 423   ABV: 14.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Old Stock Cellar Reserve is a one-time, small batch, limited release that has been aged in oak whiskey barrels. The aging process gives this world-class beer an added layer of complexity. A memorable drink that should be enjoyed as a completely unique offering.

2005 Vintage 14.6% ABV
2007 Vintage 14.6% ABV
2009 Vintage 13.7% ABV
2013 Vintage 14.1% ABV

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3.9
fonefan (49343) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 2, 2013

Bottle 375ml. @ Tasting by Benzai [ ZZT V ].

Clear medium to dark red brown colour with virtually none head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, caramel, malty, alcohol - bourbon, licorice - laber larver, plum. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet with a long duration, vintage - wood, bourbon - laber laver, alcohol. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat, finish feel is light alcoholic. [20121006]

3.4
yespr (45447) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 26, 2008
37.5 cL bottle. Pours hazy brown with a lacing off-white head. Alcohol dense malt aroma, spiced too. Flavour is dense malt and solid to burning alcohol. Holds a sharp burn into the finish. Warming alcohol finish with a lingering malt note. Has somewhat of a burn into the far finish. Way too alcohol dense for my liking.

3.7
Ungstrup (37598) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 3, 2009
Bottled. A hazy dark amber beer with a fast disappearing tan head. The aroma is has notes of sweet malt and alcohol as well as extremely strong notes of vanilla and bourbon. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, vanilla, bourbon, caramel, and wood as well as some signs of oxidation. Thanks Papsoe for sharing.

4.1
anders37 (26641) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 12, 2010
Bottle. Pours a clear amber color with a small off-white head. Has a sweetish malty dark fruit and bourbon aroma with some hints of vanilla. Sweetish malty dark fruit, caramel and nutty bourbon flavor. Has a sweetish maltyy dark fruit and caramel finish with bourbon in the aftertaste.

4.3
oh6gdx (26488) - Vasa, FINLAND - DEC 13, 2016
[email protected] Beer Session (from Systembolaget), Rubyish red colour, small head. Aroma is fruity, rum raisin, some alcohol, mild wood, vanilla as well as some nice mellow whiskey notes. Flavour is rum raisins, mellow whiskey, some alcohol and rather sweet sugary notes. Yet so very balanced and beautiful. Delicious.

3.1
omhper (25126) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - NOV 17, 2008
Bottled, thanks Marsblursi! Cloudy mahogany colour. Woody whiskey aroma. Sweet and full bodied. A bit sticky with some syrup and lots of alcohol. Sugar and vanilla mingle with caramel and prunes. They’re a bit hard on the booze though, so the alcohol burn gets a bit overwhelming. I prefer the regular Old Stock.

4.3
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 24, 2008
(Bottle 37,5 cl) Courtesy of fordest. Pours a slightly hazy dark amber golden with a small, off-white head. Distinct boozy aroma but also pleasant overripe fruit. Full-bodied with a smooth carbonation, loads of overripe fruit, oak and vanilla - everything bourbony is there. Also very boozy finish - just how we like it. 200608

4
madmitch76 (24807) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 17, 2012
3rd May 2010
14.6% Version. Cloudy dark brown beer, no head. Light fresh sea breeze nose with a whisper of bourbon. Light palate, crisp and woody - dry. Sweet vanilla bourbon. Minerally mid and then dry creamy licorice with a little spice. Finishes dry. Obviously a strong beer but it doesn’t present much alcohol heat. Delightful if a tad dry.

3.5
Travlr (24781) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - MAY 21, 2016
Draft at Mellow Fellow Reno. Hazy reddish amber color. Aroma of vanilla and stone fruit. Taste is boozy fruit. Nice.

3.3
cgarvieuk (24496) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 30, 2008
Bottle at Toms Glasgow tasting 2 ... Brown/red ... again a nice barley wine nose ... definit bourboun tones ... sweet and malty... bourbon over powers ... bit rough


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