DalzAle (2038) - Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA - JUL 20, 2014
Bottle thanks to Woodchopper on BA! Dark black pour, thin lacing and an aroma of light peat, chocolate and mellow bourbon. Flavor is also a well done meld of chocolate, peat and sweet bourbon which rounded out the edges on all the flavors. Well done, nothing bad to say about this one. SpongeRuiner (1114) - Michigan, USA - JUL 19, 2014
UPDATED: DEC 27, 2014 Got a bottle a few bottles in a trade. It pours a very dark black. A thick dark colored head. A big honey alcohol covered chocolate aroma. Also a big creamy marshmallow in the nose. All different flavors all flow together at once. Very smooth. Soothing and drinkable. Erzengel (9505) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - JUL 16, 2014
Thanks to John for sharing! 2013 release. Very great roasted vanilla in the nose. The beer starts sweet, smooth, probably too sweet, nice roasted, fresh, slightly bitter. The mainpart is quite sweet, roasted, molasses. Intense honey, wood. Smooth vanilla-burbon-aroma, very fresh, intense, sweetish, thick. ThirstyBird (3000) - Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 16, 2014
Great, but probably a bit too sweet! 12/12/12/12
Thanks John!! Pours a super dark brown/black with a rich tan head. The smell is bourbon, molasses, wood. The taste is similar to the nose with some rich fruit, roasted malt with a dry finish. Medium full body with nice carbonation. jredmond (8648) - New York, New York, USA - JUL 9, 2014
Bottle courtesy of max. Pours a deep black with dark brown lacing. Aroma is rich raisin and dark chocolate roast. Mouthfeel is rich and full with notes of dark chocolate, espresso with five packets of sugar, earthy rooty roast and light maple. Great imperial stout.
sherm1016 (1274) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 5, 2014
22oz bottle, split with dwm1034. Pours a jet black color with a thin tan head. Aroma is boozy, whiskey, some oak. Medium on the palate with light carbonation. Flavor is sweet, malty, some oak, some vanilla, some whiskey, with a dry, bourbon oak finish. A serviceable bourbon barrel stout. dwm1034 (785) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 5, 2014
Shared bomber with SHERM1016....thanks!
Pours black with reddish tinge at edges. Bourbon nose. Initial taste is same; some booze but fairly mild. Thin body; dry at end....very tasty. DrSilverworm (9672) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 3, 2014
22oz bottle, tasted at GreatMoloko’s place.. Black wax. 2013 vintage. Black color. Thin darker brown head. Dots of lace. Nice chocolate, coffee, some honey in the nose. Medium-plus body. Smooth, kind of crisp lighter carbonation. Light chewiness. Some light tart tannic... Moderate sweet. Alright stuff, for me. markextrae (4485) - Alingsås, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - JUN 24, 2014
shared a 2012 bomber with two friends. poured viscous black with a mocha coloured head. caramel, milk chocolate, oak, roasted malts, sweet bourbon, molasses, toffee, vanilla, oak, sweet coffee, incredible aroma, took me half an hour to notice it’’s "only" 8.5%! could use a bit more kick to the taste and it was a incredible beer! but still. what a lovely brew and so well combined with the bourbon barrels Ratman197 (15372) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUN 22, 2014
Bomber poured a translucent dark reddish brown with a small lingering brown head. Aromas of bourbon, brown sugar, caramel, dark chocolate, light roastiness and light vanilla. Palate was medium to full bodied and smooth. Flavors of dark, chocolate, bourbon, vanilla, oak, brown sugar, light roastiness and light dried fruit with a smooth lingering brown sugar finish.