RATINGS: 1158   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.11/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
100% Bourbon Barrel Aged Strong Ale. This is the oak aging beer which makes up the oak aged portion found in our Old Viscosity. This is aged in Heaven Hill Bourbon Barrels for 6 months.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
thorongil2 (2911) - , Ontario, CANADA - NOV 20, 2016
(bottle) clear, bright, very dark brown colour with a small brown head; intense aroma of dried fruit, raisin; intense, balanced flavour with a long, light bitter finish; well hidden alcohol; short lasting carbonation, thickish palate

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ardeo (359) - Flmalle, BELGIUM - NOV 20, 2016
La mme bouteille de 37,5 cl ! A louverture, un norme parfum de bourbon puis apparaissent au nez dautres odeurs de raisin, de caramel, de chocolat et encore lalcool. En bouche, il y a une explosion de bourbon avec des notes de dattes, de fruits noirs, de chocolat, de caf et TOUT ! La chaleur de lalcool persiste ainsi que les saveurs prcites. Je ninvente rien, bien sr mais cest un MUST pour moi et Sophie aussi avec qui jai partag le breuvage.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
DrNosha (2186) - Wrttemberg, Germany, GERMANY - NOV 19, 2016
Vom Fass bei Stone in Berlin. Schnes Johannisbeer Aroma. Kokos und Salbei. Weich und total rund! Rum und Rotwein im Antrunk. Rstmalz. Gewrze. Weich und wunderbar abgelagert. Ein Traum!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ljthiessen (1289) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - NOV 15, 2016
Bottle #201. Dark brown pour with a small head. Aroma is caramel, chocolate and cherries, beautiful. Taste is cocoa, coffee, chocolate, cherries. Dry finish, incredibly nice. Absolutely gorgeous.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
kostasgiotis (124) - GREECE - OCT 25, 2016
Total black body with a thick beige head.Aromas of coffee,liquorice, vanilla.The taste is coffee,bread,barrel like,alcohol.The aftertaste is bittersweet.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
drsordr (2587) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - OCT 11, 2016
Bottle from 2009 shared by alexsdad06 pour opaque dark brown to black with minimal tan head. Nose Bourbon, boozy, raisin, molasses, and light off. Taste flavors seem thin up front with thick mouth feel, weird. More raisin, and caramel in the aftertaste. Likely much better fresher.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
anstei (2127) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - SEP 30, 2016
Bottle, bought at Erzbierschof about a year ago, says "vintage 2013 b" on the shoulder. Very, very strong bourbon barrel throughout. There probably *is* an American Strong Ale hiding behind that, but its hard to tell. And so there is not much more to say, except maybe low carbonation, boozy, etc. Nice, but rather one-dimensional.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Zgpt (46) - Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 3, 2016
Pours black with small head nutty malty aroma. Nice strong bourbon flavor with chocolate liqueur aftertaste. Great beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
keenano (57) - Saskatchewan, CANADA - SEP 3, 2016
12.7 oz bottle into a snifter. Black, with a thin, light brown head. Quickly dissipating. Aroma is unreal - a ton of the bourbon and barrel initially; some wood/oak. The taste and finish on this is incredible. Havent had a beer like this ever. The alcohol is soft, shining through to highlight the huge chocolate - almost like a milkshake, vanilla, huge toffee, caramel. Soft bitterness, but the flavour goes and goes. I really enjoyed this; cant wait to find a few more of these gems

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hman43 (1483) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - AUG 27, 2016
It pours black with a dark brown head. It has aromas of bourbon, oak, vanilla, and dark chocolate. The vanilla becomes more prominent as the beer warms. There are flavors of bourbon, oak, alcohol, cocoa, dark chocolate, roast, a little bit of burnt, and hints of dark fruit. It is full body with a bit of a slick feel to it. There is strong alcohol warming and the finish is slightly hot. It has low carbonation. Overall this is a strong ale with complex combinations of bourbon, oak, and malts with a slight hop compliment.

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