HeadyDE (869) - Delaware, USA - MAR 15, 2014
bomber pour..2012..light black color..1 finger tan/off white head..aroma is chocolatey..roasty..mouthfeel is pleasing with vanilla from the bourbon..getting hints of figs..overall fairly smooth consistency..a pretty enjoyable offering but palate is a tad thin..decent stuff.. boFNjackson (4201) - Portland, Oregon, USA - FEB 25, 2014
Bottle (thanks to goodbyeohio)... Poured near black with a light tan head. Good roast and malted grains with a nice charred and brûlée-like toasted sweetness. Yeast lightened it up a bit towards the finish. Mild hind of barrel and whiskey. None the less, still great tasting beer. VTHopHead (1511) - Seymour, Tennessee, USA - JAN 24, 2014
Pours a dark black/brown with a light tan head that faded to a thin covering over the beer. Aroma is heavy of bourbon/vanilla, roasted malts and dark fruit... some coffee too. Smooth on the tongue nice vanilla and chocolate flavor on the finish... very good! TizzleJizzle (792) - Garland, Texas, USA - JAN 4, 2014
Bomber big thanks to Phatdog1! Aged since 2012. Poured a opaque black color with a thin khaki head that lasted throughout. Initial boozy taste with a dry and sweet woody finish of roasted and toasted malts, cocoa and slight coffee. Low-medium carbonation, medium-thick body. Bad ass brew! MadRobin (2988) - Silver Spring, Maryland, USA - DEC 19, 2013
Poured from 22 oz. bottle after cellaring for 11 months.
Opaque, dark rosewood color with a modest brown head and very good lacing.
Aroma of Chardonnay, raisins, plums, chocolate, molasses, roasted malt and cola.
Taste of raisins, roasted malt, chocolate, molasses, plums, mild coffee and white wine.
Medium/full body and medium carbonation.
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solidfunk (9363) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - DEC 14, 2013
Very good - nice smokey malt aroma with dark chocolate and coffee notes. Even a light note of peat here with hint of burnt toast. Pours black with good mocha head and lacing. A hint of prune or raisin here as well. Finishes bitter - mostly along the chocolate line. Soft carbonation. Bourbon aroma is faint and very well integrated. Finishes with a touch of booze as well. Bottle. alexsdad06 (10652) - West Chester, Ohio, USA - DEC 2, 2013
22 oz bottle shared by b3shine. Pours a dark brown color with a small beige head. The aroma and flavor have Belgian yeast, some roasted malt, moderate sweetness, chocolate, dark fruit and some woody character. The body on the foreign imperial stouts always seems to be lacking for me. gripweed57 (2804) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - NOV 28, 2013
22 ounce bottle. Pours a dense black with a big bubbly tan head. Yeasty, roasted malt nose with hints of chalk and cocoa. Upfront, sweet roasted malt flavor has notes of bittersweet cocoa, tart yeast and light oak. Mid taste seems smooth and luxurious with a warming alcohol presence. Finish is bittersweet hops, more tangy yeast and vanilla bean. Very delicious. crazyvin (2026) - New York, USA - NOV 18, 2013
An dense black body with a tan head that had solid retention and good lace. Aroma was a mix of roasted malts. Dark cocoa and alcohol. Mild oak. Initial flavor was slightly roasted but mostly sweet. Mild hints of bourbon. Some oak. Alcohol was a nice warming presence. Could not distinguish any Belgian yeast. Nice body and mouth feel.
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Bomber->snifter. Black with medium tan head. A: boozy licorice, molasses, chocolate malt. T: milk chocolate, roasted malt, mild citrus and grains. Bitter fIntly boozy aftertaste. Decent.