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RATINGS: 153   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Imperial Stout has been complemented by a generous bourbon flavor after aging five extra weeks in white oak bourbon barrels. Already saturated with dark roasted malt flavor, bourbon and oak highlights perfect the balance in this enormously rich ale.

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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
13mikey (503) - New Hope, Minnesota, USA - AUG 24, 2010
Liter bottle from Princetons #9349 on the bottle. Black pour with a two finger tan head. Sweet oaky aroma with a bit of boozy bourbon to it. Very sweet flavor with pronounced notes of oak. Medium mouthfeel, tangy finish. Not bad at all but a bit thin and a touch too sweet. Id drink it again, not sure if Id buy it again.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (25572) - Malm, SWEDEN - APR 26, 2010
Bottle. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty chocolate and licorice aroma with bourbon hints. Sweetish malty roasted chocolate and licorice flavor. Has a roasted malty malty chocolate finish with hints of bourbon in the aftertaste.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
sunnyridge (222) - USA - APR 11, 2010
Very dark brown/black, head fades to a ring, color of motor oil. Aromas of Rich, Roasty, molasses, sweet malts, alcohol, bourbon sweetness. Taste is big and so is the body- loadedith malts, a grape sweetness, slightly metallic in the finish though, bourbon flavor/ oak from the barrel, and sweet coffee flavor, with no bitterness.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
arminjewell (9567) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - APR 10, 2010
Pours deep black with brown head, big bourbon nose with some chocolate notes. Taste up front is big bourbon, leading into some chocolate and coffee notes that finishes sweet. Not a bad BBL RIS, but a bit overkill on the bourbon flavor.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
portableparty (2336) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - FEB 9, 2010
Bottle to snifter. Pour is deep black brown with frothy but thin head that dissapates. Solid lacing that lasts. Smells of bourbon chocolate molasses and vanilla and scents of coffee. Taste bitter and I felt it was very bitter boozy and dry finish although there were some coco flavors as well. Palate medium feel and lively booze on swallow. I am very glad that I was able to try this, but we probably skip next time around.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (36442) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JAN 25, 2010
Bottled. A pitch black beer with a dark brown head. The aroma has notes of roasted malt, over ripe fruits as well as lighter notes of bourbon. The flavor is sweet with notes of alcohol, bourbon, late summer fruits that are very sweet, and malt, leading to a dry fruity finish. The alcohol is a bit too pronounced for my taste. Thanks KimJohansen for sharing.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (43227) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JAN 11, 2010
1 L bottle, courtesy of KimJohansen. Pours dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma is dark wooden and mild vanilla wooden note. Smooth wooden, mild citric and dark malty flavoured. Smooth fruity and roasted malt flavoured into the finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
joergen (27272) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 4, 2010
Bottle. Pitch black coloured with a small beige head. Roasted aroma of chocolate and cocoa powder with notes of alcohol and bourbon. Roasted flavour of chocolate and cocoa powder with notes of bourbon. Sweet and roasted finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
madsberg (11655) - Sborg, DENMARK - JAN 4, 2010
Bottled. Almost pitch black coloured. Dense light brown head. Aroma of spice, chocolate, light roast, cocoa and some vague berries. Flavour of wood, berries, roast, light spice, cocoa. Medium to full bodied. Chocolaty end full of spice and berries. Very nice complex and balanced.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KimJohansen (10486) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - JAN 3, 2010
Dark brown with a medium beige head. Sweet aroma with burned malt, dark chocolate, bourbon and coffee notes. Flavour had burned malt, dark chocolate, bourbon and hops. Finished sweet with warming alcohol.


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