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RATINGS: 685   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.08/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 609   ABV: 20.3%
Aged in bourbon barrels for over a year, this extremely rich stout has picked up flavors of vanilla, burnt caramel, toasted oak, prunes, and sherry-like oxidation.
2009 Batch: 19.5% ABV
2010 Batch: 18.2% ABV
2011 Batch: 18.3% ABV
2012 Batch: 19.2% ABV
2013 Batch: 18.9% ABV
2014 Batch: 19.7% ABV
2015 Batch: 19.9% ABV
2016 Batch: 20.3% ABV

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Korcz (1875) - Warsaw, POLAND - NOV 20, 2016
Potężny Bourbon,wanilia, czekolada, jakieś nuty anyżu, cynamonu... Słodkie, wyklejające, potężne, niesamowicie beczkowe i bogate, wybitny Imperial Stout.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
rami_pl (2463) - Warszawa, POLAND - NOV 20, 2016
Rami Rami is drinking a Black Tuesday (2015) by The Bruery at Chmielarnia Marszałkowska O kierwa. Ale fajnie beczka, wanilia, czeko, duzo ciala, lepkie, alko czuc fajnie, kiepsko sie opisuje wyjebistosc, bo lepsze niz opis

warto odstawic w szkle, zeby sie otworzylo... ale uwaga: nie za dlugo, bo przesadzenie powoduje zmniejszenie intensywnosci aromatow i troche wieksze wyjscie alko

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
fraternie (998) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 11, 2016
A massive and vinous brew, which communicates its bourbon barrel age over the entirety of its creamy texture. Dark as night, with presence of raisin and dark plum fruit that leads into spicy bourbon, marshmallow and toffee. Lingers incredibly long with barrel spice lingering. Insane heat covered up well.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cards04 (2720) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - OCT 13, 2016
Thanks kathouse. You rock. Pours a dark chestnut brown. Basically no head. Then again I cant imagine any beer at 20% ABV would have a lot of head. Aromas of toasted nuts, coconut, dark chocolate, hot bourbon. Flavours of molasses, milk chocolate, bourbon, coconut, booze. Not crazy hot on the finish. Oxidisation makes it drink like a sherry. Very good.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
vincentvega72 (505) - Terneuzen, NETHERLANDS - OCT 9, 2016
Zwart als de nacht. Crmekleurige schuimkraag. Aroma en smaken van koffie, (pure) chocolade, hazelnoten. Vol en halfzwaar van smaak. Lange plakkerige zoetige afdronk. Alcohol goed weggestopt. Gevaarlijk maar hl lekker bier.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TaktikMTL (7215) - Montral, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 5, 2016
Brassin 2010. Bouteille de 750 ml partage lors dune dgustation entre amis. Arme: Odeur de fudge avec une pointe de vanille. Apparence: La couleur est noire opaque. Prsence dun mince col beige mousseux et dune fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Got de chocolat sucr et de caramel avec une pointe de vanille. Dure moyenne de larrire got. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture lgrement onctueuse. Faible effervescence en bouche. Arrire got chocolat. (Rating #7047)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
GTAEgeek (2053) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - OCT 3, 2016
Sampled from a bottle outside Zwanze Day. Pours black, with a small, tan ring. The nose is immense bourbon and bakers chocolate, with some mild coffee, vanilla, caramel, cinnamon, and molasses. Very sweet, with a bit of roasty bitterness. Very heavy body, creamy, sticky, and thick. This is an experience, but theres a surprising lack of booziness and warming.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fluffy (2416) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - OCT 3, 2016
sure, its a booze bomb. but its got the flavor backbone to back up that booziness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dalekliz (916) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 28, 2016
A lovely bartender just gave me a free sample of this. Pours ink black with no head. Aroma is boozy, with caramel and vanilla. Taste has a lot of woody booze, but its smooth not overwhelming. Lots of vanilla notes to balance the alcohol. Just a bit of bubbly carbonation. Lingering oak and vanilla. Wonderful.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JBPortland (1514) - Hampton Roads, Virginia, USA - SEP 9, 2016
750ml bottle 2013 vintage popped September 2016. Pours straight motor oil with no head and a small ring of bubbles. Nose and taste are super sweet and rich, gooey melted fudge, vanilla, chocolate cake, did I mention sweet? Some dark fruity plum and faint raisin, brown sugar and caramel, tootsie roll. Definitely boozy and sticky on the finish but hides the % fairly well in the nose and early palate, or perhaps its mellowed out after 3 years. Not something I could drink often. Pretty tasty stuff regardless.

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