overall
100
98
style
Serve in Snifter

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unknown

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RATINGS: 721   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.08/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 609   ABV: 20.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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4.1
HenrikSoegaard (14176) - Randers, DENMARK - AUG 29, 2012
Bottle. Frothy white fair mostly deminishing head. Black colour. Heavy malty and light hoppy aroma. Very complex but nutty and slightly burnt in a nice way. Heavy long exstremely complex flavor, but licorice and chocolate is dominating. Long wonderfull finish. Creamy palate. World class, but a whole large botte yourself? Difficult.

4.1
Ober (2812) - Bommelerwaard, NETHERLANDS - AUG 28, 2012
A black colored beer, with a beige head. The aroma of fruits, dark malts, some vanilla and alcohol. The taste is fruity, with bitter chocolate, vanilla and alcohol. Th aftertaste is bitter, a little sweet with alcohol.

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BelgBeerGeek (1308) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - AUG 26, 2012
At small epic tasting in Kulminator thx Matt !!

Head: almost none
Colour: Very dark brown
Smell: straight up booze , bourbon and sweetness, some malts
Taste: mmm what a beer ! lovely notes of bourbon , slightly roasted malts, alcoholic sweetness, touch of vanilla and oak , lovely but pfffieuw this can get you seriously drunk !

4.1
Camons (12450) - Hasselager, DENMARK - AUG 24, 2012
Bottle @ Christers. Thanks to Shane for this one. Pours black with a fading light brown head. Aroma of roasted malts, dark fruits, coffee, dark chocolate, oak, bourbon. Flavor of roasted malts, dark fruits, rich plum in madeira, oak, bourbon, coffee and dark chocolate, booze. Full body, oily mouthfeel, warming alcholic finish. 230812

4.3
Rasmus40 (20802) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 23, 2012
UPDATED: AUG 24, 2012 18.3 %. Black with a small brown head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt, chocolate, vanilla and bourbon. Flavor is very sweet and very bitter. Dry and very bitter finish with heavy alcohol. Oily and full bodied. 230812

4.1
chrisv10 (17460) - DENMARK - AUG 23, 2012
Bottle, 18.3% courtesy of Camons. Very dark brown with tiny beige head. Aroma is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, bourbon and vanilla. Flavour is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, sweet, bourbon, vanilla, alcohol, liquorice, thick with notes of alcohol.

4.1
saxo (18453) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 23, 2012
Bottle 18.3% courtesy Camons. Medium head with medium duration. Color is dark brown. Aroma and taste are roast malt, caramel, vanilla, wood, fruits, chocolate and hops

4.3
MotherBrother (945) - Aalborg, DENMARK - AUG 22, 2012
Pour dark - black, with no head. A clear reddish hue around the edges. Aroma is quite complex of dark chocolate, coffee, brownie, chocolate fudge, vanilla, caramel, bourbon, slight milk chocolate, prunes, dates, figs, bourbon soaked raisins. As said, quite complex. Taste is rather sweet (sure was expected with this 18,3 abv) but very balanced. Oily and rather thick thick bodied, with a flat carbonation. The alcohol is very much present, but nothing dominating, just some heat from the throat and keeps on giving some heat. - this is as much a portwine, as it is adult candy, as it is beer. Thanks to Tom for sending me this.

4.5
MadDogMD (215) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - AUG 16, 2012
2011 vintage. Taster courtesy of Dak. One of my top "Wants". Midnight black pour, foamy tan head. All the great things I expect from a big IS- coffee, chocolate, roasts malts, some smoke. Thick, oily mouthfeel. Paired w/ dark chocolate, which really set off this brew. Great!

4.6
DesertDevil (699) - Arizona, USA - AUG 13, 2012
UPDATED: DEC 14, 2012 2009 bottle. Pours clear dark black with a touch of mocha head. Beautiful nose of smooth bourbon, soy sauce, and old paper. The taste starts with very sweet bourbon, and moves to dark cherry, chocolate, vanilla, and molasses. This has the smoothest palate I’ve ever tasted in an aged stout. Thank you, Randy!


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