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RATINGS: 304   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.9/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 62   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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We took our award winning Siberian Night Russian Imperial Stout and aged it for 11 months in fresh bourbon barrels. The result blew us away. The dark chocolate malt yields a milk chocolate flavor that blends perfectly with the vanilla flavor from the barrel. The bourbon aroma adds the finishing touch.
2013 vintage: 10.9% abv, 58 IBU

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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
weissblau (19) - - JAN 14, 2013
Very black with brownish tight bubbles. Aroma is actually not as rich as the flavor (perhaps it’s too cold). Tastes of vanilla, charred oak, alcohol.


3.3
Erzengel (9338) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - OCT 7, 2017
Woody Bourbon nose. The beer starts fresh and woody. Intense woody, a bit too much woody bourbon, not too round. A bit sweetish with not too much depth - the wood takes a bit of the original aroma away. Very sad.

3.4
Beerhunter111 (22214) - P´Castle, GERMANY - OCT 7, 2017
Bottle shared with Erzengel! A black beer with a mid-sized most good lasting tan head. Aroma of sweet dark malt, sweet wood, bourbon. Taste of sweet bourbon malt, oak, liquorice, too sweet.

3.1
Chalumeaux (1649) - Middleton, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 24, 2017
Poured from bottle black pour with a creamy cocoa head. Aromas of roasted malt chocolate and notes of bourbon. Taste is slightly sour dark fruit chocolate alcohol. Might be infected. Shame.

4
Sager20 (1) - - SEP 15, 2017 does not count
UPDATED: SEP 15, 2017 Dark color with dark tan head, lots of bourbon flavor, whiskey smell, excellent stout!

3.6
ehaak26 (658) - - SEP 6, 2017
Bottle from AJ's Beer Warehouse. Aroma of roasted malts, chocolate, vanilla, and alcohol.

4
Nada514 (3) - New Hampshire, USA - SEP 5, 2017 does not count
This was simply excellent. Bottle, probably less than a year old. Everything one could want from a ba stout, roast flavors mixed with barrel notes and flavor lingers throughout the finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
critic123 (3) - - SEP 1, 2017 does not count
It's a stout that's wet and cold in a glass. 9oz pour at king's table. I don't know what else to type here ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
andrewje41 (4156) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - AUG 13, 2017
12 oz foil dressed bottle, sent over by prufrockstar. Huge thanks for this one my friend! You supplied quite the beer for my celebratory evening, and for that, I owe you! What an incredible beer this is. Listed at 10.9% Pours a jet black, with a thin, but lasting tan foam head. A sweet chocolate heavy aroma, some pretty strong whiskey impressions. Flavor remains on the chocolate side, and has much more whiskey flavor, than overall booziness. A warming finish, but still without being boozy. Thick body, chocolate, wood, and soft vanilla notes. An amazing imperial to say the least. Loved it.

3.7
pkomar (526) - Poznan, POLAND - JUL 4, 2017
Aroma of bourbon, vanilla, chocolate and a bit of cocoa. Tongue is full of bourbon, wood and chocolate with vanilla appearing here and there and coming on its own in the aftertaste. Pretty good. Weakest side of this beer is its palate - too much carbonation, not enough body and boozy mouthfeel. At the end of the day its quite tasty, but leaving it in a cellar for a year or 2 wouldnt do it harm.

3.5
rleao (13) - - JUN 15, 2017
Pours black. Medium body. Whisky aroma is noticeable in the after taste. Vanilla comes all well. Balanced but a little sweet tough


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