Dfonorow (2250) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 20, 2017
On tap @ FoBAB 2016. Pour is dark brown with a very small tan head. Aroma and flavor of hazelnut, spice, toasted nuts, bourbon, and chocolate. Finish is a bit more boozy. rxeight (3116) - Illinois, USA - NOV 13, 2016
Draft at fobab. The surprising unheard of gold medal. Caramel, hazelnut, chocolate. Big barrel presence. The hazelnut presence was strong and sweet, like oddside or cycle. Lots of intense flavors that were all in balance. drfabulous (8106) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - SEP 24, 2016
12 ounce bottle. Boozy chocolate nose followed by caramel, coconut, booze, chocolate, vanilla. Nice. JaBier (8044) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - MAY 4, 2016
2016 bottle. Darkest brown pour with a thin tan head. Aroma of bourbon, caramel, malt, nuts, slight spice and light chocolate. Bourbon and caramel malt flavor with chocolate accents before a nutty toffee finish. Vanilla/marshmallow flavor lingers on the tongue. drsordr (2747) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - MAR 19, 2016
Draft to taster at cappy’s pour opaque cola brown with thin tan head. Nose Bourbon, soy, prune, and hazelnut. Taste mostly Bourbon, with some vanilla hazelnut. This one seems better than the last time I tried it. Some red fruit late palate.
TheEpeeist (3709) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 10, 2016
25.4 oz bottle. Dark brown with a few lacy specks. Nose is bourbon, toasted nuts, molasses and vanilla. Medium to full body with a spicy tang. Taste is chocolate milk with a shot of bourbon. Hazelnut, licorice and nutmeg add depth. charule (2273) - New York, New York, USA - DEC 31, 2015
On tap at FOBAB 2015. Drunken notes written in program note sweet vanilla aroma, malty sweet bourbon juice taste. Didnt not the hazelnut much. Art (3218) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 29, 2015
On tap at FoBAB 2015. Pours a cloudy dark brown. Aromas of toasted nuts and coffee. Semi sweet taste with that hint of Nutella at the finish. Nice surprise. Errl (2442) - Plano, Texas, USA - MAR 10, 2015
Bottle thanks to alexsdad...Pour is dark brown with a tan head..Nose is hazlenut, spice, soft oak, cream, bourbon...Taste is hazlenut, bourbon, vanilla, coconut, soft oak, cream, Travlr (25281) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - OCT 2, 2013
Bottle shared at Smoke and Barrel, as the highlight of Government shutdown beers, day 2. So, when I typed shutdown, my iPad typed "shitdown," and maybe that’s more appropriate. Clear very dark maroon color, beige head. Aroma of vanilla, coconut, nutella, milk chocolate, wow! Taste is smooth rich whisky, vanilla, dark fruit, nutella. Another wow! This beer is way more complex than the trivial nature of our Congressional pseudo-leaders, and far more palatable than speaking to Republicans. Delicious.