Van Den Bossche Buffalo Grand Cru (Barrel Aged Pauillac)

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Brewed by Van Den Bossche
Style: Imperial Stout
St. Lievens-Esse/Herzele, Belgium
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 89   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ruigo (2611) - PORTUGAL - FEB 14, 2017
75cl bottle. Vintage 2014. Clear dark brown with small tan head. Malty, plumes, syrup and wood. Sweet. Nice but dull after a while.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Faathoven (83) - Barcellona P.G., ITALY - JAN 7, 2017
Pours dark brown with awesome ruby shades and tan head. Aroma is wine, oak, dark fruits, dark chocolate covered cherries. Flavour is sweet, very fruity, red wine, oak, little tart (it almost seems an oud bruin), dark cherries, and believe me or not some whiskey note as well in the back end. Medium to full body, nice soft carbonation. Very complex but the finish is not too long. If it had much more intensity my rating would be much higher. What a pity!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
koshack (1607) - Gdask, POLAND - DEC 23, 2016
Czarne, nieprzejrzyste. Nalało się z bardzo obfita, drobną, beżową pianą. Pojawiają się większe bąble i zaczyna opadać. W aromacie wyczuwalna beczka i czerwone owoce, Trochę winne aromaty. Jest nuta kokosowa i trochę tanin. W smaku dość wytrawne, dominuje beczka. Znw taninowe, owocowe. Nie ma zbyt wiele czekolady, ktrej się spodziewałem Alkohol też nie daje zbytnio znać o sobie. Wychodzi w postaci grzania w przełyku, ale po dłuższej chwili. Przyjemne, ale nie powalające.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (46621) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 13, 2016

Bottle 750ml. corked.

[ As Van Den Bossche Buffalo Grand Cru (Barrel Aged Pauillac) ].
Clear medium to dark red brown color with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, light beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, dark malt, dark fruit - dark berries, raisin, wood, alcohol - coqnac, moderate roasted and chocolate. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, raison, alcohol, coqnac, dark malt, wood - barrl, dark fruit. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft to flat, finish feel is light alcoholic. [20161111]
7-4-8-3-15

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Klimaet (2276) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - NOV 11, 2016
Bottle @ Fonefan US Tasting. Pours clear reddish black with a medium brownish head. Aromas of chocolate, booze, raisins, oak, caramel. Taste has vanilla, oak, fudge, chocolate, raisins, booze. Watery.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (18751) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 11, 2016
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Hazy dark brown with a beige head. Aroma is sweet, malty, roasted malt wood and alcohol. Flavor is very sweet and rather bitter. Dry and rather bitter finish with lots of alcohol. 111116

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chrisv10 (16147) - DENMARK - NOV 11, 2016
Bottle, 9%. Clear dark brown with small tan head. Aroma is malt, caramel, yeast, dark fruit, plume with notes of alcohol. Flavour is malt, caramel, dark fruit, alcohol, sweet, plume and a little bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
martin00sr (3141) - Haderslev, DENMARK - NOV 11, 2016
Bottle @Ulfborg. Clear dark brown, Small, thick offwhite head. Boozy aroma, syrup notes. Similar flavour, boozy dried fruit. Has some berry-like hints in the finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dedollewaitor (15770) - Odense, DENMARK - NOV 11, 2016
Bottle @ Lots of Mark Knofler and Fransk kartofler, Ulfborg. Pours deep mahogany amber with a small creamy head. Deep woody and vinous nose with a touch of alcohol. Flavor adds lots of dried fruit and mild roast. Lots of chokofanter and raisins. Sippable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
back (2023) - Holstebro, DENMARK - NOV 11, 2016
Ndder klar skum btunlig Vaijle tr citrus rosiner coklade Bitter lidt sd lidt Tr livlig @f1


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