There we go, the OG! I was wondering how this held up, and the answer is pretty well! It does feel a tad old, but that's to be expected. Vanilla is soft, body is creamy and rich, bourbon is smooth and delicious. Not as brilliant as 2016, but very good.
Where: MBCC 2021.
Appearance: Black colour with a tan head.
Aroma: Roasted malt, chocolate, vanilla, dried fruit, alcohol, bourbon.
Body: Full body, low carbonation.
Flavour: Roasted malt, chocolate, vanilla, dried fruit, alcohol, bourbon.
Draught, taster. @MBCC 2021, Copenhagen (Denmark). 23/10/2021 [#4.523 Global - #584 United States of America - #9 Bottle Logic] Pours black with a small brown head. Bourbon, rich dark chocolate, fudge and vanilla. Full bodied. Thick. Next one please!
Jet black with a small brown head. Rich chocolate and vanilla. Chocolate and vanilla with a sweet barrel finish.
15/VIII/20 - 75cl bottle @ Belgian Beer Geek Gathering Summer 2020, BB: n/a (2020-784) Thanks to ElManana+1 for sharing the bottle!
Clear dark brown to black beer, small to no head, unstable, non adhesive. Aroma: vanilla, lots of milk chocolate, sweet impression, some caramel, syrupy, bourbon, lovely stuff! MF: ok carbon, medium body. Taste: caramel, sweet, bit sugary, lots of vanilla, malty, grains, lovely stuff, lots of chocolate, very nice! Aftertaste: lots of alcohol, boozy, sugary, lots of vanilla, more chocolate, boozy, nice bitterness, some coconut, still lots of chocolate, bit sweet, sugary.
2019 bottle shared. Thanks Adam! Pours a pitch black with a small bit of brown foam that dissipates. Lovely vanilla focused nose with fudge brownie and bourbon and oak notes. Smooth and velvety on the palate with light coffee bitterness, smooth vanilla and liquid brownie fudge notes.