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A Night To End All Dawns W/ Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Beans - Kane Brewing Company

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A Night To End All Dawns W/ Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Beans
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96 Ratings
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Ratings: 96
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 4.35
pDev: 10.11%
Wants: 103
Gots: 11 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Kane Brewing Company visit their website
New Jersey, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  13.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
2014 release has white wax.

(Beer added by: SadMachine on 02-18-2014)
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2014 Release. 750 ml bottle poured into a snifter

Appearance: Pours black with 1+ finger of a very dark tan (almost brown) head that settles to a thin collar and some wispy coating. Body is opaque.

Smell: Bourbon, caramel, vanilla, roasted malt, oak, coffee, butterscotch and a touch of dark fruit.

Taste: Sweet caramel and toffee upfront which yields to a big roasted malt character that opens up in the middle and into the finish. Throughout all of this are notes of bourbon, charred oak, coffee and a noticeable but restrained vanilla character.

Mouthfeel: Full bodied with a smooth, thick, creamy mouthfeel. Carbonation is low medium and gentle. Goest down smooth but with a gentle warming sensation in the back of the throat after the finish.

Overall: A really impressive barrel aged stout. While many vanilla beers tend to overdo it with the vanilla, my one complaint with this beer is perhaps they could have increased the vanilla just a bit more. Nevertheless though, this is a great beer that's well worth seeking out.

Jonada, Sep 21, 2014
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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

750 mL bottle poured into a snifter. 2014 bottle.

Appearance - Inky black. Small khaki head. Thin collar. Stains the glass.

Smell - Lots of vanilla. Sharp vanilla. Booze. Molasses. Dark chocolate.

Taste - Vanilla all over. Sharp vanilla flavor. Chocolate. Fudge. Molasses and deep caramel.

Mouthfeel - Boozy. Heavy. Medium low carbonation.

Overall - I don't think the vanilla is really necessary. Gives it a sharp flavor. Still excellent.

Alieniloquium, Aug 12, 2014
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A Night To End All Dawns W/ Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Beans from Kane Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 96 ratings.