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First Anniversary Three-Hundred-Sixty-Five - Kane Brewing Company

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54 Ratings
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Ratings: 54
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 12%
Wants: 8
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Kane Brewing Company visit their website
New Jersey, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  11.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
70% Belgian Style Dark Ale % 30% Imperial Stout Aged In Bourbon Barrels.

(Beer added by: claspada on 09-21-2012)
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cp45

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

05-31-2013 01:57:17 | More by cp45
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Zimm

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +6.7%

05-15-2013 17:28:57 | More by Zimm
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

05-09-2013 12:33:41 | More by InspectorBob
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asicilianonj

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +6.7%

05-07-2013 14:42:08 | More by asicilianonj
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oglmcdgl

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev 0%

03-23-2013 22:27:24 | More by oglmcdgl
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gr0g

New Jersey

3.8/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

Reviewed from notes taken on 12/8/2012.

Not quite pitch black, capped by a billowy tan head. Some sticky lacing. This has the best visual characteristics of both a quad and an imperial stout going for it. Aroma shows notes of quad and imperial stout but they never truly meld harmoniously. Chocolate maltiness abruptly interrupted by fruit note that's like white grape. Surprisingly estery.

A lot going on in the flavor department. More like a quad upfront - sugary, dark fruit. Then more like an imp stout - rich malt profile, roasted grain. Good sweet / bitter balance, could actually be sweeter. Carbonation is too fizzy, harsh. Champagne yeast is not a good fit for the style.

This beer had a lot of potential but the harsh texture was a major knock against it. It seems plenty of others on BA felt the same.

Serving type: bottle

03-19-2013 03:37:56 | More by gr0g
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Chugs13

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev 0%

03-10-2013 19:59:18 | More by Chugs13
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev 0%

02-18-2013 01:36:20 | More by acurtis
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bonkers

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

I poured from a bomber into A SA perfect pint. I was nearly killed when I took the cage off, the cork shut up to the ceiling. The beer is way over carbonated, first pour, all head. when it settles down the beer is jet black with a rock solid white head. the aroma is sweet dark fruit. the taste follows the nose, can not really taste the BA stout. The Finnish is sweet, boozey. Disappointed in this one, the 30 percent stout is not detectable, was hoping for more.

Serving type: bottle

02-16-2013 22:52:15 | More by bonkers
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beernut

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -20%

02-07-2013 02:10:25 | More by beernut
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RedneckBeerz

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +6.7%

02-03-2013 11:00:13 | More by RedneckBeerz
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Brushkanna

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +6.7%

01-30-2013 19:10:37 | More by Brushkanna
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ShemRahBoo

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

01-29-2013 01:31:37 | More by ShemRahBoo
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bbrown12

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +6.7%

01-23-2013 21:53:32 | More by bbrown12
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brandoman63

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -33.3%

01-21-2013 15:35:58 | More by brandoman63
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AntLeatherface

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +20%

01-08-2013 03:55:08 | More by AntLeatherface
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glitchedmind

California

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

12-30-2012 18:02:00 | More by glitchedmind
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johnnnniee

New Hampshire

3.63/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

The cage on this is wound really tight and as I'm fighting with that it gets loose enough that the cork is able to explode off the top of the bottle and hints me on the side of the head. WTF! I still can't find the cork, or maybe I have a concussion. Seriously at fridge temp it came off like a champagne cork. I poured this quickly because I was afraid of the mess it was going to make, but surprisingly most of the carbonation stayed in suspension, I'm thankful I opened this right out of the fridge. Pours a solid slightly hazy dark brown with a huge foamy tan head that takes forever to recede and leaves some stickies on the sides of the glass. The aroma is sweet and fruity with a roasty edge to it. Lots of plums cherries and raisins with a fair amount of caramel and brown sugar and a hint of coffee and chocolate. Spicy yeasty esters remind us that this is a Belgian inspired brew. The flavor follows the aroma quite well, but adds a bit of oxidation and a hint of ash to the mix. Medium to thick body with a moderate to high level of carbonation and a sweet bubbly mouthfeel. Not a bad tasting brew. Its obviously way over carbonated which affects the mouthfeel, and based on the residual sweetness I can only see that getting worse. Thanks to Alex M for giving me the opportunity to be impaled by cork ;)

Serving type: bottle

12-27-2012 23:30:28 | More by johnnnniee
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swetsastonic

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev 0%

12-27-2012 22:12:27 | More by swetsastonic
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Jonada

New Jersey

3.29/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: 750ml corked and caged bottle. Served in a Chimay trappist glass. Cork removed with a loud pop. Beer poured a dark brown with 2 fingers of a thick tan head. Head stuck around through the whole glass, leaving some nice lacing.

Smell: Candied sugar, rasin, fig, alcohol, slight vanilla.

Taste: Basically follows the nose. Starts off very sweet. Lots of dark fruit, candied sugar, red grape. Alcohol is hidden fairly well. Finishes with a slight roasted coffee bitterness to help balance things out a bit, but this is still a very sweet beer. Slight bourbon in the aftertaste.

Mouthfeel: Leaning more towards the fuller side of medium bodied. LOTS of carbonation. This beer was tearing up my tongue while in the mouth.

Overall: Overall I'm not sure what to make of this beer. It had some nice Belgian quad characteristics, which I liked, but the main problems it has are it's too sweet and overcarbonated. This is a blend of 70% belgian dark ale and 30% bourbon barrel aged imperial stout, but the flavor is dominated by the quad characteristics. The only hint of an imperial stout comes in the finish and aftertaste and even then it's more of a background note. The lack of bourbon and barrel characteristics were a little disappointed as well. Overall this was a decent brew, but has a few flaws that really hold it back from being very good or great. I'm glad I tried it, but would probably not pick it up again.

Serving type: bottle

12-25-2012 07:45:56 | More by Jonada
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xnicknj

Pennsylvania

3.3/5  rDev -12%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

750mL bottle poured into tulip - thanks brad

Beware of the cork - this shot off almost as soon as the cage was taken off. Blacked out pour with a lightly tanned head resting on top. Slowly dissolves into thick patchy lacing on the glass with spotty film.

Mix of dark fruits, burnt sugar and rich, roasted malts in the nose with oak and soft bourbon. Vanilla with raisins and dates. Hoppy bite and alcohol warmth.

Decent blending of the two different styles with dark fruit and oaky bourbon. Chocolate and vanilla swirled with raisins and dates. Full malty backbone, toasted oak, bread crust. Finishes boozy and sweet.

Wildly overcarbonated, rough and bubbly on the tongue. Drinks alright, but I'm not sure if this would benefit from more time in the bottle or not.

Serving type: bottle

12-24-2012 15:48:57 | More by xnicknj
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st9647v3

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

12-20-2012 06:30:41 | More by st9647v3
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iL0VEbeer

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +6.7%

12-17-2012 20:04:28 | More by iL0VEbeer
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Hessian257

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev 0%

12-17-2012 01:34:43 | More by Hessian257
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Heynow007

New Jersey

3.53/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 2 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I'm so disappointed in this beer. It was hyped as a limited release and I was really excited about the stout being aged in a bourbon barrel cask with a hint of cherry, chocolate flavor. The issue is it is TOO carbonated.
It does taste terrific and gives a nice buzz, but the over carbonation doesn't allow me to truly appreciate what I think would be a terrific taste. If they can calm the bubbles down, this beer is a 5. Right now, the best I can do is 3.5.

I'm going to leave it out in the open, which hopefully, will allow the bubbles to go away.

Serving type: bottle

12-16-2012 22:36:11 | More by Heynow007
First Anniversary Three-Hundred-Sixty-Five from Kane Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 54 ratings.