Olde Rabbit's Foot | Foothills Brewing Company - Downtown Brewpub

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Olde Rabbit's FootOlde Rabbit's Foot

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Foothills Brewing Company - Downtown Brewpub
North Carolina, United States

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.13%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
2010-2012 were brewed at Foothills Brewing. 2009 at Olde Hickory.

Duck Rabbit, Olde Hickory, and Foothills each contribute the wort from their signature imperial stouts. The combined brew is then aged in 23-year old Pappy Van Winkle barrels with honey and cocoa nibs.

Added by atsprings on 10-25-2010

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Photo of RobbyMac
5/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

It's like that song amazing... it's AMAZING!---Made from Pappy Van Winkle 23 yr old oak barrels. Well worth the $.

Off the tap the beer has very malted characteristics. Very sweet, a touch of hops on the back end is noticed but mostly on tap. Aroma is great for a bourbon barrel aged. Big big beer with booze in the nose. Slight dryness in the mouth but it's still a young beer.

Perfectly fermented, love the choice of yeast and combination with honey and chocolate, which was added for taste.

Overall it's an exceptional beer, probably my favorite in NC although BBA Sexual Chocolate was great! Peace love and hairgrease to everyone at Foothills, Duck-Rabbit and Olde Hickory. We had an exceptional time at the release. Your all great people!

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Photo of lanamj
4.95/5  rDev +19%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

This years ( 2011 ) on tap at foothills for the release. Review from notes.

A- poured a nice coffee black, with a thin head and minimal lacing that remained stuck to the glass as the beer went down. Although the head and lacing where lacking some the color was perfect for the style.

S- Wow!! What a smell. Lots of smooth burbon, chocolate, roasted malts and a nice sweet smell similar to honey.

T- Runs with the smell. Chocolate is the first thing i taste followed by smooth delicious burbon. Dark fruits and sweet honey flavors resided towards the end. The booze on this is perfectly blended although present it dosent over bare the flavor.

M- the best out of all the Old Rabbits Foots. Last few years i felt was rather thin but this years is perfect. Thick and smooth like a stout of this nature should be.

O- One of the best. This years stands next to the best beers in this category. Its a true masterpiece can't wait to try my cellared bottles in a few years.

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Photo of JohnCLT
4.95/5  rDev +19%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

I read quite a lot about the spoiling or sourness issues with the last batch in 2009. It's very unusual because not even close to 5% of reviewers reported the problem. However, I believe it. I've never got a bad beer from Foothills or Olde Hickory but Duck-Rabbit on the other hand...

That being said and it's not easy to say, this years batch was phenomenal. Bourbon and charring wood/oak in the nose was so exceptional I actually teared up. Pour was brilliant, very, very dark beer with perfect tan head.

Taste again of heavy chocolate, light on the honey and heavy on malts. The barrel taste and bourbon however are most noticeable. Excellent mouth feel, maybe a degree or two from perfect (personal preference, I don't like carbo beers) but its a young beer so maybe in aging that will subside.

Again, it was 10am for me and I could have easily drank this beer all day. (In 8 oz. pours mind you.) Easily the best Bourbon aged beer I've ever had with the notable exception of BBA Sexual Chocolate. If you like Bourbon, Whiskey or Scotch, this is a winner. Special thx to Foothills, Duck-Rabbit and Olde Hickory for killing it this year!!! Amazing work on a great collaboration!

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Photo of Lazerlobe
4.82/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A: A rough pour yields a finger of standard but well composed khaki head. Slightly viscous black body.

S: Oh my, just as soon as I think I'm going to get a standard dose of chocolate, char and roast, a new layer asserts itself. My nose can't work all of the way through this but a subtle molasses, licorice and a faint waft of bourbon hold the beer together.

T: My that is rich! Kit kat bars, graham cracker, mellow bourbon and underlying heavy roasted malts mix in a velvet cream. I am finding no faults here. This would be amazing if I had year round access.

M: Absolutely divine dessert-like quality for the tongue. Creamy and delicate like tiramisu.

D: I was going to trade my other bottle but I have just changed my mind. What a treat!

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Photo of AndyAvalanche
4.8/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

22 oz. bomber (2012 special release) split with a few friends. Liquid portion comes out dark brown with deep mahogany highlights. Nice dark brown head with small bubbles that goes away pretty quickly. Some good lacing to it and each sip coats the glass like cough syrup, nothing not to like in the look.

Smell is awesome, super sweet and decent. You can totally pick up the coco nibs and the honey, sort of gives it a boiling brown sugar type smell that's really great. Very roasty and slightly boozy/bourbony (if that's a word). Either way it's a great smelling beer.

The taste is equally as excellent. Big roasty flavors of a quality stout with some awesome sweetness. Honey and coco nibs provide a nice sugary flavor with this that blend nice with the roasty stout flavors. There's also a slight dark fruit liquor flavor to it, maybe raisons and dehydrated cherries. All meshes together great, nothing not to like about it.

Mouthfeel is good. It was a cold and rainy day today and this heavy medium to full bodied barrel aged beer warmed me to the core. Silky smooth with a good carbonation level with a nice warm finish from the bourbon blends together really nicely. This beer is a perfect sipper for the end of the night. I'm almost upset I shared it, but it was shared with good people so it's ok I guess. Super drinkable, would drink this year round even if it wasn't a cold day. Curious to see how this one ages. Props to Old Hickory, Duck-Rabbit, and Foothhills for collaborating such a great beer. I wish all 3 came to my area.

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Photo of InebriatedJoker
4.8/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Thanks Steve for sharing this one with me -

Poured from bottle into my Duvel tulip - 2010 bottle

A: Pours as dark as dragons blood with a one finger head that descends into a thin frothy lacing, decent carbonation.

S:Bourbon, molasses , anise, chocolate, roasted malt.

T: Molasses,bourbon ,slight anise, chocolate, roasted malts and barley, dark fruit hints , slight coffee, vanilla hues as well.

This was one of the most complex tasting American Double / Imperial Stout that I have had to date, it's flavors were all over the place and yet they melded together to make an impressive beer, I enjoyed every sip of this beast and if given the chance I would drink this every day - as it warms it seems a new flavor pops up .. Thanks again Steve - what a great beer.

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Photo of bballmj2k
4.73/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle of 2011 release

A - it's an imperial stout... Black like coffee, minimal mocha head

S - bourbon (pappy?), roast coffee, dark bitter chocolates, hints of vanilla

T - wow this is a big beer. Let's see if i can parse out these flavors. Massive bitterness up front, roasted dark chocolate. Middle of palette is sweet, vanilla, bourbon characters and maybe a hint of honey. Finish is boozy, but in a wonderfully crafted way.

M - thick and creamy. Flavors stick around throughout with some heat on the finish.

Really impressive beer, haven't had the other versions but I can't imagine them being much better than this. Big flavorful complex stout, can't wait to see how it ages.

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Photo of joegard
4.71/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

2011 bottle from a generous beer friend split with 2 other friends . I was unaware of this collaboration when I obtained this bottle but was saving it for good times with friends.

A- Poured like any barrel aged imperial stout would, black with a few cream colored bubbles around the edges.

S- muted aromas which I am attributing to being cellared for 3 years. Faint honey and cocoa from the adjuncts, all the aromas that go with bourbon barrel aging but heavier on barrel aspects. Well rounded all about.

T- Smooth sipping barrel aged imperial stout. Muted honey and cocoa balanced but notable in the accompanying bourbon notes. Creamy, chocolatey, stouty

M- Really good - worth it

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Photo of kenneyho
4.7/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5


A: Dark Black

S: Bourbon up front and in your face with coffee and chocolate.

T: Love the PVW boubon taste. Sweet toffee behind the bourbon.

M: Good carbonation. Not as thick as you would expect but not thin.

D: Very drinkable. Will be interested to see how it is in about 6 months.

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Photo of bbarrows
4.7/5  rDev +13%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

2011 version, from bottle to snifter

A: Clear dark ruby when put to the light. Head dissipates quickly as expected.

S: Malty sweetness along with dark chocolate, coffee, toffee, and licorice.

T: Dynamic blend of chocolate, cherry, licorice, oak, and tobacco. Lingering oak, bourbon, and chocolate. The persistent oak flavor is a bit much.

M: Viscous to the extent of an oatmeal stout, but obviously not underattenuated. Low carbonation.

O: Perhaps the best bourbon barrel age imperial stout I've ever had. Aside from the overwhelming oak in the finish, I can't imagine this being better.

I'm glad I have a couple more bottles to age. I hope the oak fades and the other characters become more dominant. Excellent beer.

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Photo of cosmicevan
4.68/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

after noticing some reviews hinting at a possible issue with this beer, i figured why not try it while the trying might still be good. thanks to beermeX2 for the trade. enjoyed out of founders snifter (thanks Marty30)

a - poured a sludgy yet shiny black with an uncharacteristically thick and foamy creamy tan head (I find most -bal aged brews have no head at all). the head really looked like a dessert, almost whip cream like in appearance, but more brownish.

s - as advertised on the bottle, first i noticed the honey and cocoa nibs followed by the sweet wonderfulness of bourbon barrel aging. not overbearing, but certainly present.

t - dark chocolate roasted malts painted in bourbon glaze. really sensational. at the very end of the taste, there is an ever so slight tingle of tartness (perhaps the honey? perhaps what seems to have gone wrong for some reviewers of late? either way i feel fortunate to have a bottle that doesn't have an issue). really fantastic. one of the best -bal aged stouts I've ever had.+

m - I could go on and on about the mouth on this beer. super rich and creamy. finishes a touch tart (could this be what others were complaining about? seems so not present in my bottle, but I do notice it ever so slightly). one of, if not the most creamy beers I've ever tried.

o - Overall, this is an exceptional beer. Based on what I've seen, it sounds like there is a chance that there are some soured bottles out there, but opening this one shows me that there are definitely bottles out there that still are amazing. Really worth seeking out and for those that got a bottle that missed the mark, this is one worth seeking out.

--edit-- 2011-11-24
had an opportunity to try the 2011 last night...
BA stout glisten...that BA shine. Smell is fantastic. chocolate booze magic. chocolate malt dominates the flavor. i remembered this one to be better from the 2010, but still a solid beer. perhaps it was all the other crazy beers that i had this evening that made me less impressed?

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Photo of Dreadnaught33
4.65/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Was very fortunate to get some bottles from BigSexy410 as he went to the release party. Thanks Ben! Great stuff man!

A: A very viscous looking jet black color that pours like oil. Nice pinky of tan head with some lacing. Nice.

S: Lots of bourbon soaked chocolate at first with a spice sweetness to it as well, perhaps from the honey and the hops. Sweet and savory notes abound here. A little sourness as well seems to come through though its a good kind of sourness. Caramel sweetness too. Very nice.

T: Awesome flavors come though in the taste. Honey, Chocolate, some bourbon (not overpowering at all), Vanilla-oak, wood, caramel, grainy malt, some sour raspberry-ish flavors, and a very roasty finish. Some hop characters and nutty tastes shine through as well. Very tasty beer.

M: More carbonated than I would like, but still rolls over nicely coating the palate.

D: Very drinkable and tasty. A great sipper.

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Photo of veinless
4.65/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Huge thanks to NCBeerFan for sending this beer as the centerpiece of our trade. This beer is listed twice under two of the three breweries that contributed to it so I'll post this to each listing.

Pours an oily black with two healthy fingers of coarsely bubbled head. Retention is solid and lace is spotty and a bit below average. The body is completely opaque and appeared to have a velvety texture on pour.

Milk chocolate, light bourbon dominate the nose, with a touch of honey sweetness and vanilla adding to the chocolate complexity. Roasted character is definitely in the background and covered up by the intense cocoa/bourbon combination. Great richness, but wish there was more behind the beginning.

The taste does what the nose didn't by bringing in glorious roasted malt that borders on a pleasant charred at times. The bourbon is smooth, perfectly weighted, and adds nothing but flavor to the beer, never getting in the way of other aspects. Chocolate is rich, sweet, and milky. Honey has something to do with that I think, and also something to do with the distinctive sweetness at the very beginning right before the chocolate starts. Finish is char, but very balanced and neutral for how big of a stout this is. This was without a doubt the best use of bourbon in a stout I've had the pleasure of experiencing to this point. Thankfully I got a bottle that tasted the way I assume the brewers wanted it to.

Mouthfeel is creamy, but also fluid and not as heavy as expected. I actually like it this way, as it isn't thin or anything, but it also isn't a sludgy mess you can't get off your tongue. Drinkability is as good as it gets for a beer of this strength with bourbon and big malts everywhere. As a sipper it is exceptional, but even taking big swigs of it isn't too tough. I found I myself drinking this entirely too quickly.

This had been my biggest want since joining this website, and I'm happy to say it lived up to my expectations. Great, great beer.

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Photo of BrotherDylan
4.63/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Bottled 12/12 in a 22oz Bomber

color: Pitch black dark chocolate

Aroma: Oak, Melted chocolate, Smore's,

Taste: It's a graham cracker bourbon sandwich. The years of age added roasted and caramelized marshmallow flavors. the combination creates a a rich background for the sweet and oaky Pappy barrels. The barrels may be a bit too flabby to stand up to the base beer though. The barrels add a ton of mouth feel and oakyness but they are too delicate and add too much boozy heat to the beer.

Mouth feel: Oaky, tannic, and slightly syrupy. Really really full for the modest 9.6% ABV.

Overall: This stout is a sweet and boozy monster worth finding. Every sip is so full of rich flavor and they all meld together really well. The Pappy barrel is a bit of a mild barrel but overall it adds a pleasant whiskey flavor.

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Photo of hdelavega
4.62/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

From notes.
Enjoyed at a bottle share.
Pours a deep black with about an inch of thick, dark brown head.
The aroma is rich with chocolate, honey, dark fruit, and a little bourbon.
Very tasty, great chocolate, dark fruit, vanilla, the bourbon is present but not hot and plays really nicely with the chocolate.
The feel was super smooth with a pretty full body and light carbonation that finished smooth coating the mouth leaving a nice reminder of the awesome beer just sipped.
Overall a fantastic stout. Defiantly worth seeking out.

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Photo of ThreeWiseMen
4.62/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Got this 2010 vintage in a trade with hopsleeroy. Thanks Lee! Split with my good friend JustinA1.

Poured into a New Belgium globe.

Appearance: Pitch black; opaque. A short, dense, layer of brown foam sits on top and retains well. Stringy lacing. Very nice.

Smell: Milk chocolate, dark chocolate, heavy bourbon-caramel sweetness, mild red currants, and even milder floral accents... with oak syrup drizzled on top. Delicate, complex, and decadent - an absolute masterpiece!

Taste: Dark chocolate, bourbon, caramel, vanilla, and mild floral notes. Peppermint and roast rise up in the aftertaste, melding with caramel and a pleasant, boozy warmth. Very smooth and harmonious; not harsh or disjointed.

Mouthfeel: Creamy, full, and luscious, with a mildly dry, mildly warm finish (alcohol is hidden quite well). Light residual sweetness clings to the palate and balances out the booze in the aftertaste.

Overall: What a fantastic sipper! Full, complex, and beautifully balanced. The flavors evolve throughout the session, keeping things very interesting. One of the best barrel-aged stouts I've ever had. Seek this one out!

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Photo of scifan
4.6/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

2011 vintage. What can I say its been a stressfull day so I'm cracking out this bad boy.
It pours dark as night with a light brown head into my awaiting Portsmouth balloon glass.
Aromas leap out of the glass bombarding me with scents of vanilla and oak. You can tell that the Pappy barrels have treated this brew right. Also a bit of chocolate and sweet honey in there as well. Just a hint of roasty malts balance everything out very nicely.
Starts out with a nice roastiness from all the dark malts. The middle is simply with devine with a mixute of smooth bourbon, vanilla, and oak. Hints of sweet cocoa and malts help to bring everything together.
Mouthfeel is smooth and creamy. Carbonation is spot on. This beer isn't too big or too small but perfectly in balance.
This is certainly the best vintage of ORF so far and I can't wait to see how it progresses. It is just so balanced and easy to drink. The alcohol or barrel aging doesn't get in the way at all. Simply sublime.

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Photo of jlindros
4.59/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to rudzud for sharing.

2012 vintage.

Gets a smaller fizzy head, little creamy and dark, great legs all over, super pitch black color.

Yeah, amazing stout with phenomenal bourbon. Some caramel cookie crumbs, into big cocoa, dark choc, little toffee like candy, mild sweet toffee candy, bit of vanilla barrel and some nice bourbon and barrel juice.

Taste brings great stout at first, dark malts, little coffee roast and black malt, touch of caramel and cookie like, into big dark choc, stout dark malts, little sweetness. Then nice vanilla barrel, little toasty barrel, but great smooth bourbon, very mellow, nice bourbon flavor and smooth rich at the same time. Finish is sticky heavy like, little dry, hint of warming booze finally, bit more cocoa and nice smooth bourbon, delicious.

Mouth is smooth, fuller bod, nice carb, very little booze.

Overall great, nice base stout with vanilla barrel and very nice smooth mellow bourbon.

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Photo of harrymel
4.59/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Had to try this on my Birthday, at 11am!

A: Plenty of pfft on the cap removal. Pours a black, intense ale. Thick in appearance, little to no head formation. Little lacing. Good looker.

S: Wow, beautiful! Bourbon, vanilla, caramel, honey, darkened malts, praline, molasses, marzipan. Absolutely outstanding.

T: A hint warm initially, but then the plums, dark fruits, bourbon barrels. The cocoa starts to come out here and remains now with excellent resonance. The beer is so complex. Now I have to get more. Shit.

M: Thick, chewy, velvety with high viscous body and low to medium carbonation. Slicks my mouth and adheres to my palate. Exceptional.

D: This beer blows me away. I haven't had any of the beer from the breweries involved, but if this is their only release, then so be it! Make more!

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Photo of rudzud
4.59/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

2012 vintage, shared with JLindros and Threelions.

A - Poured into a Kate the Great tulip a motor oil black with a thin thin mocha head that faded almost immediately to thin wisps.

S - Aromas of chocolate, light roast malts, huge mellow bourbon barrel, huge soft bourbon notes, vanilla, coconut, incredible.

T - Taste is nice chocolate, light honey, super mellow bourbon. Clearly pappy, so so sweet bourbon, vanilla, oak, coconut. Chocolate it's huge so is the bourbon, rich and velvet, very smooth smooth bourbon.

M - Mouthfeel is super mellow, creamy.

O - Overall this beer was really awesome, the pappy really shines. Phenomenal.

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Photo of oline73
4.57/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a bottle into a goblet.

Appearance: Very dark black with a finger of dark tan head that dissipates leaving a layer on top of the pour.

Smell: Sweet and roasty with cocoa, smooth bourbon, and hints of vanilla.

Taste: Sweet and roasty. The bourbon is very smooth Hints of dark fruit and vanilla. Great balance.

Mouthfeel: Medium to thick with smooth carbonation and a dry finish.

Overall: I was really happy this wasn't infected. I loved the bourbon flavor and thought it was very smooth. Would have more if given the chance.

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Photo of Habmike
4.57/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Side by side with 09 ORF. This one is definitely the better of the two.

Rich browny aroma with a roasted chocolatey goodness.

This one has a slightly darker head being a brown in color. Very dark brown liquid to the edge. Decent retention and lacing.

Roasty chocolate flavor with vanilla and bourbon goodness and some molasses on the bottom.

Thicker and fuller mouth but the carbonation was a touch high.

Pretty well drinkable...especially next to the 09.

Overall it seems as though this years (2010) is made to last a lot longer and just has more balls in general. Great blend of all the flavors.

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Photo of siege06nd
4.57/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured into my Jackie O's snifter. Shared with Rhettroactive and IrishColonial.

A: Pours a deep, dark, impenetrable black. A gorgeous finger and a half of dark brown head rises up from the brew. Two coats of lacing cover my glass. As the beer sits, the head reduces to a half finger and lightens to a cream color. A quick swirl brings the head back to a full finger and dark brown again. This looks freakin' great.

S: Oh wow does this smell amazing. Dark chocolate, light coffee roast, and sweet, vanilla-y bourbon barrels. Loads of dark fruit linger in the background, just a hint of raisin. This is barleywine-esque, and a close comparison to Bourbon County Rare. What a great smelling beer.

T: Milk chocolate and roasted coffee stand out immediately, washing over the front and exploding on the mid. The vanilla and coconut from the bourbon barrels assert themselves quickly. The bourbon is not overwhelming, but augments the chocolate, dark fruit, and coffee flavors with a vanilla creaminess. Absolutely fantastic.

M: Good. Carbonation is appropriately thin, just enough to balance everything. Finish is just a touch on the watery side, but that's an easy feat considering the wonders of the body of this beer. Very good.

O: This is a fantastic beer, and I'm glad to have shared it with some close friends. It has a strong dark fruit and chocolate presence, which the bourbon barrels complement damn near perfectly. Near perfectly blended and balanced, ORF is quite an achievement. Nothing dominates, but everything is well thought out and augments the overall taste of this fine brew. Great great great job, NC breweries!

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Photo of russwbeck
4.52/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Shared graciously at a recent tasting

A: Motor oil black pour with about a finger of brown head. Great retention, however only minimal lacing.

S: Rich, roasty aroma. Big notes of chocolate, bourbon, vanilla, wood, and enough honey to balance, but not to disjoint the beer. Really a wonderful scent.

T: The taste features booze throughout, but the chocolate and roast really come up big to balance it out. Bourbon and vanilla lend beautiful notes. Just the perfect example of a Bourbon Barrel Aged Stout.

MF: Heavy, creamy body with lower than average carbonation. Warming alcohol feeling graces the backend.

O: This was delicious. It beat out all of the 50/50 Eclipse variants we tried earlier in the evening. Drink this if you can get your hands on it!

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Photo of Axnjxn
4.52/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

2012 bottle into a snifter.

pours a pitch black with a small head. smell is big on bourbon and even honey. taste is great and so smooth. bourbon, chocolate, tad of sweetness. high point is mouthfeel. could drink this all day its so smooth and creamy. full bodied, low carbonation.

overall amazing. love it!

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