Three Floyds Vanilla Bean Brandy Barrel Aged Dark Lord

| April 27, 2012 | Comments (1)

three floyds vanilla bean brandy barrel aged dark lordFrom Three Floyds - This is our massive Russian-style Imperial Stout aged for one year in a brandy barrel with Madagascar vanilla beans. Thick, smooth, complex, and warming, this rare beer with certainly be remembered.

Three Floyds Brewing – Three Floyds Vanilla Bean Brandy Barrel Aged Dark Lord – On tap at San Diego Strong Ale Festival 2012 – 15.5% abv.

Appearance: Pours dark brown with a thin brown head.

Aroma: Huge brandy. Vanilla chocolate dark fruit. Coffee.

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Taste: Sweet brandy, chocolate, vanilla, coconut and maraschino cherry.

Mouthfeel:  Syrupy with low carbonation.

Overall: Infinitely better than regular Dark Lord, but I wouldn’t place it higher than Bourbon Barrel Aged DarkLord. Pretty awesome beer.

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One Response to “Three Floyds Vanilla Bean Brandy Barrel Aged Dark Lord”

  1. JoeTheYounger #

    Yea man this stuff was awesome…You must be backlogged for just posting this now. I’ve been looking for your review on it ever since I saw you that day.

    April 27, 2012 at 4:13 pm

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