Three Floyds Vanilla Bean Brandy Barrel Aged Dark Lord

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.

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.


  1. JoeTheYounger says

    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.

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