The booze hit hard, but as it warmed it. Rich dark chocolate, a bit of dark malts and tobacco. The oak comes through just at the end. Boozy, but nice! Worth the wait.Earned the Cheers to Independent U.S. Craft Breweries (Level 40) badge! Earned the Sky's the Limit (Level 16) badge! Earned the Beyond a Shadow of a Stout (Level 11) badge!