Looking back, casting stones in the old ale pond, like Walden with vomit running down my lapels, this is no longer that hefty unbalanced bomb that I thought it was in 2008.
Still phenomenal, seems more balanced, less “barrel” character and more anise and molasses. Kinda a half BA profile, but the base is so roasted and with that deep char.
If you read DDB, you already have had this a billion times. There’s a nostalgic love for such a world class beer that beer gets old. Exploitedcollegegirls may be tired to some, but some timeless recipes wear on like the timeless lines of a 3000GT: endlessly enjoyable.