The hops and bourbon-tinged maltiness wage a holy war on the battlefield that is your tastebuds. It's 100% boozy. And it's 100% hoppy. But I really feel like this is the exception to most holy wars, in that we all win.
Aged for 10 months in Kentucky bourbon and American oak barrels, the harshness of Double Bastard hasn't exactly mellowed, but the bitterness has other giant, complex flavors to contend with--bourbon, smokiness, bourbon, vanilla and bourbon.