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King Henry - Goose Island Beer Co.

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

1,337 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,337
Reviews: 311
rAvg: 4.71
pDev: 8.92%
Wants: 1,709
Gots: 501 | FT: 21
Brewed by:
Goose Island Beer Co. visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
English Barleywine |  13.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Brewer's notes:
Aged in Pappy Van Winkle 23 bourbon barrels, previously used to age Rare Bourbon County Brand Stout. King Henry is a burgundy hued English-style barleywine with aromas of vanilla, oak, and dark fruit. Caramel and toffee flavors blend together with bold notes of bourbon delivered in a smooth body followed by a malty finish. No matter the occasion, King Henry promises a regal drinking experience.

(Beer added by: Kegatron on 08-16-2010)
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Photo of cultclassic89
4.78/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

A truly amazing barleywine. However, it was not leaps and bounds above the 2013 BCBBW we had side by side with it, and I personally don't think it's worth what it takes to get compared to BCBBW.

Photo of Jaxbrew
4.98/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Best GIB I've had to date! Super awesome barrel presence from ol' Pappy. A true winner and I was fortunate to have some.

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King Henry from Goose Island Beer Co.
100 out of 100 based on 1,337 ratings.