Twisted Trace - Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery
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4.14/5 rDev -6.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25
64 oz. growler poured into a snifter.
Appearance - Deep reddish brown without any real head. Lightly wispy surface with a few bubbles.
Smell - Very woody. At first, I didn't think the bourbon was very strong, but as it warms, it becomes very dominant. Blends in with the caramel and brown sugar very well. Kinda fruity, too.
Taste - Brown sugar sweetness up front. Bourbon kicks in quickly. Lots of wood. Wood becomes quite dominant in the back end. Strong bitterness in the finish, too. Boozy.
Mouthfeel - Low carbonation. Boozy. Bitter finish.
Overall - It's an excellent barleywine. I didn't really notice how good it was until I was drinking it without thinking about it.
Serving type: growler
07-04-2014 02:42:55 | More by Alieniloquium
4.21/5 rDev -5.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5
On draft at the brewery. Appearance is a dark reddish brown with minimal foam. Smell is alcohol. Taste is caramel, maple syrup, and raisin. There's also a healthy taste of bourbon without the bite. The sweetness results in something of a syrupy mouthfeel. Overall very, very good.
Serving type: on-tap
05-08-2014 23:18:11 | More by gabrielsyme
4.44/5 rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Deep reddish brown color. Great color. Sandy colored minimal head with some spotty lacing.
Caramelized sugar, coconut, vanilla, toffee. Very smooth smell. It all melds perfectly.
It's a great integration of a Barleywine and bourbon. The caramel and vanilla make it like a sundae. Toasted coconut shows up as an extra topping.
Smoooth mouthfeel. Thick but soft. It works exactly as it should to support the flavors.
A world class barrel aged Barleywine that really nails the play between flavor and body.
Serving type: on-tap
04-29-2014 00:17:22 | More by Vonerichs
Twisted Trace from Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery
97 out of 100 based on 106 ratings.