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Barrel Aged Olde Ale - Saugatuck Brewing Company

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Barrel Aged Olde Ale
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Ratings: 6
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 11.46%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Saugatuck Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Old Ale |  12.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
The love on this hand branded label only slightly reflects the love that went into this beer. We started with a rich grain bed, full of specialty malts to make the flavor as big as possible. Then we added a beautiful mixture of hops, combining to bring the perfect balance before barrel aging in oak bourbon barrels for over four months. We read to it every day, kissed it goodnight, and now we're entrusting it to you. Don't make us regret it.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 12-21-2013)
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

iL0VEbeer, Nov 17, 2014
Photo of Jeffo
4.38/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Got this brew from Masterski this past summer. Cheers man!

From a bomber into a snifter
Vintage: 2013

APPEARANCE: Pours a two finger, medium looking, off-white or cream colored head with good retention. Clear maroon red or burgundy in color with no carbonation evident. Head fades to a thin wisp and coats the sides of the glass. A splotchy wisp remains until the end leaving some decent lacing down the glass. Solid looking brew.

SMELL: Oak, caramel, toffee, red fruit with some light spices and alcohol on the nose. Plenty forthcoming.

TASTE: Caramel, toffee, with some spicy alcohol up front. Sweet malt flavors run into a big and boozy finish with bourbon, oak, toffee, some sweet red fruits and a touch of vanilla as well. Some alcohol spices linger on the palate. Flavorful with some very nice sweet malts and barrel elements here.

PALATE: Medium-fuller body with medium levels of carbonation. Creamy and smooth on the palate, goes down a bit hot with a burn and finishes sticky. Some heat lingers. Good, full feel.

OVERALL: This is really good. Big nose and flavor with a top notch look and feel to package it all. Lots of sweetness from the base beer works with the oak and bourbon elements very nicely. Quality, quality brew for sure. Thanks again Masterski. Recommended.

Jeffo, Nov 09, 2014
Photo of Kerry1
4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

Kerry1, Aug 06, 2014
Photo of Filabee
3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

Filabee, Apr 28, 2014
Photo of DCdevyl78
3.5/5  rDev -16.5%

DCdevyl78, Jan 30, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

Prahject, Jan 26, 2014
Barrel Aged Olde Ale from Saugatuck Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 6 ratings.