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Wulver - Thirsty Dog Brewing Company

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743 Ratings
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Ratings: 743
Reviews: 102
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 9.13%
Wants: 184
Gots: 208 | FT: 50
Brewed by:
Thirsty Dog Brewing Company visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy |  12.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: dbc5 on 06-04-2013)
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Ratings: 743 | Reviews: 102 | Display Reviews Only:
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truthcontortion

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

07-09-2014 13:38:38 | More by truthcontortion
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mbbransc

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +14.2%

07-08-2014 18:08:30 | More by mbbransc
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Ncpogs

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -3%

07-08-2014 17:25:01 | More by Ncpogs
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MisfitIK-9

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev -3%

07-08-2014 15:22:58 | More by MisfitIK-9
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Damian

Massachusetts

4.21/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Drank from a 12 fl. oz. (355 ml.) bottle acquired in a trade with mps
Served in a tulip

The almost clear, garnet hued liquid was topped by a near three-finger tall, tight, creamy, khaki-colored crown. Very solid retention. Patchy, odd-shaped streaks of lacing coated the glass.

The aroma was sweet, robust and very malt forward. Loads of deep, caramelized malts and toffee. Fruity with a noticeable brown sugar-like sweetness. Somewhat boozy. Bourbon notes were apparent. Good dose of vanilla as well. As the beer warmed, the nose became sweeter, richer and more robust overall.

The flavor profile was similar to the aroma, but perhaps a half step less impressive. Caramel malts and rich brown sugar notes led things off. Fruity. Somewhat biscuity. The crisp, yeasty notes reminded me of something I might find in a traditional beer of this style from the UK. There was a noticeable bourbon-like kick on the dry, slightly tannic, minerally finish. Some steeliness came through as well. With time, the flavor profile intensified. The beer also became sweeter and the booziness mellowed out.

The mouthfeel was medium bodied for the style and contained a light, spritzy effervescence. Slightly creamy. All in all, fairly non-descript.

Wulver is an enjoyable Wee Heavy that stays rather true to the style. A slightly more robust flavor profile and a bigger mouthfeel however might have lent itself well to the barrel aging.

Serving type: bottle

07-08-2014 15:04:45 | More by Damian
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Joose33

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev -3%

07-07-2014 22:53:00 | More by Joose33
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dvmin98

North Carolina

4.29/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Wow, that is one sweet SOB. Barrel is really prevalent, but man, the sweetness takes this b*tch to a whole new level. And the ABV is VERY noticeable. Tasted like liquor at times. Also, it got sweeter as it warmed up. I loved the first few sips, then the sweetness started to get a bit much. Glad I shared it with a buddy because it would have been too much for me.

Serving type: bottle

07-06-2014 22:58:53 | More by dvmin98
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matt2591

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -3%

07-05-2014 01:48:57 | More by matt2591
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muskiesman

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

07-04-2014 23:29:01 | More by muskiesman
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Deerguy12

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -3%

07-04-2014 02:37:03 | More by Deerguy12
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stogirelli

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

07-04-2014 00:48:09 | More by stogirelli
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Geoff413

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

07-02-2014 14:06:53 | More by Geoff413
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JonnyRebel

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -3%

07-01-2014 01:58:00 | More by JonnyRebel
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Sky


3.6/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Very strong. I expected this however it was a bit strong for my taste. I am a very big bourbon fan so I decided to give this a shot. Strong rich coffee sent with a similar bite to the tongue. Heavy in abv and you can tell. I feel like one or two of these 12% would knock me out. Not my favorite, but doable.

Serving type: bottle

06-30-2014 19:31:08 | More by Sky
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NathanBunn20


4.36/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

A - dark rich brown color, like a stout. S - nutty hint, strong coffee stout aroma. Hint of alcohol. T - tasted like a stout with a smack of yummy bourbon at the end. M - Thick and rich, no complaints. O - about what I expected, not gonna have to drink to many of these to enjoy a good night.

Serving type: bottle

06-30-2014 19:29:42 | More by NathanBunn20
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msumike89

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -14.4%

06-29-2014 23:37:37 | More by msumike89
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Saudereth

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

06-29-2014 15:48:31 | More by Saudereth
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meltroha

Ohio

4/5  rDev -8.7%

06-29-2014 02:23:16 | More by meltroha
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Ozzylizard

Pennsylvania

4.64/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

$ 6.99/12 oz bottle
Undated bottle at 45 degrees into snifter
Aroma very malty and oaky
Head average (3.5 cm), very light brown, fizzy, rapidly diminishing to 2 mm ring and broken layer
Lacing – none
Body dark brown, opaque
Flavor begins very sweet with flavors of oak and malt. After a few moments, the alcohol is just detectable; no hops, no diacetyl. Ends with a lingering sweetness and an alcohol stomach burn.
Palate medium to full, creamy, carbonation lively

This is a very good beer and well worth the price. The flavor is excellent, the aroma is excellent, the palate is very good, and the appearance is good but somewhat lacking because of the absence of lacing.

Serving type: bottle

06-29-2014 01:17:29 | More by Ozzylizard
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metter98

New York

4.4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: The beer is rather hazy brown in color and has traces of yellow near the edge of the glass when it is held up to a bright light. It poured with a short whit head that quickly died down, leaving lacy threads of bubbles on the surface and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Moderate to strong aromas of bourbon are present in the nose. Slight hints of alcohol are also perceptible once the beer warns up.
T: Similar to the smell, the taste is dominated by flavors of bourbon from the barrel aging process—vanilla really stands out in particular. Only hints of toffee from the underlying beer are perceptible.
M: It feels medium- to full-bodied on the palate and has a low to moderate amount of carbonation. Slight bits of warming from the alcohol are also perceptible.
O: This beer definitely tastes strong, but rather manages to mask most of the alcohol from the taste (except for the bourbon). It is a very nice beer to sip and savor.

Serving type: bottle

06-28-2014 20:22:25 | More by metter98
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smithj4

New York

4.25/5  rDev -3%

06-28-2014 20:12:23 | More by smithj4
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mbeerdino21

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

06-28-2014 17:01:52 | More by mbeerdino21
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Thing


3.75/5  rDev -14.4%

06-26-2014 12:42:23 | More by Thing
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leaversuch

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -8.7%

06-25-2014 14:50:27 | More by leaversuch
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starrdogg

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev -3%

06-22-2014 21:01:59 | More by starrdogg
Wulver from Thirsty Dog Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 743 ratings.