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Wulver - Thirsty Dog Brewing Company

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809 Ratings
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Ratings: 809
Reviews: 110
rAvg: 4.39
pDev: 9.11%
Wants: 191
Gots: 218 | FT: 52
Brewed by:
Thirsty Dog Brewing Company visit their website
Ohio, United States

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

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: dbc5 on 06-04-2013)
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Ratings: 809 | Reviews: 110 | Display Reviews Only:
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paulish

New York

4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

07-19-2014 01:28:44 | More by paulish
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jyacco15

New York

4/5  rDev -8.9%

07-18-2014 17:58:08 | More by jyacco15
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ToddBeans

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

07-17-2014 22:51:56 | More by ToddBeans
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jrdaniel859

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

07-16-2014 16:17:31 | More by jrdaniel859
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Thishops4u

Kansas

4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

07-16-2014 14:56:22 | More by Thishops4u
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mdeluna

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

07-15-2014 08:03:11 | More by mdeluna
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caaam

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

07-15-2014 02:07:06 | More by caaam
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DMaCATO

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

07-15-2014 01:21:19 | More by DMaCATO
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Cloaked_Phantom

Georgia

4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

07-14-2014 23:39:04 | More by Cloaked_Phantom
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farnold

New York

4/5  rDev -8.9%

07-14-2014 20:55:18 | More by farnold
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ChrisAlbertine

California

4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

07-14-2014 19:18:40 | More by ChrisAlbertine
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Drknight

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

07-13-2014 17:31:45 | More by Drknight
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Jpepe08

Vermont

3.5/5  rDev -20.3%

07-11-2014 00:43:36 | More by Jpepe08
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Slatetank

Pennsylvania

4.29/5  rDev -2.3%

12oz brown bottle with foil wrapped neck poured chilled in a stout glass.

The color is dark cocoa brown with thick rapidly falling head with fine bead with spots of lace that sticks and clarity is translucent. The smell has intense bourbon in the nose with some vanilla elements and light custard-like sweet caramel creamy scent with light toasted grain and yeast with bready quality and mild alcohol and sweet woody accent. The feel has a thick body up front with moderate carbonation and light wooody texture with gentle sweet feel in the middle and gentle alcohol w/ slightly thick body and spice element as it finishes.

The flavor brings a lot of malt with moderately woody flavor and light caramel with buttery toffee-like taste with slight toasted character and mild warming flavor from bourbon in the background. The taste has a good cohesive sweetness with barrel blended well into the base and nicely balanced malt with scotch ale flavor smooth yet still strong as it finishes more on the sweet side. Overall this is a great mix of scotch ale with bourbon in an almost seamless combo -this is like a match made in heaven with malt complexity enhanced nicely by the woody barrel aging.

07-10-2014 18:40:30 | More by Slatetank
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MicroBeerMan1980

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -8.9%

07-10-2014 05:28:11 | More by MicroBeerMan1980
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bowzer4birdie

Illinois

5/5  rDev +13.9%

07-09-2014 14:48:34 | More by bowzer4birdie
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truthcontortion

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

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

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +13.9%

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

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

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

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

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

Massachusetts

4.21/5  rDev -4.1%

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.

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

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

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

North Carolina

4.29/5  rDev -2.3%

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.

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

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

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

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

07-04-2014 23:29:01 | More by muskiesman
Wulver from Thirsty Dog Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 809 ratings.