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Wulver - Thirsty Dog Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
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world-class

973 Ratings
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Ratings: 973
Reviews: 123
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 8.9%
Wants: 208
Gots: 267 | FT: 68
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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4.38/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Clear dark town pour, almost no carbonation except a thin tan halo around the edges. The nose is potent, overwhelming butterscotchy caramely sweetness, little bite. The taste is relatively potent barrel-y sweetness, a bit of prune, tobacco, heavy flavors that coat the palate. The mouthfeel is relatively heavy/syrupy as well, pure caramelized wood sugar sweetness, and almost no bite. Really rounded flavors, masked ethanol, drinkable, and certainly worth trying.

ThePorterSorter, Sep 13, 2013
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Photo of aleckpa
4.58/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Poured this into a Founders snifter.

The appearance is a dark color with a hint of some amber. No head. The nose is a lot of bourbon and sweetness. As soon as I took a sip, I was blown away. I literally said aloud, "Wow. Wow." I was really shocked by this beer. I taste a lot of vanilla, and the mouthfeel is smooth and somewhat like velvet. It's creamy. You taste the bourbon but oaky, caramel, vanilla sweetness balances everything out. To be honest, this is one of the best beers I've ever had. Excellent beer from Thirsty Dog.

aleckpa, Sep 08, 2013
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4.53/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

12 ounce bottle into tulip glass; no bottle dating, but was a recent release. Pours moderately hazy and cloudy deep ruby red color with a small fairly dense off white head with decent retention, that reduces to a thin lace that lingers. Light spotty lacing clings on the glass. Aromas of big caramel, toast, toffee, raisin, brown bread, vanilla, clove, oak, molasses, light chocolate, pepper, light roast, and toasted earthiness. Incredible aromas with amazing complexity and balance of malt and barrel notes; with good strength. Taste of big caramel, toast, toffee, raisin, vanilla, clove, oak, bourbon, brown bread, molasses, chocolate, light roast, and toasted earthiness. Lingering notes of caramel, toast, toffee, raisin, brown bread, vanilla, clove, oak, bourbon, chocolate, light roast, and toasted earthiness on the finish for a while. Incredible complexity of malt and barrel flavors; with absolutely perfect balance of barrel/malt and zero cloying sweetness on the finish. Light-medium carbonation and full bodied; with a creamy, slick, and lightly syrupy mouthfeel that is fantastic. Alcohol is very well hidden with only a light warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is an absolutely world class barrel aged scotch ale. All around insane complexity and balance of malt and barrel flavors; and very smooth to sip on for the ABV. Amazing.

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Wulver from Thirsty Dog Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 973 ratings.