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Wulver - Thirsty Dog Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
97
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980 Ratings
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Ratings: 980
Reviews: 123
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 8.9%
Wants: 208
Gots: 269 | 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:
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(Beer added by: dbc5 on 06-04-2013)
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Appearance: Dark, reddish brown poured into tulip glass. Minimal lacing
Smell: Very bourbon forward, some oak and caramel.
Taste: Follows smell with beautiful blast of bourbon barrel up front. Followed by vanilla, oak, toffee. Just smooth as silk. Minimal bitterness.
Overall: The most bourbon-forward of my three favorite barrel aged Scotch Ales (this plus Backwoods Bastard and Ride the Lion). A well crafted beer by any standards. Is it worth the often-charged $10 per bottle? You need to decide but it's a must-try for Wee Heavy lovers.

Donco, Jan 05, 2014
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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

The beer comes in a murky dark brown. Hints of copper and red coming through in the light.

The aroma has wonderful sweet vanilla and bourbon. Then toffee, caramel, deep brown toasty bread, wet raisins, boozy cherries, dried dates.

The flavor hits of a punch of bourbon and vanilla in the front. Then again the toffee and sweet fresh caramel. Then some hints of tobacco and leather. Dark fruits simmer on the surface of boozy raisins, dried figs, dates, and plums. The finish is of some alcohol, bourbon, some drying oak.

The beer has a medium plus to full mouthfeel.

This beer has a beautiful melding of flavors. The beer is quite similar, but with a better melding of the sweet and fruit notes of the beer and bourbon.

I had this blind against Backwoods and this knocked that beer off its feet.

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Wulver from Thirsty Dog Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 980 ratings.