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The Dogfather (Bourbon Barrel Aged) - Laughing Dog Brewing

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371 Ratings
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Ratings: 371
Reviews: 151
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 15.86%
Wants: 16
Gots: 80 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Laughing Dog Brewing visit their website
Idaho, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  10.85% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Over 11 months in the making some of the Dogfather is bourbon barrel aged.

71 IBU

(Beer added by: brownbeer on 12-21-2009)
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BeerHewitt

California

4.75/5  rDev +27.7%

Mine is from 2013 stock, sat on it for almost a year. Not sure what it tasted like green, but right now it is one of the smoothest bourbon barrel aged stouts I have had. You get a light burn from the bourbon and alcohol throughout. A good heavy mouth-feel coats heavy on the tongue. Molasses, dark chocolate, and pecan dominate the tastes. Finishes sweet with a dryness from the 11%. Loving it.

08-25-2014 01:49:52 | More by BeerHewitt
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GeorgeCarroll

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +21%

08-21-2014 19:43:45 | More by GeorgeCarroll
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wils1705

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

08-16-2014 17:47:54 | More by wils1705
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WoostaBia

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +21%

08-13-2014 13:06:31 | More by WoostaBia
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Big_Dave

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

08-12-2014 06:45:42 | More by Big_Dave
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Bear1964

Nebraska

4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

08-03-2014 21:20:47 | More by Bear1964
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FrankShirley

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

08-01-2014 23:20:06 | More by FrankShirley
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Walkerjgt

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

07-31-2014 17:07:11 | More by Walkerjgt
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DavidHume

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

07-30-2014 20:29:22 | More by DavidHume
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JGLittle

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +7.5%

07-30-2014 01:53:03 | More by JGLittle
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loganburgh

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

07-28-2014 19:47:21 | More by loganburgh
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tourdot

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +7.5%

07-27-2014 21:02:08 | More by tourdot
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Wayne17

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

07-26-2014 20:00:00 | More by Wayne17
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beergorrilla

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

07-24-2014 21:15:14 | More by beergorrilla
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macher0

Kentucky

3.66/5  rDev -1.6%

A. Very dark brown, near black. An aggressive pour yielded a 1-finger, amber head that retreated to a frothy, amber rim and substantial film. Almost opaque. Huge frothy laces.

S. Bourbon upfront. Other major notes of bourbon-soaked oak, vanilla, marshmallows, and dark roasted malts. Hints of tannins become apparent after it opens, Boozy. fairly strong aroma.

T. Strong booze dominates - not well balanced. With the strong booze is lots of bourbon and oak. Fairly strong dark roasted malts and hop profile. Hints of coco and coffee.

M. Fairly smooth given the strong booze presence and high ABV. High-fine carbonation.

O. very hot, but still decent. I actually had an aftertaste reminiscent of a bourbon and coke. This is a very strong beer that is best for a share. It wasn't a very spendy BA stout, so that should be considered. I would go for this again.

07-21-2014 16:19:26 | More by macher0
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Howlader

Alberta (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

07-20-2014 14:35:15 | More by Howlader
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Flight317

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

07-18-2014 03:52:48 | More by Flight317
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deltatauhobbit

Maine

3.78/5  rDev +1.6%

Pours a dark dark brown essentially black color, decent sized head but leaves not lacing or lasting cap.

Smell is mostly roasted malt with an almost coffee like aroma, bourbon is fairly faint to the nose but is present.

Taste starts out with the roasted malt and a strong dark fruit presence, almost raisin-y, bourbon is quite weak but at least it isn't so overpowering it becomes bourbon like some other barrel aged beers, creamy mouthfeel with medium-low carbonation that is very soft, not overly sticky but lasts long enough so not to be too thin.

07-04-2014 20:06:08 | More by deltatauhobbit
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DrFunkenstein

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

07-04-2014 01:31:02 | More by DrFunkenstein
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dtomes

New York

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

06-30-2014 11:54:20 | More by dtomes
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dustinholmes


4/5  rDev +7.5%

06-28-2014 01:31:33 | More by dustinholmes
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pvivalo23

Florida

4/5  rDev +7.5%

06-24-2014 22:57:39 | More by pvivalo23
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jmathis

Florida

5/5  rDev +34.4%

06-22-2014 20:28:54 | More by jmathis
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BJasny

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +21%

06-07-2014 22:14:28 | More by BJasny
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Casey3236

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

06-05-2014 19:20:58 | More by Casey3236
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The Dogfather (Bourbon Barrel Aged) from Laughing Dog Brewing
84 out of 100 based on 371 ratings.