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The K13 - Voodoo Brewing Company

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The K13The K13

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184 Ratings
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Ratings: 184
Reviews: 25
rAvg: 4.52
pDev: 10.84%
Wants: 361
Gots: 26 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Voodoo Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  13.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: HoppyKilaMonster on 09-28-2013)
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stakem

Pennsylvania

4.11/5  rDev -9.1%

What a guy that tommyguz is for generously splitting this bottle with me. I got to try a small taste of this on tap at the release but was far too gone to form an opinion. Many thanks again my friend for sharing this rare and highly hyped beer with me.

Bomber poured into a pair of matching barrel room collection snifters. The brew appears a mahogany brown with a thin tan cap that holds around the perimeter. Not a bad looking brew. Considering the alcohol level, im not surprised by the minimal retention but a swirl revives a finger.

The smell includes sweet notes of toasted sugary malt that impart a similarity to toffee and caramel. Some raw neutral oakiness almost earthen and musty is also felt in the nose along with plenty of booze. As it warms up, there is a little hint of marshmallow fluff aspect.

The taste has a raw oaked aspect upfront almost earthen and musty then it transitions to alcohol aspects that are raisony with a slight malty touch of toffee. The longer this brew resides in my mouth, the more the focus stays on fruity booziness. There is a mild oxidation and earthy/neutral hop bitterness to the finish.

This is a medium bodied brew with a low level of carbonation which works for this style. It is boozy and awesome in it's depth of character. Unfortuntately, the barrel character in this leans more towards neutral and woody/raw with lots of focus on the actual wood, not spirit or other nuance that barrel aging can sometimes produce. It also does not scream PVW with depth of vanilla and cinnamon bourbon spice like black magick that was aged in PVW does. I can understand the hate I see in some reviews and could understand that if you unloaded a dozen awesome beers in a trade to land a taste of this. However, getting to try this as a surprise really made the experience what it is. Tommy, thank you again!

08-29-2014 12:35:13 | More by stakem
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Jazzpatel

California

4/5  rDev -11.5%

08-27-2014 03:03:00 | More by Jazzpatel
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SHerninko

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

08-21-2014 17:43:22 | More by SHerninko
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TechBrew

New York

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

08-18-2014 15:39:52 | More by TechBrew
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MaseFace

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

08-06-2014 02:24:23 | More by MaseFace
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bcrossan

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -6%

07-27-2014 18:28:01 | More by bcrossan
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Duncian

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +10.6%

07-26-2014 16:49:25 | More by Duncian
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Dicers

Texas

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

07-18-2014 21:38:44 | More by Dicers
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canadianghetto

Texas

5/5  rDev +10.6%

07-18-2014 20:17:10 | More by canadianghetto
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farnold

New York

3.25/5  rDev -28.1%

07-14-2014 20:16:32 | More by farnold
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jeonseh

Indiana

4.46/5  rDev -1.3%

S - Boozy, alcohol, pappy, butterscotch, caramel, figgy pudding

T - Caramel, brown sugar, slightly hoppy, butterscotch, pappy presence, slight dark malt

M - Light body yet slightly sticky. Slightly burn from the oak presence to it

O - Really good barleywine that is loaded with caramel and brown sugar. Pappy is there but not as much as I would hope

07-12-2014 16:20:37 | More by jeonseh
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MicroBeerMan1980

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

07-10-2014 06:00:27 | More by MicroBeerMan1980
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Nobcefus

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

07-05-2014 11:27:29 | More by Nobcefus
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pest

Ohio

4/5  rDev -11.5%

07-04-2014 22:45:29 | More by pest
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HipHopsHooray

California

4.25/5  rDev -6%

07-03-2014 11:34:46 | More by HipHopsHooray
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bsideone

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

06-29-2014 16:24:16 | More by bsideone
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savagepm

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

06-28-2014 20:54:56 | More by savagepm
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smithj2154

California

4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

06-27-2014 14:59:47 | More by smithj2154
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MontereyBay831

California

5/5  rDev +10.6%

06-25-2014 04:08:30 | More by MontereyBay831
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LTreezly

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -11.5%

06-24-2014 00:47:39 | More by LTreezly
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sandlansd

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -6%

06-22-2014 12:49:53 | More by sandlansd
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Phillyz

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -6%

06-21-2014 18:51:22 | More by Phillyz
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Holmes698

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

06-19-2014 12:37:04 | More by Holmes698
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Jpepe08

Vermont

3.75/5  rDev -17%

06-18-2014 23:59:24 | More by Jpepe08
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trevor_s

Missouri

4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

06-18-2014 23:53:10 | More by trevor_s
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The K13 from Voodoo Brewing Company
99 out of 100 based on 184 ratings.