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Cockeyed Cooper - Uinta Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

718 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 718
Reviews: 251
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 10.91%
Wants: 43
Gots: 156 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Uinta Brewing Company visit their website
Utah, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  11.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Aged in bourbon barrels.

65 IBU

(Beer added by: Daniellobo on 06-03-2010)
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Sonofalime

Virginia

4/5  rDev +1.5%

09-30-2013 01:16:33 | More by Sonofalime
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TheBaumer

California

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

09-30-2013 01:13:12 | More by TheBaumer
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Dylanjf

New York

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

09-29-2013 00:53:45 | More by Dylanjf
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falconxman

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

09-28-2013 22:58:31 | More by falconxman
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siege06nd

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

Bottle of the 2011 vintage poured into my Jackie's O's tulip...

A. Pours a ruddy reddish brown. Thick, creamy, three finger khaki-colored head. Lacing is consistent and coating.

S. Dark fruit, vanilla, earthy hops, caramel, and tobacco.

T. Very bitter hops, some toffee, caramel, oak, bourbon. The taste is almost completely dominated by tobacco and tea leaf. Very very bitter.

M. Creamy, moderately carbed.

O. Not my cup of tea. Bitterness overrides everything and, for me, made this unenjoyable.

09-28-2013 18:46:08 | More by siege06nd
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beercatbrew

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

09-28-2013 15:18:06 | More by beercatbrew
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diehl07

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

09-23-2013 01:49:12 | More by diehl07
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MikeHRayn

Maine

4.75/5  rDev +20.6%

09-22-2013 00:51:10 | More by MikeHRayn
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bennett_loves_good_beer

Wyoming

3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

09-21-2013 04:55:53 | More by bennett_loves_good_beer
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Thedaver4220

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

09-16-2013 22:41:24 | More by Thedaver4220
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DeutschesBier

Maryland

3/5  rDev -23.9%

09-16-2013 13:31:44 | More by DeutschesBier
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eawolff99

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

09-15-2013 13:30:29 | More by eawolff99
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TheBierBoutique

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

09-14-2013 16:10:52 | More by TheBierBoutique
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foureyedgeek

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1.5%

09-14-2013 01:57:36 | More by foureyedgeek
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RangnaR

California

4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

09-11-2013 21:01:59 | More by RangnaR
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CommanderOfAwesome

California

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

09-11-2013 04:17:08 | More by CommanderOfAwesome
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mkennedy119

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

09-08-2013 20:12:34 | More by mkennedy119
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utopiajane

New York

4.09/5  rDev +3.8%

Pours dark and the color of burnt brown sugar. Deep like good wood. Has lighter brown highlights that accent this fabulously pretty beer. Fat beige head of creamy foam that fell slowly, refreshed with every turn and clung to the glass like it was in love. Has a brilliance from clarity too. left all kinds of lace in rings and in sheets on the glass.

Nose is scrumptious. Bourbon and oak. Citrus and pine. Big smooth malt. Breaddy, full and sweet with toffee and caramel. Toasted grain and little nutty as well. Vanilla. Then just when you think there can't be anything else . . . there's sweet chocolate.

Taste is beer candy. The velvety smooth, bourbon together with the vanilla, oak and toffee all combine for a delicious taste. The chocolate is smooth and sweet. The malt is dry and a little earthy which helps all these dark flavors to be at their very richest. Then the bread continues to deliver this outstanding malt to it's dark depths and the grain is deep but not burnt. There is a nice citrus with a faint pine on the palate to back up all these tremendous flavors and to add depth . It glides over the tongue full and flavorful. The mouthfeel is a little thick and sticky and it has a medium/full body.

The toffee continues to deepen and so does the nutty quality as this warms. For as high an abv there is no alcohol on the nose and on the palate it translates to a smooth warmth. The aftertaste is delicious and sweet. The bourbon on the nose drops off about mid drink but it remains on the palate and you are left with with a toffee candy like beer that is so easy to drink. You might forget the alcohol so be careful. Uinta has done a good thing with this beer.

09-08-2013 15:29:05 | More by utopiajane
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mitch3114

New York

5/5  rDev +26.9%

08-29-2013 02:05:34 | More by mitch3114
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weonfire

Illinois

3.34/5  rDev -15.2%

A - Dark amber, thick full head - fluffy lacing

S - Hoppy, carmel, earthy, carmel, booze

T - Hopps, booze, carmel, earth, mustiness

M - Frothy, thick, med/full body, booze is is quite potent

O - Bourbon Barreled barley wine?? Must of missed all of that part. Pretty disappointed. Super boozy, lots of carmel, very American (hoppy), not flavorful. I honestly don't think this beer represents the words on the label well. I did not like this. I do not recommend it. Save your money.

08-28-2013 02:08:16 | More by weonfire
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Proclarush

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

08-27-2013 17:39:23 | More by Proclarush
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drinkinmiles

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

08-26-2013 15:09:45 | More by drinkinmiles
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Gueuzedude

Arizona

3.69/5  rDev -6.3%

2008 Bottling, labeled Bourbon Barrel Barley Wine; Sampled February 2012
A vigorous pour into my Lost Abbey Teku glass produces a two finger thick, nicely amber tinged, dark tan colored head. The beer is a concentrated amber / dark-brown color that has an amber glow to it when held up to the light. The aroma smells of a mix of rich, malty, fruity, nicely oxidized malt and sweet Bourbon derived aromatics. The nose reminds me a bit of a Bourbon laden, though not alcoholic, rich, subtly spiced, browned sugar laden, sweet bread / coffee-cake of some sort. Specific aromatic notes of vanilla, sweet caramelized coconut, tart berry like notes (that lean towards somewhat dried currants), caramelized sherry, light notes of molasses, a definite rich brown-sugar coated nuttiness. The lightly tart, dark fruitiness becomes more noticeable as the beer warms up.

The beer has a bit of a fizzy texture to from the carbonation up front, which balances a rich, viscous, rich malty body that is felt as the beer flows across the palate. The finish has a toasty nuttiness to it as well as a touch of bitterness, a slightly bitter malt character that isn’t quite roasted, but is definitely sort of leaning towards that direction. Nicely nutty, slightly sherry like, deeply browned caramel and amply toasty, brown spicy grain flavors add a savory richness to this beer that is quite chewy. There is a slight tartness here that seems to be accentuated by the oak and Bourbon character; speaking of which, the Bourbon character is quite a bit lighter than I might have expected, but definitely contributes flavors of vanillin, Bourbon’esqe fruity melon notes, Barrel laden woody spice, touches of black pepper, some coconut character, and even a touch of warming Bourbon character.

This has aged quite gracefully, I really liked that the Bourbon character is not too overpowering and really accentuates the gracefully aging base beer. This beer doesn’t quite escape the Bourbon heat in the finish, more so as the beer warms up, but for the most part this doesn’t detract too much. Definitely a nice beer to spend an evening with.

08-23-2013 03:26:27 | More by Gueuzedude
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ckeegan04

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

08-20-2013 17:19:06 | More by ckeegan04
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ScottP

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

08-18-2013 12:26:53 | More by ScottP
Cockeyed Cooper from Uinta Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 718 ratings.