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Cockeyed Cooper - Uinta Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

747 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 747
Reviews: 251
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 10.91%
Wants: 44
Gots: 161 | 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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Photo of smccann
3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

smccann, Oct 06, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

JMS1512, Oct 05, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

KevinGordon, Oct 02, 2013
Photo of puboflyons
4.19/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

From the corked, caged bottle dated 02/22/13. I let it mellow for six months before I sampled in on September 30, 3013.

The pour was dark brown with ruby red hues and a modest silky, beige head with clinging lacing on the glass.

The aroma is somewhat subtle but it exhibits a good malty, molasses, and vanilla character. Some booze.

The body is medium to bold.

The flavors penetrate the back of my throat with potent barley malts, vanilla, and molasses and a moderate hop bitterness at the end. The ABV is not well masked but the sweet flavors offset that.

puboflyons, Sep 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

Sonofalime, Sep 30, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

TheBaumer, Sep 30, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Dylanjf, Sep 29, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

falconxman, Sep 28, 2013
Photo of siege06nd
3.25/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

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.

siege06nd, Sep 28, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

beercatbrew, Sep 28, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

diehl07, Sep 23, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +20.6%

MikeHRayn, Sep 22, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

Thedaver4220, Sep 16, 2013
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3/5  rDev -23.9%

DeutschesBier, Sep 16, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

eawolff99, Sep 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

TheBierBoutique, Sep 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

foureyedgeek, Sep 14, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

RangnaR, Sep 11, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

CommanderOfAwesome, Sep 11, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

mkennedy119, Sep 08, 2013
Photo of utopiajane
4.09/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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.

utopiajane, Sep 08, 2013
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5/5  rDev +26.9%

mitch3114, Aug 29, 2013
Photo of weonfire
3.34/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.75

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.

weonfire, Aug 28, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

Proclarush, Aug 27, 2013
Cockeyed Cooper from Uinta Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 747 ratings.