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Southern Charred - Stone Brewing Co.

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Southern CharredSouthern Charred

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286 Ratings
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Ratings: 286
Reviews: 38
rAvg: 4.32
pDev: 11.34%
Wants: 74
Gots: 106 | FT: 18
Brewed by:
Stone Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  12.60% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
2012 Double Bastard Ale aged over a year in three types of barrels, including virgin charred American oak.

(Beer added by: SuperbikeShaun on 11-08-2013)
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dtivp

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

04-07-2014 21:05:28 | More by dtivp
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Ben7773

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

03-26-2014 21:23:01 | More by Ben7773
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sabitu

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -7.4%

12-22-2013 00:50:02 | More by sabitu
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warnerry

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

01-05-2014 03:43:26 | More by warnerry
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SuperbikeShaun

California

4.99/5  rDev +15.5%

Deep golden in color, cloudy appearance. Almost no carbonation. The smell, oh the smell! Heavenly notes of caramel, toffee, vanilla, light smoke. Flavor follows the nose, HUGE bourbon flavors. Phenomenal mouthfeel with a long finish. Honestly, one of the best bourbon barrel aged beers I've had, not quite as good as Black Tuesday but up there with Uncle Jacob's.

11-17-2013 03:41:06 | More by SuperbikeShaun
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mctizzz

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

07-09-2014 05:58:35 | More by mctizzz
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Lofreqwave

California

4.75/5  rDev +10%

12-10-2013 06:17:05 | More by Lofreqwave
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jtladner

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -13.2%

05-10-2014 21:06:55 | More by jtladner
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Zonian1

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

06-14-2014 15:24:42 | More by Zonian1
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kevwcamp

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

12-09-2013 03:28:27 | More by kevwcamp
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ste5venla

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

06-11-2014 18:34:06 | More by ste5venla
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ONovoMexicano

New Mexico

4.56/5  rDev +5.6%

Poured from the bottle into a snifter.

The beer produces a huge, chewy, frothy head. The beer itself is very cloudy and unfiltered in appearance and has a color reminiscent of a Belgian. The color is like the skin on a plum or red grape.

I hear a lot about beers smelling like saddlebags, but this is the first beer that strikes me as having that aroma. The beer has a bit of a bitter/sour aroma that is earthy and leather-like. There are some reisnous hop aromas floating around in there as well. Some booze is present on the nose, but it is not overwhelming or dominant.

I get a blast of vanilla on the tongue almost immediately. Spicy hops bite the tongue and a bitter resin lingers. There's a lot of caramel-like flavor popping up as well, which then finishes with some bitterness from the big amount of hops.

Charred may be a misnomer here, as smooth is what I think of more. This is easy-drinking, smoothy and creamy on the mouth. The beer has its bitter moments, but I'm not left with a bitter blast at the finish and the booze is well masked.

This beer is too well-distributed to get the high ranking it really deserves, but this is a gem. For those that appreciate Stone, despite its wide distribution, this is a damn great beer.

12-08-2013 23:08:54 | More by ONovoMexicano
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RBassSFHOPit2ME

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

01-04-2014 05:14:19 | More by RBassSFHOPit2ME
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BigJim5021

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +10%

11-22-2013 05:36:25 | More by BigJim5021
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Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

03-15-2014 21:34:16 | More by beergorrilla
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California

4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

12-04-2013 00:37:47 | More by mozim
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richj1970

Alabama

4.35/5  rDev +0.7%

Poured from 500 ml bottle into double bastard glass.

A: Pours a cloudy mud colored brown with a small one finger tan head. Reminds me a bit of unfiltered apple cider in appearance.

S: Oak, bourbon, vanilla, and raisins.

T: Fairly significant oak flavors coming through. Sweet malts mixed with a nice hop punch. Dark fruits and some nice bourbon influence. The bourbon being much more apparent as it warms.

M: Full bodied with a bit of syrupy quality to it.

O: A very nice variation on the base beer which was already a favorite of mine.

05-24-2014 00:11:32 | More by richj1970
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rhino54

California

5/5  rDev +15.7%

11-24-2013 16:48:03 | More by rhino54
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California

3.25/5  rDev -24.8%

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Colorado

4/5  rDev -7.4%

12-01-2013 00:29:15 | More by blindpiggie
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California

4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

11-30-2013 05:00:26 | More by GRG1313
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Texas

3.75/5  rDev -13.2%

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Southern Charred from Stone Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 286 ratings.