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Dark Horse Bourbon Barrel Aged Plead The 5th - Dark Horse Brewing Company

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1,848 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,848
Reviews: 306
rAvg: 4.55
pDev: 7.91%
Wants: 1,783
Gots: 460 | FT: 39
Brewed by:
Dark Horse Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Russian Imperial Stout aged in bourbon barrels.

(Beer added by: MbpBugeye on 07-25-2010)
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RedSpecial1

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4.97/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I had this at a local beer bar. It had very little head, and even that didn't stick around very long; there was also very little carbonation. The smell was of bourbon, oak, and a well balanced malty sweetness. The taste was of bourbon and oak first with a very slight roast barley bitterness. This faded to a bourbon vanilla sweetness that coated the mouth. Finally, it finished with a bit of alcohol heat, but not too much, especially considering its high ABV. The mouthfeel was thick and rich, coating your whole mouth leaving a malty sweetness that lingers. For a beer this big it is surprisingly drinkable. I couldn't resist getting a second glass, but the alcohol in this drink is well hidden, and could easily creep up on you.

Serving type: on-tap

01-25-2011 14:22:05 | More by RedSpecial1
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Dark Horse Bourbon Barrel Aged Plead The 5th from Dark Horse Brewing Company
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