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

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

2,123 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 2,123
Reviews: 318
rAvg: 4.55
pDev: 7.91%
Wants: 1,897
Gots: 499 | FT: 48
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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4.71/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

What a great beer. I was lucky enough to score a 4pk of 2013 from my cousin who attended the release at Dark Horse in the cold of winter.

I am a big fan of stouts/ba stouts and try to have enough regular PT5 to last me from one release to the next, but let me tell you...the barrel-aged version of Plead is just AWESOME! The smell, the lacing of the glass, the mouthfeel...everthing about this beer makes you step back and re-evaluate other BA stouts that you've had in the past. Dark Horse knocked it out of the park with BBPT5, as many already know. I just landed a 2012 vintage and can't wait to try the '12 and '13 side by side.

Overall....although I didn't break everything down by category, if you have the opportunity to try this at a tasting or whether through a trade, be sure you jump on the chance as this is a fantastic brew that you'll be sure to savor!

beer-wheezy, Jul 19, 2014
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4.56/5  rDev +0.2%

paul_db, Yesterday at 02:31 AM
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4.6/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

freshcarl, Monday at 05:16 AM
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4.6/5  rDev +1.1%

dtm426, Sunday at 12:21 AM
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4/5  rDev -12.1%

Was a lot thinner than I was expecting. Not much to the aroma. Taste was good, but lacking what I'm looking for in a BBA stout. Was really excited for this, but let down. Could be partial palate fatigue from the Black Tuesday before it though.

absoluthamm, Saturday at 06:49 AM
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amalburg, Saturday at 02:46 AM
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4/5  rDev -12.1%

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