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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

2,002 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 2,002
Reviews: 312
rAvg: 4.55
pDev: 7.91%
Wants: 1,850
Gots: 480 | FT: 47
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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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

2012 vintage Served in spiegelau snifter*

A - Black as night, just under a fingers width of head, decent lacing

S - Bourbon, cocoa, vanilla, char, oak… vanilla pops as it warms. As it warms greater bourbon and tobacco start to come through. Getting closer to room temp the dark fruits like cherry come through.

T - Chocolate, char, roast, bourbon, coffee...espresso aftertaste, even further aftertaste is dark belgian chocolate. As this warms it's getting better… Chocolate covered dark fruits start to come through… did I say espresso yet… damn this is good. No need to refrigerate this one… drink at room temp and you will get all the flavors your looking for. As you get closer to room temp tobacco comes through. This is the best natural chocolate taste you get from a beer due purely to a well balanced grain bill.

M - Smooth, velvety, rich but not overbearing at any point in time.

O - Perfect on a cool summer night… I want a case of this right now so I can drink it every time I get a fire going in the backyard. When I took my first sip after pulling out of the fridge I was a bit disappointed. DO NOT RUSH THIS ONE. Let it warm up and you will be blessed with an amazing beer. This is so drinkable for 11%

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Dark Horse Bourbon Barrel Aged Plead The 5th from Dark Horse Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 2,002 ratings.