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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

1,836 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 1,836
Reviews: 306
rAvg: 4.55
pDev: 7.91%
Wants: 1,781
Gots: 456 | FT: 40
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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Justinsosmart

California

4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

07-02-2014 13:20:00 | More by Justinsosmart
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Schlafly33

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev -6.6%

07-01-2014 12:40:11 | More by Schlafly33
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StayWhatYouAre2

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

07-01-2014 02:20:06 | More by StayWhatYouAre2
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ZepHead80

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -6.6%

07-01-2014 01:59:12 | More by ZepHead80
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sliks96

Illinois

4/5  rDev -12.1%

06-30-2014 02:05:32 | More by sliks96
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bourassa23

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

06-29-2014 20:07:08 | More by bourassa23
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C_S

Washington

5/5  rDev +9.9%

06-29-2014 01:08:37 | More by C_S
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Twoheartedzombie

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

06-29-2014 00:19:35 | More by Twoheartedzombie
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Chibeerguy1

Illinois

4.69/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

2013 Vintage, Silver wax served in a goose island snifter

A -Black. Very Black. Minimal dark brown burnt colored head, nice oilyness coats the glass as I swirl it around.

S - Very nice boozy bourbon aroma that is reminiscent of BCBS. Rich chocolate and coffee hints of vanilla.

T - Great amount of toasted oak from the barrel as well as a nice rich sweet chocolate and slight coffee notes as well as a very nice bourbon presence. I love the regular Pt5, so its no surprise that this beer is even better.

M - Rich and thick, oily and chewy

This is one of the best barrel aged stouts I have had. Close to Bourbon County in mouthfeel and not as sweet. I will definitely be looking for more of this next year and years to come.

Serving type: bottle

06-28-2014 20:31:49 | More by Chibeerguy1
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SteelersX

New York

4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

06-28-2014 16:58:00 | More by SteelersX
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Jmbbabson

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

06-28-2014 01:13:48 | More by Jmbbabson
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BillyStills

California

4/5  rDev -12.1%

06-27-2014 23:54:48 | More by BillyStills
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MarkJBurch

New York

4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

06-27-2014 19:09:41 | More by MarkJBurch
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Rborre321

Illinois

5/5  rDev +9.9%

06-27-2014 17:27:11 | More by Rborre321
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zbodnar1

West Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

06-26-2014 20:47:53 | More by zbodnar1
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Ncpogs

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

06-26-2014 19:51:26 | More by Ncpogs
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Immortale25

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

06-26-2014 17:32:24 | More by Immortale25
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tommyz

Michigan

5/5  rDev +9.9%

06-25-2014 16:32:40 | More by tommyz
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leaversuch

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -17.6%

06-25-2014 13:48:04 | More by leaversuch
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Kopfschuss

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev -6.6%

06-25-2014 07:50:49 | More by Kopfschuss
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AngusOg

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

06-25-2014 02:48:35 | More by AngusOg
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BillHilly

Washington

4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

06-25-2014 01:10:44 | More by BillHilly
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bowzer4birdie

Illinois

4.68/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Seriously, DH does a damn fine job with this brew. The bourbon complements the base perfectly in my opinion and just balances everything out so nicely in this beer. There is a malty, roasty bitterness in the base that is not my preference but that is just me. I caught some molasses here, also, which was a nice surprise for my palate. Looking at it objectively as I can, this beer is so worthy of its WC status. Got to head to Elf Party for more this winter!

Serving type: bottle

06-24-2014 16:08:48 | More by bowzer4birdie
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steelerbrian1

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +9.9%

06-23-2014 19:13:25 | More by steelerbrian1
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loverofthecraft

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

06-23-2014 02:50:10 | More by loverofthecraft
Dark Horse Bourbon Barrel Aged Plead The 5th from Dark Horse Brewing Company
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