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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

1,977 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 1,977
Reviews: 310
rAvg: 4.55
pDev: 7.91%
Wants: 1,849
Gots: 477 | 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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4.68/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Split a 12oz 2013 vintage bottle with a buddy and poured into a tulip. Reviewing while intoxicated

Lots of bourbon up front. The pour on this was almost like motor oil. Fantastic!
Very little mocha head on it. The taste was much like the smell... Bourbon goodness. Quite possibly one of the best bourbon imperial stouts I've tasted. Thanks a lot to Weaksauce for this as an extra!!!

IrishHockey, Feb 17, 2014
Photo of replacementpart
4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

replacementpart, Feb 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev -12.1%

allenson21, Feb 16, 2014
Photo of BubalooBrewMaster
4.25/5  rDev -6.6%

BubalooBrewMaster, Feb 16, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

jeffwright, Feb 16, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

diehl07, Feb 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -6.6%

LGB362, Feb 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev -12.1%

astronautjones, Feb 13, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

tripelhops, Feb 12, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

lucas1801, Feb 12, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

ShemRahBoo, Feb 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -17.6%

Warlocks-Passage, Feb 10, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -6.6%

ksodemann, Feb 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev -12.1%

facesnorth, Feb 10, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

bmurray10, Feb 10, 2014
Photo of GJ40
4.3/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Sampled from a 12oz bottle from 2013. Thanks surge1311!

A - Deep black with no light coming through and very little head. Looks like a glass of motor oil.

S - Bourbon, vanilla, oak and a hint of molasses. Gets better and better as it warms.

T - Lots of bourbon! It hits hard on the first sip but the palate adjusts quickly. It's got great depth and richness with a moderate bitterness in the finish. The alcohol is pretty apparent. This is a big bold beer.

M - Thick and creamy. The carbonation is there but very much in the background.

O - The bourbon might be a bit too dominant but it was still a special beer.

GJ40, Feb 09, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

sherm1016, Feb 09, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

RaggaD, Feb 09, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

Beersnake1, Feb 08, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

MrPlayboy, Feb 07, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

bcp5296d, Feb 07, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

blue-dream, Feb 07, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

BeastLU, Feb 06, 2014
Photo of facundoCNB
4.81/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

A dark black pour with a red hue on the brown lacing. Finger of head with instant dissipation.
Smells fantastic. Bourbon, coffee, chocolate, licorice.
The flavor is even better, an amazing blend of bourbon, dark roasted grains, sweet and dark chocolate, hazelnut, coffee, vanilla. Fan tastic.
Full body with low carbonation. Thick, creamy, and a pleasure to drink.
This was well worth the patient wait to acquire. An amazing bba stout.

facundoCNB, Feb 06, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

JLoPMac, Feb 06, 2014
Dark Horse Bourbon Barrel Aged Plead The 5th from Dark Horse Brewing Company
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