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

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100
world-class

1,899 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 1,899
Reviews: 307
rAvg: 4.55
pDev: 7.91%
Wants: 1,809
Gots: 469 | FT: 42
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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santa216

Indiana

5/5  rDev +9.9%

01-09-2014 18:04:12 | More by santa216
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Axnjxn

North Carolina

4.41/5  rDev -3.1%

2013 vintage into an old hickory snifter. bottling date dec 5 2013 bottle # 4724 / 4813

Pours a pitch black with a big inch and a half thick beige head. Smell is very big no bourbon...nice! the taste and feel is so creamy and the bourbon is very big up front...bigger than bourbon county even. Alcohol heat is also very pronounced...this is a big beer for sure! very full bodied, on point. the creaminess feel is so amazing, my god.

overall lives up to the hype as a world class beer....sweet!

01-09-2014 01:47:35 | More by Axnjxn
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Phil_H

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +9.9%

01-08-2014 17:18:41 | More by Phil_H
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Dicers

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

01-08-2014 17:00:40 | More by Dicers
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shredder83

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

01-08-2014 14:59:20 | More by shredder83
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blackrim

Michigan

5/5  rDev +9.9%

01-07-2014 21:32:05 | More by blackrim
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schiltron

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

01-07-2014 21:03:57 | More by schiltron
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zacky_U

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

01-07-2014 20:13:29 | More by zacky_U
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JMurphy41

Illinois

4/5  rDev -12.1%

01-07-2014 06:31:25 | More by JMurphy41
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DrewGingras

Vermont

4.25/5  rDev -6.6%

01-06-2014 14:16:52 | More by DrewGingras
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jplopez21

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

01-06-2014 03:28:07 | More by jplopez21
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cwguy5

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

01-05-2014 21:52:02 | More by cwguy5
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DogfishJoe

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

01-05-2014 19:41:02 | More by DogfishJoe
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nesarebad

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

01-05-2014 17:38:36 | More by nesarebad
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maxcoinage

Illinois

4.85/5  rDev +6.6%

2013 Vintage (acquired in a trade with @MichiganderHB) poured into snifter.

look - pitch black with a few cm mocha head that settled down quickly

smell - amazing - slight bourbon, dark fruit, vanilla, oak, dark chocolate

taste - unbelievable! Follows the aroma. dark chocolate, roasted malt, coffee, caramel, some booze on the finish

mouthfeel - fairly thick, lower carb, finshes smooth

overall - wow. this is amazing - it's actually more drinkable than BCBS fresh . it'd be such a tough choice if I had to pick between the two. Glad I got a 4 pack!!!

01-05-2014 02:12:18 | More by maxcoinage
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brewtus

Ohio

4.54/5  rDev -0.2%

Poured 2012 vintage into a snifter.

A- oil black with a bubbly single finger dark tan head
S- lots of chocolate, bourbon barrel, cinnamon, marshmallow,
T- very smooth, tons of dark chocolate, the bourbon barrel is nice and not overpowering at all, marshmallow, cinnamon, some coffee, dark fruit, no alcohol to be tasted. Finishes with a nice bourbon-y chocolate flavor
M- so smooth, one of the highlights of this beer
O- this is a great, well balanced bba stout. The flavors are in perfect harmony, it's not too sweet, not too boozy, amazing texture, all around great barrel aged stout that I'd love to try fresh.

01-05-2014 01:45:07 | More by brewtus
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Nolen12

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev -6.6%

01-04-2014 16:24:32 | More by Nolen12
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JCam9981

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

01-04-2014 02:02:57 | More by JCam9981
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Dave_Treat

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

01-04-2014 01:15:45 | More by Dave_Treat
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nollie77

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

01-03-2014 17:32:33 | More by nollie77
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BumpkinBrewer

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

01-03-2014 16:30:00 | More by BumpkinBrewer
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Zorora

California

4.25/5  rDev -6.6%

01-02-2014 16:03:46 | More by Zorora
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EyePeeAyBryan

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev -6.6%

01-02-2014 03:22:44 | More by EyePeeAyBryan
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bootdown21

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev -6.6%

01-02-2014 03:22:07 | More by bootdown21
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WTKeene

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -6.6%

01-02-2014 01:25:36 | More by WTKeene
Dark Horse Bourbon Barrel Aged Plead The 5th from Dark Horse Brewing Company
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