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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

1,902 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 1,902
Reviews: 307
rAvg: 4.55
pDev: 7.91%
Wants: 1,812
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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Robyn

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -6.6%

07-20-2014 12:49:55 | More by Robyn
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myuncle

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

07-20-2014 10:28:46 | More by myuncle
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Hrodebert

Michigan

5/5  rDev +9.9%

07-20-2014 03:23:07 | More by Hrodebert
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lukasz

California

4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

07-20-2014 03:16:24 | More by lukasz
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beer-wheezy

Michigan

4.71/5  rDev +3.5%

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!

07-19-2014 14:51:52 | More by beer-wheezy
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Saltee

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

07-18-2014 18:53:13 | More by Saltee
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hambone

California

3.75/5  rDev -17.6%

07-18-2014 03:04:28 | More by hambone
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Deetz

Illinois

5/5  rDev +9.9%

07-18-2014 03:02:11 | More by Deetz
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ScotNH

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

07-17-2014 21:05:33 | More by ScotNH
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ajevne

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +9.9%

07-17-2014 04:01:51 | More by ajevne
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jrdaniel859

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

07-16-2014 14:53:35 | More by jrdaniel859
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Stum-pub

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

07-16-2014 07:55:28 | More by Stum-pub
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mwbbq

Texas

4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

07-15-2014 18:04:54 | More by mwbbq
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end_27

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

07-14-2014 20:14:36 | More by end_27
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_morandi_

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

07-14-2014 19:36:55 | More by _morandi_
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farnold

New York

4/5  rDev -12.1%

07-14-2014 19:11:51 | More by farnold
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atorres

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

07-14-2014 15:25:28 | More by atorres
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Gatorwalt

Florida

4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

07-13-2014 23:25:07 | More by Gatorwalt
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caaam

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

07-13-2014 19:42:52 | More by caaam
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mhenson42

Texas

4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

07-13-2014 02:59:29 | More by mhenson42
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itracy63

Alaska

4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

07-12-2014 07:20:53 | More by itracy63
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Prager62

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

07-11-2014 07:26:36 | More by Prager62
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zookerman182

Alabama

4.64/5  rDev +2%

Appearance is pitch black with not even a half finger of brown head that left quickly.
Aroma is oak, vanilla and just enough bourbon. Slight chocolate covered dark fruit.
Taste is so complex. Where do I start. Up front is bourbon and toasted oak. In the middle it's chocolate covered cherries and dark chocolate. At the end its light roasted coffee and baking chocolate. No hint of alcohol AT ALL.
Mouthfeel is so thick and rich. It's like a milkshake. The lingering chocolate bitterness puts is beer on another level. Probably the most chocolate I've ever detected in a beer.
So glad I have a couple more of these.

07-10-2014 00:53:39 | More by zookerman182
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rumorsofsurf

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

07-10-2014 00:18:29 | More by rumorsofsurf
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canadianghetto

Texas

4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

07-09-2014 22:53:03 | More by canadianghetto
Dark Horse Bourbon Barrel Aged Plead The 5th from Dark Horse Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 1,902 ratings.