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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

2,119 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 2,119
Reviews: 318
rAvg: 4.55
pDev: 7.91%
Wants: 1,893
Gots: 499 | FT: 48
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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5/5  rDev +9.9%

Braden, Feb 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev -12.1%

hikeeba, Feb 03, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -6.6%

Sammy, Feb 02, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

TonyJ815, Feb 02, 2014
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5/5  rDev +9.9%

rflips86, Feb 01, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

Rollzroyce21, Feb 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev -12.1%

greg4579, Feb 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -6.6%

legend8706, Jan 31, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

ubufan2112, Jan 30, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

MrDave, Jan 30, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

Joecaddie, Jan 30, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

alphaacid9000, Jan 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev -12.1%

jackmax, Jan 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -17.6%

hombrepalo, Jan 29, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

Trio2shine, Jan 29, 2014
Photo of Vonerichs
4.66/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Inky black, obviously viscous, with a surprisingly active carbonation that forms a coffee colored 1/4" of head. The surface coating sticks for a while.

Layers upon layers of scents... Coffee, dark roasted. Vanilla, oak, blackstrap molasses, cola.

One of the best tasting bb stouts I can recall. The bourbon barrel pulls great bourbon qualities without being too boozy. Vanilla, oak, cinnamon, and even a light nutty quality. Coffee, anise, molasses. Incredibly complex and intermingled. Long finish of heavily roasted malt.

Phenomenal mouthfeel. Hefty, creamy, smooth. There's no mistaking it for a bb stout but it's surprisingly drinkable.

It's my first time trying this out and it instantly moves into the discussion of all time favorites. A superb beer that's found the right integration of the barrel.

2013 vintage

Vonerichs, Jan 29, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

ShaneTheWalrus, Jan 28, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

HipHopsHooray, Jan 28, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

cbgoods, Jan 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -6.6%

stacy00killbore, Jan 28, 2014
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4.06/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

2013 vintage, thanks bevoduz !!

pours jet black, pretty decent viscosity. little to no head. appears pretty still.

very bourbon forward, alcohol infused stout paired with bitter dark chocolate

similar to nose, very alcohol forward. has a lot of Jack Daniels flavors popping out up front. the base is a bit subdued but deep in there is a sweet roasted body.

very moderate carbonation mixed with the alcohol, you get some bite. this has some bite.

good BA stout, maybe needs some time? this is a tad rough on the edges. i am grateful for finally being able to try this thanks to a generous BA.

hooliganlife, Jan 28, 2014
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5/5  rDev +9.9%

CEDAMA, Jan 28, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

Cyclone8, Jan 27, 2014
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5/5  rDev +9.9%

musicman7070, Jan 27, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -6.6%

Chiefilliniwek, Jan 27, 2014
Dark Horse Bourbon Barrel Aged Plead The 5th from Dark Horse Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 2,119 ratings.