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

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100
world-class

1,806 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 1,806
Reviews: 305
rAvg: 4.55
pDev: 7.91%
Wants: 1,764
Gots: 463 | FT: 43
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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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
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RColbert3

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

06-22-2014 19:54:15 | More by RColbert3
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DerrickW

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

06-22-2014 19:45:33 | More by DerrickW
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OrangeMen

New York

4.86/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

On tap

Bourbon characteristics are undeniably present but not overwhelming.

Excellent roast/toast, w/ oaky flavor and boozy presence throughout. As the beer warms the vanilla unfolds, chocolates too.

An exceptional beer. Totally worth going out of my way to try this on tap as i have little chance of getting this bottled. A real treat.

Serving type: on-tap

06-22-2014 19:23:25 | More by OrangeMen
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TheSleepyMonkey

Tennessee

4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

06-22-2014 03:16:55 | More by TheSleepyMonkey
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Riggsenater

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -17.6%

06-22-2014 02:10:47 | More by Riggsenater
Dark Horse Bourbon Barrel Aged Plead The 5th from Dark Horse Brewing Company
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