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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

1,984 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 1,984
Reviews: 310
rAvg: 4.55
pDev: 7.91%
Wants: 1,851
Gots: 478 | 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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4.25/5  rDev -6.6%

Schlafly33, Jul 01, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -6.6%

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4/5  rDev -12.1%

sliks96, Jun 30, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

bourassa23, Jun 29, 2014
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5/5  rDev +9.9%

C_S, Jun 29, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

Twoheartedzombie, Jun 29, 2014
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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.

Chibeerguy1, Jun 28, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

SteelersX, Jun 28, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

Jmbbabson, Jun 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev -12.1%

BillyStills, Jun 28, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

MarkJBurch, Jun 27, 2014
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5/5  rDev +9.9%

Rborre321, Jun 27, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

zbodnar1, Jun 26, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

Ncpogs, Jun 26, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

Immortale25, Jun 26, 2014
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5/5  rDev +9.9%

tommyz, Jun 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -17.6%

leaversuch, Jun 25, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -6.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

BillHilly, Jun 25, 2014
Photo of bowzer4birdie
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!

bowzer4birdie, Jun 24, 2014
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5/5  rDev +9.9%

steelerbrian1, Jun 23, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

loverofthecraft, Jun 23, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

RColbert3, Jun 22, 2014
Dark Horse Bourbon Barrel Aged Plead The 5th from Dark Horse Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 1,984 ratings.