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Sarsaparilla 666 Bourbon Barrel Root Beer Stout - Dark Horse Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

129 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 129
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 16.08%
Wants: 23
Gots: 17 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Dark Horse Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 01-09-2012)
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New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

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pjkelley82

New York

4.38/5  rDev +10.1%

From bottle into Teku... thanks jas45578

Pours nice and thick...black in color with a nice 3/4in dark burnt sugar colored head.. slim lacing with little legs... ring left around and thin skin atop the liquid..

I read some reviews prior to drinking and some say they don't smell ot taste bourbon... well thank you for the one good bottle as I get tons of sweet bourbon right from the start... before I even put my nose to the glass... slight cinnimon... light aspects of root beer such as the sarsaparilla and other root. Liquorice and a dabber of booze...

Man.... again... sweet friggin bourbon greets with open arms.. so much going on here in the taste and layered so nice... lots of root beer aspects in the taste mostly made up by vanilla liquorice cinnamon and a slight chocolate and fudgy aspect to it...nice bitterness to it... almost too much but not quite too much.. alchol is presemt in this one and a nice warming touch at the end..

Not too thick but pretty heavy with light carbonation and semi-dry finish. Wish it was more creamier like a sarsaparilla usually is compared to a standard root beer...

Overall im a big fan of root beer as well as lover of beer and this was damn tasty.... to me more of a spicy stout with the spices consisting of those that taste like root beer.. so it's not like your drinking root beer with alcohol in it... but a stout that's sorta like root beer... bow they took that and aged it in bourbon barrels and the bourbon notes went perfect... added an addition layer of sweetness the bitter ingredients used. Plus thw bound was so present and well worth it... I think it would of been just average without the bourbon addition.... im damn happy I had this and would recommend it to those root beer fans as well...

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New York

4.3/5  rDev +8%

On tap at the Tap and Mallet in Rochester, NY.

Pours a dark black, with a small foamy tan head, and a little bit of lacing.

Smells great- vanilla, roasted malt, spicing, and root beer- duh!

The taste is similar. They still managed to make this one a stout at heart, which is nice. The sarsaparilla/root beer flavors, sweet and earthy, mix really well with the subtle sweetness of the bourbon. There's ton of vanilla flavor here as well, with some chocolate and roasted malt as well.

Medium bodied, but slightly thin for the style, unfortunately. Still quite drinkable, with a creamy, smooth mouthfeel. Low carbonation.

One of the more unique stouts I've ever had, this was delicious.

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Sarsaparilla 666 Bourbon Barrel Root Beer Stout from Dark Horse Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 129 ratings.