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

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BA SCORE
89
very good

128 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 128
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 16.08%
Wants: 20
Gots: 18 | FT: 6
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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1/5  rDev -74.9%

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2/5  rDev -49.7%

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2/5  rDev -49.7%

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Holland

Illinois

2.08/5  rDev -47.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

A: dark black with a small tan ring sound the edges of the glass.

S: sweet root beer, vanilla, very much like a root float

T: terrible combination of stout and root beer. Tastes malty and roasted and then tons of Sarsaparilla root. Lot of licorice.

M: thick, low to medium carbonation.

O: not recommended at all. I like both root beer and stouts, but it tastes like someone dropped root beer and licorice into what was a wonderful beer. Maybe some wool like this, but it's not for me pending a change odd palate.

Serving type: on-tap

06-09-2012 21:23:17 | More by Holland
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Danimal25

Illinois

2.25/5  rDev -43.5%

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Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -18.3%

12-15-2013 04:32:43 | More by 4DAloveofSTOUT
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TimoP

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

02-07-2012 00:55:24 | More by TimoP
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

02-05-2012 18:56:31 | More by acurtis
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Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

02-10-2012 21:52:05 | More by oline73
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Dave_Treat

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

03-23-2014 14:07:16 | More by Dave_Treat
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Thorpe429

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

01-15-2014 13:20:14 | More by Thorpe429
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drewone

California

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

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Morey

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

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Florida

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

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Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

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New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

03-29-2014 18:26:53 | More by djrn2
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Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

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Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

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Rifugium

Pennsylvania

3.73/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

First had: on tap at Hawthorne's, Philly, PA

Served in a Chimay chalice, an opaque black liquid with a wispy tan head that receded to nearly nothing. Unique aroma of vanilla-aged root beer, woody bourbon, dark malts. The taste followed this, with flavors of dark malts, moderately roasty, root beer, vanilla, spicy licorice, stiff bourbon-soaked wood presence is not unnoticed. It was good, but a bit awkward. Rich mouthfeel, nearly full-bodied, smooth, and decently drinkable. They had a good idea with this, but I don't think they quite pulled it off 100%. I love a good root beer, but I'm not sure how I feel about it combined with the dark malts, or the bourbon for that matter. To me, root beer is kind of something you don't **** with, nor do you have to, unless that means putting vanilla ice cream in it.

Serving type: on-tap

06-10-2012 01:59:46 | More by Rifugium
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Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

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Massachusetts

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tourdot

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

12-23-2013 05:13:54 | More by tourdot
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Sarsaparilla 666 Bourbon Barrel Root Beer Stout from Dark Horse Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 128 ratings.