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Bourbon Barrel Monster 29 - Dark Horse Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
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160 Ratings
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Ratings: 160
Reviews: 25
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 9.98%


Brewed by:
Dark Horse Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  17.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: claaark13 on 12-13-2012)
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C2H5

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

01-20-2013 16:52:20 | More by C2H5
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04-21-2014 03:48:28 | More by eawolff99
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

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4/5  rDev -5%

03-30-2014 02:09:08 | More by DaveHack
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03-29-2014 16:35:27 | More by djrn2
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

03-19-2014 18:15:11 | More by dunix
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4.45/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Bottle Share. 1.5 years aged.

A - Quality black and deep color. Tannish head with small amount of lacing.

S - Smelled of bourbon, dark malts, sugar.

T - Completely mellowed out and not hot at all. Amazing bourbon quality.

M - No carbonation, and smooth character. All the tastes blended together very well.

O - Very impressive. Similar to a '12 or '13 BCS Brand for me. Chocolatey smooth characters throughout rounded out perfectly with hints of bourbon.

Serving type: bottle

03-19-2014 17:53:02 | More by Hesscabob
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Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

03-06-2014 04:57:48 | More by ArdyExfor
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JMBSH

Colorado

4/5  rDev -5%

02-27-2014 22:00:09 | More by JMBSH
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lookrider

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5%

02-24-2014 22:22:51 | More by lookrider
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jegross2

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -16.9%

02-13-2014 05:18:49 | More by jegross2
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ncaudle

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -16.9%

01-23-2014 23:03:41 | More by ncaudle
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zestar

California

4/5  rDev -5%

01-21-2014 10:26:47 | More by zestar
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brycevolk

Ohio

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kscaldef

Oregon

4/5  rDev -5%

01-16-2014 18:32:19 | More by kscaldef
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MichiganderHB

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +1%

01-14-2014 13:25:40 | More by MichiganderHB
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Alieniloquium

Florida

3.69/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 2 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

500 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Pours a flat and very dark brown. Not exciting.

Smell - Brown sugar. Some darker malts. Raisins. Oaky. Bourbon.

Taste - Sweet as hell. Bourbon and some oak. Caramel and brown sugar. A bit of chocolate. Raisins all over the back end.

Mouthfeel - Incredibly thick. Boozy. No carbonation.

Overall - Intense. Too sweet for me. Another crazy beer from Dark Horse, but it's impressive in its own ways.

Serving type: bottle

01-14-2014 02:56:42 | More by Alieniloquium
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klipper

Michigan

4/5  rDev -5%

01-05-2014 03:33:06 | More by klipper
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CaptCleveland

Ohio

3.98/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

8oz pour into GLBC snifter.

Burnt amber, oily looking elixir poured into snifter producing no bubbles or lacing.

Bourbon, molasses, vanilla, dark fruits.

The dark fruits and sugary molasses are right up front with a nice bourbon backbone coating the palate. Smooth bitter/burn lingers.

Oily, slick, medium body, minimal carbonation.

The heavy brown sugar/molasses melds well with the bourbon as the brew warms. Nice sipper for this cold, hoary night.

Serving type: bottle

01-03-2014 01:23:44 | More by CaptCleveland
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HuskyinPDX

Washington

4.23/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bottle opened on 11.28.13

Thanks C!

A - Pours a very dirty brown, almost flat, just a few dark brown bubbles.

S - Tons of bourbon, some oak and a touch of chocolate.

T - Lots of bourbon and sweet chocolate.

D - Low carbonation with a medium to heavy body. Finishes sweet.

O - Tons of bourbon, nice sweet chocolate. Happy Thanksgiving!

Serving type: bottle

12-29-2013 06:13:44 | More by HuskyinPDX
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millelacsmark

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

12-27-2013 02:40:25 | More by millelacsmark
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zekeman17

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +1%

12-21-2013 03:52:46 | More by zekeman17
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Bourbon Barrel Monster 29 from Dark Horse Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 160 ratings.