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Bourbon Barrel Monster 29 - Dark Horse Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

182 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 182
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 10.5%
Wants: 165
Gots: 69 | FT: 10
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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Jwale73

Rhode Island

3.85/5  rDev -8.1%

Pours two shades shy of black. Nose expresses raisins, brown sugar and a slightly vinous quality. Taste is sugary and reveals soy sauce, raisins and an oxidized character. Mouthfeel is light-medium with a still carbonation and a fair amount of heat. Overall - not bad, but a bit thin and muddled.

08-24-2014 18:21:53 | More by Jwale73
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thegerm87

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

08-23-2014 02:55:27 | More by thegerm87
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craftbeerasian

Florida

4/5  rDev -4.5%

08-18-2014 23:55:39 | More by craftbeerasian
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a_beckman25

Michigan

4/5  rDev -4.5%

08-10-2014 03:31:21 | More by a_beckman25
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_morandi_

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

08-01-2014 14:18:03 | More by _morandi_
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WCW

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

08-01-2014 02:48:53 | More by WCW
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Devi0us

California

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

07-27-2014 22:20:18 | More by Devi0us
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Mhalloran


2.5/5  rDev -40.3%

07-22-2014 03:32:36 | More by Mhalloran
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Alpar

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

07-20-2014 00:53:47 | More by Alpar
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JayCheG

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -4.5%

07-19-2014 04:41:03 | More by JayCheG
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roostor07

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

07-04-2014 14:01:22 | More by roostor07
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hopswap1

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

07-03-2014 20:29:00 | More by hopswap1
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maximum12

Minnesota

3.88/5  rDev -7.4%

Thanks to abanton for this bottle, which dropped on my doorstep as part of a long-ago trade, & has been resting ever since in hope of it developing some carbonation. Green 500ML bottle split with my wife.

The pour is sad but expected: dark red trending towards black, & flatter than a Parisian supermodel. Nose has two components: cane sugar & bourbon. Smells like a Halloween party gone wrong. Or right, depending.

Monster 29 - Bourbon Barrel Aged has claws. Bourbon emerges from under the bed & rakes across the palate, chest cavity, & liver with a vengeance. It gets into the sinuses if you breathe wrong, too. Sub-sonic tastes include handfuls of brown sugar, mild chocolate, & that leathery bat wing that I associate with an old ale. Heavy. Half a small bottle is enough.

The lack of carbonation does some damage to my final judgment, but this has enough kick & character to overcome. Let's link hands & sing. Very good beer.

06-29-2014 03:15:49 | More by maximum12
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Jspriest

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

06-24-2014 05:02:02 | More by Jspriest
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inkdemention

Nevada

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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funkyaudio

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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EgadBananas

Louisiana

3.25/5  rDev -22.4%

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cfaulman

Louisiana

3.25/5  rDev -22.4%

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ManLoveBeer

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -4.5%

05-08-2014 00:49:57 | More by XmnwildX12
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Holland

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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cmsimeur

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

04-26-2014 06:06:31 | More by cmsimeur
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Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

04-21-2014 03:48:28 | More by eawolff99
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Michigan

5/5  rDev +19.3%

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nrs207

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

04-02-2014 01:27:04 | More by nrs207
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Bourbon Barrel Monster 29 from Dark Horse Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 182 ratings.