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Bourbon Barrel Monster 29 - Dark Horse Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

176 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 176
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 10.5%
Wants: 159
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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4/5  rDev -4.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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Alieniloquium

Florida

3.69/5  rDev -11.9%
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

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Michigan

4/5  rDev -4.5%

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Ohio

3.98/5  rDev -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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Washington

4.23/5  rDev +1%
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

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Bourbon Barrel Monster 29 from Dark Horse Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 176 ratings.