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Bourbon Barrel Monster 29 - Dark Horse Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

184 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 184
Reviews: 28
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 10.48%
Wants: 168
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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3.94/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

375mL waxed bottle poured into a snifter. Thanks to Kevan for the bottle!

(A)- Pours still in appearance (no bubbles or anything). Quite dark for your run of the mill barleywine in a kind of burnt sienna brown color. Slight hints of reddish highlights do peak through.

(S)- It has a big nose of dry but dense leathery oak and subtle cocoa with complex dark fruits. The smell significantly gets sweeter in a sugary sense as it warms.

(T)- Very big and rich sweetness overall. Some heavy leathery oak flavors throughout. Plenty of dark fruits amidst an extremely sweet finish in a sugary sense.

(M)- Sadly, this is almost completely flat, but there is alot of promise in this if it had a bit more carbonation to it. One positive thing is that despite its huge 17% ABV, this is relatively tame in heat, but not shy about its sweetness.

(O)- Overall, a bit disappointed in this despite how good it sounded, but it might need a bit more tweaking and getting it to carbonation could make this a really good barleywine. It could need a bit of time in the bottle, but unsure.

sweemzander, Aug 01, 2013
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Bourbon Barrel Monster 29 from Dark Horse Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 184 ratings.