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Bourbon Barrel Monster 29 - Dark Horse Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

196 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 196
Reviews: 28
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 10.24%
Wants: 169
Gots: 65 | FT: 9
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:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: claaark13 on 12-13-2012)
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3.69/5  rDev -12.1%
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.

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4/5  rDev -4.8%

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3.98/5  rDev -5.2%
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.

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4.23/5  rDev +0.7%
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!

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Bourbon Barrel Monster 29 from Dark Horse Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 196 ratings.