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Boffo Trace - Dark Horse Brewing Company

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Boffo Trace
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BA SCORE
79
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12 Ratings
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Ratings: 12
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 3.27
pDev: 13.76%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Dark Horse Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TMoney2591 on 12-31-2012)
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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Served in a snifter at Fountainhead.

This stuff is DH's Boffo Brown aged in Buffalo Trace bourbon barrels. It pours a brackishly bleak black-brown topped by a half-finger of tan foam. The nose comprises double-chocolate cake, bourbon, light roasted malts, light port, and a hint of maple syrup. The taste holds notes of tobacco, walnut, light bourbon, oak, light cedar, and light toffee. In short, it tastes like a substantially watered-down version of the smell, sadly. The body is a light medium, with a very light moderate carbonation and a fluid feel (which makes things come across as too thin for their own good (in my eyes, anyway)). Overall, a decent little beer, but one that seems to illustrate the point that certain beers just can't handle barrel-aging as well as others.

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Boffo Trace from Dark Horse Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 12 ratings.