Barrel Aged Naked Evil - Hoppin' Frog Brewery
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Reviews by brentk56:
3.9/5 rDev -8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75
Appearance: WIth the high ABV, I was not expecting much of a head and I didn't get one, though the liquid was a crystal clear golden infused amber color; instead of lacing, the beer draped legs down the chalice
Smell: Smells like Bananas Foster (though with whiskey substituted for the rum) - banana and caramel elements pair with the boozy aromatics
Taste: Caramel and bananas, up front, with toasted coconut, stone fruit and citrus peel, in the middle; after the swallow, the whiskey flavor adds another dimension, though the sweet flavors dominate the finish
Mouthfeel: Full bodied with low carbonation; loads of warmth in the gullet
Overall: An interesting melange between a quad and an English barleywine but I would have to say that the sweetness is too cloying and, to my palate, the beer is over-rated
Thanks, Prost76, for the opportunity
Serving type: bottle
03-18-2013 01:06:50 | More by brentk56
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4.05/5 rDev -4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
A-Pours a clear, glowing orange color. Wine-like legs on the glass. Thin, off-white head. Minimal lace.
S-Old, dusty, dried out oak barrels. to picking up much of the Belgian yeast, definitely more British in my opinion. Caramel liqueur. Estery...maybe I am getting some Belgian yeast because I'm getting some apple notes too.
T-Quite sweet. Loads of caramel, vanilla extract, toffee and some brown sugar. Fruity yeastiness. Integrated bourbon notes. Finishes with that old, dried out oakiness. Both the Belgian and British elements come to fruition.
M-Sweetness and feel make this one a sipper as it should be. Soft carbonation. Heat is integrated well, too. Some age has helped to mellow this one.
O/D-This probably has about a year or more on it age wise. It's has mellowed and integrated itself. It's tasty but I must say I can imagine that I may have enjoyed it more fresh but how should I know? An expensive beer, I remember it being around $23 for a bomber. It got better after each sip.
Serving type: bottle
12-09-2013 23:43:59 | More by VelvetExtract
Barrel Aged Naked Evil from Hoppin' Frog Brewery
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