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Barrel Aged Outta Kilter - Hoppin' Frog Brewery

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BA SCORE
87
very good

128 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 128
Reviews: 39
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 10%
Wants: 12
Gots: 26 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Hoppin' Frog Brewery visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy |  8.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Strong Scotch Ale aged in Kentucky bourbon barrels that were previously used to aged Barrel Aged B.O.R.I.S. Imperial Stout.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 08-06-2012)
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vic21234

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

22oz bomber poured into a snifter. Not bottled on date, red cap.

A- Pours a clear copper/ red color with a small amount of off-white head.

S- Sweet caramel malts dominate the smell for me, some alcohol is noted on the aroma also, but mostly hidden by the malts.

T- Starts off slightly sweet with the caramel malts coming through. After the initial sip I begin to notice the whiskey barrel aging, with slight oak and whiskey notes.

M- Medium bodied, medium carbonation, you notice the alcohol but not a very hot drinking beer.

This is a nice beer but I would have preferred more of the BA notes to shine through. The price point is a bit high too, as are most Hoppin Frog beers.

08-17-2014 17:52:04 | More by vic21234
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_morandi_

Michigan

4/5  rDev +2.6%

08-13-2014 14:06:55 | More by _morandi_
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WCW

Michigan

4/5  rDev +2.6%

08-13-2014 03:50:20 | More by WCW
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NooseJustice

Indiana

3.8/5  rDev -2.6%

08-12-2014 00:06:47 | More by NooseJustice
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Kevinpitts

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +9%

08-10-2014 21:55:49 | More by Kevinpitts
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toppoop

Ohio

4/5  rDev +2.6%

08-08-2014 22:56:57 | More by toppoop
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Ozzylizard

Pennsylvania

4.04/5  rDev +3.6%

$ 13.69/bomber at Vintage Estates, Boardman, OH
Undated bomber at 45 degrees into standard pint glass
Aroma of malt, caramel, and whiskey
Head small (2 cm), off white, fizzy, rapidly diminishing to nothing
Lacing – none
Body medium amber, slight chill haze
Flavor of whiskey, mostly bourbon and vanillin, slightly sweet; no hops, no alcohol, no diacetyl
Palate medium to full, creamy, soft carbonation

A nice variation on the typical Scotch ale – the alcohol is well hidden and it’s not annoyingly sweet. The flavor is good, the palate pleasing. The only gripe I have is the absence of any head or lacing.

08-07-2014 15:03:09 | More by Ozzylizard
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SUBER

California

4/5  rDev +2.6%

08-03-2014 16:01:39 | More by SUBER
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mikepcarney

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

08-02-2014 22:25:35 | More by mikepcarney
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zestar

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

08-01-2014 06:31:58 | More by zestar
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jroberts8811

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

07-20-2014 02:42:49 | More by jroberts8811
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jwps214

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +9%

06-28-2014 03:28:41 | More by jwps214
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pjkelley82

New York

4.15/5  rDev +6.4%

I had a wee heavy tasting a few months back and we skipped on this one because we had too many. Too bad we did as this one would of held up with the best of em.

22oz bottle into taster glass...

Cloudy red amber in color, ruby edges and semi transparent. nice set of bubbles that were constantly springing to the top. 1/4 inch antique white head that went away fairly quickly and left a small ring and thin skin atop. Overall not too happy with the look.

Smell was of whiskey barrels with a malt backing. A little wood and burnt caremel with some dark stoned fruit in the mix.

Whiskey foward with the base wee heavy ever so lightly showing its face. Not overpowering whiskey but very noticeable. Slight wood, a touch of vanilla, burnt sugar and caramel, bready malt.

Smooth as butter. By far the best aspect of this beer is the feel. Medium thick bit feels thin, a little heavy but not stout heavy. Light carbonation smooth whiskey finish.

A delight. I finished the 22 oz bottle myself. One of, if not the only wee heavy at sub 9% I could say that about. 12 oz is usually enjoyable but this was great the whole way thru.

06-10-2014 00:31:16 | More by pjkelley82
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Flounder57

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +2.6%

22 oz bottle was poured into a snifter.

Appearance: A one finger head was poured that reduced to a layer. It is a murky amber brown with no vision of anything.

Smell: Caramel, toffee, vanilla, oak, and a little booze.

Taste: Same as above. Malty deliciousness.

Mouthfeel: Smooth, malty, boozy, silky, low carbonation, and full bodied.

Overall: Barrel aged scotch ale. Yes please. Very enjoyable, tasty, and delicious.

06-03-2014 01:21:28 | More by Flounder57
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tyleeis

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

05-24-2014 03:13:45 | More by tyleeis
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weeare138

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2.6%

05-23-2014 03:32:07 | More by weeare138
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MichiganderHB

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

05-22-2014 11:38:09 | More by MichiganderHB
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TequilaTom

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

05-18-2014 20:19:19 | More by TequilaTom
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Chrisduch


3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

05-07-2014 01:25:51 | More by Chrisduch
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enelson

Illinois

4/5  rDev +2.6%

05-07-2014 01:05:40 | More by enelson
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LightnerLiquorKS

Kansas

4/5  rDev +2.6%

05-06-2014 00:41:06 | More by LightnerLiquorKS
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whitenads

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +9%

05-05-2014 18:15:09 | More by whitenads
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beergoot

Colorado

3.81/5  rDev -2.3%

The body appears a tawny orange with a relatively thin yet creamy head. Deep caramel sweetness in the aroma; fruity esters in the background; touch of citrus. Huge caramel sweetness jumps out immediately upon tasting and then alcohol heat makes itself known; notes of bourbon playfully sting the tongue and interplay with the hop bitterness. Heavy bodied; thick and chewy; big residual sweetness.

Hoppin' Frog kids you not about rich and malty with this beer. All in all, a rather interesting beer that just misses on being truly great. The bourbon and bitterness are slightly out of sync with the huge malt sweetness and kind of dominate the overall character. This is kind of like turning the Marshall amp stack up to 11 when nine or ten would have been more appropriate. Still, if you want malt and barrel-aging attributes, you'll get 'em both here. Worth a shot (bad pun intended)...

05-02-2014 22:03:20 | More by beergoot
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JMBSH

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

04-25-2014 03:53:04 | More by JMBSH
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jaycar06

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +2.6%

04-06-2014 22:39:53 | More by jaycar06
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Barrel Aged Outta Kilter from Hoppin' Frog Brewery
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