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BART - FiftyFifty Brewing Co.

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BARTBART

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

124 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 124
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 9.62%
Wants: 45
Gots: 23 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
FiftyFifty Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
"Blend of American barleywine and oatmeal stout aged six months in a Jack Daniels barrel."

(Beer added by: hopdog on 12-09-2008)
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

swetsastonic, Oct 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

Dicers, Oct 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

greenspointexas, Oct 01, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

jeremiahoden, Sep 27, 2014
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4.1/5  rDev -1.4%

MarkyMOD, Sep 27, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +1%

LotsofLupulin, Sep 27, 2014
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4.18/5  rDev +0.5%

wethorseblanket, Sep 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

mdaschaf, Sep 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

RebornStussy, Aug 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

c-rum, Aug 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

bobv, Jul 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

1424IpA, Jul 19, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

will_eye_e, Jul 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

TonyJ815, Jul 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

MickeyHops, Jul 13, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

DanSmith17, Jun 28, 2014
Photo of Jeffo
3.1/5  rDev -25.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Bomber of this stuff from ScottO recently. Cheers!

From a bomber into a snifter
Ale with honey in oak barrels

APPEARANCE: Clear brown pour yields a two finger, medium looking, fluffy light head with very good retention. Bistre brown, clear, with no real carbonation evident. Head slowly fades to a full creamy wisp with lots of sheets of lacing down the glass. A faint wisp and ring remain leaving some decent lacing down the glass.

SMELL: Oak, some vanilla, milk chocolate, caramel and sweet cream on the nose. Relatively mild, unfortunately.

TASTE: Oak, vanilla and some caramel up front. More flavors at the swallow with oak, toffee, caramel, sweet cream and vanilla, milk chocolate and lightly burnt flavors lingering on the palate. A bit of perfume in there as well. Lots of oak in there, with the vanilla and caramel that comes with it.

PALATE: Medium body and carbonation. Creamy enough on the palate, goes down okay and finishes with a bit of a burn and finishes a bit sticky. Some heat lingers.

OVERALL: This is alright, but certainly nothing special. The oak is a touch perfume-like, which becomes tiring as the bottle empties. An okay beer from a brewery that makes some rather good stuff. Happy to try things from 50/50, but this is not a repeat. Thanks again ScottO!

Jeffo, Jun 27, 2014
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3/5  rDev -27.9%

Cyclone8, Jun 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

bsuedekum, Jun 08, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

PG2G, Jun 07, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

atone315, Jun 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

seavercm, May 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to GRG1313 for sharing this one at his tasting.

Pours a clear dark reddish-brown with a foamy khaki head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Small swaths of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of toasted malt, citrus zest, caramel, toffee, bourbon, and wood aromas. Taste is much the same with toast, caramel, toffee, bourbon, and wood flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of wood bitterness and an alcohol kick on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer with nice barrel aged qualities all around.

UCLABrewN84, May 16, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

vande, May 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

01001111, May 10, 2014
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BART from FiftyFifty Brewing Co.
92 out of 100 based on 124 ratings.