Lions Claws - Bourbon Barrel Aged - De Struise Brouwers

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Ratings: 4
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 4.36
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Wants: 4
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Belgium

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

Collaboration with Hair of the Dog.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 08-22-2012)
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Draft sample @ ’t Schooltje // colab. with HotD, barley wine aged on Kentucky bourbon barrels (like pretty much all the new stuff we had there, they got a bunch of these barrels, now they got to use them) // Struise IPA’s were always very close to hoppy barley wines & this is close to an American style DIPA // doesn’t seem like a difference between an IPA & a barley wine exists for them // interesting // this is quite young and as mentioned by Urbain in true HotD fashion this is a hoppy barley wine that should be aged in order to get the hops out of it like Doggie Claws, which indeed should be aged to get the hops out of I feel // clear golden with a creamy white head // smells of creamy pine resin hops, tangerines, grapefruits, peel with some caramel // taste-wise, this is full of caramel malts but it is very bitter – everything about this makes me think of a DIPA, they clearly made this to be a barley wine – lots of citrus peel, grapefruit, marmalade, grass in the finish, caramel coating of the whole especially in the beginging before the grass jumps out is also quite bitter as well // body is quite caramel creamy // a definitive touch of HotD is felt in this beer.

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Lions Claws - Bourbon Barrel Aged from De Struise Brouwers
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