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Barrel Roll No. 4 Hammerhead - Hangar 24 Brewery

Not Rated.
Barrel Roll No. 4 HammerheadBarrel Roll No. 4 Hammerhead

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

268 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 268
Reviews: 46
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 11.6%
Wants: 51
Gots: 115 | FT: 11
Brewed by:
Hangar 24 Brewery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  13.80% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mactrail on 04-12-2012)
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Photo of pat61
4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

Nose: rye spice, some clean smelling herbs, a hint of citrus, vanilla and bourbon and a hint of smoke. Pours deep chestnut with a slight haze under a 1” slowly dissipating tan cap. Very rich lace. On the palate it is big rich and creamy with vanilla, malt sweetness, big bourbon flavors and a pleasant alcohol warming on the finish. Despite the big alcohol, the beer is incredibly smooth finishing with a bitterness that suggests a dash of Peychaud’s Aromatic Cocktail bitters in a glass of bourbon and soda with some simple syrup on ice – except the beer boasts much finer softer carbonation, a chewier body, deeper complexity and a much better balance.

pat61, Nov 16, 2014
Photo of sheenisgod
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

sheenisgod, Nov 03, 2014
Photo of Prost76
4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

Prost76, Nov 02, 2014
Photo of Velunas
4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

Velunas, Oct 26, 2014
Photo of The_Beer_Shark
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

The_Beer_Shark, Oct 19, 2014
Photo of KCBeerNerd
4/5  rDev -1.2%

KCBeerNerd, Oct 18, 2014
Photo of Docrock
4/5  rDev -1.2%

Docrock, Oct 12, 2014
Photo of Wolberjs
3.64/5  rDev -10.1%

Wolberjs, Oct 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

heytomcat, Oct 11, 2014
Photo of HollyHops
3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

HollyHops, Oct 10, 2014
Photo of t2grogan
4/5  rDev -1.2%

t2grogan, Oct 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

greenspointexas, Oct 01, 2014
Photo of WILD-THING
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

WILD-THING, Sep 24, 2014
Photo of Thishops4u
4/5  rDev -1.2%

Thishops4u, Sep 22, 2014
Photo of WVUbrew
3/5  rDev -25.9%

WVUbrew, Sep 21, 2014
Photo of jblain
4/5  rDev -1.2%

jblain, Sep 21, 2014
Photo of cindyjeffsmith
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

appearance: caramel brown, a little hazy. Quite a big head for such a big beer. Very messy lacing sticks to the glass.
smell: not getting a lot of in your face bourbon and whiskey> this is a more subtle barrel aged American. A strong American nose with the barrel treatment adding a depth made up of subtle vanilla, spice, and caramel. A damn fine nose.
taste: not quite up to the nose but still very nice. slightly bitter finish.
overall: Smooth, very drinkable.

cindyjeffsmith, Sep 20, 2014
Photo of Rutager
4/5  rDev -1.2%

Thanks Mrbubbler!

Appearance. Pours a very deep ruby-amber-brown. Yep, sticking with that. Pretty darn clear and a finger of off-white head.

Smell. Big sweet bourbon, raisins, toffee, old wood barrel and a drop or two of port.

Taste. Toffee and raisins, not nearly the level of boozy bourbon that comes through in the nose, but a nice complimentary amount, woody vanilla,

Mouthfeel. Full body, medium and soft feeling carbonation.

Overall. Very nice barleywine. Didn't notice the abv until after I opened it, shall be an interesting evening!

Rutager, Sep 12, 2014
Photo of sia478
4/5  rDev -1.2%

sia478, Sep 09, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

Hallertau, Sep 03, 2014
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4.3/5  rDev +6.2%

tobelerone, Aug 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

firstlighthiker, Aug 23, 2014
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4.44/5  rDev +9.6%

Markopolus, Aug 21, 2014
Photo of LaneMeyer
3.85/5  rDev -4.9%

Poured from a bottle

Nice and hazy, just how I like it. Beautiful brown color hard to describe. Very little head.
Smells of sour cherry, raisins, cinnamon bread with frosting, chocolate.
Big bourbon flavor, cherry, vanilla, spices, finishes with that ethanol taste.
Mouth feel is nice. Not too light.
Overall tasty. Not as good as Sucaba. Wouldn't buy it again for the price.

LaneMeyer, Aug 20, 2014
Photo of GeorgeCarroll
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

GeorgeCarroll, Aug 19, 2014
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Barrel Roll No. 4 Hammerhead from Hangar 24 Brewery
91 out of 100 based on 268 ratings.