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Smoking Wood Bourbon Barrel Aged - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
89
very good

259 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 259
Reviews: 56
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 13.28%
Wants: 66
Gots: 120 | FT: 17
Brewed by:
The Bruery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Smoked Beer |  13.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: UCLABrewN84 on 03-19-2012)
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5/5  rDev +25.3%

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California

4.75/5  rDev +19%

03-19-2012 04:23:20 | More by Dan25D
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4.75/5  rDev +19%

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Minnesota

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4.75/5  rDev +19%

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brycevolk

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +19%

06-10-2013 14:14:56 | More by brycevolk
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trxxpaxxs

New York

4.75/5  rDev +19%

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dmunroe

Georgia

4.75/5  rDev +19%

05-22-2012 01:25:50 | More by dmunroe
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Bartos

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +19%

04-23-2014 00:50:35 | More by Bartos
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New York

4.75/5  rDev +19%

02-11-2013 19:49:21 | More by Pahn
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Resuin

Massachusetts

4.54/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 750 mL bottle into a snifter. I am pretty sure that this is from 2012 but I do not see a bottling date.

Appearance: Pours a deep, deep brown/black and leaves just a hint of really dark brown head, which fades to just the rim.

Smell: Bourbon comes out first, followed by spicy, smoked meats, chocolate, molasses, more smoke. The smoke and bourbon aromas intermingle well and are pretty well balanced with each other.

Taste: The smokiness comes out first, followed by some vanilla, cinnamon, cocoa, caramel, and then the bourbon dominates the back end. Plums and figs. A good, well balanced amount of smoke. I swear there is just a hint of spiciness to this one as well. The alcohol is hidden amazingly well, probably the best I've found.

Mouth-feel: Thick, creamy mouth-feel with a medium carbonation. I think the higher carbonation then expected gives this one a slightly different feel from counterparts. Finishes smooth and smoky.

Overall: This is a well-crafted brew. The smokiness really compliments the other major flavors and masterfully masks the alcohol within. From the smoked meats of the aroma to the nice bourbony finish, this is a top-to-bottom delicious beer.

Serving type: bottle

08-19-2013 21:33:33 | More by Resuin
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Texas

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GRG1313

California

4.5/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Reviewing so that this one gets a score since I usually use "Hads" these days. However, this one I liked so much that I'm pleased to be reviewing it.

Pours black/brown with a nice dark khaki/malted brown head. Nice looking and pours with a bit of a viscous "feel" to it.

Nose is pleasant sweet dark chocolate, roasted grain, vanilla tones and integrated smoke. Some "sweet jerky" notes to it all around.

Mouthfeel is rich, full, bold and creamy. The balance on this one is spot one.

Flavor profile is great and it's balanced and fully integrated. Sweet beef jerkey, molasses, brown sugar, vanilla, bourbon, coffee and more all integrated in a mouthfilling balanced brew.

Nothing stands out and hits you over the head and yet you can break the flavor componants apart, if you choose. Just a delicious verson of Smoking Wood. This is the one. Nice job. Perfect with BBQ and other meats. Was also nice with dessert and could be a sipper, as well.

Serving type: bottle

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Smoking Wood Bourbon Barrel Aged from The Bruery
89 out of 100 based on 259 ratings.