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Smoking Wood Bourbon Barrel Aged - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

430 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 430
Reviews: 74
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 12.32%
Wants: 77
Gots: 176 | FT: 25
Brewed by:
The Bruery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Smoked Beer |  13.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
2014 Vintage is 14% ABV

(Beer added by: UCLABrewN84 on 03-19-2012)
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

perhaps moderately less insane than the rye barrel aged edition, which blew my mind right away. this might be just a little more in line with all the other bourbon stuff out there, but to me it is obvious that its one of the best dark beers in the world, with more smoke than I remember from the other one in the finish, and a whole lot of sweet bourbon character. also cool because its a porter not a stout, and a warmer ale fermentation gives it a unique character. huge body, lots of oak, and a certain drinkability to it for a beer that's 14% abv. super rich too, but there is a dry element as well, its a number of traditional contradictions that seem to resolve themselves in one beer. dark chocolate and tobacco and a ton of smoke as it finishes, meaty and almost like jerky in some ways. colossal body and a long finish, but it isn't sweet. I think the spice of the rye whiskey barrel made it next level, but I like the bourbon one almost just as well because it illustrates how good and special the base beer is, and its insane. the bruery can do no wrong by me, so this is flawless really. I want to cellar one.

StonedTrippin, Aug 13, 2014
Smoking Wood Bourbon Barrel Aged from The Bruery
91 out of 100 based on 430 ratings.