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Bois - Brandy Barrel - The Bruery

Not Rated.
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BA SCORE
96
world-class

212 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 212
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 7.62%
Wants: 72
Gots: 109 | FT: 20
Brewed by:
The Bruery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Old Ale |  15.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: SubpoenaDeuces on 05-28-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.
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4.75/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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3.89/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

- 4oz. pour from 750mL bottle into tasting glass @ the tasting room (Placentia, CA) on 20-Feb-15

Too sweet, cloying. Also a bit undercarbed. Wish I tried this fresh because I'm guessing its downhill from here, due to the reviews I've read. I'm conflicted about given this a rating because of this.

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4.43/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.33/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.31/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev -7.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.3/5  rDev -0.7%

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3.2/5  rDev -26.1%

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4/5  rDev -7.6%

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4/5  rDev -7.6%

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4/5  rDev -7.6%

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4/5  rDev -7.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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4/5  rDev -7.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -13.4%

From a bottle, pours a dark mahogany brown with ruby red hues; decent head with good retention.

Nose is sweet, molasses, sugar, with some citrus notes and of course, lots of brandy and oak. It smells like this is another booze bomb from The Bruery. The flavors are sweet, candied green apples, brandy and oak notes, dark fruit, a little cocoa. It's warm down the throat, still way too boozy for me at 15%. If it dried out a little, it would be delicious.

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3.25/5  rDev -24.9%

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5/5  rDev +15.5%

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4/5  rDev -7.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -13.4%

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Bois - Brandy Barrel from The Bruery
96 out of 100 based on 212 ratings.