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Bois - Brandy Barrel - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

180 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 180
Reviews: 19
rAvg: 4.35
pDev: 7.13%
Wants: 71
Gots: 103 | FT: 17
Brewed by:
The Bruery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Old Ale |  15.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: SubpoenaDeuces on 05-28-2013)
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Bottle opened on 4.19.14

A - Pours a dark amber brown with red bright hilights, a fizzy tan head forms that is gone fast.

S - Swwet candy, brandy, oak, caramel.

T - Swwet caramel, brandy, vanilla, oak. Very good.

D - Good carbonation with a medium body.

O - Sweet, but an amazing layer of flavors.

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750ml pours a mahogany color with a khaki head that persists longer than the other barrel treatments sampled. Also, legs of alcohol are noticed droopin down the wall of the glass.

The aroma contains quite a bit of vinous aspect before blending to the expected vanilla and oak with a slight hint of coconut/caramel. The spirit reinfoced booziness is actually an afterthought considering the vinous notes that stand out.

The taste is tangy and vinous with oak and hints of papery to cardboard-like oxidation. A slight herbal aspect before blending to caramel and dare I say chocolate grain? A very unique flavor combination that is strikingly different than the other barrel treatments.

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Bois - Brandy Barrel from The Bruery
96 out of 100 based on 180 ratings.