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Bois - Brandy Barrel - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

209 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 209
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 4.32
pDev: 7.87%
Wants: 74
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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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

750 mL bottle poured into a taster.

Appearance - Deep brown with a surprisingly large head. Thick khaki collar.

Smell - Brandy is strong. Apple aroma. Caramel and booze.

Taste - And it's just like smell. Sweet, brandy liquor flavor. Caramel. Boozy. Rich.

Mouthfeel - Boozy as hell. Sweet and diabetic.

Overall - I'm always a sucker for these beers. Very sweet and I don't love the brandy barrel, though.

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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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Bois - Brandy Barrel from The Bruery
95 out of 100 based on 209 ratings.