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Bois - Brandy Barrel - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

199 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 199
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 7.62%
Wants: 76
Gots: 106 | FT: 19
Brewed by:
The Bruery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Old Ale |  15.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: SubpoenaDeuces on 05-28-2013)
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3/5  rDev -30.7%

chippo33, Oct 11, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -24.9%

Raziel313, Aug 26, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -19.2%
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.

Alieniloquium, Oct 08, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -19.2%

mobius387, Jun 23, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -19.2%

Greenplastic615, Aug 12, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -19.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -13.4%

acurtis, Aug 24, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -13.4%

phishphorce, Jul 12, 2013
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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.

nmann08, Aug 26, 2014
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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 199 ratings.