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5 (Bourbon-Barreled Imperial Red) - Marshall Brewing Company

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5 (Bourbon-Barreled Imperial Red)5 (Bourbon-Barreled Imperial Red)

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86
very good

40 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 40
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 9.04%
Wants: 0
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Marshall Brewing Company visit their website
Oklahoma, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  7.80% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: chocosushi on 08-20-2013)
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Reviews by DelMontiac:
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DelMontiac

Oklahoma

3.98/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Wax top bomber bottled on 08/09/13. Purchased at Brown's in Stillwater, OK on 09/07/13 - the the last bottle in the store! Never got notification of this bottling...strange. Pours dark turbid cola red with a thin brown cap and scant lace.

I like the aroma here - big malt, big toast, and big bourbon, and smooth vanilla.

The flavor is nearly overcome by the booze from the bourbon, but the super big sweet malt bill and vanilla added by the oak barrels are enough to keep the peace. Just teetering on the edge of too much booze, but I still like it.

Feels silky and milky due to the lower carb.

I would not call this beer balanced. I would call it enjoyable and unique. It's a limited one-off, but would like to have it aged if I find it again.

Serving type: bottle

09-11-2013 23:50:47 | More by DelMontiac
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5 (Bourbon-Barreled Imperial Red) from Marshall Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 40 ratings.