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Lonesome Dove - Sun King Brewing Company

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Lonesome Dove
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BA SCORE
89
very good

48 Ratings
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Ratings: 48
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 14.68%
Wants: 7
Gots: 4 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Sun King Brewing Company visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

Tripel aged in a spent Pappy Van Winkle barrel. 30 IBU

(Beer added by: Etan on 11-17-2013)
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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

akang, Oct 11, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +18.2%

jeremiahoden, Oct 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

Flight317, Oct 02, 2014
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mpayne5, Sep 08, 2014
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2.28/5  rDev -43.3%

JoaqLopez, Sep 01, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +18.2%

indy351, Aug 17, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev +9.5%

Philvillani, Aug 16, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

ChrisinRI, Aug 06, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

Jeckel, Aug 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

fo1ksguitar, Jul 28, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -19.2%

Schlafly33, Jul 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

Gonzoillini, Jul 27, 2014
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3/5  rDev -25.4%

atlbravsrno1, Jul 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

GreenMind, Jul 12, 2014
Photo of homebrew311
3.91/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Pours a crystal clear golden with a thin collar of white head. The aroma is immediately and onslaught of bourbon. Straight bourbon. Heavy boozy notes, tons of oak, and no detectable tripel characteristics. As the beer warms, some malts get coaxed out of the nose. Mild caramel and candi sugar is present. The taste presents a little more balance with a heavy presence of bourbon. The bourbon brings nice notes of vanilla and oak with minimal heat. The base beer isn't easily identifiable, but subtle notes of Belgian yeast and clove are there when they are searched for. Mouthfeel is well carbonated with a seemingly light body considering the high abv. A tastey beer for sure with heavy bourbon, I guess my main criticism is the lack of balance. For some that is a good thing. I like me a bourbon bomb, but I at least want to taste the base beer.

homebrew311, Jul 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

mrjmann, Jun 08, 2014
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Evan, Jun 08, 2014
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4.14/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

On tap at the 2014 Firestone Walker Invitational Beer Fest held at the Paso Robles Event Center in Paso Robles, CA.

Pours a clear orange with a foamy off-white head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, grain, vanilla, bourbon, and wood aromas. Taste is much the same with vanilla, bourbon, and wood flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of wood bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and sticky mouthfeel. Overall, this is a very good beer with an especially nice bourbon barrel aged presence in the taste.

UCLABrewN84, Jun 04, 2014
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JamesTerry88, May 30, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

uturn, May 16, 2014
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Lonesome Dove from Sun King Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 48 ratings.