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Bourbon Barrel Aged Dark Star - Fremont Brewing Company

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228 Ratings
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Ratings: 228
Reviews: 61
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 9.84%
Wants: 254
Gots: 68 | FT: 10
Brewed by:
Fremont Brewing Company visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: barleywinefiend on 05-12-2012)
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02-21-2014 20:37:25 | More by Quackus
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02-08-2014 18:50:49 | More by ant880
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Prospero

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

02-04-2014 06:00:39 | More by Prospero
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Kurmaraja

Washington

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

02-03-2014 20:04:24 | More by Kurmaraja
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anteater

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

02-02-2014 23:20:47 | More by anteater
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Holland

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.3%

01-26-2014 19:57:05 | More by Holland
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Joshpu

California

4.2/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

2012 Release. Poured from the bomber to a snifter.

A: Poured black, what head was there was tan.

S: Mostly bourbon, vanilla. Big oak and dark fruit/chocolate, oatmeal.

T: The taste follows the nose well, except there is a sweeter dark chocolate/fudge on the taste. Oatmeal. Almost a caramel sweetness as it warms. Some coffee in some sips as well.

M: Light to medium bodied. Pretty light and easy to drink. Sticky mouth feel.

Overall a good stout. Very easy to drink and pleasant. I like stouts with a thicker body but it's a nice change. This is like a better version of Velvet Merkin.

Serving type: bottle

01-25-2014 08:46:26 | More by Joshpu
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Seattle_Suds

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -18%

01-23-2014 23:48:10 | More by Seattle_Suds
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Thorpe429

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.3%

01-15-2014 13:19:08 | More by Thorpe429
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DaveRinn

Washington

5/5  rDev +17.1%

01-09-2014 21:02:19 | More by DaveRinn
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Zach122

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

01-08-2014 16:25:36 | More by Zach122
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TheSevenDuffs

Ontario (Canada)

4.69/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

2013 Vintage poured in to snifter.

A - Deep black with a thin layer of mocha brown coloured head.

S - A big sweetness - vanilla, oatmeal, chocolate, char and a big oak presence.

T - Sweet vanilla, bourbon and chocolate fudge with char and a big oak/woodiness present throughout. Roast. Extremely smooth for the ABV. Becomes even more smooth and flavourful as it warms to room temperature.

M - Full body. Creamy and silky. Light carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

01-01-2014 18:56:05 | More by TheSevenDuffs
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nharres

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.3%

12-31-2013 14:56:51 | More by nharres
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mc4z

California

4.34/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

22oz bottle into a snifter, split. Pours a dark black with a good medium brown head. The nose is strong in the bottom with lots of vanilla and oak. There's also a good amount of chocolate. The flavor also leans heavily toward the bourbon, but there's also some toffee, oats, and chocolate. The mouthfeel is smooth with a slight alcohol bite. Overall this is another great barrel aged offering from Fremont.

Serving type: bottle

12-29-2013 02:35:37 | More by mc4z
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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

12-22-2013 19:23:03 | More by AdamP
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Oregon

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

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Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.3%

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Minnesota

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Texas

4/5  rDev -6.3%

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District of Columbia

3.25/5  rDev -23.9%

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Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

12-14-2013 21:45:10 | More by billab914
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Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

12-14-2013 21:31:06 | More by siege06nd
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Washington

5/5  rDev +17.1%

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Washington

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12-05-2013 18:32:24 | More by Eighty
Bourbon Barrel Aged Dark Star from Fremont Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 228 ratings.