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Kuhnhenn Fourth Dementia (4D) - Kuhnhenn Brewing Company

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844 Ratings
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Ratings: 844
Reviews: 437
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 9.11%
Wants: 549
Gots: 194 | FT: 26
Brewed by:
Kuhnhenn Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Old Ale |  13.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Previously Fourth Dementia

2009 11.8%
2010 13.5%

(Beer added by: marburg on 05-06-2003)
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Indiana

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12-24-2012 12:32:18 | More by gratefulbeerhead
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12-23-2012 23:36:38 | More by JMBSH
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jwat

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

12-20-2012 01:29:19 | More by jwat
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JLG193

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

12-11-2012 15:13:38 | More by JLG193
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BYOFB

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

12-02-2012 05:24:21 | More by BYOFB
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chanokokoro

Illinois

4.23/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Fairly aggressively poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a Kuhnhenn branded snifter (thanks to Czar_Chasm for both)

Pours a deep, dark amber capped with a two finger semi-fizzy light beige head. Fair retention, no lacing. A lot of booziness on the nose in addition to huge dark fruit and caramel notes. Caramel, dark fruit specifically black cherry, hints of toffee carry through the very boozy finish. Full bodied with a syrupy mouthfeel which sticks a bit to and coats the inside of the mouth. An excellent brew which is one of the strongest abv old ales I've had. However, the booziness works with this sipper as it is fairly well-balanced even though it trends on the sweeter side. A perfect after-dinner beer and also plays well as a nightcap.

Serving type: bottle

11-16-2012 05:26:58 | More by chanokokoro
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Mister_Joshy

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

11-05-2012 00:44:26 | More by Mister_Joshy
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rlcnmeyer

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

10-28-2012 00:49:18 | More by rlcnmeyer
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kjkinsey

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

10-24-2012 20:08:21 | More by kjkinsey
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dumptruck81

Texas

4/5  rDev -6.5%

10-20-2012 18:32:33 | More by dumptruck81
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t0rin0

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

10-19-2012 02:35:31 | More by t0rin0
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cleonile2000

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +11%

10-11-2012 00:42:04 | More by cleonile2000
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oline73

Maryland

4.1/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from the bottle into a goblet. The bottle says its from 2010.

Appearance: Pours a dark mahogany color with some light coming through the pour. There is just a small layer of light tan head that goes away very quickly.

Smell: As expected, this is a really sweet one. I'm getting a bunch of dark fruit and some caramel malt. I'm getting some heat in my nose from the alcohol. There is a mild vanilla note that shows up too.

Taste: Not as sweet as the smell indicated, but still very sweet. Tons of dark fruit and brown sugar with some caramel malt. The soft vanilla is there as well. There is a very slight tartness that goes along with the dark fruit. Towards the end of the sip, I'm getting some warming alcohol along with a bitterness in the finish.

Mouthfeel: The body is on the thick, syrupy side with tingly carbonation and a very dry finish.

Overall: This is a really nice desert beer. I didn't expect the slightly tart note, but it didn't seem out of place. I enjoyed this one and would love to have more in the future.

Serving type: bottle

10-09-2012 01:47:29 | More by oline73
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New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

10-06-2012 13:34:24 | More by muskiesman
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Texas

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

10-05-2012 04:15:15 | More by duff247
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Illinois

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New York

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Texas

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

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Diomede

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

09-16-2012 22:58:45 | More by Diomede
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bbadger

Texas

4/5  rDev -6.5%

09-16-2012 14:29:11 | More by bbadger
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Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

09-10-2012 17:50:13 | More by FreshmanPour77
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kawilliams81

Illinois

4.23/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2011 vintage. Poured from 12 oz bottle into 8 oz glass.

A- Pours a dark amber with a 1 finger tan head. Minimal lacing around the edge of the glass.

S- Sweet amber malts, slight vanilla, some brown sugar. So sweet I guess.

T- Sweet toffee, toasted malts, slight roast and bitterness.

M- Full body and medium carbonation. Slick, viscous feel.

O- Very good old ale. On the sweeter side but still very good.

Serving type: bottle

09-07-2012 03:17:48 | More by kawilliams81
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facundoCNB

New Jersey

4.63/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

2011 bottle poured into a snifter.

a murky dark brown pour, slight amount of head which quickly turned into a tan ring of foam around the glass.

smells of caramel, chocolate, rum, nuts, raisins, coconut, vanilla.. this is a very sweet smelling drink and i can't wait to taste it.

ok enough waiting! holy cow this is fantastic. a dark caramel, dark chocolate, fruity sweet, very christmas-like ale. all of the sweetness of this drink masks the abv wonderfully to the point where it isn't noticeable at all (in the flavor). a nice sugary aftertaste of wet pecans.. seriously this is excellent.

full body, low carbonation.. a very heavy sipper! barely any feel of the alcohol, aside from a veru subtle warmth in the chest area.

this really is an excellent ale - i can't even imagine what the bourbon barrel aged 4d is like. this honestly feels like it's been barrel aged.

Serving type: bottle

09-03-2012 19:28:36 | More by facundoCNB
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Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

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Kuhnhenn Fourth Dementia (4D) from Kuhnhenn Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 844 ratings.