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Kuhnhenn Fourth Dementia (4D) - Kuhnhenn Brewing Company

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Ratings: 915
Reviews: 439
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 8.88%
Wants: 565
Gots: 206 | FT: 25
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%
2011 13.5%

(Beer added by: marburg on 05-06-2003)
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

BYOFB, Dec 02, 2012
Photo of chanokokoro
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.

chanokokoro, Nov 16, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Mister_Joshy, Nov 05, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

rlcnmeyer, Oct 28, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

kjkinsey, Oct 24, 2012
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

dumptruck81, Oct 20, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

t0rin0, Oct 19, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +11%

cleonile2000, Oct 11, 2012
Photo of oline73
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.

oline73, Oct 09, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

muskiesman, Oct 06, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

duff247, Oct 05, 2012
4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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5/5  rDev +16.8%

MystikCelt, Sep 24, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

HopsintheSack, Sep 22, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

BeerHunter76, Sep 19, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

Diomede, Sep 16, 2012
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

bbadger, Sep 16, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

FreshmanPour77, Sep 10, 2012
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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.

kawilliams81, Sep 07, 2012
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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.

facundoCNB, Sep 03, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

TonyTalon, Sep 01, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

atone315, Aug 31, 2012
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

Eriktheipaman, Aug 28, 2012
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

gamanley, Aug 17, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

danp14, Aug 15, 2012
Kuhnhenn Fourth Dementia (4D) from Kuhnhenn Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 915 ratings.