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Kuhnhenn Fourth Dementia (4D) - Kuhnhenn Brewing Company

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Kuhnhenn Fourth Dementia (4D)Kuhnhenn Fourth Dementia (4D)

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Ratings: 902
Reviews: 439
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 8.86%
Wants: 559
Gots: 205 | 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%

(Beer added by: marburg on 05-06-2003)
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5/5  rDev +16.6%

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5/5  rDev +16.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

sculls65, Dec 17, 2011
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4.28/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: The beer is dark red and poured with virtually no head.
S: Hints of cherries are present in the aroma.
T: The beer tastes strong with notes of cherry flavors and malty sweetness along with hints of alcohol.
M: It feels medium-bodied and very smooth on the palate with a light amount of carbonation.
O: This beer goes down very easily considering its strength.

metter98, Dec 17, 2011
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5/5  rDev +16.6%

TasteTester, Dec 17, 2011
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4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

CelticAleMan, Dec 13, 2011
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5/5  rDev +16.6%

Marti403, Dec 09, 2011
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5/5  rDev +16.6%

shanghai55, Dec 06, 2011
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5/5  rDev +16.6%

greg4579, Dec 06, 2011
Photo of J0E
4.6/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A 2010 bottle poured into an oversized snifter. The appearance is ok. When viewed head on, it is dark almost opaque, but it's actually a copper orange when held to the light. No head when poured, only a little bit of fizz. The smell is sweet, burnt caramel, a little bit of raisiny fruit, but all very balanced. The taste is much like the nose. It's very sweet with lots of the caramel mixed with that hint of fruit (but not all raisin - there is some tangy citrus to it as well). A little bit of burnt biscuit or something. Very complex and different things pop out with each sip. It's nice and thick. Almost syrupy and coats the whole palate. I don't get much of the alcohol heat, which is a change from the last time I had this Non-barrel version. I think the little bit of extra time it's had in the bottle was very good to the beer.

J0E, Dec 05, 2011
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5/5  rDev +16.6%

aanakinskywalker, Dec 04, 2011
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Nitrogenx, Dec 02, 2011
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4.28/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

BIG props to friend BA abanton. Adam and I met at FoBab, and he sent me a box a week later with some goodies in it. Thanks man! 2010 Vintage, poured from bottle into Founder's Snifter (keep it in MI)

Appearance: Vigorous pour reveals a rather chestnut brown color with a beautiful 2 finger head, dissipating slowly, leaving some nice sticky looking lacing running down the glass.

Smell: The smell is awesome. The glass is brimming with aromas of vanilla, dark ripe fruit, caramel, and toffee. Big molasses and maple syrup with some bright cherry notes lingering in the background.

Taste: Wow, complex stuff. Really has alot going on. It's very sweet, with more of the molasses and caramel coming through...It's almost drying how sweet it is. Very malt foward, with that sweet malt providing alot of body, with some mild vanilla and smoke coming through.

Mouth: This is a sticky sweet ale. I'm not going to fault the beer for that, but it truly his a mouthful. True to style, minimal carbonation, sweet character.

Drink and overall: Definitely very drinkable for being such a high ABV. The alcohol is hidden well. It's extremely well crafted, and fairly well rounded. Probably the best Old Ale I have had in a very long time.

MarcatGSB, Dec 01, 2011
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4/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is a 2008 vintage
Appearance: It pours a cloudy reddish color topped with 1” of off white tight head that holds firm at a ¼”. There are chunks floating in the brew I think I forgot about the yeast settlings in the bottom of the bottle.
Smell: It smells of sweet malt and some alcohol. In the background you can smell toffee and caramel.
Taste: It tastes very sweet to start, there are bourbon notes, and toffee, caramel and alcohol are the major taste flavors in this brew. The sweetness is almost too much as the beer warms.
Mouthfeel: This is a beer that has a thickness to it that doesn’t dominate the palate but allows the flavor lingers nicely.

raznug, Nov 20, 2011
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Rempo, Nov 20, 2011
Kuhnhenn Fourth Dementia (4D) from Kuhnhenn Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 902 ratings.