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Kuhnhenn Bourbon Barrel Fourth Dementia - Kuhnhenn Brewing Company

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Ratings: 1,558
Reviews: 369
rAvg: 4.56
pDev: 9.21%
Wants: 1,485
Gots: 403 | 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:
This is our 4th Dementia Olde Ale that has been bourbon barrel aged. This ale has an intense sweet caramel malt flavor and aroma that develops into a toffee/toasted marsh mellow like character.

(Beer added by: alexgash on 12-14-2006)
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4/5  rDev -12.3%

fishmich, Jul 17, 2013
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4.86/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Pours dark brown with little to no head. A red hue. Very mysterious.

Smells very original and wonderful. Roasted malt, toasted marshmallow (actually comes through as advertised), caramel, toffee, vanilla, bourbon, oak....Wow! This smells incredible.

This is such an incredible beer. Some much oak, bourbon, vanilla, toffee, and marshmallow. Truly original. Enormous flavor. I'm really taken back by this. Definitely some heat on the back end. Also notice some dark red fruits. They are not overwhelming, but a nice complement. These flavors add a little acidity, though, which I could do without.

Low-medium carbonation and a medium mouthfeel. With a little heavier mouthfeel and a creamier texture, this would have been near perfect. Still, this is such a small critique.

Overall, this has been one of the most unique beers I have had in a while. It has a huge flavor which is extremely well executed. Kuhnhenn also managed to tease out some awesome flavors not terribly common in BA stouts (opposed to this old ale). I might have to seek out more of this. Very very well done!!!

lunarbrew, Jul 17, 2013
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5/5  rDev +9.6%

legend8706, Jul 16, 2013
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5/5  rDev +9.6%

Phillyz, Jul 15, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev -1.3%

Lucho, Jul 15, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev -1.3%

MMBrew, Jul 14, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -17.8%

Hoptologist, Jul 12, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +4.2%

LincolnHawk, Jul 11, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -6.8%

DonFrap, Jul 10, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev -1.3%

johnsonni, Jul 09, 2013
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5/5  rDev +9.6%

Tiger33, Jul 08, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -6.8%

Alpar, Jul 08, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +4.2%

blackcloud, Jul 07, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +4.2%

erikkoppin, Jul 05, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +4.2%

robieobie1, Jul 05, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +4.2%

plumcrazyfx, Jul 04, 2013
Photo of thebigredone
4.13/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Been looking forward to trying this after having the regular 4D awhile ago.

Pours a strange orangeish brown color with no visible carbonation.

Smell is strongly of bourbon and oak, with a heavy sweetness.

Taste follows the nose. Heavy bourbon and oak presence, the remaining taste can only be described as a graham cracker soaked in alcohol. I actually got a smidge or two of the marshmallow described on the bottle. A fair amount of alcohol coming through on the finish.

Mouthfeel is fine, a little hot on the back end.

Overall, definitely a tasty beer, but not as nuanced as the non-BA version. I like both, but would stick with the non-BA version going forward.

thebigredone, Jul 04, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +4.2%

bird22, Jul 03, 2013
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pyite, Jul 02, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev -1.3%

eggs, Jul 02, 2013
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MJsGhost, Jul 01, 2013
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Soneast, Jul 01, 2013
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HugeBulge, Jun 30, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev -1.3%

SwG237, Jun 30, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -17.8%

GopherPharmer, Jun 30, 2013
Kuhnhenn Bourbon Barrel Fourth Dementia from Kuhnhenn Brewing Company
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