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Kuhnhenn Bourbon Barrel Fourth Dementia - Kuhnhenn Brewing Company

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Ratings: 1,528
Reviews: 368
rAvg: 4.56
pDev: 8.99%
Wants: 1,478
Gots: 407 | FT: 27
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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4.25/5  rDev -6.8%

griffeyb, Apr 23, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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4.5/5  rDev -1.3%

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4.25/5  rDev -6.8%

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4.5/5  rDev -1.3%

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5/5  rDev +9.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -17.8%

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5/5  rDev +9.6%

HopsMatt, Apr 16, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +4.2%

JohnnieNepal, Apr 15, 2013
Photo of mikeyv35
4.78/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Date: 06/16/2011
Type: 12oz. Bottle
Vintage: 2010
Glass: DFH Chalice

Pours a deep brown mahogany in color w/ a skim coat white head that produces little to no lacing. Aromas of caramel, toffee, dark fruits, a touch of roasted coconut and marshmallow, and bourbon. The taste matches the nose w/ sweet toffee/caramel and dark fruits up front, leading into toasted coconut and marshmallow, and finished w/ medium levels of bourbon and tobacco. Medium bodied and maybe a touch too thin for the style, which is about the only knock on the brew. The 13% ABV is quite evident which slightly limits the drink-ability of
this tasty concoction.

Overall, a pleasure to sample! However, this could benefit even more from extended aging.

mikeyv35, Apr 15, 2013
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4.81/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Poured from a 2011 bottle in a KBS chalice.

I cracked this open after a regular 4th D.

It pours like beef stock with no head at all. The lacing is lightened from the lack of head but it exists.

It smells of dates, malt, and booze. It's fantastic. The taste is damn near the same with a nice slightly bitter raisin and bourbon finish.

This is a great beer.

milliCAN, Apr 14, 2013
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glitchedmind, Apr 13, 2013
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4.76/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Picked this up from the recent shipment to the LCBO . Best before date of 2017/01/01. Enjoyed from a tulip.

Appearance: Dark brown. Very little foam associated with the poor, but consistently had about 1-2mm laced on the glass. 4.5/5.

Smell: Truly intoxicating. Sweet caramel that had a warm feel to it. I wish I could smell this all day long. 5/5.

Taste: Wow. Sweetness hits first. Clearly a caramel and sugary component. Very minor vanilla taste lingers shortly afterwards. That's all I can discern at this point. 4.75/5.

Mouthfeel: A very nice mix of minor carbonation and smoothness. 4.75/5.

Overall: I am very impressed with this beer. Although I am just getting into the craft scene, this is most certainly one of the most enjoyable gustatory experiences I've had in my life. I am very glad I bought more than one of these beers so I can age it and see how it changes over time. Truly an impressive beer. 4.75.

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4.7/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A - Dark brown-black with a touch of bubbly head that fades right away.

S - Sweet caramel and dark caramel malts, caramelized sugars, Bourbon, oak, vanilla, some dark fruits, and booze.

T - Sweet caramel and dark caramel malts, oak, vanilla, Bourbon, caramelized sugars, raisins and other dark fruits, some molasses, a bit of black licorice, and some booze.

M - Full bodied, moderate carbonation. Smooth and a bit thick with a sweet and warming finish.

D - Fantastic barrel aged old ale. Balance is spot on.

ngeunit1, Apr 10, 2013
Kuhnhenn Bourbon Barrel Fourth Dementia from Kuhnhenn Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 1,528 ratings.