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Kuhnhenn Bourbon Barrel Barley Wine - Kuhnhenn Brewing Company

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99
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526 Ratings
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Ratings: 526
Reviews: 182
rAvg: 4.44
pDev: 8.56%
Wants: 1,182
Gots: 99 | FT: 8
Brewed by:
Kuhnhenn Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
English Barleywine |  14.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-17-2003)
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Photo of BarrytheBear
4/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Still pour with a wonderful nose of liquified butterscotch. Taste just can't match and is very brown sugar forward. A nice treat and surprise...thanks, Kyle!

BarrytheBear, Yesterday at 04:42 AM
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4.08/5  rDev -8.1%

madtowndmb1, Yesterday at 04:29 AM
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4.25/5  rDev -4.3%

dfhhead25, Nov 20, 2014
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BMart, Nov 19, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

ojgio, Nov 18, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -4.3%

kenzilka007, Nov 18, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -4.3%

TGanyone, Nov 17, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

pathman, Nov 17, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +7%

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4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

drmcleod10, Nov 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -21.2%

Needs more carbonation, nearly flat. Very boozy. Sweet but finishes fairly clean.

kscaldef, Nov 08, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +7%

madnismo, Nov 07, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +7%

freehafe, Nov 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -21.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -4.3%

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4/5  rDev -9.9%

moshea, Oct 27, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

JdoubleA, Oct 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev -9.9%

Mantooth, Oct 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -15.5%

Beerman6686, Oct 18, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +7%

MortalKombat14, Oct 17, 2014
Photo of Jeffo
4.25/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Dad got me this one when they visited the brewery in MI a while back. Thanks heaps for going down there and picking me up some stuff. Cheers!

From a bottle into a snifter
Vintage: 2011

APPEARANCE: Pours a small, medium looking, off-white film that quickly recedes to a bubbly ring only. Clear, dark maroon red body with no carbonation evident. A slight ring remains leaving no lacing down the glass. Nice looking barleywine, though the head could leave a bigger mark on the experience.

SMELL: Piles of bourbon, oak, vanilla, coconut, caramel and toffee on the nose. Hints of milk chocolate as well. Very barrel heavy, but very complex and enticing as well. Great.

TASTE: Excellent. Oak, bourbon, alcohol in just the right amount, red fruits and caramel sweetness up front. A big and flavorful finish of bourbon, oak, vanilla, more caramel and toffee, with light notes of milk chocolate lingering on the palate. Very bold and flavorful with some well measured alcohol tying it all together.

PALATE: Medium body and medium carbonation. Semi-creamy on the palate, goes down fine with a bit of a burn at the swallow and finishes slightly sticky. Some heat lingers.

OVERALL: Really, really good. Quite strong of course, but the alcohol never overpowers. Lots of aroma and flavor all over the place and a good feel to support the show. A great bourbon barrel aged barleywine; very much enjoyed this. Thanks again dad! Highly recommended.

Jeffo, Oct 16, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +7%

wiescins, Oct 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -4.3%

belgbeerdrinker, Oct 11, 2014
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Kuhnhenn Bourbon Barrel Barley Wine from Kuhnhenn Brewing Company
99 out of 100 based on 526 ratings.