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Kuhnhenn Bourbon Barrel Barley Wine - Kuhnhenn Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
98
world-class

488 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 488
Reviews: 179
rAvg: 4.44
pDev: 8.56%
Wants: 1,159
Gots: 100 | FT: 9
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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Kentucky

4/5  rDev -9.9%

11-15-2013 20:04:11 | More by boxcar01
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FullObs

Illinois

4/5  rDev -9.9%

11-15-2013 00:47:07 | More by FullObs
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aasher

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev -4.3%

11-04-2013 03:43:41 | More by aasher
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wordemupg

Alberta (Canada)

3.31/5  rDev -25.5%

I found some old notes, I mention its a 2005 bottle and it was 5 years old so I'm guessing this was from Sunday of the British Open at hoser's Aug, 2010

A light brown until held to the light then it has a reddish glow, no much for head or lace

S big molasses, some smokey earth, teryaki, raisin, and soy

T more of the same, a little sweet, tastes more like a stir-fry sauce then a barley wine, not bad but a little disappointing

M flat and a little sticky, some heat but not to bad

O Meh, for a 5 year old BB barley wine I expected a little more considering who brewed it

I think Trevor (presario) brought this one, its not everyday I find three year old notes, then again it's not everyday I clean out the closet

11-04-2013 01:28:53 | More by wordemupg
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nharres

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

10-28-2013 17:06:44 | More by nharres
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mendvicdog

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

10-23-2013 13:15:33 | More by mendvicdog
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IrishColonial

Texas

4/5  rDev -9.9%

10-23-2013 01:49:51 | More by IrishColonial
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gratefulbeerhead

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +7%

10-20-2013 02:33:57 | More by gratefulbeerhead
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Lunch

Maryland

4/5  rDev -9.9%

10-06-2013 16:21:07 | More by Lunch
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

10-05-2013 18:45:16 | More by InspectorBob
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AlexFields

Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev -4.3%

10-05-2013 13:41:34 | More by AlexFields
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adamant1912

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

10-04-2013 20:25:35 | More by adamant1912
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gpawned

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -4.3%

09-26-2013 22:46:36 | More by gpawned
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North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +7%

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Alpar

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +7%

09-19-2013 06:18:13 | More by Alpar
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pharts

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +7%

09-18-2013 19:22:18 | More by pharts
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tommy5

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -4.3%

09-18-2013 01:23:18 | More by tommy5
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DefinitelyNotMichigan

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4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

09-17-2013 20:55:59 | More by DefinitelyNotMichigan
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Kansas

4.25/5  rDev -4.3%

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DLucky

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -4.3%

09-04-2013 18:20:29 | More by DLucky
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Hugonaut13

Illinois

4.88/5  rDev +9.9%

12oz bottle poured into snifter. 2011 vintage

A - Pours a very dark murky brown with a hint of burgundy when held to the light. Zero carbonation to speak of.

S - Oh. My. God. Melted toffee, caramel, vanilla, and booze. Fills the room with this smell. Very strong and I don't want to take it away from my nose.

T - Amazing. Follows the nose but the barrel is more integrated. Liquid caramel sex. Figs, raisins, brown sugar, vanilla, followed with some light bourbon. It's like having a decadent dessert with a dram of high end bourbon neat on the side.

M - This is a sipper. Alcohol, although plays very well here, is obvious. Coats your mouth on each sip. My last sip was 8 minutes ago and I still taste it. Zero carb, and that is NOT an issue here. This beer is an event.

O - I'm blown away. The flavors here are so well integrated and complement each other perfectly. This is a huge beer that you'll want to take your time with. This is a BA Barleywine that other BA Barleywines should strive to be.

09-03-2013 01:00:18 | More by Hugonaut13
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md655321

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +7%

08-22-2013 13:55:00 | More by md655321
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justwork

Washington

4.75/5  rDev +7%

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thewimperoo

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -4.3%

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California

5/5  rDev +12.6%

08-05-2013 00:46:21 | More by JasonFromLA
Kuhnhenn Bourbon Barrel Barley Wine from Kuhnhenn Brewing Company
98 out of 100 based on 488 ratings.