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Folklore - Bourbon Barrel Aged - Stillwater Artisanal Ales

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BA SCORE
87
very good

18 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 18
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 4
pDev: 8%
Wants: 7
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Stillwater Artisanal Ales visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  8.40% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: yourefragile on 12-20-2011)
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thezach

Maryland

4/5  rDev 0%

02-06-2014 19:26:10 | More by thezach
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POTABLE83

New York

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

02-26-2014 04:18:00 | More by POTABLE83
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spycow

Illinois

4/5  rDev 0%

05-02-2013 05:00:22 | More by spycow
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1up

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

03-19-2013 03:11:34 | More by 1up
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drewone

California

3.25/5  rDev -18.8%

02-26-2013 05:46:26 | More by drewone
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.69/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Thanks to John11486 for sharing this one at jmgrub's birthday tasting.

Pours a murky crimson-brown with a foamy khaki head that settles to an oily film on top of the beer. Small streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of dark malt, cocoa, and dark fruits. Taste is much the same with cocoa and mild bourbon flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer but the barrel aged presence is pretty mild all around.

Serving type: bottle

02-26-2013 03:08:46 | More by UCLABrewN84
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BrokenStones

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

09-21-2012 21:32:29 | More by BrokenStones
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larryi86

Delaware

4.18/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

750 mL bottle poured into a tulip

A- Black with a three finger mocha head.

S- Dark fruits, chocolate, grapes, oak, roasted malts, some bourbon.

T- Chocolate, dark fruits, grapes, oak, roasted malts, some vanilla, getting some bourbon in the finish.

M- Light to medium body, could be thicker.

O- Overall is a good beer, I kind of wish I had picked up the red wine version.

Serving type: bottle

06-18-2012 01:12:41 | More by larryi86
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jfmamj

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

05-21-2012 18:24:38 | More by jfmamj
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jjcote

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

05-11-2012 20:24:25 | More by jjcote
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popery

California

4/5  rDev 0%

04-27-2012 22:34:59 | More by popery
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whitecluster69

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

04-07-2012 00:34:11 | More by whitecluster69
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ohtheguilt

Georgia

4/5  rDev 0%

03-25-2012 19:51:04 | More by ohtheguilt
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MaineMike

Maine

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

03-21-2012 05:23:34 | More by MaineMike
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sludgegnome

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -18.8%

03-10-2012 21:20:49 | More by sludgegnome
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mdfb79

New York

4/5  rDev 0%

01-04-2012 19:34:23 | More by mdfb79
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Thorpe429

Illinois

4.05/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Thanks to yourefragile for the assist.

Pours near black with a in light tan head and a bit of a collar. The nose has a bit of roast and chocolate plus a good dose of bourbon. Flavor is more bourbon heavy with chocolate and rot in the background. Really smooth medium body with good carbonation. Quite tasty.

Serving type: on-tap

01-02-2012 20:03:09 | More by Thorpe429
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yourefragile

District of Columbia

4.1/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Maxs. "8.4% dark farmhouse ale aged 10 months in Jack Daniels barrels".

Pours a clear dark chocolate with a large tan head that slowly fades to a thin collar with some legs but no lacing. Aroma is fruity and boozy. The roast and mild lactic sweetness of the base beer cone through as the beer warms with mild milk chocolate, whiskey and coconut. Medium thick creamy body with light carbonation and a sweet sticky finish. Smooth balanced flavor that blends the barrel subtly into the base and cuts out much of the creamy lactic after taste that I don't like in regular Folklore. Dark fruit, plums, figs and grapes blend with vanilla, milk chocolate and smooth booze. The JD was much stronger cold and this oddly became less boozy and more fruity as it warmed. Better than the other Folklore treatments but something is missing.

Serving type: on-tap

12-20-2011 22:39:31 | More by yourefragile
Folklore - Bourbon Barrel Aged from Stillwater Artisanal Ales
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