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Bourbon Barrel Aged Wee Heavy Ale - Blue Pants Brewery

Bourbon Barrel Aged Wee Heavy AleBourbon Barrel Aged Wee Heavy Ale

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BA SCORE
87
very good

17 Ratings
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Ratings: 17
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 4
pDev: 12%


Brewed by:
Blue Pants Brewery visit their website
Alabama, United States

Style | ABV
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy |  13.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Strong Scotch Ale. Sweet Caramel Malts. Notes of Dried Fruit. A slightly smokey finish. Aged in fresh Bourbon Barrels. Find a friend. Use small glasses. Enjoy the first Big Boy Release Experience.

(Beer added by: grumpygerman on 03-01-2013)
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cvm4

Mississippi

3.74/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Big & Tall Release #1... No bottle date, but looks to be an old style label. Could be original?

A - Pours a hazy brown with a light tan two finger head. The head really sticks around and light lacing.

S - Sweet on the nose. Malts, caramel, brown sugar, vanilla and bourbon.

T - The sweetness is a bit amplified here. Dark fruits, bourbon, caramel and brown sugar.

M - Medium bodied and high carbonation to almost too carbonated. Body is smooth and the abv is well hidden probably due to the sweetness.

O - I liked it. Very enjoyable. It would be rated higher if the sweetness was dialed down a bit.

Serving type: bottle

03-20-2014 23:30:46 | More by cvm4
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richj1970

Alabama

3.84/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from 22 oz bomber into snifter glass.

A: Deep murky brown with almost non existent head. Zero lacing.

S: Caramel, sweet malts, bourbon.

T: Caramel, dark fruits, and bourbon. Some subtle hints of oak.

M: A bit thinner than I was expecting but still enjoyable. Almost no carbonation to the point of being flat.

O: Nice brew. The flavors are enjoyable and the 13% alcohol is fairly well hidden, but it lacks in carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

02-07-2014 01:32:39 | More by richj1970
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grumpygerman

Alabama

3.85/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Sweet malts with hints of fruit, the bourbon gets a little stronger to the end, touch of vanilla, the 13% are well masked by the overall very sweet beer. Molasses comes through when beer warms above 50 F. Well carbonated and pleasant as a candy like sipping beer.

Serving type: bottle

03-01-2013 04:59:04 | More by grumpygerman
Bourbon Barrel Aged Wee Heavy Ale from Blue Pants Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 17 ratings.