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Single Batch Series - 2013 Bourbon Barrel Aged Barleywine - Sebago Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
93
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57 Ratings
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Ratings: 57
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 8.51%
Wants: 13
Gots: 11 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Sebago Brewing Company visit their website
United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  12.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: DrStiffington on 11-08-2013)
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DrStiffington

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -5.4%

11-08-2013 20:46:14 | More by DrStiffington
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jakea

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

07-20-2014 06:36:21 | More by jakea
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NHhomebrewguy

New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +18.2%

07-08-2014 21:56:17 | More by NHhomebrewguy
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thegerm87

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

07-07-2014 03:16:08 | More by thegerm87
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JuanAlberto

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

06-30-2014 03:06:18 | More by JuanAlberto
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garfscores

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

06-22-2014 21:36:41 | More by garfscores
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JJChrist

Maine

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

06-20-2014 21:47:11 | More by JJChrist
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mklisz

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -5.4%

06-13-2014 13:19:32 | More by mklisz
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Davepoolesque

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

06-05-2014 20:00:45 | More by Davepoolesque
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mick303

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -5.4%

06-03-2014 00:27:30 | More by mick303
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Vermonthiker

Vermont

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

06-02-2014 10:10:37 | More by Vermonthiker
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homebrew311

Illinois

4.2/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a reddish amber with moderate clarity. Fizzy head upon pour which fizzles out quickly with no head retention. The nose is big and malty with heavy notes of raisin, dark fruit, molasses, bread. The barrel supports these notes and brings in some marshmallow, vanilla, and charred oak. The taste is nice developed barrel notes with hints of vanilla, oak, and maple. Plenty of malt character which has a tamed sweetness. This guy is well balanced. Mouthfeel is big with low carbonation. Overall, a nice surprise. I enjoyed this more than the non barreled version.

Serving type: bottle

05-16-2014 03:37:48 | More by homebrew311
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PicoPapa

Connecticut

4.18/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

22oz bottle. 2013 Vintage (obviously). Pours a murky dark copperish color with a thin layer of head. Some lacing. The aroma is boozey and malty with some dark fruits, earth, caramel, and butterscotch. The taste is the bourbon followed up by caramel, butterscotch and malts. Dark fruits and earth as well. Booze and butterscotch at the finish. Slightly woody. Medium bodied. Overall, this is a really solid Bourbon Barrel aged Barleywine that can hold its own against some of the more well known ones. Worth seeking out.

Serving type: bottle

05-16-2014 00:54:42 | More by PicoPapa
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JasonHaviland

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

05-12-2014 02:37:55 | More by JasonHaviland
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JohnnieNepal

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -17.3%

05-08-2014 13:16:40 | More by JohnnieNepal
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CTJman

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

05-07-2014 21:42:08 | More by CTJman
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New York

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

05-02-2014 20:30:08 | More by vonnegut21
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New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

04-23-2014 02:13:31 | More by verdict603
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huddyball

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

04-18-2014 23:56:03 | More by huddyball
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alienlifeforcecube

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

04-16-2014 03:29:28 | More by alienlifeforcecube
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mendvicdog

Maryland

4/5  rDev -5.4%

04-12-2014 14:30:45 | More by mendvicdog
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puboflyons

New Hampshire

4.3/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

From the 650 ml. chilled bottle. 2013 batch. Sampled on March 27, 2014.

It pours a truly handsome looking medium amber with ruby red hues glistening against the light and a lingering tan or off-white head, It truly looks enticing.

Having enjoyed barleywines for a few years I knew what I should expect. Yes there are sweet barley malts on the nose but there is also a notable chocolate character floating around in the background. That was unique and also quite fascinating. Little to no booze

Medium to big body that settles in on my palate.

The taste has all the sweet barley malt characters one would expect from the style (pre-aging) but there is this interesting chocolate or cocoa flavor that sneaks up from behind then takes over fairly quickly. It balances it all off very nicely. One of the more unique barleywines I have had. And I'm aging another bottle. I wonder how it will be at year's end?

Serving type: bottle

03-27-2014 22:16:07 | More by puboflyons
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Kmlund

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -5.4%

03-24-2014 19:55:41 | More by Kmlund
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Kataco16

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

03-24-2014 14:38:07 | More by Kataco16
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oriolesfan4

Maryland

4/5  rDev -5.4%

03-24-2014 04:18:56 | More by oriolesfan4
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Single Batch Series - 2013 Bourbon Barrel Aged Barleywine from Sebago Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 57 ratings.