Thrale's - Bourbon Barrel-Aged - Urban Chestnut Brewing Company - Midtown Brewery & Biergarten

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Thrale's - Bourbon Barrel-Aged
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Ratings: 4
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: n/a
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Urban Chestnut Brewing Company - Midtown Brewery & Biergarten visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  ABV ?

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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(Beer added by: birchstick on 03-29-2012)
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Reviews by Chaney:
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3.78/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I had this on-tap at Urban Chestnut during a recent trip to St. Louis.

Served in a snifter.

A: Poured as black as night, with an off-white head that boasted about 1/3 finger thick.

S: Lots of coconuty bourbon, vanilla, and with some dark malt poking through. This was very bourbon forward.

T: Yep, bourbon upfront (which I felt was a bit much), dark chocolate, and sweet, dark malt. I would describe this as "Almond Joy" in a glass.

M: Infinitely creamy, with a nice low carbonation bill, and some mild, splotchy lacing. Even though I though this was heavy-handed on the bourbon front, it did wonders cutting down what could have been some over-the-top sweetness.

O: I like this one a lot, but didn't fall in love with it. I'd really like to try to regular Thrale's sometime. I'd venture to guess it's much sweeter.

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5/5  rDev n/a

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4.25/5  rDev n/a

Photo of birchstick
3.03/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours black in color without much head. Nose is a lot of vanilla with hints of bourbon and chcocolates. Taste is similar - sweet cola flavors up front fade to vanilla. A little bourbon flavor comes through on the end. Not the most complex BARIS, but pretty good. Medium to thin body. This is a decent barrel aged - more muted than expected, but still worth a shot.

Thrale's - Bourbon Barrel-Aged from Urban Chestnut Brewing Company - Midtown Brewery & Biergarten
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