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Bourbon Barrel Stout - Odell Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

336 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 336
Reviews: 186
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 19.13%
Wants: 146
Gots: 100 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Odell Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  11.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

Imperial Stout aged in Buffalo Trace and Old Fitzgerald bourbon barrels. 2011 batch was aged in Stranahan's barrels.

(Beer added by: waltonc on 09-12-2009)
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Oklahoma

4/5  rDev +2%

06-05-2013 00:19:35 | More by jasonycurtis
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MinorThreat

Nebraska

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

05-28-2013 14:34:06 | More by MinorThreat
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +2%

05-20-2013 16:41:31 | More by InspectorBob
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daysinthewake

California

4/5  rDev +2%

05-08-2013 02:42:30 | More by daysinthewake
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bulldogg915

Wyoming

4.75/5  rDev +21.2%

04-03-2013 16:11:12 | More by bulldogg915
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Sparky44

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

03-24-2013 18:03:31 | More by Sparky44
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G-Hawk

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

03-10-2013 23:03:00 | More by G-Hawk
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dragomni

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +2%

01-27-2013 23:51:14 | More by dragomni
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00chris

Missouri

2.5/5  rDev -36.2%

01-27-2013 22:24:49 | More by 00chris
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Oboogie

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

01-25-2013 17:51:00 | More by Oboogie
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bradner

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

01-15-2013 03:46:09 | More by bradner
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victoryoak

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

01-13-2013 19:31:08 | More by victoryoak
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AlexFields

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

01-11-2013 21:26:43 | More by AlexFields
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bozodogbreath

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

01-10-2013 01:49:15 | More by bozodogbreath
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PalatePilot

Colorado

5/5  rDev +27.6%

01-06-2013 01:36:26 | More by PalatePilot
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thagr81us

South Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -36.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Big thanks goes out to the BA who sent me this one as an extra in a past trade (BM me if it was you) so that I could share it at one of our random Sunday tastings! Served from bottle into a Sweetwater 15th Anniversary snifter. Poured pitch black with a half finger light tan head that subsided to a minimal amount quickly. Maintained decent lacing throughout the glass. The aroma was comprised of sweet malt, earth, earth hop, wood, sweet alcohol, and metallic. The flavor was of sweet malt, earth, wood, metallic, oxidized, and roasted malt. It had a light feel on the palate with medium carbonation. Overall this was a less than average brew. I’m not really sure what went down here, but this brew was not happy about sitting in my fridge for awhile before getting to open it. There was a pop when cork was pulled, but this one was definitely oxidized. Really hated to see this happen if I am honest. There was some nice notes going on in the nose, but in the flavor it was completely dominated by the oxidation. Such a shame.

Serving type: bottle

12-31-2012 13:12:19 | More by thagr81us
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billab914

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -29.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

750ml bottle poured into my Flying Mouflan glass. I believe this is a 2009 vintage, but it could be 2010. Dark brown in color with a thin tan head scattered around the top and concentrating around the edges.

The aroma has some sharper dark fruit notes to it. I get some brown sugar sweetness and a little bourbon but the imperial stout flavors are pretty well hidden. The sharp, tart dark fruits definitely hint at something being off in it, but it doesn't completely ruin it.

The sharp, tart, moderately acidic fruit flavors come through even more in the taste. It definitely has more in common with an American wild than an imperial stout at this point. The bourbon barrel comes through a little and adds an interesting twist to the tart fruits.

The mouthfeel is thin for the style and carbonation is above average. Overall, it wasn't what I expected or probably what was intended but it wasn't terrible. It was a drinkable American wild but not a good bourbon imperial stout.

Serving type: bottle

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Colorado

4/5  rDev +2%

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California

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Colorado

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Missouri

2.5/5  rDev -36.2%

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Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

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Delaware

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

11-26-2012 17:38:17 | More by THECPJ
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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

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Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +21.2%

11-13-2012 20:08:08 | More by thehosh
Bourbon Barrel Stout from Odell Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 336 ratings.