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Bourbon Barrel Aged Hellfighter - Karbach Brewing Co.

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world-class

254 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 254
Reviews: 43
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 9.91%
Wants: 91
Gots: 74 | FT: 7
Brewed by:
Karbach Brewing Co. visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  10.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
F.U.N. Series 003 (Apr 2012) aged in barrels from Heaven Hill Distillery which included: Evan Williams, Elijah Craig, and Old Fitzgerald

F.U.N. Series 005 (May 2013) aged in barrels from Evan Williams, Elijah Craig, and Old Fitzgerald

F.U.N. Series 007 (Nov. 2013) aged in barrels from Makers Mark and Four Roses

(Beer added by: BgThang on 06-05-2012)
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wsnich

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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

10-23-2012 00:48:38 | More by wsnich
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4.64/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On tap at the Big Hops Growler Station in San Antonio during a Karbach tap takeover.
Excellent appearance with an exceptionally creamy and durable tan head.
Excellent use of barrel aging: the whisky and wood are prominent but do not bury the fine porter base. Near perfect bitter/sweet balance. Very smooth fulll body with spot on carbonation.

O: highly recommended.

Serving type: on-tap

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4/5  rDev -7.8%

06-19-2014 13:38:35 | More by bleedsblu
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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

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The flavor on this beer has a frontal assault of vanilla, bourbon, roasted malt, and chocolate. However, the mid palate drops off quickly into a huge hop presence. Instead of an expected sweet chocolate and vanilla on the back, there's a hop flavor of earthy and herbal. It hits the palate aggressively and is something that does not occur in other barrel aged brews.

In the end, quite disappointing from what I expected.

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Bourbon Barrel Aged Hellfighter from Karbach Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 254 ratings.