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Numb Comfort - Deep Ellum Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

91 Ratings
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Ratings: 91
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 9.91%
Wants: 7
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Deep Ellum Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  11.50% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Dwtucker90 on 05-02-2013)
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Reviews by MattSweatshirt:
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MattSweatshirt

Texas

4.19/5  rDev -1.2%

Pours out a deep ruby red with a thick beige topping. Plenty of lace behind.

Dark fruity raisin aroma, caramel, some piney resin hop. The full barrel comes through with vanilla, wood and whiskey which I was wondering about since it isn't 100% barrel aged.

Lots of dark fruit malt flavor that is pretty raisiny. Large amount of sweet caramel that kinda washes out the hop character which peeks in a bit to say hi. Slight heat and burn from the alcohol at the end. Get a little spice and cherry when it warms.

It is fairly well carbonated. When you swirl the glass you can see the bubbles and you feel them on the tongue but it still remains somewhat thick.

Had this on draft of its first release and enjoyed it but its awesome to have a bomber to slow sip at home. Might be worth it to age one for a while to kill the heat although it drinks great fresh. Nice array of flavors.

07-04-2013 06:49:41 | More by MattSweatshirt
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En29356

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

06-18-2014 23:41:56 | More by En29356
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Tuckersmth

California

5/5  rDev +17.9%

05-14-2014 21:45:14 | More by Tuckersmth
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Dwtucker90

Texas

4.64/5  rDev +9.4%

On tap at the Dancing Bear Pub. Enjoyed out of a Numb Comfort snifter.

Look: beautiful dark cherry/mahogany color. Small white head that dissipates quickly.

Smell: lots of malt and ripe fruit, caramel. Typical Barleywine profile with some light alcohol sweetness.

Taste: very similar to the smell. Very balanced with lots of malt and some hop taste on the back end and in the middle. Just delicious.

Mouthfeel: nice and bubbly. Plenty of carbonation but also a smooth sticky finish.

Overall: an excellent Barleywine from one of my favorite breweries. Not sure I picked up much of the barrel aged notes but still delicious nonetheless. Will definitely have another.

05-02-2013 23:39:50 | More by Dwtucker90
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Texas

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

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Louisiana

4.33/5  rDev +2.1%

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Sweet black cherries and figs with some ethanol aromas.

I get an intensely sweet malt and saccharine syrup. The same cherry and fig flavors are here, as well as a slight floral hops bitterness.

Full bodied, with long-lasting sticky mouthfeel. Would do again.

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Numb Comfort from Deep Ellum Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 91 ratings.