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Killdozer 12 Point Buck - Burnt Hickory Brewery

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Reviews: 4
Hads: 27
Avg: 4.3
pDev: 28.37%
Wants: 15
Gots: 9 | FT: 2
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Burnt Hickory Brewery visit their website
Georgia, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  13.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: ChainGangGuy on 04-22-2012

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Reviews: 4 | Hads: 27
Photo of cindyjeffsmith
4.25/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

look: Dark orange-amber. Pretty full light tan head.Messy lacing that recedes pretty quick.
smell: Some dark citrusy fruit on a bed of malt. Some booze in the nose.
taste: much more mellow than expected. Little hint of the high abv. Some light caramel up front and some hoppy bitterness asserts itself in the finish. Damn civilized for a 13+%. As it drops to room temp the bourbon and oaky vanilla crank up the taste fest.

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Photo of wareaglefan21
5/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Pours deep, syrupy Amber, thick with quickly dissipating head, likely from alcohol content. Nose is fairly sweet, with restrained hop character and light phenols. Perfect for a barley wine. Taste is incredible- rich and complex, and far too easy to drink for a beer conservatively rated 12.5% abv. Of course the only complaints are from my liver- my mouth is in love with this beer. Initial caramel malt sweetness gives way to a solid backbone of earthy hops and grain body, finishing with a dry, well attenuated tail end. Carbonation is medium-low, as expected, leaving a decidedly smooth mouthfeel that lets the flavors shine through. Incredible.

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Photo of Zach136
4.48/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Deep tea amber, tan head, good lacing.

Aroma/Flavor: Nose has malt forward notes of honey, caramel, and some citrus fruitiness which may be the American hops. Pencil shavings and vanilla from the oak are also prominent. On the palate it is more of the same with a light hop bitterness jab and a touch of booze.

Mouthfeel: Full bodied, thick, light lingering hop bitterness and a kiss of warming, drying booze.

Overall: A fantastic example of the American Barleywine. More intense than any others made in GA. Good to go fresh, or with time.

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Photo of ChainGangGuy
4.07/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Moderately hazed body, the color of dark sandalwood capped by a scant, fine, off-white head. Hey, check out those legs!

Smell: Heavy, sweet-scented aroma of salted caramel sauce over toasted grains with hints of orange peels (both sweet and bitter), pureed sultanas, light-colored brown sugar, and American oak with some cutting, jutting traces of alcohol.

Taste: Caramel, brown sugar, and the crusty tops of crème brûlée. Richly sweet, seductively sweet. Golden raisins, sweet morningtime marmalade, and a faint fluttering of florals. There's a firm creepy uncle-like pinch of hop bitterness, but also a noted kick of alcohol. Mild oaky tannins, touch of vanilla-flavored sugar, and a lightly toasted coconut shreds. Sweet, malty finish with plenty of warming alcohol.

Mouthfeel: Medium-full body. Medium carbonation.

Overall: A considerably potent beverage! It's not quite hot, but it's definitely got some heat to it, but it's substantial body and dessert-like qualities make it a fine, slow-sipper.

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Killdozer 12 Point Buck from Burnt Hickory Brewery
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