Troy & Sons Old Fashioned - Wicked Weed Brewing

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Troy & Sons Old Fashioned
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87
very good

15 Ratings
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Ratings: 15
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 7.98%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Wicked Weed Brewing visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
Old Ale |  9.30% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: williamjbauer on 11-25-2013)
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Reviews by elNopalero:
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3.48/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

I had this from the bottle via a tasting.

It pours a ruddy amber-raisin in color. The aroma reminds me of candied cherries with a light boozy kick. Tastes like a boozy whiskey maraschino cherry blend with a bitter, lingering, dry finish. I’d call it a muddled mess but for what it attempts I’d say its pretty close to the mark.

More User Reviews:
Photo of williamjbauer
4.25/5  rDev +6%

Photo of dirtylou
4.08/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

on-tap at the brewery

"This ale pays homage to the iconic whiskey cocktail. We brewed this 9.8% old ale with sweet cherries and orange zest, then aged it in whiskey barrels for 4 months to capture the essence of an old fashion. Rich bourbon and soft cherry notes roll into a warming finish on this fantastic ale."

Interesting idea - can't say I've seen this attempted before - this sucker is even garnished with orange peel. The nose is incredible - almost perfectly imitates the profile of an old fashioned with a huge blast of sweet cherry and candied orange. Unfortunately, the flavor profile really doesnt follow - it's not very sweet thankfully and rather has some nice whiskey notes and moderately bitter. Really interesting.

Photo of Treyliff
4.19/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Served in a snifter

A- pours a dark ruby color with a small creamy white head, good retention

S-dark cherry and orange zest with some barrel notes producing vanilla and bourbon, nice malty sweetness at the end. It really does smell like an old fashioned

T- sweet dark cherry notes follow the aroma quite closely with some oaky vanilla and a touch of bourbon, zesty orange leads to a malty sweet finish, a bit of alcohol at the end

M- medium body with low carbonation, slightly foamy mouthfeel with a dry and warming finish

O- Really enjoyed this one, the cherry notes play well with the barrel flavors, suited well for whisky drinkers

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Troy & Sons Old Fashioned from Wicked Weed Brewing
87 out of 100 based on 15 ratings.