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Bourbon Barrel Glenstemmons - Community Beer Company

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Bourbon Barrel Glenstemmons
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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

18 Ratings
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Ratings: 18
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 13.16%
Wants: 2
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Community Beer Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy |  ABV ?

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Tayloraphilips on 03-16-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 18 | Reviews: 5
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Photo of kenmyers70
4.3/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On tap at Vickery Park in Plano. Deep amber with medium head served in a tulip. Tastes more like a barrel aged quad. Sweet but not cloying. Mild Tastes of figs and raisins. Very tasty. Strong alcohol on the nose but taste Hides the 10% ABV well. Would have again.

Photo of Rand_ale_Thor
3/5  rDev -30.7%

pretty one-dimensional - bourbon..but the barrel aging was done properly.

Photo of MattSweatshirt
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Dark muddy red caramel body. Finger of off-white head.

Vanilla, bourbon, coconut, caramel and dark fruits from the scotch ale. A little sugary sweet.

Fairly sweet with some heat. Cherry and plum fruitiness, vanilla, bourbon. Smooth and medium bodied. Super delicious.

After the tour time beers I was skeptical of Community busting out a contemporary beer nerd type of beer but this satisfied all my urges.

Photo of Persdawg
5/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Need to chime in here and get Glenstemmons some props.
It's seasonal, so get it while it's hot.
It's stupid.
And it doesn't feel particularly Scotch Ale-y. Got some fruity, Belgian notes.

Photo of SavvyStudent
3.22/5  rDev -25.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

A: dark copper brown on the pour with little head
S: toast with a little bit of oak and a tad bit of coffee
T: some toffee and brown sugar at front but falls weak on BE like a normal amber ale
M: surprisingly medium light
O: unfortunately this beer had me excited and fell short. I wish they could've kept the flavor consistent through even at the cost of mouthfeel. Interesting creation that turned out good but expected more after their last few releases that I love

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Bourbon Barrel Glenstemmons from Community Beer Company
92 out of 100 based on 18 ratings.