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Oak Horizontal - Victory Brewing Company

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90
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249 Ratings
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Ratings: 249
Reviews: 55
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 11.6%
Wants: 12
Gots: 47 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Victory Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  10.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jzeilinger on 12-28-2012)
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bobv

Vermont

4/5  rDev -1.2%

07-09-2014 00:23:11 | More by bobv
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Kadonny

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

06-30-2014 13:23:23 | More by Kadonny
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Roze

New York

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

06-28-2014 02:12:21 | More by Roze
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AyeMito

Maryland

3.28/5  rDev -19%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

I usually don't go for bourbon barrel aged beers in the summer but my boss bought this one for me and I never turn down a beer. Its very rich and has a great smell to it. I get notes of vanilla and dark chocolate. It's taste is very creamy with a strong vanilla and oaky flavor. Pretty standard compared to other stouts I've had that were aged in bourbon barrels but its still good!

Serving type: growler

06-27-2014 03:28:00 | More by AyeMito
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TheOakKing

New York

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

06-26-2014 00:52:48 | More by TheOakKing
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JMBSH

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

06-22-2014 00:35:46 | More by JMBSH
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Larremor

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

06-19-2014 16:40:46 | More by Larremor
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Crimsontider22

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

06-17-2014 21:26:28 | More by Crimsontider22
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IAmHollywood13

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

06-09-2014 19:17:03 | More by IAmHollywood13
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kehlah

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

06-09-2014 14:25:21 | More by kehlah
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thinwhiteduke

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.2%

06-09-2014 12:47:58 | More by thinwhiteduke
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lobos62

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

06-06-2014 13:56:32 | More by lobos62
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mjtiernan

New York

4/5  rDev -1.2%

06-06-2014 04:13:17 | More by mjtiernan
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freduardo

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

06-03-2014 14:36:56 | More by freduardo
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twenty5

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

05-30-2014 20:34:01 | More by FatBoyGotSwagger
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mquinn919

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +23.5%

05-23-2014 23:23:28 | More by mquinn919
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deonreds

New York

4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

05-16-2014 09:14:31 | More by deonreds
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Kyrojack

Indiana

3/5  rDev -25.9%

05-14-2014 21:50:05 | More by Kyrojack
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Eaglefan344

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

05-05-2014 00:58:11 | More by Eaglefan344
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atrocity

Virginia

4/5  rDev -1.2%

04-30-2014 19:21:29 | More by atrocity
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aqualung23

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

04-28-2014 00:58:49 | More by aqualung23
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clayrock81

Virginia

4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a copper red body with minor head and an aroma that is boozy - hits me hard. Also some wood (there's your oak) and touches of vanilla along with some caramel and other sugary sweetness. Thick, a little sticky but the oak keeps it smooth, the alcohol presence is apparent but thankfully complements, not hinders, the experience of slowly sipping on this beer. And it is a slow sipper because the bourbon/whiskey aspects along with the sweetness had me a little buzzed after I finished my pint. Beyond booze, caramel and vanilla possible dark fruits like figs are in the beer. Finishes a little hot and heavy as this a bourbon-like beer that is built for the long run.

Serving type: on-tap

04-20-2014 16:29:03 | More by clayrock81
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devilfluff

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -1.2%

04-17-2014 13:43:17 | More by devilfluff
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Axnjxn

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -1.2%

04-06-2014 21:44:40 | More by Axnjxn
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Oak Horizontal from Victory Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 249 ratings.