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Oak Horizontal - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

296 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 296
Reviews: 61
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 11.88%
Wants: 17
Gots: 54 | FT: 6
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:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jzeilinger on 12-28-2012)
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Photo of AyeMito
3.28/5  rDev -18.8%
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!

AyeMito, Jun 27, 2014
Photo of TheOakKing
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

TheOakKing, Jun 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

JMBSH, Jun 22, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

Larremor, Jun 19, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

Crimsontider22, Jun 17, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

IAmHollywood13, Jun 09, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

kehlah, Jun 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

thinwhiteduke, Jun 09, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

lobos62, Jun 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

mjtiernan, Jun 06, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

freduardo, Jun 03, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

twenty5, May 31, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

FatBoyGotSwagger, May 30, 2014
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5/5  rDev +23.8%

mquinn919, May 24, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +17.6%

deonreds, May 16, 2014
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3/5  rDev -25.7%

Kyrojack, May 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

Eaglefan344, May 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

atrocity, Apr 30, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

aqualung23, Apr 28, 2014
Photo of clayrock81
4/5  rDev -1%
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.

clayrock81, Apr 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

devilfluff, Apr 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

Axnjxn, Apr 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

Luweezy, Apr 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

KevinGordon, Apr 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

mpayne5, Apr 03, 2014
Oak Horizontal from Victory Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 296 ratings.