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Bourbon Barrel Backburner - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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Bourbon Barrel Backburner
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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

98 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 98
Reviews: 18
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 10.46%
Wants: 6
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Southern Tier Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  14.10% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Sammy on 07-17-2012)
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Bourbon Barrel Backburner from Southern Tier Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 98 ratings.