AleSmith Old Numbskull - Barrel Aged - AleSmith Brewing Company
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3.19/5 rDev -26.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3
Sampled at the Alesmith taproom. 2013 version.
Appearance: Pours a nice clear auburn color. Decent off white head which reduces to a pretty nice ring around the glass. Looks pretty nice.
Smell: Smells of caramel and strong hopping with a good level of barrel as well. Rye whiskey and wood. Lots going on here, overall it contributes to a bit of a muddled overall scent.
Appearance: Caramel malts and heavy hopping presence up front. Initial impression is that it tastes buttery, and I could not shake that throughout the duration of the beer. The barrel is fairly subtle. Oak tannins and rye whiskey stand out.
Mouthfeel/Overall: Under medium bodied with pretty high carbonation. Okay mouthfeel, probably a little thin for my tastes. Overall, I wasn't a huge fan of this BA version of Numbskull. As I mentioned before, I could not shake the impression of buttery flavor and that pretty much sealed this beer's fate for me. Definitely would not be opposed to trying this again at some point to give it another shot.
Serving type: on-tap
10-06-2013 05:17:39 | More by zhanson88
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AleSmith Old Numbskull - Barrel Aged from AleSmith Brewing Company
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