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Barrel-Aged Wake Up Dead - Left Hand Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
78
okay

258 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 258
Reviews: 129
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 22.06%
Wants: 17
Gots: 38 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Left Hand Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  10.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mcallister on 08-02-2010)
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2.5/5  rDev -26.5%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

06-07-2013 20:36:17 | More by Hdredfern
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Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -11.8%

06-07-2013 19:13:44 | More by BMart
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Colosdog

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

06-07-2013 01:49:17 | More by Colosdog
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DelMontiac

Oklahoma

3.93/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

From the 22oz bottle this beer pours prune black capped by a brown 2 finger bulging layer of foam which lays down flat to a ring in a couple of mins. Aroma is nice, but a tad uninspiring - chocolate, black pepper, and smoke in small force. Flavors are great - dark chocolates, brandy, pipe tobacco, cherry mash, herbal hops, and fading vanilla on the finish. Feels a tad thin for a barrel aged stout with oats, but it's not a deal breaker by any means. Overall I think this beer is wonderful and might be worth storing. Highly underrated here on BA.

Serving type: bottle

06-06-2013 03:37:41 | More by DelMontiac
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jl28r1

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

06-02-2013 03:15:31 | More by jl28r1
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blindpiggie

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +25%

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California

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Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -11.8%

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Missouri

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Kentucky

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Texas

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Texas

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MattyG85

Minnesota

4.05/5  rDev +19.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 22 oz. bottle into a Surly Darkness chalice glass.

Appearance: Pours a pitch black color with a moderate amount of bubbles. About one finger of tan head that fades into a thin creamy layer. Leaves a solid amount of lacing around the glass.

Smell: A sweet and roasty aroma with noticeable barrel hints. Whiskey scent upfront with hints of oak, vanilla, and wood. Sweet dark roasted malts with hints of dark chocolate, coffee, caramel, toffee, biscuit, and smoke. Sweet scent of molasses and burnt sugar. Light hints of anise and some subtle undertones of dark cherry, prune, raisin, plum, and fig. Aroma is kind of laid back for the style.

Taste: Like the nose hints, a sweet and roasty taste with good barrel notes. Bourbon whiskey taste upfront along with some vanilla, oak, and wood. Sweet dark roasted malts with notes of chocolate, coffee roast, caramel, biscuit, toffee, yeast, and smoked malt. Molasses and burnt brown sugar sweetness as well as a little syrup and anise. Light dark fruit notes with some dark cherry, plum, prune, raisin, and fig. Tastes fairly good.

Mouthfeel: Medium to full bodied with a moderate amount of carbonation. Creamy and fairly slick and syrupy. Alcohol heat is tame for the style.

Overall: A decent barrel aged stout. Kind of laid back and light for the style but the barrel comes out pretty well.

Serving type: bottle

04-07-2013 06:34:27 | More by MattyG85
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Barrel-Aged Wake Up Dead from Left Hand Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 258 ratings.