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Barrel-Aged Wake Up Dead - Left Hand Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
78
okay

266 Ratings
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Ratings: 266
Reviews: 130
rAvg: 3.41
pDev: 21.7%
Wants: 22
Gots: 41 | 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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Ratings: 266 | Reviews: 130 | Display Reviews Only:
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5/5  rDev +46.6%

bigbeerfan, Oct 26, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +10%

ToddHolder, Oct 22, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

mlefebvre7, Sep 15, 2013
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4/5  rDev +17.3%

tommy5, Sep 13, 2013
Photo of brother_kenneth
3.53/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

2012 vintage. Aged approx. 9 months. Pours a very dark brown, not quite black. Boozy alcohol legs crawling all over the fucking place. Nice bit of head/lacing. Nose is mostly dark roasted malts and bourbon. There is a nice kind of organic, earthy smell, which I attribute to the barrel. There is also a bit of a spicy, peppery aroma. On to taste. A decent amount of the barrel comes through, and it is somewhat soy saucey and sweet. Not Dark Lord or Nightstalker sweet though, thank god. It's not bad, especially for the price point. Kind of reminds me of a sweet RIS that has spent a short amount of time in bourbon barrels. I cannot imagine it holding up for 7 years, as indicated on the bottle. However, I would drink it again. Cheers!

brother_kenneth, Aug 29, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +10%

BrkfstOfChmpns, Aug 27, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

kjkinsey, Aug 15, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

ThrashMaster, Aug 09, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

icehawk, Aug 09, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

Hoptoudrop, Aug 06, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

FortKnox15, Jul 14, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

pinnser, Jun 14, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +24.6%

AlexChillton, Jun 14, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -26.7%

djre4orm, Jun 13, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

Thedrizzle, Jun 13, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

Hdredfern, Jun 07, 2013
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3/5  rDev -12%

BMart, Jun 07, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

Colosdog, Jun 07, 2013
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3.93/5  rDev +15.2%
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.

DelMontiac, Jun 06, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

jl28r1, Jun 02, 2013
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blindpiggie, May 27, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +10%

t0rin0, May 26, 2013
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3/5  rDev -12%

Kevincredible, May 13, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +10%

justforrazors, May 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev +17.3%

dalepryor, May 08, 2013
Barrel-Aged Wake Up Dead from Left Hand Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 266 ratings.