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Willimantic Willi Funk Hammer - Dickel Barrel-Aged - Willimantic Brewing Co.

Willimantic Willi Funk Hammer - Dickel Barrel-Aged
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Ratings: 5
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.15%

Brewed by:
Willimantic Brewing Co. visit their website
Connecticut, United States

Style | ABV
Flanders Red Ale |  9.10% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: WesWes on 03-02-2010)
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4.28/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

2009 vintage, 10.2% estimated. Had this from the cask at Willimantic Brewing in Willimantic, CT. Poured into a snifter. Brewed in a wild ale style -- second usage of a bourbon barrel with some natural bacteria action going on. A chocolate hued beer with a thin white head. Pomegranate and rooibus flavored bitter tea notes with a whiskey scent and a sour-sweet finish (probably the wild cultures in the flavor). Very earthy taste like lamb. Smooth ethanol comes out as it warms. A very smooth sipping barleywine that isn't too intense on the throat. Liked this a lot!

Serving type: cask

10-07-2012 22:48:55 | More by shigg85
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5/5  rDev +17.4%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

11-15-2011 19:13:41 | More by HopStoopid120
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4/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The beer pours a dark amber color with a thick frothy off-white head that fades to lacing. The aroma is good. It has a nice sour aroma laid over a traditional barleywine scent. It has a dry malty feel with a bit of alcohol warmth. The barrel character isn't as pronounced as their other offering the IPA squared. The taste is good. Again, it's a solid barleywine; malty, dry, warm, but this has a very nice sourness to it. The brett character is quite refreshing. Also, it hides the alcohol heat quite well. The mouthfeel is fine. It is a full bodied beer with adequate carbonation. This is a good drinking barleywine. It's nothing exceptional, but it's definitely extreme!

Serving type: on-tap

03-02-2010 22:26:42 | More by WesWes
Willimantic Willi Funk Hammer - Dickel Barrel-Aged from Willimantic Brewing Co.
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