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Wine Barrel Wee Heavy - Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant

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Wine Barrel Wee Heavy
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Ratings: 5
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 3.18
pDev: 35.22%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant visit their website
United States

Style | ABV
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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(Beer added by: yourefragile on 01-22-2012)
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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On draft at the 2012 Barrels, Bourbon and Bugs event. Best I can tell from BA listings, this version appears to merit a new entry. From the menu: "Strong scotch ale fermented in stainless then aged in a freshly emptied Pinot Noir barrel and spiked with Brett L. Malt complexity mingles with a touch of spiciness and pie cherry aroma from the Brett and a warming alcohol character".

Pours a still, dark cola brown with a light reddish tint on the edges and a fleeting light tan head with no lace. Malt and dark fruit dominate the nose, smells like a typical wee heavy with a faint hint of some brett funk and fruity pinot barrel. The pinot is more obvious in the flavor; starts with a rich caramel and toffee malt body with rich red, ripe fruit and wine barrel juiciness before finishing hot and with a slight funkiness. Full body and soft carbonation. Interesting combination, but lacking balance and a little too hot.

Serving type: on-tap
@ Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant, 124 E Kings Hwy, Maple Shade

01-22-2012 01:03:35 | More by yourefragile
Wine Barrel Wee Heavy from Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant
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