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Bourbon Barrel Aged Hi-Fi Rye - Flossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery

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286 Ratings
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Ratings: 286
Reviews: 110
rAvg: 4.45
pDev: 8.76%


Brewed by:
Flossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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

Brewed with 56% rye malt and caraway seed, aged 10 months in Woodford Reserve.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 01-11-2011)
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.93/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bottle pour provided by cbanker at the blind barrel aged barleywine tasting hosted by DarthKostrizer.

Pours a slightly murky brown with a tan head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, brown sugar, wood, and bourbon aromas. Taste is very much the same as well. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good barleywine but not as good as I was hoping it would be.

Serving type: bottle

04-11-2012 04:44:34 | More by UCLABrewN84
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mikesgroove

South Carolina

4.83/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

brown in color with a light tan head on top that hung around for a good few minutes before settling down into a thin layer on top. One of the best aromas I have ever come across. Rich bourbon notes just rippling across the nose. Lots of toffee and vanilla, light touchs of oak and a piney hop presence as well. So immacualtly complex. Nothing subtle about this beast at all. Rich toffee and oak flavors are all over the place. Huge hop notes coming through with a nice alcohol hotness that is really well placed. A very tight flavor here with a long lingering vanilla flavor that lasted long after my last sip. Rich medium body with a big alcohol note that you know is there.

Overall this was about as solid as could be.

Serving type: bottle

07-03-2011 21:24:29 | More by mikesgroove
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womencantsail

California

4.45/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Thanks very much to both Richard and Jeff for sending me bottles of this!

A: The pour is much darker than the regular version. Very dark brown in color with a thin layer of khaki colored head.

S: Bourbon is the first thing to hit my nose. Lots of vanilla, caramel, and maple syrup all providing sweetness. There is a mild chocolate note on the back end, and you still get the rye and caraway.

T: Intensely sweet, but not cloying, sounds strange but it works. Vanilla, caramel, bourbon, maple syrup, and chocolate are all there and seem to work perfectly together. Again, the rye character comes through and is a nice counterpoint to the sweetness.

M: Medium in body with a somewhat low level of carbonation, but a really smooth feel on the tongue.

O: Damn was this good. I could drink plenty of this beer.

Serving type: bottle

04-04-2011 22:48:09 | More by womencantsail
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Thorpe429

Illinois

3.88/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to both Mages64 and AleWatcher for getting me bottles of this in separate BIFs. Bottle shared last night at the barrel-aged barleywine tasting. Served in a SAVOR snifter.

Poured a moderate copper-brown color with a small off-white dome that diminished quickly, leaving behind some sparse spotty lacing.

The nose came forward fairly strong with the caraway seeds and rye. Mild undertones of bourbon along with light caramel. Toffee there as well. Not too complex, but nice. The flavor was a bit better with the bourbon coming out more and the caraway and rye falling into a smaller percentage of the perceivable characteristics. Mildly sweet.

Medium body with light carbonation, still appropriate for the style. Light booze and a bit of caraway and rye spice. Pretty good, but not my favorite of the night.

Serving type: bottle

08-21-2011 13:03:38 | More by Thorpe429
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TMoney2591

Illinois

4.13/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Served in a tulip glass.

Big thanks to VDubb86 for sharing this bottle!

Good times with the regular version, let's kick it up to the barrel-aged, boyee! It pours a murky ruby-brown topped by a half-finger (at best) of dirty white foam. The nose comprises bourbon, vanilla, cocoa, oak, toasted coconut, and toffee. The taste brings in more of the same tastiness, though the barrels come through even stronger, dominating the proceedings in a generally pleasant manner. Some minor grapefruit notes linger about in the background. The body is a hefty-feeling medium, with a light moderate carbonation, a dry finish, and a feel that comes very close to, but does not make it to, chewy. Overall, a great ryewine, one that really takes to the barrel-aging rather nicely. Get some!

Serving type: bottle

04-18-2011 20:01:20 | More by TMoney2591
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MasterSki

Illinois

4.45/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Sampled on-tap at FoBAB 2009.

A - Pours with a dime of tan foam that settles to a thick ring. The body is a hazed medium orange-brown color. Not as attractive as the regular version.

S - Chocolate, butterscotch, burnt sugars, chocolate, light oak, and perhaps a kiss of faded citrus hop character. This is definitely barrel heavy, as the rye and caraway is pushed to the periphery compared to the base beer.

T - Flavor is more into barleywine territory, with lots of caramel, toffee, and dark fruits. Barrel flavors move into the background and provide a rich earthy undertone. Quite mellow and highly enjoyable.

M - Smooth, creamy, medium-full body, with light carbonation and a sticky finish.

D - Brian's best beer at Flossmoor Station, and a significant improvement on an already solid base beer. Looking forward to the upcoming bottle release!

Serving type: on-tap

01-11-2011 18:59:23 | More by MasterSki
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emerge077

Illinois

4.4/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Hazy dark reddish copper, offwhite khaki foam that dissipates into a wispy skim. Flecks of lacing all around the rim of the glass.

Soft bourbon nose, mellow and rich. Vanilla, brown sugar, toffee, fried plantains. Low level spiciness/heat reminds me a little of Templeton.

Rich and velvety smooth. Palate coating sweet heat, distinct bourbon flavor, toffee, rye bread, spice, caramel, maple syrup, dry tobacco. Lightly carbed, extremely smooth and well blended. Lip smackingly sticky. One to share (Thanks to beertooth for sharing this one!).

Serving type: bottle

02-26-2011 19:13:24 | More by emerge077
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drabmuh

Maryland

4.05/5  rDev -9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

At the time of this review, this is the #3 American barleywine, shared by Thorpe at a small tasting recently, poured into a snifter. Thanks Mike.

Beer is copper to dark brown with a thin lazy head of small white bubbles, low retention, low lacing, low carbonation, about what I expected.

Aroma is strong, rye, nice malt and sweetness, mild liquor and bourbon, moderate levels, smells nice.

Beer is medium bodied and pretty sweet throughout the beer. The liquor character is well integrated into the beer throughout and the finish is a little dry with more hints of rye and some mild bitterness perhaps from some grain. Overall it is a very nice beer, not sure it is a top 3 barleywine but I enjoyed it a lot.

Serving type: bottle

08-23-2011 02:47:01 | More by drabmuh
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Mora2000

Texas

4.43/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to thirdeye11 for sharing this bottle. Drank alongside the non barrel-aged version.

The beer pours a clear, dark amber color with a white head. The aroma is full of bourbon and maple notes, with some oak and brown sugar also mixed in. I can definitely get the same notes I got from the base beer, only with all of the barrel-aged character.

The flavor is similar. I get some nice chocolate and toffee notes, as well as a lot of barrel character: vanilla, oak, bourbon and maple. All of the barrel-aged aspects come through very nicely and mix very well with the other beer notes.

Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

I think this is a much better beer than the non barrel-aged version. Drinking them side-by-side was a great experience.
Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

11-08-2011 05:39:00 | More by Mora2000
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barleywinefiend

Washington

4.1/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a cherry brownish color with good carbonation leaving a nice tan cap

S: Big bourbon here with oak, vanilla and a brown sugary sweetness mixed with some light citrus

T: Tastes of bourbon, vanilla, American oak, some light citrus and very light pepper with rye bread with a sharp booze bite.Had a nice but subtle citrus and pine hop profile with some caramel and brown sugar.

M: Medium body and carbonation. Sticky, warm and big bodied

O: After having this after the non BA Hi Fye I found this one to be my least favorite

Serving type: bottle

02-19-2012 12:32:47 | More by barleywinefiend
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mdfb79

New York

4.53/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

From 11/27/11 notes. Again, another HUGE thanks to the Chicago Group in the Group BIF for sending this one. Been really wanting to have this one since I got to try the normal version at DLD. Poured into a tulip, drank side by side with the normal version.

a - Pours a very dark mahogany brown color, much darker than the normal version, with light carbonation evident, and one inch of off white head. Amazing how much darker this one has become.

s - Smells of bourbon, oak, dark fruits, vanilla, birch, toffee, and caramel malts. Smell is great and the bourbon comes out and mixes great with the caramel and vanilla.

t - Tastes of bourbon, vanilla, oak, dark fruits, caramel malts, toffee, toasted malts, birch, and lightly toasted malts. Again, really great taste.

m - Medium body and low carbonation. Pretty smooth and easy to drink.

o - Overall I thought this was an oustanding BA barleywine, and much better than the normal version. While I think the normal version is good, this one is great. Great bourbon mixing with the vanilla and caramel malts in the nose and taste. Would love to get another bottle of this one.

Serving type: bottle

11-28-2011 23:52:53 | More by mdfb79
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corby112

Pennsylvania

4.1/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a dark chestnut brown color that's completely opaque with copper edges and a one finger light beige head that quickly settles into a thin ring.  Spotty lacing left behind.

Huge barrel character in the nose with spicy, silky bourbon, toasted oak, vanilla and coconut.  The strong bourbon character compliments the spicy rye and leathery malts.  Slightly boozy but more bourbon than alcohol sweetness.  Underneath the bourbon and rye there is some malt sweetness with hints of  chocolate, caramel,  toffee and hazelnut. Really nice.

Medium bodied with a really nice barrel character that overpowers the base beer without being hot or overly boozy.  Could be better integrated but still tastes great.  Some dry, toasted oak and vanilla as well as a very prominent, delicious bourbon presence.  Spicy bourbon compliments the spicy rye lingering into a dry finish.  Unfortunately, most of the base beer is overwhelmed with only spicy rye and subtle leathery malt notes.  Slightly boozy but again hardly any heat.  Hard to believe its 11%.  As it warms, some malt and vinous fruit comes out with hints of caramel, toffee and dark fruits but they're still overpowered by all of the bourbon flavor.  Really good but lacking the complexity I was expecting.

Serving type: bottle

09-10-2012 01:31:57 | More by corby112
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stakem

Pennsylvania

3.83/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Batch 1 consumed along side the non-barrel aged version. The brew appears a dark amber mahogany color with orange clarity seen around the edges. Poor head retention fades leaving spotty lace sticking to the glass. A swirl revived a yellowish tan film back across the top.

The smell is sweet with caramel, oak, toffee and whiskey reinforced booze. Vanilla emerges and becomes increasingly noticeable along with a fruity inclusion of rye. More smells reveal a bit of toasty grain aspect that blends nicely onto the barrel presence.

The taste includes mild fruity rye flavors with a spicy aspect of the caraway. Some herbal hops are noticed mid-palate before the onset if the smooth rounded flavors of the barrel aging. Vanilla, caramel, toffee and booze are all present. The alcohol is a bit spicy as well.

This is a medium bodied brew with a modest amount of carbonation. It is smooth yet boozy and complex. It is an interesting and enjoyable offering but I cant say that it really lived up to the hype and expectations that I formed from everyone telling me how amazing it iwas. Good yes, worth giving up an arm and a leg? No.

Serving type: bottle

10-11-2012 19:17:37 | More by stakem
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Kegatron

Pennsylvania

4.21/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

22oz wax topped bombers into a few glasses. Big thanks to Stakem for sharing. Deep ruby with fizzy light mocha head. Peters out quickly. Wow, aroma of molasses, brown sugar, green oak, vanilla and spicy smelling alcohol. Taste is lots of burnt sugar flavors, toffee, cocoa and vanilla. Oaky edges. Deep charred barrel in finish. Full bodied with a firm chewy feel. Overall pretty intense from bourbon and ABV but richness of flavors makes it worth the effort.

Serving type: bottle

01-22-2013 20:27:14 | More by Kegatron
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HopHead84

California

4.43/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

6/11/2011

Bottle shared by Chris (stawn), thanks! This is a big want. Snifter.

A: Pours a nebulous reddish brown with a fast fading small head.

S: Powerful toffee and caramel with a healthy dose of bourbon. Faint rye notes, as well as oak, caraway, vanilla, and brown sugar. All aspects are balanced, but the toffee, caramel, and bourbon are most notable. Killer nose.

T: Prominent bourbon notes meld with sweet toffee and caramel. Outstanding. Light vanilla and brown sugar. The finish is dry and lightly spicy with lingering caramel and bourbon. Caraway is evident. Alcohol is well hidden.

M: Upper medium in body with moderate carbonation. Thick, viscous, and sticky mouthfeel.

Overall: Awesome beer. Big caramel and bourbon notes. What could be better? Highly recommended.

Serving type: bottle

06-12-2011 19:51:24 | More by HopHead84
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mothman

United Kingdom (Wales)

4.7/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Barrel age hi fi 

A: pours a small beige head. Color is a dark caramel brown. 

Aroma: wow, what a nose. A nice dose of bourbon oak and vanilla. The rye still shows with a spice to it. Some dark fruits. Raisins and toffee. 

Taste: a lot of bourbon and sweet vanilla. Oaky. Caramel. Chocolate. Rye and spice. Toffee. Plums dark fruits molasses. Awesome

Mf: smooth creamy and warming. Mf bodied. Lm c. Ends a little dry.

Overall: this was an amazing b wine. So complex and so much flavor. Great nose great flavors. This beer rocks. 

Serving type: bottle

03-08-2012 01:26:36 | More by mothman
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thagr81us

South Carolina

4.47/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Big thanks goes out to thunderroad12 for always bringing the goods to releases and sharing this one with beermeX2 and I! Served from bottle into a sampler snifter. Poured a deep red-brown with a minimal off-white head. Maintained nice lacing throughout the glass. The aroma was comprised of sweet malt, caramel, wood, and sweet alcohol. The flavor was of sweet malt, caramel, wood, and subtle sweet alcohol. It had a medium feel on the palate with medium carbonation. Overall this was a great brew. While this brew wasn't the most complex Barleywine I have had, the components in it just worked really well together. I never would have thought this was 11% either as the alcohol was not in-your-face like some 11% Barleywines I have had in the past. This one was really quite smooth and easy drinking. This is a definite must try for anyone out there if you have no already done so.

Serving type: bottle

08-16-2011 11:56:47 | More by thagr81us
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largadeer

California

4.13/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Bomber shared by nickd717. Thanks!

Muddy, murky brown. Low carbonation and little head. Not the best looking beer, but I'll be forgiving.

The nose, on the other hand, is great. Tons of earthy rye balance by sweet barrel notes: vanilla, toffee, a little integrated booze and caraway spiciness. Really nice.

Spicy and earthy rye meets vanilla and toffee from the -bals, creating a delicious and balanced flavor. Caraway appears mid-palate, which leads into a dry earthy rye bread finish. Full bodied, pretty damn sippable and easy to drink. Best Flossmoor beer I've had behind Wooden Hell.

Serving type: bottle

03-18-2011 04:02:10 | More by largadeer
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gford217

Georgia

4.38/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Really excited to try this one, big thanks to a generous BA.

Pours a dark chestnut brown that shows through a deep, clear copper when held up to light. The head is a thick beige cap hat recedes slowly.

Aroma is really nice with an initial bourbon sweetness, definitely lots of barrel character. Caramel malts, treacle, overripe dark fruits and even some lighter fruit notes. Some molasses and chocolate notes.

Taste is also heavily alcoholic with lots of bourbon notes, vanilla nd lots of oak. There is some caramelized brown sugar, caramel malts and pears. The finish is boozy with a hefty burn.

The mouthfeel is smooth but with a spicy, barrel-heavy character. Nice creamy feel.

The aroma really had me excited, world class almost, but the taste is just a step below. It's still one hell of a beer, but still very hot with a ton of booze.

Serving type: bottle

04-18-2012 03:30:55 | More by gford217
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jrallen34

Illinois

4.38/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

On tap at FoBAB. Been waiting for Alex to add this as I knew he would have all the details. Let the hype train begin...The body on this is a murky brown with dark shades of orange. Not clear, ugly overall. A light tan head with better retention and lacing...This is sweet is well but more balanced by oak and chocolate notes, still lots of caramel and rye. Pungent yet smooth, not a ton of bourbon, barrel is more of an accent...The taste on this is great, a really smooth easy to drink barleywine, toffee and dark fruits with bourbon, and rye.

I need to have this again as my fobab pour doesn't do this justice.

Serving type: on-tap

01-25-2011 16:35:43 | More by jrallen34
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woosterbill

Connecticut

4.53/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Bomber into a Weyerbacher tulip. Huge thanks to Tony for sharing this and its unoaked counterpart.

A: Far darker than regular Hi-Fi Rye: clear, deep mahogany body with a thin head of fine tan bubbles. Nice.

S: The bourbon overpowers this entirely, and I'm fine with that. Nothing but bourbon, vanilla, and oak. Cool.

T: Rich, sweet bourbon, vanilla, caramel malt, rye spice, and more barrel. Wonderful integration, huge flavor. Fantastic.

M: Fairly light body with plenty of carbonation. Enjoyable, but it doesn't quite match the richness of the beer's flavors.

D: Beautiful. I could drink tons of this.

Notes: Wow, what an improvement. The barrel aging made a good barleywine truly great. I woke up the next morning still imagining the taste of this, out of all the amazing beers at the tasting. I may have to track down another bottle or two of this one...

Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

03-07-2011 02:57:42 | More by woosterbill
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johnnnniee

New Hampshire

4.2/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a solid dark brown/black color with a smallish bubbly tan head that quickly dissipates. Sweet bourbon and oak aromas fill the air the second I wrangle the cap off the bottle. Sweet brown sugar, caramel, and a light smattering of dark fruit and spice round out the nose. The flavor is quite sweet with sugar, toffee, and caramel like the aroma suggested. Spice plays nicely off the dark fruits and the vanilla and oak tie everything together quite nicely. Medium to thick body with a light level of carbonation, and a sweet almost syrupy mouthfeel. Wow that is a nice barleywine. The rye is there but it's not overpowering and adds a layer of complexity to a really well made beer.

Serving type: bottle

12-04-2012 23:19:25 | More by johnnnniee
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FosterJM

California

4.35/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

1162nd Review on BA
Bottle to Snifter
22oz

2012 Vintage
Thanks to MrHirschybar for busting this out

Shared with GuruDel, JazzPatel, MrHirschybar & BdubleEdubleRUN

App- A bit better in color than the base version. Had more of a darker richer brown then some orange highlights from the barrel. Same type of bubbles though. No real head or cling.

Smell- I really liked the addition of the barrel into this beer. It added a great smoothness to the nose and then a bit more vanilla and oak and the citrus was a lot deeper as well.

Taste- This opened quite nice with a rich oaky, vanilla flavor. Then moved to a small malt note and even some hidden citrus. The bourbon was assertive but not overpowering being a new bottle.

Mouth- A solid medium body with a medium creamy carbonation and a lot of bourbon boozy oaky vanilla residual flavor.

Drink- Damn this was good. Nice to have it back to back with the base version. I can see why this was so highly rated.

Serving type: bottle

03-19-2012 17:15:45 | More by FosterJM
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AgentZero

Illinois

4.63/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

On-tap at FoBAB, review from notes.

A - The beer is not particularly impressive looking. It's a bit dark, kind of a rusty reddish-brown, with a small off-white head and some spots left on the sides.

S - Right off the bat this smells like a surprising winner. Bourbon and great vanilla and oak notes. There is some burnt caramel and brown sugar with a little bit of the base rye in the background.

T - Wow, this is the real deal. Burnt caramel, dark fruit, vanilla, rye and caraway are all noticable with some oak and earth qualities to it. It is a really wonderful blend that I can't say enough about. Hard to believe it is this smooth at such a young age. Went back for this one a few times at FoBAB.

M - Little bit sticky, heavier side of medium bodied with good carbonation.

O - Hate to be a homer (well, given what I do to HA and FS in reviews on a semi-regular basis I'm not sure how I could be), but this is one damn awesome beer and one of the best I've had in a while. Easy to drink and highly recommended.

Serving type: on-tap

04-13-2011 20:48:08 | More by AgentZero
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maximum12

Minnesota

4.8/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Thanks to brian44556 for a reasonable trade for the Hi-Fi twins before the hype train brought this one into the stratosphere. Sir, I'm sure I owe you for this one. Certain. 22 oz. bottle poured into a pair of Darkness glasses.

Pours a dark beer color, red highlights. Smell is like bourbon, vanilla, & caramel has been spilled into your Magnum P.I. mustache. As it warms, wow, the rye spice comes out. This is what good bourbon aging smells like, girls & boys.

Bourbon Barrel Aged Hi-Fi Rye is tough to separate from the hype, but damn, this is good. Massive doses of vanilla, bourbon, & caramel frolic across the tongue, leaving delicious hoofprints everyplace. Spicy rye puts down a gorgeous clay base. Whispers of molasses, nice drying oak character, toffee. I'd like to have had this bomber to myself, frankly. Sharing is so overrated.

Lives up to the hype: this is spot on fabulous & close to perfect. Just great.

Serving type: bottle

10-06-2011 02:28:30 | More by maximum12
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Bourbon Barrel Aged Hi-Fi Rye from Flossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery
98 out of 100 based on 286 ratings.