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Bourbon Barrel Barleywine Ale - Central Waters Brewing Co.

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Ratings: 1,638
Reviews: 526
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: 9.28%
Wants: 631
Gots: 512 | FT: 48
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Central Waters Brewing Co. visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  11.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
Aged for 1 year in used bourbon barrels.

(Beer added by: Atron67 on 03-02-2008)
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RoamingGnome

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4.3/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Special thanks to my lone beer buddy ncketchum. This was a nice selection, and I appreciated the bottle. Poured this out into a CBS snifter.

A) Foggy brown, perhaps a finger of head, which settles quickly to a collar. There was some alcohol traction.

S) Nice aroma... Sweet layers of roasted malt, brown sugar, a bit of vanilla, and bourbon.

T) Sweet malt, vanilla/caramel, simmering brown sugar, hint of hop bitterness. This has a woody bourbon finish with some alcohol heat to the aftertaste.

M) Medium bodied and lightly carbonated, rather smooth, with an expected alcohol tingle.

O) I don't drink a lot of barleywines, and this was my first barrel aged for sure. Having said that, I found this quite impressive, and would certainly seek it out again.

Serving type: bottle

03-10-2012 23:08:28 | More by RoamingGnome
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Bourbon Barrel Barleywine Ale from Central Waters Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 1,638 ratings.