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Bourbon Barrel Barleywine Ale - Central Waters Brewing Co.

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Ratings: 1,629
Reviews: 526
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: 9.28%
Wants: 631
Gots: 511 | FT: 48
Brewed by:
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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lurpy1

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4.75/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

The pour is a funky murky amber. No head, but a depth to it that screams "drink me". Spectacular aroma of bourbon, caramel, and sugar. Taste is a similar line, with more of a fruity vibe (not that it's a bad thing), with raisins and a little bit of apricot.

Mouthfeel is simply hit out of the park. Thick, sticky. I'll gargle with this stuff, thanks.

One of the best beers I've had. If King Henry is a clear cut above this...I really gotta try King Henry.

Serving type: bottle

06-04-2012 13:11:50 | More by lurpy1
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Bourbon Barrel Barleywine Ale from Central Waters Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 1,629 ratings.