Bourbon Barrel Barleywine Ale - Central Waters Brewing Co.
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4.16/5 rDev -3.5%
12 oz. Bottle poured into snifter
I was expecting more bourbon based on the reviews I've read here, but was a little disappointed by the lack of this. It's a smooth barleywine but I would not say this is a bourbon bomb by any means.
Solid barleywine, would drink this again
05-14-2013 18:18:47 | More by langchops
3.78/5 rDev -12.3%
A: Deep copper color, slight haze, nice head that dissipated.
S: deep bourbon and roasted malt, some heat
T: deep bourbon taste, bourbon dominates over roasted malt, a bit too much bourbon that makes it unbalanced for the style
M: warm, roasted, full
05-13-2013 01:41:32 | More by wisrarebeer
3.08/5 rDev -28.5%
I like bourbon barrel aged anything, but CW goes way too far over the top with this beer. There is literally no beer flavor, its just bourbon nose, bourbon taste, bourbon finish.
I you LOVE bourbon this is YOUR beer. The bourbon is overwhelming. Its just booze, vanilla, and bourbon through and through. Very unbalanced. (this could be a good thing if you love bourbon)
Overall, if you cant get enough bourbon in your beer, this is for you. If you like a more balanced barrel flavor, there are better choices.
05-12-2013 18:59:19 | More by MCImes
Bourbon Barrel Barleywine Ale from Central Waters Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 1,699 ratings.