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Bourbon Barrel Barleywine Ale - Central Waters Brewing Co.

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1,804 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,804
Reviews: 533
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: 9.28%
Wants: 654
Gots: 524 | FT: 53
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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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Received this bottle from Zimmerbloke in my Birthday BIF box. Thanks, Matt!

Poured into a snifter. Pours a muddy, ruddy, deep copper, with a white head that does not last. Head drops to a mere wisp of foam, leaves a light lacing.

Aromas of vanilla, oak, bourbon, alcohol. Nice base of dark fruits, prunes, figs, and raisins.

Flavors of bourbon, oak, vanilla, some astringency from the wood, dark fruits flavors hide in the background, raisins and prunes. Finish is long, warm, vanilla and oak.

Mouthfeel is medium, but with a drying astringency from what you would get from raw oak.

Overall, very nice. Nice melding of the complex flavors, not one dimensional and doesn't taste layered. Very nice.

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Bourbon Barrel Barleywine Ale from Central Waters Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 1,804 ratings.