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Brewer's Reserve Bourbon Barrel Scotch Ale - Central Waters Brewing Co.

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513 Ratings
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Ratings: 513
Reviews: 73
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 7.84%
Wants: 53
Gots: 118 | FT: 15
Brewed by:
Central Waters Brewing Co. visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy |  ABV ?

Availability: Spring

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: tourdot on 07-15-2013

Cherrywood smoked Scotch ale aged in used 12 year old bourbon barrels.
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Ratings: 513 | Reviews: 73
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Never had a scotch ale before..kinda reminds me of a barleywine. .but maybe because this is barrel aged?..I dunno but it's good and I'll seek out more of this type

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A: Deep woody brown, almost leather looking appearance - very dark beer. Small cream colored head that subsided quickly but left spotty lacing on the edge of the glass.

S: Vanilla, wood, toasted coconut, and big barrel character. Dates, prunes and sweet toffee malt character with deep melenoidin and caramelized brown sugar . Very well blended and delicious nose. wow.

T: Very similar to the aroma and thats a good thing. Vanilla, toffee, caramelized sugar and prunes - all in moderate levels and well developed. Prunes and raisins with deep caramel flavors that don’t come of overly sweet - just perfect. Bitterness is mild with no hop flavor. Bourbon is mellow and natural tasting with the other flavors.

M: Mild carbonation with a big body. Alcohol warmth is moderate with a sticky mouthfeel. A slight bit of tingly bourbon in the cheeks.

O: Fantastic, fantastic beer. Deep malt complexity with a natural bourbon barrel flavor blended in and vanilla character taking center stage. CW again and again blows me away.

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Brewer's Reserve Bourbon Barrel Scotch Ale from Central Waters Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 513 ratings.