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Daniel Boone - Olde Hickory Brewery

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103 Ratings
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Ratings: 103
Reviews: 24
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 12.16%
Wants: 6
Gots: 20 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Olde Hickory Brewery visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: oberon on 05-10-2012)
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Martyrob

North Carolina

4.61/5  rDev +24.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Fantastic bourbon barrel aged beer. Smooth taste but yet a lot of weight at the same time. I found the taste to broaden a bit after it warmed up as well. Started off with it slightly chilled then just sipped on it for about 50 mins. Towards the end the flavors where really starting to shine.

Serving type: bottle

07-05-2014 13:30:26 | More by Martyrob
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twowheelssoar

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

05-29-2012 05:22:14 | More by twowheelssoar
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OldhouseRecs

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

06-29-2014 23:46:44 | More by OldhouseRecs
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Rlhinson2104

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

07-05-2014 13:24:08 | More by Rlhinson2104
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brewdude1982

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

08-24-2012 21:12:05 | More by brewdude1982
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DaveONan

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

05-20-2012 23:37:06 | More by DaveONan
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DmanGTR

New York

4.39/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

Pours a mocha brown that is brilliant in the light with an off white head. It looks kind of dead but a quick waft tells you otherwise. This beer is alive with flavor. A very nicely done brown ale that gives a rich background of flavors. Chocolate, bread, caramel, toasted grains, and a very balanced bourbon, vanilla, and oak flavor. Amazingly easy to drink.

Serving type: bottle

01-19-2014 08:46:45 | More by DmanGTR
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ButtonBeer

South Carolina

4.28/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I tasted what I thought was caramelized honey. At first, I found this disagreeable. After a few swigs, I found it excellent and finished that way. I also detected the bourbon. As a lover of bourbon and an owner of many Pappy Van Winkle issues, I am curious as to what bourbon these casks belonged.

Serving type: bottle

10-27-2012 21:36:05 | More by ButtonBeer
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Mantooth

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

11-18-2012 18:56:25 | More by Mantooth
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dvmin98

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

04-08-2013 21:38:07 | More by dvmin98
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asustevo

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

06-17-2012 19:46:07 | More by asustevo
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Khazadum

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

05-20-2012 02:18:42 | More by Khazadum
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zekeman17

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

07-26-2013 11:51:40 | More by zekeman17
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JohnnyK

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

06-06-2014 21:15:20 | More by JohnnyK
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bcostner1

Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

05-30-2013 23:57:15 | More by bcostner1
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Tgmckinn

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

05-20-2012 00:57:54 | More by Tgmckinn
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scott2269

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

07-17-2013 18:42:58 | More by scott2269
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mechamifune

North Carolina

4.08/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Pours a deep mahonany brown with the slightest of off white head. Almost no sense of carbonation or lacing. Looks sticky in the glass though the body looks thin.

Smell is tons of bourbon upfront, with notes of vanilla, oak, caramel. A nice enough smell though the bourbon really dominates.

Taste is sweet upfront with the bourbon dominating at first but then settling in with the rest of the flavors. As you get through the glass all the notes seem to blend together nicely. A nice bourbon forward beer without feeling hot at all.

Mouthfeel is the low point for me. Almost "angel's share" level of carbonation. I know this style shouldn't be loaded with cabonation, but the body is just a little too thin for the size of the flavor here. Just needs a bit more cabonation, and I think this could become a great beer.

Overall, this is an interesting beer that I'm glad I tried. Feels more like an old ale than a brown ale (given the abv, i guess this is more an "imperial" brown ale), but I suppose that's really semantics at this point. It will be interesting to see how it ages and how the flavors develop. As it is now, it is one of the better taste profiles I've had in a bourbon forward beer. The body just ultimately makes it a little hard to get through for me.

Serving type: bottle

05-13-2012 12:37:35 | More by mechamifune
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tdm168

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - amber with a loose, soft, brown cap of head that has good retention

S - caramel undertones with big bourbon, woody overtones

T - caramel, nutty, bourbon, woody, earthy, alcohol

M - medium bodied, warm, good carbonation

This is a nice beer. The bourbon definitely takes over. I think if the beer were a little bolder with a heavier malt character it would stand up to the bourbon better. As it is though it's definitely a solid offering worth trying. I was not disappointed.

Serving type: bottle

06-10-2012 12:55:53 | More by tdm168
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beerFool28607

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +8.1%

05-24-2012 21:51:14 | More by beerFool28607
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AndyTaylor

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +8.1%

05-19-2012 15:08:19 | More by AndyTaylor
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BeerBuzzGuy

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +8.1%

07-03-2014 21:07:11 | More by BeerBuzzGuy
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JebediahScooter

Vermont

4/5  rDev +8.1%

05-11-2012 23:36:44 | More by JebediahScooter
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cardsfan

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +8.1%

08-20-2013 01:02:54 | More by cardsfan
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +8.1%

09-21-2013 15:15:33 | More by DrunkinYogi
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Daniel Boone from Olde Hickory Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 103 ratings.