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Daniel Boone - Olde Hickory Brewery

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105 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 105
Reviews: 25
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 12.16%
Wants: 6
Gots: 21 | 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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gratefulbeerhead

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

10-20-2013 02:42:56 | More by gratefulbeerhead
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InfernoBoss

California

3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

10-04-2013 05:18:57 | More by InfernoBoss
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Brewski

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

09-29-2013 13:04:29 | More by Brewski
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +8.1%

09-21-2013 15:15:33 | More by DrunkinYogi
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beernads

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

09-12-2013 20:27:29 | More by beernads
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M1A2

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

09-03-2013 02:40:12 | More by M1A2
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dfhhead25

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +8.1%

09-01-2013 01:41:05 | More by dfhhead25
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farrago

New Jersey

3.23/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Extremely wispy and airy head, almost entirely very large bubbles with so-so retention at best, general tan color, given this there’s a little more stick to the lacing than expected if not anything spectacular. The liquid is murky, like a still stream, all browns and oranges and yellows, you can kind of see through it but there’s hardly any visible carbonation. The nose is oak influence to the exclusion of most else, coconut custard, butterscotch, vanilla, toffee, creamed coffee and then heavyset prune, date, raisin, dried apricot fruit scents, cinnamon and nutmeg too, a trace of yeasts or unbaked bread dough, has a vinous quality as well, not especially balanced. Medium-bodied, has weight but not proportionately distributed density hence it trails off some at the end. Here there’s a nice nuttiness and more breadiness which zaps some of the undue sweetness out of the caramel, butterscotch, toffee, coconut, crème brûlée flavors. The low carbonation makes it sluggish. The peach, apricot catches up some to the date, fig, prune base. It has flavor, not intensity and after half a glass it’s too monochrome to hold your interest.

Serving type: bottle

08-20-2013 01:35:25 | More by farrago
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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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ekalb31

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

08-06-2013 23:44:00 | More by ekalb31
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RedneckBeerz

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

07-31-2013 13:16:07 | More by RedneckBeerz
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mwbrady12

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

07-29-2013 00:39:25 | More by mwbrady12
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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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scott2269

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

07-17-2013 18:42:58 | More by scott2269
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BGsWo22

New York

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

07-16-2013 00:51:05 | More by BGsWo22
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Kunstman

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

07-13-2013 18:30:38 | More by Kunstman
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WOLFGANG

South Carolina

3/5  rDev -18.9%

07-04-2013 22:08:17 | More by WOLFGANG
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BMart

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

06-27-2013 18:06:22 | More by BMart
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Falcone

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

06-22-2013 23:34:51 | More by Falcone
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ajzy

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

06-01-2013 14:49:09 | More by ajzy
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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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Brenden

Ohio

3.53/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Brown it is, pretty thick and a fairly dark shade at that. A wispy off-white head has a bit of a struggle and makes a foam that does manage some light spotting on the glass.
There's a surprising bourbon presence considering I don't get this much out of some similarly barrel-aged beers at higher ABVs. Sweet notes of caramel, toffee and vanilla come out along with the woody dryness, and the bourbon note is fortunately distinctive rather than a nondescript alcoholic presence. In the flavor, a bit of nuttiness is present as well. The base is nicely strong for a brown as well, providing an adequate malt base.
A medium-bodied beer, the crispness is a bit of a surprise. It's not too thin, as can be the case both with the style and these sorts of barrel-aged offerings. Well done overall.

Serving type: bottle

05-27-2013 04:21:03 | More by Brenden
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mikeincharleston

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

05-19-2013 14:51:12 | More by mikeincharleston
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JeffreyJDavis

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

05-18-2013 03:18:01 | More by JeffreyJDavis
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tclang

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -18.9%

05-11-2013 14:34:58 | More by tclang
Daniel Boone from Olde Hickory Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 105 ratings.