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Ginger Barrel-Aged Brrrbon ‘13 - Widmer Brothers Brewing Company

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Ginger Barrel-Aged Brrrbon ‘13Ginger Barrel-Aged Brrrbon ‘13

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Reviews: 9
Hads: 50
Avg: 3.24
pDev: 21.6%
Wants: 2
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Widmer Brothers Brewing Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Winter Warmer |  10.70% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: JohnGalt1 on 11-12-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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4/5  rDev +23.5%

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Photo of chinchill
3.48/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Engine 15 in JAX.

Very smooth, considering the ABV and the substantial dose of hot ginger.
Someone got carried away with ginger, this dominates but, thankfully, does not completely mask other aspects of the ale. Most notable is medium roast malts.
Ultimately, too much ginger.
(revised with bottle in June 2014)

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Photo of rack0flamb
3.56/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cjgator3
3.5/5  rDev +8%

Photo of russpowell
3.5/5  rDev +8%

Photo of Lanstrum
3.5/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jason_nwx
2.37/5  rDev -26.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.25

The base Brrrbon is there, coming out more as it warms, but the flavor is dominated by an unappealing acidic/bitter flavor. I can't taste ginger at all, but it has to be that addition.

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3.5/5  rDev +8%

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3.75/5  rDev +15.7%

Photo of user785335
2.5/5  rDev -22.8%

Photo of jeffjeff1
3.6/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance- reddish brown color, thin head, nice lacing

Smell- malt, ginger, maybe some hops but not much

Taste- mostly ginger, pretty good

Mouthfeel- medium to full bodied

Drinkability- I thought it was pretty good. Mostly a ginger flavor which I thought was pretty good. Also it wasn't too strong which can drive me away sometimes.

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4/5  rDev +23.5%

Photo of Thankin_Hank
2.16/5  rDev -33.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

My wife and I shared this one. It seemed interesting with the Ginger. We've been drinking Winter Warmers and were excited about this one. I'm not the ginger fan my wife is and she said it smelled like an IPA, which we don't do. It only tasted like soap to me, which is normal being a sushi fan. I don't use the ginger. I wouldn't buy this one again.

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2/5  rDev -38.3%

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4.72/5  rDev +45.7%

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4/5  rDev +23.5%

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4/5  rDev +23.5%

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4/5  rDev +23.5%

Photo of BIll_Currie
4.52/5  rDev +39.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

ginger barrel. awesome job guys

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3.75/5  rDev +15.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -22.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +15.7%

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3/5  rDev -7.4%

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3.32/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

This one is interesting. The first sip or two was a little off putting yet it got better. The ginger prevalent all through out this beer.

The aroma is ginger mixed with the smell of cheap whiskey. Not sure if the the ABV is why there is a strong alcohol smell or a combination of the bourbon barrel and ABV.

The appearance is nothing special but it is not terrible either. It is a medium brown color with a good inch layer of head.

The taste is definitely unique. The first sip or two I was a little confused, very strong ginger flavor the bourbon flavors were not there, but after a few more the bourbon flavors really showed up. It is a unique beer the ginger, caramel flavors is great.

Overall it really reminds me of a whiskey ginger. If you enjoy whiskey gingers this is definitely a must. If you enjoy bourbon this will not disappoint. The smell is not the greatest bourbon smell but it drinks like a whiskey ginger and I feel that is what they were trying to accomplish.

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4/5  rDev +23.5%

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Ginger Barrel-Aged Brrrbon ‘13 from Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
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