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Barrel Aged Brrrbon (Brothers' Reserve Series) - Widmer Brothers Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
82
good

514 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 514
Reviews: 223
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 15.24%
Wants: 18
Gots: 119 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Widmer Brothers Brewing Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Winter Warmer |  9.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Bitterness: 40 IBU
Alcohol by Volume: 9.4% ABV
Original Gravity: 20° PLATO

Released: September 2010

(Beer added by: BarrytheBear on 09-24-2010)
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Juice-O

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +24.7%

01-20-2014 01:38:53 | More by Juice-O
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ronbo5421

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +24.7%

06-30-2014 06:10:12 | More by ronbo5421
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myteam24


4.5/5  rDev +24.7%

06-26-2014 03:02:06 | More by myteam24
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Rschimmell

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +24.7%

06-26-2014 03:10:22 | More by Rschimmell
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by_best590


4.5/5  rDev +24.7%

06-20-2014 07:38:54 | More by by_best590
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edk218

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +24.7%

12-17-2011 22:52:53 | More by edk218
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Fettpopps

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +24.7%

03-16-2014 15:14:28 | More by Fettpopps
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mercatonero

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +24.7%

02-27-2012 23:56:28 | More by mercatonero
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bobotron

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +24.7%

08-19-2012 03:48:07 | More by bobotron
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andruke

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +24.7%

01-07-2014 21:36:57 | More by andruke
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Sir_Goatman

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +24.7%

07-11-2014 05:45:23 | More by Sir_Goatman
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dsreeves

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +24.7%

01-01-2014 23:55:48 | More by dsreeves
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eschultz

Maryland

4.45/5  rDev +23.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Fall 2010 Barrel Aged Brrrbon #3

Appearance:
Clear amber color with a tall two finger tan head

Aroma:
Crisp, slightly hoppy and citrusy with a hint of vanilla

Taste:
Creamy, vanilla front with a slight hoppy/fruitiness and a nice carmel finish

Mouthfeel:
Very smooth bodied and a very light carbonation

Opinion: Very nice smooth beer. Not to strong of flavors but a nice balance of an aged winter warmer and bourbon. Nice beer for a relaxing evening

Serving type: bottle

11-12-2011 22:20:38 | More by eschultz
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Cyberkedi

Georgia

4.38/5  rDev +21.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Strong aroma has a decided overtone of bourbon-soaked wood, as well as fruity and malty tones. It pours a beautiful clear golden amber with a decent light golden tan head. Flavor has a strong woody bourbon overtone, which dominates the flavor but still lets through malt and apple/pear notes, plus just a hint of caramel. Smooth texture has slightly above average body and quite a bit of fizz, leaving a tingly, woody finish. This is a bold beer for bold people.

Serving type: bottle

12-19-2011 23:14:33 | More by Cyberkedi
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spree92

New Brunswick (Canada)

4.33/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to LazyL for cracking this open on championship Sunday.

Pours a dark amber. Not much of head and little little lacing.

WOW, what an aroma. A nice velvety bourbon flavor that melts in my mouth.

I've ahad a couple brews already, so my review may not be complete, but I know this is a top quality beer.

Serving type: bottle

01-24-2011 00:13:47 | More by spree92
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GregSVT

Texas

4.33/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bomber into a snifter

A: Pours a murky amber with a nice light tan head that fades to a small layer leaving a bit of lacing on the glass.

S: The nose is sweet caramel, oak, and malt with a tiny bit of hops in the background.

T: Starts off with a huge wave of caramel which develops into a sweet vanilla and bready malt backbone with the smallest tinge of hops to balance things out on the finish. This reminds me of beers like Nemesis 2009 and Insanity...sweet but not cloying.

M: The feel is creamy and medium-full bodied. Not overly carbonated and not flat...just right.

D: The alcohol is hidden well for a 9% beer and I wouldn't hesitate to have this again.

Don't let the bad reviews fool you...this actually a well done barrel aged beer if you like things like Nemesis 2009 and Weyerbacher Insanity.

Serving type: bottle

10-29-2010 02:36:08 | More by GregSVT
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khensley

Washington

4.28/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Red in color, spider web lacing, faint rings per sip.

Smells like black liquorish in the woods.

Sweet front of tongue, intriguing bubble-gum/mike and ike's type of finish. Intriguing transition from sweet, to tart, to bitter in the back of the throat. Very sophisticated profile of flavor. Alcohol content is masked in the myriad of flavors that present themselves. A truly one of a kind flavor, which makes this beer worth sampling.

Big enough to fill the mouth, but not too big to be chewy. A bit undefined in the tongue tickle, but not so much than I mind.

I'm taken back to my days of a bourbon aficionado, when I drank too much whisky and coke. This beer tastes as close to whisky and coke as I could possible imagine. I love whisky and coke! Never saw this coming. How did they do it? A whole new category of beer. Try it, at least for the sake of sampling a one of a kind beer!!

Serving type: on-tap

05-03-2013 07:41:57 | More by khensley
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srhoadsy

Florida

4.28/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

2011 bottling. Served slightly chilled into a snifter.

Pours a cloudy copper color with very slight head and no lacing.

Strong aromas of caramelized sugars, dried fruit and vanilla.

Flavors of caramelized sugar, candied citrus peel, toasted coconut with a touch of booze.

Medium to heavy bodied with a surprisingly crisp finish on the tongue. Mild and sweet aftertaste with just a hint of alcohol burn.

Surprised at some of the lower scores on this one. Maybe the aging helped this one immensely, but I can definitely say this was one of the better beers I've had in a while. Kicking myself for not having cellared several more bottles of this.

Serving type: bottle

05-22-2013 00:21:01 | More by srhoadsy
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apasternak

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

01-28-2014 04:47:15 | More by apasternak
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FreshmanPour77

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

08-19-2013 05:11:22 | More by FreshmanPour77
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civicm87

New York

4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

10-30-2013 17:30:48 | More by civicm87
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Cramerican

North Dakota

4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

02-22-2013 07:45:34 | More by Cramerican
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velcrogrip

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

06-20-2013 13:16:22 | More by velcrogrip
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Wattie

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

07-17-2013 17:38:52 | More by Wattie
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Bildo

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

02-01-2013 18:47:45 | More by Bildo
Barrel Aged Brrrbon (Brothers' Reserve Series) from Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 514 ratings.