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John Henry 3 Lick Spiker Ale - Cold Spring Brewing Co.

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John Henry 3 Lick Spiker AleJohn Henry 3 Lick Spiker Ale

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382 Ratings
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Ratings: 382
Reviews: 166
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 13.78%
Wants: 15
Gots: 32 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Cold Spring Brewing Co. visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  9.10% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Three Lick Spiker Ale is brewed with three different roasted malts creating chocolate flavors and full body taste. After fermentation has been completed with our top fermenting ale yeast we infuse our brew with bourbon oak aged chips and let the extended aging process take over. Hints of bourbon and vanilla from the oak come through the aroma and flavor.

(Beer added by: ClockworkOrange on 01-02-2009)
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4.34/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: Dark opaque brown with a creamy mocha head.

S: Dark fruit, malt, vanilla, caramel and oak in the nose.

T: Sweet nutty malt, plum, fig, dark fruit, orange, caramel, a touch of sweet milk chocolate, oak, vanilla.

M: Full bodied and smooth.

O: Knowing nothing about the brewery, but being intrigued by the description of the beer itself, I didn't really have any expectations. That said, this is a great beer. Perhaps not the best of strong oaked/barrel aged beers, but a damn good beer. Definitely recommended if you can find it. I've only seen it at a couple places in the Sacramento area.

BierJager89, Jan 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.74/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Enjoyed this 12 oz bottle out of a large snifter glass.

A: Pours a thick black hue with a fluffy white head that slowly dissipates leaving a decent trail ending in wispy lace.

S: Strong bourbon scent with a malt backbone.

T: Sweet bourbon and malt flavor that has a smooth middle and finishes on the dry side of boozy.

M: Heavy body and medium carbonation.

O: Solid brew – nice bourbon malt mix.

ckollias, Oct 21, 2013
John Henry 3 Lick Spiker Ale from Cold Spring Brewing Co.
84 out of 100 based on 382 ratings.