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Dementia - Ska Brewing Co.

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9 Ratings
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Ratings: 9
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 11.93%
Wants: 2
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ska Brewing Co. visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: emmasdad on 09-23-2010)
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Photo of Beaver13
3.13/5  rDev -20.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Beaver13, Nov 16, 2014
Photo of chugalug06
3.35/5  rDev -15%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A – HUGE soapy white head, could be infected… Brew has nice clarity. Orange and red dominate.

S – Slight sourness. Oak-y. Some nice flat hops too.

T – Mellow. Laid back. Slightly sour, tastes of slight infection.

M – Nice light carbonation. No heat, smooth and no bitterness.

O – This brew was best fresh… But, still enjoyable even though slight infection has arrived. Recommended if unique and off-flavored brews are ok to you… A very unusual OA Pale.

chugalug06, Dec 26, 2011
Photo of jaydoc
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

jaydoc, Jan 23, 2014
Photo of atsprings
3.9/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap at Flying Saucer during their 11th anniversary, served in a tulip glass a crisp copper with a decent khaki head that lasts a thin layer and leaves a bit of lacing on the glass. Aroma is a bit of oak in front of pine hops. The taste is an interesting blend of sweet malts, sweet fruits, oak and citrus hops, an interesting blend of flavors that dance on the tongue. The beer is light bodied with decent carbonation. For a 6% barrel aged beer, this one holds up better than most, nicely done!

atsprings, Feb 27, 2011
Photo of chicano4craft
3.95/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bourbon Barrel Aged Euphoria Pale Ale. Blue and Red wax cover the top of the bomber. Label says "Aged and Confused."

Poured into a snifter. Odd color.
Brownish...orangish...redish. Whatever it is it looks pretty cool. Big and fluffy off white head that sticks around. Really good lacing.

Nose is very interesting. The hops are strong. Lots of grapefruit and lemon. The bourban is also apparent. It seems like the wood has made the hop aroma turn tart. Smells almost sour.

Taste is as if the hops were soaked in bourbon. Lots of sour and earthy grapefruit. The barrel does indeed give the beer some tartness. Booze sticks to your breath.

This is very carbonated. Almost too many bubbles. The seem to distact from the taste. Drinkability is just okay. Flavors are so strong I wish I would have split the bottle with someone.

Overall I did enjoy thi one. Hard to review it as an APA. The only beer I can compare it to is Great Divide 15th Anniversary. This is less boozy and not as heavy.

chicano4craft, Dec 02, 2010
Photo of rkarimi
4.03/5  rDev +2.3%

rkarimi, Nov 17, 2014
Photo of eawolff99
4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

eawolff99, Nov 16, 2014
Photo of emmasdad
4.33/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Ska's 15th Anniversary beer, a bourbon barrel aged version of their excellent Euphoria. I heard about this one from a friend, and after striking out at several good liquor stores, I figured it was brewery only and I would be denied. Much to my surprise, I saw this one on the shelf tonight at Argonaut on Colfax in Denver, and I picked up a couple bottles.

Pours a medium ruby color with a good finger of taupe head. Great aromas up front, grapefruit, tangerine and bourbon. Similar on the palate, and it really works. The more I sip, the more I like it. At $7.99/bomber, it is quite a bit more pricey than the $9.99/six pack of regular Euphoria, but the more I drink, the more I think it might be worth it.

emmasdad, Sep 23, 2010
Photo of dachp
4.75/5  rDev +20.6%

dachp, Oct 28, 2012
Dementia from Ska Brewing Co.
- out of 100 based on 9 ratings.