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BBPT5 Circa 2011

Discussion in 'Cellaring / Aging Beer' started by CityofBals, Feb 8, 2013.

  1. CityofBals

    CityofBals Initiate (0) Illinois Sep 12, 2012

    Has anyone opened one of these recently? I had one last night and it had an off taste in it that the 2012 I enjoyed slightly later did not have. It was mostly in the aftertaste, like some weird minerally or tannic flavor. I'm not sure if it was a bad bottle, or if this is the case with everyone's experiences...

  2. SteelersX

    SteelersX Savant (465) New York Jan 30, 2011

    I did open one recently but I "plead the 5th" on the taste! :)
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  3. lurchingbeast

    lurchingbeast Initiate (0) Illinois Feb 19, 2009

    The '11s have huge bottle variation. And I mean huge.

    That said, the best bottles of the '11 aren't as good as the '12. I can't believe I've gone through so much, so quick.
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  4. steebo777

    steebo777 Advocate (535) Michigan Jun 30, 2009

    100% agree with LurchingBeast
  5. founder26

    founder26 Savant (460) Michigan Sep 9, 2009

    Ive had 2011 bottles lately and they tasted great, just as good as 2012
  6. peteinSD

    peteinSD Savant (255) California Apr 25, 2010

    timely thread; drinking a bottle of '11 now. it's good but the bourbon and chocolate character is diminished as compared to when it was first released. still drinking nicely [certainly no off tastes] but it's not better than before and i'd venture that it'll be moving into "wish i would not have held on to this so long" territory within the next year or so.
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