Bourbon Barrel Aged Stout | Foothills Brewing Company - Downtown Brewpub

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Brewed by:
Foothills Brewing Company - Downtown Brewpub
North Carolina, United States
foothillsbrewing.com

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by LauraAlberts on 07-02-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
130
Reviews:
37
Avg:
4.15
pDev:
9.64%
 
 
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40
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16
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4/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GlacierSapien
3.76/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Haven't actually had the chance to try the non-barrel-aged version yet, but thats next on my list after having this. The bourbon is quite upfront and prevalent on this beer, so if you don't like bourbon flavor stay away. the smell reeks of bourbon, and might have you convinced this beer is far stronger than 7%. Fortunately the taste is far more complex with the stout flavors playing nicely with the bourbon. While there is a strong bourbon flavor throughout it doesn't overpower the other flavors, leading to a easy drinking barrel aged stout. They may have gone a bit overboard with the bourbon, but still a quite tasty stout, of which I would be more than happy to down a few.

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Photo of BEER88
4.08/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kristougher
3.74/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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4.58/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of brewduder
4.23/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of NCJEFF77
3.85/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of OldSmaug
4.38/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Goatdavemac
3.89/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Amedlin18
4/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On draft at the brewpub in Winston. Not too much nor too little bourbon taste. Just right for the style which isn't my fav but a really good beer

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4/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BillRoth
4.14/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.08/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.18/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.11/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of 2dogbrew
3.83/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Low ABV really lets the bourbon through. Enjoyable but would like it more if it were an imperial.

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3.95/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of VeganUndead
4.32/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.76/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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4.24/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of BrianScott
4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of Martyrob
4.8/5  rDev +15.7%

Photo of DrMindbender
3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of flipdog0
3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of Brewsed
3.84/5  rDev -7.5%

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Bourbon Barrel Aged Stout from Foothills Brewing Company - Downtown Brewpub
4.15 out of 5 based on 130 ratings.
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