Big Bourbon Series Discombobulation Celebration Ale | Shoreline Brewery And Restaurant

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63 Ratings
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Big Bourbon Series Discombobulation Celebration AleBig Bourbon Series Discombobulation Celebration Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Shoreline Brewery And Restaurant
Indiana, United States
shorelinebrewery.com

Style: American Barleywine

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 13.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by hoppymeal on 08-18-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
63
Reviews:
27
Avg:
3.95
pDev:
12.41%
 
 
Wants:
18
Gots:
14
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 63 |  Reviews: 27
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3.95/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of StoutAtTheDevil
3.5/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Beerdudenumberone
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Farral
4.41/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BeerOps
3.85/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of zrab11
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of teamwiggum
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Stevedore
3.14/5  rDev -20.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of lefty418
4.34/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I was gifted this for my birthday in April but I waited for the perfect time to open it. Last night was the perfect time. When it was open it smelled delicious. It poured beautifully in my tulip. The taste was amazing and just what I had hoped for....barrel aged deliciousness. This was perhaps the best birthday gift I've ever recieved.

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Photo of Way2drunk
4.49/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Yummy! Nuff said. Taste like bourbon barrel aged fruit.

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Photo of smartassboiler
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of danoble1
4.1/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of fredmugs
4.25/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bluejacket74
4.03/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2010 vintage, 750 ml yellow wax capped bottle. Served in a snifter, the beer pours dark brown with about a half inch light tan head that fizzled away quickly. Not much lacing at all. Aroma is nice, the brew smells like vanilla, bourbon, caramel, brown sugar and wood. Taste is similar to the aroma, but there's also some raisin, nuts and molasses noticeable. Mouthfeel/body is medium, it's coating with a moderate amount of carbonation. This brew just got better and better the longer I drank it, I think it's a good barleywine. Kinda pricey at $21.99 a bottle, but I was glad I got to try this one.

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4.3/5  rDev +8.9%

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5/5  rDev +26.6%

Photo of gpulam
4/5  rDev +1.3%

Not the biggest fan of barley wine, but this is better than what I was expecting.

2011 vintage. Taste is less intense than the very pleasant bourbon and oak aroma it produces, a good sipper. Small amounts of brown sugar and bourbon notes give way to the oak/wood and vanilla, with a slightly boozy heat. Not the thickest of bodies, more of a caramel color, which suits the flavor profile by not being too aggressive. Pleasant.

Price is a little steep ($22 for a bomber) but it's definitely a good quality drink for bourbon-aged fans.

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of Dactrius
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of bespin15
4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

Photo of Tafyob41
4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

Photo of camartin27
4.75/5  rDev +20.3%

Photo of kodt
3.25/5  rDev -17.7%

Photo of srgj88
4.75/5  rDev +20.3%

Photo of mjw1200
4.75/5  rDev +20.3%

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Big Bourbon Series Discombobulation Celebration Ale from Shoreline Brewery And Restaurant
3.95 out of 5 based on 63 ratings.
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