The Dogfather (Bourbon Barrel Aged) | Laughing Dog Brewing

The Dogfather (Bourbon Barrel Aged)The Dogfather (Bourbon Barrel Aged)
BA SCORE
60.2%
Liked This Beer
3.73 w/ 507 ratings
The Dogfather (Bourbon Barrel Aged)The Dogfather (Bourbon Barrel Aged)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Laughing Dog Brewing
Idaho, United States
laughingdogbrewing.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.85%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Over 11 months in the making some of the Dogfather is bourbon barrel aged.

71 IBU

Added by brownbeer on 12-21-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#23,583
Reviews:
182
Ratings:
507
Liked:
305
Avg:
3.73/5
pDev:
15.55%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
23
Gots:
109
Trade:
6
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Ratings: 507 |  Reviews: 182
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

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4/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

Photo of WAbeerfiend
4.75/5  rDev +27.3%

Label date of 12.30.13.
Poured from a bomber into a tulip on 06.04.14.

A: 2 finger tan head that retains well. Midnight black body with some red at the bottom.

S: Vanilla, bourbon, and chocolate.

T: Vanilla, bourbon, and chocolate dominate. Fig, very slight roastiness, and cherry are subtle.

M: Creamy silk. Perfect carbonation. Not too chewy, just perfection.

O: This is a well rounded BB stout. It has complexity and is perfectly balanced. There is some alcohol burn on the back end. This is regularly $5.99 to $6.99 in the Seattle area, which is an incredible value. This is one that I regularly buy.

Rating: A

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Photo of rawfish
3.73/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

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5/5  rDev +34%

Photo of Boto
3.8/5  rDev +1.9%

22oz bottle: This one pours a opaque, very dark brown color. It has a light brown head, and no lacing. A bit of bourbon to the nose. Some oakiness also. Getting some chocolate malts also, but no sweetness. Some vanilla and roasted malts also. The taste is good. Some bourbon and alcohol flavors. Chocolate, hint of vanilla, some roasted malts and some of the oakiness. Not bitter, but they have balanced out most of the sweetness. Not bad!

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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

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1/5  rDev -73.2%

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3.8/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of BeerHewitt
4.75/5  rDev +27.3%

Mine is from 2013 stock, sat on it for almost a year. Not sure what it tasted like green, but right now it is one of the smoothest bourbon barrel aged stouts I have had. You get a light burn from the bourbon and alcohol throughout. A good heavy mouth-feel coats heavy on the tongue. Molasses, dark chocolate, and pecan dominate the tastes. Finishes sweet with a dryness from the 11%. Loving it.

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4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

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The Dogfather (Bourbon Barrel Aged) from Laughing Dog Brewing
Beer rating: 60.2% out of 100 with 507 ratings
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