The K13
Voodoo Brewery

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From:
Voodoo Brewery
 
Pennsylvania, United States
Style:
Barleywine - American
ABV:
13%
Score:
99
Avg:
4.51 | pDev: 10.42%
Ratings:
246
Status:
Retired
Rated:
Mar 17, 2019
Added:
Sep 28, 2013
Wants:
  347
Gots:
  26
SCORE
99
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Notes: None
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4.5 by smartassboiler from Illinois on Mar 17, 2019
 
4.87 by Hallertau from Wisconsin on Dec 03, 2016
 
4.5 by PassMeAZima from Kentucky on Jul 04, 2016
 
4.75 by mklisz from New Hampshire on May 24, 2016
 
4.5 by PA-Michigander from Pennsylvania on May 19, 2016
 
4.25 by Brown120 from Pennsylvania on Apr 16, 2016
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4.58/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
by sposter4 from Pennsylvania

8 oz draft pour in a snifter. Deep amber color with a half inch head that dies down. Nose is easily the best part of the beer with carmrl,malt and bourbon popping. Taste is similar l. This beer still has some heat even with age. Good heat though. Maybe the best barley wine I've tasted. This is a must drink for barley wine lovers.

Apr 16, 2016
 
4.96 by Brian29 from Ohio on Apr 16, 2016
 
4.18 by BarrytheBear from Wisconsin on Feb 29, 2016
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4.57/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5
by madtowndmb1 from Wisconsin

Just a notch below KH, but it's close! Well done!

Feb 29, 2016
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4.26/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
by corby112 from Pennsylvania

Pours a dark chocolate brown color with subtle purplish hues and dark mahogany edges. Half finger light beige head that quickly settles into a thin, lasting ring. Spotty lacing left behind.

Very inviting aroma with excellent barrel character that's nicely integrated into the leathery malts and vinous fruits of the base beer. Some softly charred oak, spicy spirit(with actuall pappy character), toasted coconut and silky vanilla bean. Underneath, there's a nice balance of vinous fruit and softly smoked leathery/tobacco-like malts. Hints of caramel drizzled raisin, date and fig along with toffee, tobacco and musty leather. Smells amazing!

Viscous full body with prominent barrel flavors nicely integrated into the Barleywine notes of the base. Dry toasted oak but not too powerful or acrid. Heavy dose of sweet, spicy spirit that actually has complex whiskey character. Great fiery heat but not harsh or overly boozy with cinnamon and toasted coconut on the exhale. The vinous fruit and malt sweetness isn't as stong as in the aroma but is still there with caramel, raisin, fig and molasses. Subtle leathery tobacco but the earthy Barleywine flavors are slightly overpowered by all the spirit. Another solid entry in this series from Voodoo.

Dec 18, 2015
 
4.49 by SadMachine from New Jersey on Jul 03, 2015
 
4.66 by jbdpsu82 from Pennsylvania on Jun 24, 2015
 
3.75 by kscaldef from Oregon on Jun 09, 2015
 
4.5 by ScottP from New Hampshire on May 24, 2015
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4.4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
by mdfb79 from New York

From 03/14/15 notes. Big thanks to BeerLawyer85 for sharing this; thanks Ross. 22 oz. bottle into a taster glass.

Pours a murky medium brown color with a few bubbles and no real head. Lots of sweet dark fruits, figs, delicious sweet bourbon, toasted malts, toffee, and caramel malts. Super smooth and very good. Well worth it.

Mar 16, 2015
 
4.79 by WVUbrew from North Carolina on Feb 08, 2015
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4.85/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75
by GreesyFizeek from New York

On tap at Voodoo Homestead in Homestead, PA. Got two pours of this one.

Pours a moderately dark amber, with a spotty quarter inch head, and a little bit of lacing.

Smells richly of deep malt and bourbon- the bourbon is huge on this one. I can't really tell that it's Pappy, because I'm not well-versed in it, but I do know that the bourbon smells nice. I also get aromas of vanilla, coconut, caramel, toffee, and tobacco.

This is a wonderful barrel-aged barleywine. I've heard reports that it's falling off a bit at this point. Those reports seem to be exaggerated, or they're just about the bottles at this point. There's a big amount of sweet malt and grain up front, some honey, molasses, brown sugar, toffee, and some leafy tobacco bitterness near the end.

This is pretty thick bodied, with a syrupy, and very full mouthfeel, along with a lower level of carbonation.

One of the best barleywines ever. A really impressive achievement.

Feb 01, 2015
 
4.85 by whitenads from Michigan on Feb 01, 2015
 
4.26 by RblWthACoz from Pennsylvania on Feb 01, 2015
 
4.49 by chefduff2 from New York on Jan 31, 2015
 
4.73 by mertzhb15 from Pennsylvania on Jan 31, 2015
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4.34/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by PHBoiler from Illinois

A bit of a thin and wispy burnt caramel color in the glass with a bit of carb. The smell is powerfully boozy with all the typical hits of a strong bourbon. Mouthfeel is a bit thin at this ABV and the finish is hot despite the age. Caramel, toffee, vanilla, and coconut finish are the flavors I get. The beer is a vehicle for the barrel in this case, and I think that's just fine. Very complex and interesting beer for the bourbon drinker.

Jan 26, 2015
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4.66/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
by mrn1ceguy from Illinois

This was a fantastic BA barleywine. So much taste going on while still being amazingly balanced and enjoyable. I would love for this beer to make another return.

Jan 26, 2015
 
4.58 by NHbeerguy from New Hampshire on Dec 28, 2014
 
4.69 by jjf3792 from Pennsylvania on Dec 19, 2014
 
5 by eawolff99 from Minnesota on Dec 14, 2014
 
4.75 by rightcoast7 from Maine on Dec 13, 2014
 
4.36 by mxracercam from Pennsylvania on Dec 13, 2014
 
4.25 by jloomis from Florida on Dec 13, 2014
 
4 by akang from California on Dec 12, 2014
 
4 by SocalKicks from California on Dec 08, 2014
 
4.5 by wethorseblanket from California on Dec 07, 2014
 
4.3 by DCLAguy11 from California on Dec 07, 2014
 
4 by Wowcoolman from California on Dec 07, 2014
 
4.25 by VonZipper from New York on Dec 06, 2014
 
4.25 by 1Sundown2C from New York on Dec 05, 2014
 
4.75 by HopsMatt from Kentucky on Dec 03, 2014
 
4.75 by Preluderl from Pennsylvania on Nov 25, 2014
 
4 by jeevo from Pennsylvania on Nov 24, 2014
The K13 from Voodoo Brewery
Beer rating: 99 out of 100 with 246 ratings