Cockeyed Cooper | Uinta Brewing Company

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3.94/5
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Uinta Brewing Company
Utah, United States
uintabrewing.com

Style: American Barleywine

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Aged in bourbon barrels.

65 IBU

Added by Daniellobo on 06-03-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#5,695
Reviews:
291
Ratings:
969
pDev:
10.66%
Bros Score:
4.03
 
 
Wants:
57
Gots:
233
Trade:
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Ratings: 969 |  Reviews: 291
Photo of MAR_801
4.56/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Kmat10
4.25/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Johnct
3.59/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sweffin
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerBuzzGuy
4.25/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of grampaernie61
4.47/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured an amber/red color with a head about two fingers that stayed throughout the tasting. Big big nose of fig, vanilla and caramel; with the underlying nose of alcohol.

Good body with malty character, taste of fig newton and bourbon barrel. Lingers for over a minute if you allow time between tastes. A very good barley wine without the usual burn from an 11% beer.

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Photo of RBorsato
4.05/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of GreatStoutman
4.07/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured dark mahogany on draft. Thin layer of head, leaves nothing.

Aroma is very muted, nothing resembling a barrel or otherwise. Medium body, negligible carbonation, but a nice milky feel. Bitterness starts creeping in, but falls off at the finish.

Taste is dark fruit, sweet and some maltiness. Really nice rounded out flavor.

Overall, this drinks impressively easy. Good balance and maybe not a lot of complexity, but a nice Barleywine. It seems the barrels did more to mellow the beer than actually impart any flavors.

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Photo of Sir_Goatman
4.19/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Piglet_rulz_da_yard
3.94/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DrAnnaNemis
3.34/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of RobinLee
3.89/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ssmilkstout
3.56/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AGoodStout
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BalancingBrooms
3.65/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rodbeermunch
2.91/5  rDev -26.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Dark brown liquid, whispy thin head on it, big boozy heat in the aroma. Couldn't really discern much aroma wise, other than it was a huge beer abv wise.

Taste was again burning. As the palate acclimates itself, one can gather that this is whiskey/bourbon, some char, vanilla. The price is nice, but its a harsh beer. Save for the end of the night when your palate is already shot.

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Photo of brpendergast85
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TheBishopco
3.99/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of ffshore545
3.84/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jimboothdesigns
4.73/5  rDev +20.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Pours a beautiful dark redish/copper color with a nice frothy head about 2 fingers tall. Smell of barley and malt right off the bat. Beautiful caramel grain smell in there as well, much like when one opens a bag of grains for home brewing. Boozy malty taste with a hint of spice, oak and wood char. Very nice feel, not too thick. Fantastic beer.

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Photo of dbrauneis
4.07/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Note: Bottled 1/10/11

A: Pours a murky deep mahogany in color with light amounts of active visible carbonation along the edges of the glass and some moderate ruby red + amber highlights. The beer has a finger tall dense foamy tan head that reduces to a couple of small to medium sized medium thick patches of medium sized bubbles with a thin film covering the remainder of the surface of the beer and a medium thick ring at the edges of the glass. Moderate to significant amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate to strong aromas of sweet caramel + toffee malts with a moderate aroma of bourbon, oak, and vanilla. There are moderate aromas of citrus/grapefruit pith hops as well.

T: Upfront there are moderate to strong flavors of toasted, bready, caramel, and toffee malts with a moderate amount of sweetness. That is followed by moderate flavors of bourbon, oak, and vanilla. Finally there is a slightly stronger than moderate flavor of citrus/grapefruit pith hops which contribute a moderate amount of bitterness in the finish.

M: Medium to full bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Smooth upfront with a moderate amount of stickiness and light amounts of dryness in the finish. Hints of alcohol warming.

O: Having had this one relatively fresh and with a fair amount of age on it (this review) and I think I prefer it with a little age on it. Nice complexity of flavor and aromas with fairly well hidden alcohol considering how big this beer is... Enjoyable but definitely one that needs to be sipped slowly over the course of an evening.

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Photo of Brandon632
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mig100
3.81/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hozersr
3.98/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Antg8989
4.38/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Look: Pours a deep amber with a thick, foaming, creamy brown head; lots of heavy lacing
Aroma: Acetate esters and bourbon.
Taste: Like bananas flambéed in bourbon- some alcohol coming through at the end. Delicious.
Feel: Light-medium bodied, lightly carbonated; almost creamy.
Overall: This was bottled in August of 2014, so it's had a healthy year to age on the shelf. It's a very good brew, the aging has probably helped mellow it out some. Has hints of a triple. Falls just short of great, but worth a try nonetheless.

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Cockeyed Cooper from Uinta Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.94 out of 5 with 969 ratings
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