Bourbon Barrel 3 Pairs Of Legs | Dark Horse Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Dark Horse Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
darkhorsebrewery.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.25%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by Jas45678 on 10-27-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
71
Reviews:
6
Avg:
4.23
pDev:
9.46%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
18
For Trade:
6
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Photo of rodmanfor3
4/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of VeganUndead
3.95/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Chuckdiesel24
3.8/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dms1767
4.31/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pretty nifty for a porter.

Very boozy.

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Photo of Eziel
3.64/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cosmicevan
4.02/5  rDev -5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

snagged this in a recent swap. always a fan of dark horse and maple bourbon...? sounds good to me. had side by side with the bourbon 6 legs.

super powerful in your face barrel. the maple is glazed over big bourbon and oak, but I prefer the maple dominance in the 6 legs over this one which is just too heavy on the booze.

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Photo of Rimbimhoot
4.3/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: Very dark brown with light brown ring around head
S: Bourbon, charred oak, sweet chocolate, german chocolate cake, hint of raisin, vanilla, maple, brown sugar, bananas foster. Smells much more intense than an 8% beer.
T: Balanced bourbon, dry oak, bitter baker's chocolate, sweet maple, alcohol, roasty, molasses
M: Medium-heavy mouthfeel with a coating effect
O: Exceeded my expectations, the barrel character melds very nicely with the base. There is enough bourbon and roast to balance out any sweetness from the maple and malt.

Love that this is a 12 oz format!

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ohiovania
4.12/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.4/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.23/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.24/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of szmnnl99
4.1/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of epyon396
4.25/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of linnymtu
4.25/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Hayes86
4.37/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Smells amazing. No lace, nice ring of foam around the edge. Definitely tastes north of 10%...definitely higher than the labeled 8.25%... not too much maple on the taste but definitely there on the smell. Nice moderate amount of bourbon/vanilla as well as some chocolate in the flavor. Very drinkable as well. Can't wait to try this 6 pairs of legs. Nicely done.

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of goast8127
3.5/5  rDev -17.3%

Photo of CaptainFleeker
4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of SocalKicks
4/5  rDev -5.4%

Photo of _morandi_
3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

Photo of Wayne17
5/5  rDev +18.2%

Appearance - Very dark, some brown colored head made an appearance

Smell - Maple bourbon chocolate covered raisins (if such a thing existed) simply divine.

Taste - Vanilla and sweet bourbon (I believe this bottle is a little more than a year old) If it was hot when it came out, this has calmed nicely. The maple comes through on the finish along with those chocolate covered raisin flavors.

Mouthfeel - Medium viscosity, low carbonation. Works for me.

Overall - I just love it. The addition of the real maple syrup takes this beer to great heights. I'm a little surprised it's only at an 89 rating as I type this, this stacks up with just about any top notch BBA stout i've had. If I get another chance to try this I won't hesitate.

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Bourbon Barrel 3 Pairs Of Legs from Dark Horse Brewing Company
4.23 out of 5 based on 71 ratings.
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