Bourbon Barrel 3 Pairs Of Legs | Dark Horse Brewing Company

BA SCORE
87.5%
Liked This Beer
4.03 w/ 72 ratings
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.25%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Jas45678 on 10-27-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#5,912
Reviews:
6
Ratings:
72
Liked:
63
Avg:
4.03/5
pDev:
8.68%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
18
Trade:
6
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Photo of Wayne17
5/5  rDev +24.1%

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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Photo of DCgolfpro
4.75/5  rDev +17.9%

Photo of A1freebu
4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

Photo of imfrommichigan
4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

Photo of GRFounder
4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

Photo of mnphish
4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

Photo of Richter525
4.4/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Hayes86
4.37/5  rDev +8.4%
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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Photo of dms1767
4.31/5  rDev +6.9%
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 Rimbimhoot
4.3/5  rDev +6.7%
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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4.27/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On tap at the Tap and Mallet in Rochester, NY.

Pours black, deep dark black, with a small mocha colored head, about a quarter inch, and very little lacing.

Smells like maple, bourbon, chocolate, and roasted malt.

This is a fairly subtle BA job here, a little bit of bourbon flavor, not overpowering at all, with a good amount of vanilla, chocolate, and maple of course. The maple lends some sweetness to the beer, but it's not overpowering. Luckily does not become cloying.

Medium bodied, slightly thin for the style, but I guess it is a porter, after all. Creamy, smooth, velvety mouthfeel. Low carbonation, and very drinkable.

Another great BA beer from Dark Horse. The BA'ing is not quite as powerful as some of their other creations, namely BAPt5, but this is still very tasty.

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Photo of sweemzander
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of epyon396
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of maxcoinage
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of Marti403
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

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Bourbon Barrel 3 Pairs Of Legs from Dark Horse Brewing Company
Beer rating: 87.5% out of 100 with 72 ratings
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