Dark Horse Bourbon Barrel Aged Plead The 5th | Dark Horse Brewing Company

Dark Horse Bourbon Barrel Aged Plead The 5thDark Horse Bourbon Barrel Aged Plead The 5th
BA SCORE
98.6%
Liked This Beer
4.53 w/ 3,159 Ratings
Dark Horse Bourbon Barrel Aged Plead The 5thDark Horse Bourbon Barrel Aged Plead The 5th
BEER INFO

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

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.00%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Russian Imperial Stout aged in bourbon barrels.

Added by MbpBugeye on 07-25-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#80
Reviews:
442
Ratings:
3,159
Liked:
3,115
Avg:
4.53/5
pDev:
7.51%
Alströms:
-
 
 
Wants:
2,143
Gots:
864
Trade:
115
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 3,159 |  Reviews: 442
Photo of edthehead
4.54/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Skellbop
4.61/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SFACRKnight
4.5/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of aaronyoung01
4.32/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Hayley_86
4.25/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jmd88
4.18/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Bpc24
4.69/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Pearlstreetbrewingco
4.03/5  rDev -11%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of dexterk1
4.23/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Chuckdiesel24
4.4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of kylemckinnis
4.48/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Futbolmanby
4.33/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Kuges
4.63/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jhfinn
4.44/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of smccann
4.59/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of AleToTheVictors
4.03/5  rDev -11%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of lochraneg
4.43/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of SaulFox
4.89/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of RUWatching
4.76/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

2014. Holds bourbon aromas well. Smooth and balanced on average. Thinner than I remember but sits nicely on the tongue.

Poured still. No head. Black.

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Photo of yesterdayfaraway
4.33/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

L: pours black with a film of dark brown head. Looks pitch black on the glass
S: holy sweet bourbon! Also chocolate and some dark fruit sweetness. Good aroma, I could go without the fruity notes
T: well the dang fruity notes pop out first, and true bourbon and chocolate are 2nd. It's good, but not my preference.
F: no alcohol, super smooth. Not near as thick as I imagined.
O: slightly underwhelmed. But still a good beer.

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Photo of Stevem68
4.29/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours a motor oil black color with thin mocha head. Aroma is lightly sweet roasted malts. Flavor is candied dark fruit and semi sweet.has notes of roasted chocolate malts and the bourbon is really mellow. Has a rich body and overall really delicious.

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Photo of cducap
4.67/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mock_in
4.4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of OompaMentor
4.74/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Bottle poured into snifter. Black color with modest carbonation leading to caramel color head. Bourbon is heavy to the nose but the first sip is well balanced. Bourbon, coffee, vanilla and chocolate are delicate on the palate. I must disagree with one rating that said it "poured like motor oil." Obviously he hasn't had Ole Dubh 12 or 18. This is an enjoyable beer!

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Photo of MTKATL
4.62/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Dark Horse Bourbon Barrel Aged Plead The 5th from Dark Horse Brewing Company
Beer rating: 98.6% out of 100 with 3,159 ratings
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