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

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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
Ratings:
3,123
Reviews:
436
Avg:
4.48
pDev:
7.59%
 
 
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4.35/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.64/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.9/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of exl_90
4.53/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mikul93
4.68/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.74/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.59/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of OneEye78
4.4/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Mini-vertical, thanks @theperk.
2014: poured a dark black with a small deep brown head. Smell was sweet chocolate and vanilla. Taste led by vanilla and some milk chocolate, followed by a toffee finish. Mouth was pretty light with little carb. Overall this is a solid BA stout, the toffee taste was unique.

2013:
Similar look, with a bit less head. Smell added some additional brown sugar notes. Milk chocolate, vanilla, and some dark fruit, with a bit of butterscotch on the finish. Overall, I think I liked the '13 a bit more. It was a bit more integrated and smoother than the '14.

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Photo of BeerRay
4.99/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Incredible beer made even better in the barrels.

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4.5/5  rDev +0.4%
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look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.23/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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4.4/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.71/5  rDev +5.1%
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4.84/5  rDev +8%
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look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Dark Horse Bourbon Barrel Aged Plead The 5th from Dark Horse Brewing Company
4.48 out of 5 based on 3,123 ratings.
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