B.A.R.T. Vanilla | FiftyFifty Brewing Co.

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4.35/5
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
FiftyFifty Brewing Co.
California, United States
fiftyfiftybrewing.com

Style: American Strong Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Barrel Aged Really Tasty
Ale brewed with honey, aged in oak barrels

Added by CharlieMurphy on 03-04-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
15
Ratings:
67
pDev:
8.05%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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9
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13
Trade:
3
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S: smells of roasted malts, toffee, caramel and a lot of vanilla
T: taste is vanilla, roasted malts, caramel sweetness, and a little oak. Swallow is more vanilla and oak with some nice whiskey flavor, caramel and roasted malts with hints of dark chocolate.
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B.A.R.T. Vanilla from FiftyFifty Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.35 out of 5 with 67 ratings