5 Golden Rings - Bourbon Barrel-Aged | The Bruery

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3.7/5
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157 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Bruery
California, United States
thebruery.com

Style: Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 16.20%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
5 Golden Rings is the 5th verse in our '12 Days of Christmas' winter seasonal ale series. The only golden ale in the bunch, we spiced up the natural pause in the classic song with cinnamon, allspice and ginger along with the delicious sweet and tangy flavor of pineapple. The barrel aged edition has taken on notable flavors from the time spent in oak, adding a level of burnt wood, sweet boubron and under-ripe fruit.

Added by CheapBeerBuzz on 12-10-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
13
Ratings:
157
pDev:
14.59%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
40
Trade:
13
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 157 |  Reviews: 13
Photo of nickfl
3.94/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of jeff1973
4.06/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of stevoj
4.36/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

On tap at Pangaea. Thick, sticky, murky copper pour. The little bit of head clings to the ring of the glass, afraid to go any further. Rum barrel notes greet the nose, taste should be done in sips, strong taste and finish, warmth from the get-go. Slow going but worth it.

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Photo of spycow
3.81/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BWood
3.36/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Hazy orange beer with a ton of pineapple smell. This is basically pineapple juice aged in bourbon barrels with alcohol added. That being said it wasn't horrible. I'm glad I got a chance to taste this beer but I would not seek it out again.

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Photo of nmann08
3.03/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Buck_Jones
3.69/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of XmnwildX12
4.25/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Keananmichael5
3.44/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of nathanmiller
4.42/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of TNeedles
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mothman
4.25/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of oriolesfan4
2.87/5  rDev -22.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Just was not good, period

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Photo of duceswild
2/5  rDev -45.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Notes of pineapple and heavy alcohol booze, which didn't blend well.

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Photo of billab914
3.49/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of stakem
3.45/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Huhzubendah
3.4/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of dheldman
2.85/5  rDev -23%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Too boozy to be truly enjoyed. Good underlying flavor but way too hot. Killed the smell entirely too.

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Photo of oline73
3.63/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of N17shelfside
3.58/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jhartley
3.77/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PhineasMcClintock
4.1/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Knapp85
3.89/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jzeilinger
4.01/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of kjkinsey
4.02/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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5 Golden Rings - Bourbon Barrel-Aged from The Bruery
Beer rating: 3.7 out of 5 with 157 ratings