Levud's - Bourbon Barrel-Aged | The Bruery

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3.9/5
Very Good
47 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): 11.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by t0rin0 on 08-17-2008

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
24
Ratings:
47
pDev:
11.79%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
27
Gots:
6
Trade:
0
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look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Bottle pour at Woodshop 8 held at The Hermosillo in Los Angeles, CA.

Pours a murky light brown with a foamy khaki head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace slowly drop into the remaining beer on the drink down. Smell is of malt, grain, caramel, toffee, bourbon, and some cardboard aromas. Taste is much the same with raisin, fruit, bourbon, and slight cardboard flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of woody bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a low level of carbonation with an almost flat mouthfeel. Overall, this is an above average beer that is fairly drinkable but noticeably oxidized at this point.

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A big thanks to Gil for sharing this beer at t0rin0cantsail.

A: The pour is a clear golden color with minimal carbonation and a fleeting white head.

S: A wonderful and well integrated bourbon aroma to this beer with sweet vanilla and oak notes that blend in quite nicely with the sweet honey and caramel aromas of the beer. Some sweet fruits such as pears and golden apples, too.

T: The bourbon flavor is nowhere nears pronounced as I would have expected given the flavor. Sweet caramel and toffee malts along with hints of spice, pears, and apples. Subtle vanilla notes and a touch of booze.

M: The body is medium with a carbonation on the low end of the spectrum--a bit slick.

D: I was actually quite surprised by how much I enjoyed this beer. The nose was quite pleasant but the flavor (unfortunately) didn't fully match up. Still a nice beer, though.

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Beer rating: 3.9 out of 5 with 47 ratings