Bois - Brandy Barrel | The Bruery

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Old Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 15.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by SubpoenaDeuces on 05-28-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
259
Reviews:
31
Avg:
4.36
pDev:
7.57%
 
 
Wants:
68
Gots:
104
For Trade:
15
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3.9/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Three years' aged. armen's bottle. Brandy wine character over all. Malt in finish. Alcohol well hidden Reddish tinge. Smooth mouthfeel.

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3.75/5  rDev -14%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

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4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -14%

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4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -14%

From a bottle, pours a dark mahogany brown with ruby red hues; decent head with good retention.

Nose is sweet, molasses, sugar, with some citrus notes and of course, lots of brandy and oak. It smells like this is another booze bomb from The Bruery. The flavors are sweet, candied green apples, brandy and oak notes, dark fruit, a little cocoa. It's warm down the throat, still way too boozy for me at 15%. If it dried out a little, it would be delicious.

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4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

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4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

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4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

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4.3/5  rDev -1.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of jlindros
4.4/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Share bottle with rudzud and I shared with various people at my cellar cleaning.

Light fizzy head, hint light with dark mahogany ruby light.

Nose sweet candy, plenty of dark fruit raisin galore and plum, brown sugar, candy, nice brandy juicy character.

Taste pretty sweet, candy, caramel, toffee, dark fruit brandy, dark candy bar, little choc caramel, little nutty, warming booze little tingly character, brandy like fruit, brandy soaked raisin and fig.

Mouth med bod, little syrupy, decent carb.

Overall pretty nice, good sweet characters, mild brandy with actual brandy, dark fruits, etc.

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4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

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4.31/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

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4/5  rDev -8.3%

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4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

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Bois - Brandy Barrel from The Bruery
4.36 out of 5 based on 259 ratings.
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