Big Sound Scotch Ale - Bourbon Barrel Aged | Cigar City Brewing

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Big Sound Scotch Ale - Bourbon Barrel AgedBig Sound Scotch Ale - Bourbon Barrel Aged
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing
Florida, United States
cigarcitybrewing.com

Style: Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by cjgator3 on 06-16-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
657
Reviews:
97
Avg:
4.33
pDev:
8.08%
 
 
Wants:
368
Gots:
163
For Trade:
17
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Ratings: 657 |  Reviews: 97
Photo of ubenumber2
4.75/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Seabass1964
4.93/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of Tine802
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MystikCelt
4.81/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of cheesy26
3.54/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Tons of Dark fruit, very little barrel. I prefer the regular version to the BA variant.

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Photo of Davepoolesque
4.21/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours out very dark brown with almost no head. Straight caramel, vanilla, toasted oak and toffee. Getting a hint of cinnamon. Thick. A little bit one noted, but it was a delicious one note.

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Photo of InspectorBob
4.34/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of masterofsparks
4.15/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of PassMeAZima
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of whitenads
4.46/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of billab914
4.29/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of siege06nd
4.18/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of trippnwo
4.48/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jobin_24
4.35/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of papajohn56
4.92/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Photo of Jdub2839
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of the_beerist
3.64/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TX-Badger
4.47/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a dark brown color with lightly tan colored head. Bourbon, caramel, vanilla, oak, and some dark fruits on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with sweetness, and a bourbon warmth. Very complex.

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Photo of Brendonkingsbury
4.39/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of NHbeerguy
4.49/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of DCLAguy11
4.43/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of winningwes91
4.8/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Pours out a murky brown color. Smell seems like muted Carmel and bourbon with some oak in the back. Taste is a completely different story. A huge pop of Carmel candy soaked bourbon in the front end with the nice oak and tobacco notes in the end. Yum. Nice and full mouthfeel. Probably my favorite wee/scotch ale to date.

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Photo of Onestophopshop
3.24/5  rDev -25.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Not a fan of this beer .

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Photo of julielynndubee
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ILMbrew
4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Really rich and smooth. Still though, I think I prefer Backwoods.

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Big Sound Scotch Ale - Bourbon Barrel Aged from Cigar City Brewing
4.33 out of 5 based on 657 ratings.
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