Pappy Van Muckle | Sun King Brewing Company

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Sun King Brewing Company
Indiana, United States

Style: Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Wee Muckle aged in Pappy Van Winkle’s Family Reserve 20 year old Bourbon barrels.

Added by Treebs on 11-22-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Enjoyed several helpings of this at FOBAB. Served in my FOBAB taster glass.

A: Pours a dark brown color with a tan head forming on the pour. Nice retention and it recedes slowly down the glass.

S: Pappy up front, sweet for sure, with a nice barrel presence. Some oak, vanilla and caramel. There is a nice wee heavy base there with a little peat and roasted malts.

M: The taste jumps up to another level entirely. The Pappy is up first. Incredibly smooth with the barrel and base beer mixing wonderfully after that. Smokey with a nice roasted malt presence. The barrel weaves in and out with some vanilla and toffee that lend a hand to the semi-sweet and peaty finish.

M: Medium low carbonation with a medium-heavy mouthful. Full of flavor it rolls over the palate with a smooth and creamy finish.

O: Wow. This beer blew me away and might have been the best thing I had at FOBAB. The base beer still shines through and the Pappy barrel gives this beer another complex layer of flavor. I really want to try this again.

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Pappy Van Muckle from Sun King Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.47 out of 5 with 65 ratings
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