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Bourbon Barrel Aged Dark Star: Coffee Edition | Fremont Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Fremont Brewing Company
Washington, United States
fremontbrewing.com

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 13.10%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
"Style: BOURBON BARREL AGED IMPERIAL STOUT WITH COFFEE
ABV: 13.1%, IBU: 50
This year’s release is a blend of 18, 12, and 8-month Bourbon Barrel-Aged Dark Star in 12-year old Kentucky bourbon barrels. This special edition adds cold brew coffee to delight the senses and soothe the soul. "

Added by Kurmaraja on 10-31-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#133
Reviews:
71
Ratings:
646
pDev:
5.97%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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4.26/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

2017 bomber. Pours a jet black, used motor oil like with a thin deep brown tight head. Nose is very fragrant. Coffee galore. Tons of fresh ground dark coffee and toasted malts. Taste unfortunately is not as vibrant as the nose. The coffee is fairly mellow as well. More of a roasted malt taste along with a bit of astringent wood. Light caramel and vanilla notes in there as well. Thinner than expected. Medium to light body. Had the 2017 regular and thought it was a lot better than the 2017 coffe BUT I believe this coffee edition might need a little time in the bottle to round out so it is a good thing I have more bottles! I will revisit this review at a later date.

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4.35/5  rDev -3.8%
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Bottle poured into snifter. The bourbon is subtle to the nose. Feel is modest on the palate and well balanced. The oatmeal tames the beer. 6/22/17

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Bourbon Barrel Aged Dark Star: Coffee Edition from Fremont Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.52 out of 5 with 646 ratings
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