Kuhnhenn Bourbon Barrel Fourth Dementia | Kuhnhenn Brewing Company

Kuhnhenn Bourbon Barrel Fourth DementiaKuhnhenn Bourbon Barrel Fourth Dementia
1,921 Ratings
Kuhnhenn Bourbon Barrel Fourth DementiaKuhnhenn Bourbon Barrel Fourth Dementia

Brewed by:
Kuhnhenn Brewing Company
Michigan, United States

Style: Old Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 13.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
This is our 4th Dementia Olde Ale that has been bourbon barrel aged. This ale has an intense sweet caramel malt flavor and aroma that develops into a toffee/toasted marsh mellow like character.

Added by alexgash on 12-14-2006

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4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.93/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This drinks very closely to an English Barleywine to me. Dark fruits, caramel, and hints of bourbon. Maybe even a little vanilla. The barrel highlights this beer. The 13.5% does not diminish any of the flavor. Top notch beer. As good as any BB barleywine/old ale I've had.

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4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.59/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

2011 Vintage, poured into my oversize snifter.

Appeared a dark brown nearly black color with a quarter-finger mocha colored head. Head vanished nearly immediately. Once the head dissipated it was tough to tell that this was a carbonated beverage.

Smell was quite potent and delicious. Sweet candied fruits and vanilla, a bit of charred oak, and bourbon were present.

Taste followed the smell closely. Lots of dark fruits including plums and raisins, a nice burnt vanilla character and slight molasses. The bourbon is blended in nicely so there is not much of an alcohol taste to it. Extremely sweet.

Mouth-feel was excellent. Thick and velvety. Very smooth. Little to no carbonation (not sure if this would be different had it been a newer vintage).

Overall a fantastic beer. Would love to find some more!

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4.41/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured out a caramel color, basically no head, huge amounts of lacing on the glass. Huge amounts of vanilla, toffee, caramel, burnt sugar, toasted coconut and booze on the nose. Taste is truly superb. Lots of vanilla up front, with caramel in the middle and a slight alcohol burn on the back end. It's a welcomed feeling, that cuts through the sweetness. Low carbonation on this one, very viscous, coats the mouth and lingers a long time. Just really really good. Basically the best bourbon barrel aged english barleywine that's not a barleywine out there.

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4/5  rDev -12.1%

Kuhnhenn Bourbon Barrel Fourth Dementia from Kuhnhenn Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.55 out of 5 with 1,921 ratings
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