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Bourbon Barrel Aged Wee Heavy Ale | Blue Pants Brewery

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3.78/5
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62 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Blue Pants Brewery
Alabama, United States
bluepantsbrew.com

Style: Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 13.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Strong Scotch Ale. Sweet Caramel Malts. Notes of Dried Fruit. A slightly smokey finish. Aged in fresh Bourbon Barrels. Find a friend. Use small glasses. Enjoy the first Big Boy Release Experience.

Added by grumpygerman on 03-01-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#21,201
Reviews:
12
Ratings:
62
pDev:
20.63%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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11
Gots:
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Ratings: 62 |  Reviews: 12
Photo of robertjskelton
4.9/5  rDev +29.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Delicious Alabama brew, glad I could grab a few 2014 bottles.

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Photo of FUMath
4.87/5  rDev +28.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Reviewing Year 2014 better than previous years

Nice reddish hue
Aroma is first, bourbon, vanilla, caramel
Very strong bourbon charachter mixes perfectly with notes of toffee, vanilla, caramel

Excellent beer

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Photo of auburncdc
4.5/5  rDev +19%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Lare453
4.5/5  rDev +19%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of edbritton
4.5/5  rDev +19%

Photo of speaking_for_trees
4.5/5  rDev +19%

Photo of JamesBondGA
4.49/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a dark, caramel brown. Slight head, maybe 1/2 inch. Very slight lacing.

Smell is roasted malt, slight wood, some vanilla and the glorious bourbon.

Taste is the slight roasted malt, vanilla on the front. On the back side is that glorious bourbon again.

Mouthfeel is very light for a bourbon barrel aged wee heavy. Slight carbonation.

I enjoyed it. The 13% ABV really doesn't hit you like I thought

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Photo of dpgoblejr
4.49/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JohnnyHopps
4.45/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance - The beer was brown with a nice reddish hue.

Smell - There is a sweet booze impression in the nose. It is almost a candy sweetness.

Taste - My initial impression is sweet caramel. The booze balances nicely with the caramel sweetness. It almost feels like a mixed drink. The taste finishes with a little alcohol burn and the sweetness fading.

Mouthfeel - There was almost a milky impression that allows for extra staying power. I would have liked a little more thickness.

Overall - My bottle share group had this beer side by side with 2011 and 2014 Backwoods Bastard. Blue Pants won. I think Blue Pants has some consistency issues based on some the reviews and my previous experiences with their beer. This one I would certainly have again.

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Photo of Volsdawg10
4.29/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of elkinbrown
4.27/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dracarys
4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

Photo of MaseFace
4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

Photo of CowboyRob
4.25/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jenebauer
4.25/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of FliryVorru
4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

Photo of cheefdaddy1
4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

Photo of cultclassic89
4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

Photo of garuda
4.24/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bearbeerboss80
4.21/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of misternebbie
4.2/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of paulrwelch
4.12/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Picked up at a local wine and spirits store for 10 $ quite a surprise at 13% very smooth and easy going down quite dangerous
Out of Alabama way to go blue pants will be picking up more as the nights get longer and colder

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Photo of Justinbshelton
4.11/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mattreitz49
4.06/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SPLITGRIN
4.05/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Bourbon Barrel Aged Wee Heavy Ale from Blue Pants Brewery
Beer rating: 3.78 out of 5 with 62 ratings
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