Barrel Noir | Almanac Beer Co.

Barrel NoirBarrel Noir
BA SCORE
91%
Liked This Beer
4.07 w/ 431 ratings
Barrel NoirBarrel Noir
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Almanac Beer Co.
California, United States
almanacbeer.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
This oak-aged ale is our love letter to bourbon barrels. Barrel Noir is a sumptuous, inky ale that celebrates the velvety texture and subtle heat that only Kentucky charred oak can impart. Born from a blend of American imperial stout and Belgian-inspired dark ale aged in bourbon barrels, this rich brew can be paired with braised beef dishes and dark chocolates. Enjoyed best in front of a warm fireplace.

Added by Trilogy31 on 02-14-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
78
Ratings:
431
Liked:
392
Avg:
4.07/5
pDev:
8.85%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
71
Gots:
67
Trade:
7
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Ratings: 431 |  Reviews: 78
Photo of Matty123
4.19/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of nathanmiller
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JGam115
3.81/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Rich black, off white head. Mild coconut, def vanilla notes, choc chip ice cream. Very mild, bittersweet chocolate, little metallic. Not bad

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Photo of NHbeerguy
4.17/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of boutwell
4.32/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Dodgerrigo77
4.66/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jbdpsu82
4.22/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of olradetbalder
4/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of jemarent
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

Photo of TampaRainman
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of IPAIsaac
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of ZethOfTheNorth
3.8/5  rDev -6.6%

Photo of Dave_Treat
3.25/5  rDev -20.1%

Photo of m_dub
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of TX-Badger
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

Photo of beercoach
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

My favorite beer from Almanac

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Photo of Kurmaraja
4.35/5  rDev +6.9%

Photo of Ludwigkpa
4/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of spycow
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of ianw87
4/5  rDev -1.7%

Overall a great beer. Nice oaky, caramel, almost caramel corn nose. Nice dryness from the stout that battles the sweetness from the dark ale. I really like it.

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

Barrel Noir from Almanac Beer Co.
Beer rating: 91% out of 100 with 431 ratings
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