Bourbon Barrel Aged Hellfighter | Karbach Brewing Co.

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4.31/5
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Karbach Brewing Co.
Texas, United States
karbachbrewing.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.80%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
F.U.N. Series 003 (Apr 2012) aged in barrels from Heaven Hill Distillery which included: Evan Williams, Elijah Craig, and Old Fitzgerald

F.U.N. Series 005 (May 2013) aged in barrels from Evan Williams, Elijah Craig, and Old Fitzgerald

F.U.N. Series 007 (Nov. 2013) aged in barrels from Makers Mark and Four Roses

Added by BgThang on 06-05-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#664
Reviews:
84
Ratings:
555
pDev:
10.44%
Bros Score:
4.25
 
 
Wants:
158
Gots:
180
Trade:
19
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 555 |  Reviews: 84
Photo of Benish
3.52/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of krome
4.5/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jgunther71
4.5/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Stevedore
4.13/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Hefty chocolate malt, nice slightly smoky bourbon with a touch of heat, milk chocolate and cocoa astringency, slight vanillin from the barrel. Medium bodied, appropriately carbonated, smooth milk chocolate and slight whiskey heat on finish.

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Photo of jdimento
4.06/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of needMIbeer
4.69/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of CapRedd
3.45/5  rDev -20%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of SuiGeneris1
5/5  rDev +16%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of g45215
4.14/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of oriolesfan4
3.83/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of IckyT2012
3.83/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DoubleSimcoe
4.24/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Moses_Malone
3/5  rDev -30.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Sweffin
4.25/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of PA-Michigander
4.25/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of South2NW
4.25/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of PSU_Mike
4.27/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of runeatdrink
4.59/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Pearlstreetbrewingco
4.06/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JoeMans
4.09/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BEER88
4.25/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of 22Blue
3.99/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kkarimi
4.4/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of KevSal
4.19/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

poured into a perfect stout glass

another long time want, very generous extra

looks great in the glass, not super thick for the style but definity darkness the glass

nose is a bit subdued, bourbon up front with some vanilla and barrel sweetness.

definitly tasty! barrel upfront, dark Malta slight roastiness but finishes with some vanilla sweetness.

body is medium thick, big for a porter but less thick than a stout, if your expecting a big thick stout this will disappoint you, but on point for a nice porter

overall I'm glad I finally had a chance at this one. it's definity a tasty brew! I bet the variations are fantastic with this solid base!

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Photo of WesMantooth
4.24/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pretty viscous. Looks a bit slick/oily.
A very nice aroma and flavors to match. Milk chocolate, bourbon, vanilla, and lightly roasted, fluffy malts.
Reminds me a lot of BA Framminghammer. Highly recommended

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Bourbon Barrel Aged Hellfighter from Karbach Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.31 out of 5 with 555 ratings