Jorge Castaña
Against The Grain Brewery & Smokehouse

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From:
Against The Grain Brewery & Smokehouse
 
Kentucky, United States
Style:
American Brown Ale
Ranked #64
ABV:
10%
Score:
90
Ranked #10,288
Avg:
4.14 | pDev: 4.83%
Reviews:
5
Ratings:
5
Status:
Active
Rated:
Mar 20, 2021
Added:
Mar 23, 2017
Wants:
  0
Gots:
  1
SCORE
90
Outstanding
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Notes: Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Brown Ale brewed with Roasted Chestnuts. Originally brewed as a collaboration with Cervesa Montseny.
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Rated: 4.29 by MJSFS from Florida

Mar 20, 2021
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Reviewed by clayrock81 from Florida

3.9/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Poured a faded penny-brown with decent head and lace down the glass. Bourbon booze aroma with some wood notes with hints of citrus/orange and nuts. There is a hint of orange peel underneath this sticky, malty, boozy beer that has touches of sweetness like vanilla and cinnamon along with a mild nuttiness that comes through on the finish.
Feb 24, 2021
 
Rated: 4.08 by Wisconsin_IPA_Lover from Wisconsin

Jan 04, 2021
 
Rated: 4.59 by ummswimmin from New Jersey

Jul 04, 2020
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Reviewed by CraigDeMoss from Kansas

4.05/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Deep caramel with little mocha head, keeps a spiraling archipelago ok the way down

Ripe banana, dates, almond butter, slight bourbon

bourbon and bitterness coming through, not enough to take away from caramel, almond and cashew, banana bread. Bourbon-balls.

Smooth, somewhat sticky, medium-full body and good bitterness.

All around pretty solid, may seek again if the mood strikes.
Jun 16, 2020
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Reviewed by TonyLema1 from South Carolina

4.03/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
L: Brown/light mahogany,,thin tan head, nice lacing
S: nutty, sweet, some whiskey
T: lots of whiskey notes, oak, malts, nutshells
F: Really good mouthfeel, nutty finish
O: Nice beer, bourbon takes over a bit, bu I’m not complaining
Jun 14, 2020
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Reviewed by zeff80 from Missouri

4.16/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
16oz can. Poured out a clear brown color with a small, off-white head of foam. It smelled of chestnuts, roasted malt and bourbon. Sweet maltiness with rich bourbon and a nutty backbone.
Jun 09, 2020
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Reviewed by kitch from Hong Kong

3.96/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
A 750ml bottle with no bottled on or best before date. Poured into a Lost Abbey teku glass.

Appearance: A dark brown colour with a one finger beige head that dissipated fairly quickly and left sparse to no lacing.

Aroma: Sweet, raisin, caramel, vanilla and oak with a light nut roastiness.

Taste: Quite similar to the aroma as its sweet with raisin, caramel, chocolate, toffee, vanilla, nuts, whiskey and oak with some booze and alcohol warmth.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation.

Overall: Nice aroma and flavours but perhaps a bit too sweet. This sweetness and the booziness make it a sipper for me, even though it is only 8% ABV.
Oct 08, 2017
 
Rated: 4.37 by Dewsby from Kentucky

Apr 16, 2017
 
Rated: 4.01 by AJmon13 from Ohio

Mar 23, 2017
Jorge Castaña from Against The Grain Brewery & Smokehouse
Beer rating: 90 out of 100 with 10 ratings