Only Void (Bourbon Barrel) | Tired Hands Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Tired Hands Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States
tiredhands.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Fermented in stainless and then laid down in the nicest Bourbon barrels we could find for over one year.

Added by NiceBeerCans on 10-17-2016

BEER STATS
Ratings:
34
Reviews:
4
Avg:
4.38
pDev:
5.71%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
1
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Photo of heddar33
4.75/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Houser
4.5/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Duffman79
4.35/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CertifiedG81915
4.62/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of SRBush1974
4.5/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of IrishColonial
3.81/5  rDev -13%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of zekeman17
4.22/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of duceswild
4.25/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of von_kaiser
4.21/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Rifugium
3.83/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of John_M
4.44/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a growler at a bottle share last night.

The pours a dark, viscous blackish brown color with very light lacing, but pretty good head retention. This beer has the look of brew that has seen considerable barrel aging. That's confirmed on the nose, as I picked up a huge aroma of bourbon, vanilla and dark chocolate, with some light coffee and hint of sherry (light oxidation would be my guess for this) as well. The beer smells great, but the bourbon is so over the top (in a good way), that it pretty much dominates everything else. The flavor profile replicates the nose in this rich, fairly sweet beer, but the bourbon isn't quite as overwhelming. There's a lot more coffee in the flavor profile, and everything just seems to be in better proportion (though the bourbon flavor and dark chocolate still dominate). Carbonation is fairly low in this beer, but it works well with the flavor profile. As a result, mouthfeel is very full, soft and plush, with a very long finish. Alcohol is well integrated into the flavor profile (would have to guess the abv. is in the 12% to 13% range), and there's no heat, bite or heaviness in the finish.

Definitely a treat to try this bad boy. Thanks Derek!

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Photo of newbeeraday
4/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of grover37
4.13/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GreesyFizeek
4.51/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Growler shared by Nick the other night, thanks man.

This one pours a dark deep black, with a small head, and a little bit of lacing.

Smells like vanilla, chocolate, rich bourbon, dark fruit, tobacco, marshmallow, and a little bit of caramel. Smells super tantalizing.

Tired Hands absolutely knocked this one out of the park. It's so rich, silky, and decadent, lots of great stout flavors here. Tons of chocolate, and little bit of coffee, with very slight roasted malt. There's also some earthy tobacco, dark fruit, tons of marshmallow, maybe a little bit of sweet caramel, oak, and sweet and silky bourbon. The bourbon is well integrated, and doesn't add any sort of booziness to the proceedings, which is great.

This is not super thick, but it's definitely not thin. It's silky, and super smooth, with a lower level of carbonation.

This is really great- Tired Hands really nailed this one.

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Photo of jdimento
4.24/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dwagner003
4.24/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TheEpeeist
4.42/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of oline73
4.5/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ColForbinBC
4.34/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Rizzy17
4.16/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Rockjocknroll
4.44/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Aroma is strikingly similar to Prairie's Apple Brandy Barrel Noir strangely enough....huge and boozy on the nose but damned drinkable. Surprisingly thin on the feel but rich bourbon, marshmallow and dark, dark roasty malt flavors. Overall an excellent stout and dangerously drinkable for the heft of flavors and smells.

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Photo of ArtZan
4.52/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jaydoc
3.92/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of rydev24
4.16/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bobv
4.23/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Growler filled on 10-16-16.
Vigorous pour yields big mocha head that dissipates within a few minutes with nice lacing. Body is near black. Nose of bourbon, chocolate, vanilla, and caramel. Taste follows nose very nicely. Feel is a tad thin. Overall, I'm digging this one.

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Only Void (Bourbon Barrel) from Tired Hands Brewing Company
4.38 out of 5 based on 34 ratings.
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