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Lakewood Bourbon Barrel Temptress | Lakewood Brewing Company

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4.38/5
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263 Ratings
Lakewood Bourbon Barrel TemptressLakewood Bourbon Barrel Temptress
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Lakewood Brewing Company
Texas, United States
lakewoodbrewingcompany.com

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.30%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by ThirdEyePA on 05-11-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#539
Reviews:
24
Ratings:
263
pDev:
9.82%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
122
Gots:
98
Trade:
8
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Arrives at the bar with a fudge brown color capped by a mocha head; the lacing action was reasonably good

Smell: Milk chocolate aromatics, with the lactose and dark chocolate elements combining with a hint of Bourbon (the Bourbon grows more distinct as the beer warms)

Taste: Sweet chocolate flavor from the combination of the chocolate malt and the lactose with the Bourbon providing a hint in the finish

Mouthfeel: Full bodied with moderate carbonation

Overall: I expected a bit more Bourbon flavor and while it was subtle, it developed as the beer warmed; nicely blended and very drinkable

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

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4.39/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

One I've been trying to drink for a while, finally got to it. Thanks to HanksBeard (reddit) for this one, 2013 vintage.

Pours a nice creamy like fluffy 1 finger darker colored head that fades at a slower pace, tons of lacing everywhere, pitch black thick color.

Nose explodes all over, tons of dark chocolate and cocoa, little fudgey, little faint roast and coffee, then a little creamy lactose milk chocolate, very nice creamy vanilla, straight up vanilla as well as a mild vanilla barrel, with mild bourbon in the background, powdered cocoa and a little brown sugar raisin fruit note, hot chocolate, etc.

Taste brings lush creamy chocolate, milk chocolate and creamy lactose, with a little cocoa and fudge, and dark chocolate. A mild roast and coffee, roasty char, with a hint of brown sugar and caramel, a little caramel machiato coffee thing, and a little chocolate cake tiramisu thing. Some nice vanilla in there with straight vanilla and a little vanilla barrel, bourbon is very light though. No real booze, little sticky sweetness, mild powdered cocoa and super dark chocolate on the back end. Finish is sticky sweet, little more caramel, lots of super dark chocolate and cocoa, little caramel coffee and roast, mild vanilla too.

Mouth is med to fuller bod, a little sticky and syrupy with very little booze and nice carb, fairly creamy.

Overall pretty nice, great dark chocolate cocoa and lactose milk chocolate, nice vanilla but wish the bourbon was a bit more, pretty tasty and enjoyable.

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4/5  rDev -8.7%

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4/5  rDev -8.7%

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4.1/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

650 mL bottle poured into a snifter. 2013 bottle.

Appearance - Black body. Medium khaki head. Lots of surface wisping.

Smell - Lots of bourbon. Oak. Kinda nutty malts. Milk chocolate. A little lactose, but not a lot.

Taste - Chocolate up front. Lactose comes through too, which I don't love. Kinda nutty malts and some oak. Bourbon is much stronger in the finish.

Mouthfeel - Medium heavy. Kinda sweet.

Overall - Better than I expected it to be, especially for a milk stout.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.75/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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Lakewood Bourbon Barrel Temptress from Lakewood Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.38 out of 5 with 263 ratings
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