Bourbon Barrel Glenstemmons | Community Beer Company

very good
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Brewed by:
Community Beer Company
Texas, United States

Style: Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by Tayloraphilips on 03-16-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 18 |  Reviews: 4
Reviews by JGlitz87:
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4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

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3.77/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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5/5  rDev +29.2%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +22.7%

Photo of kenmyers70
4.3/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On tap at Vickery Park in Plano. Deep amber with medium head served in a tulip. Tastes more like a barrel aged quad. Sweet but not cloying. Mild Tastes of figs and raisins. Very tasty. Strong alcohol on the nose but taste Hides the 10% ABV well. Would have again.

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4.75/5  rDev +22.7%

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3/5  rDev -22.5%

pretty one-dimensional - bourbon..but the barrel aging was done properly.

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Photo of MattSweatshirt
4.25/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Dark muddy red caramel body. Finger of off-white head.

Vanilla, bourbon, coconut, caramel and dark fruits from the scotch ale. A little sugary sweet.

Fairly sweet with some heat. Cherry and plum fruitiness, vanilla, bourbon. Smooth and medium bodied. Super delicious.

After the tour time beers I was skeptical of Community busting out a contemporary beer nerd type of beer but this satisfied all my urges.

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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

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4.35/5  rDev +12.4%

Photo of Persdawg
5/5  rDev +29.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Need to chime in here and get Glenstemmons some props.
It's seasonal, so get it while it's hot.
It's stupid.
And it doesn't feel particularly Scotch Ale-y. Got some fruity, Belgian notes.

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4.8/5  rDev +24%

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4.75/5  rDev +22.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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4.99/5  rDev +28.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of SavvyStudent
3.22/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

A: dark copper brown on the pour with little head
S: toast with a little bit of oak and a tad bit of coffee
T: some toffee and brown sugar at front but falls weak on BE like a normal amber ale
M: surprisingly medium light
O: unfortunately this beer had me excited and fell short. I wish they could've kept the flavor consistent through even at the cost of mouthfeel. Interesting creation that turned out good but expected more after their last few releases that I love

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Bourbon Barrel Glenstemmons from Community Beer Company
3.87 out of 5 based on 18 ratings.
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