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Bourbon Barrel-Aged Odin's Raven | Alpine Beer Company

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BA SCORE
4.07/5
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190 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Alpine Beer Company
California, United States
alpinebeerco.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by ZX6Chris on 10-07-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,385
Reviews:
42
Ratings:
190
pDev:
14.99%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
160
Gots:
48
Trade:
4
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Photo of rodbeermunch
4.13/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours black, brown head, 1/2" deep. Aroma rocks a substantial amount of dark ass chocolate, bourbon and a tiny fractional amount of vanilla.

Taste is a smooth chocolate experience. It isn't brash at all, milk chocolate, bourbon, mild, low carbonation to let it float around. The alcohol is there but not as big as you would expect it, the mouth feel has the warmness downplayed and it keeps pimping the chocolate all day. Hershey's sponsored this thing it feels like. Caramel like presence makes it seem even more smoothed out. While barrel aged stouts might be everywhere now, this one was impressive around 5 years ago. I still have one bottle, I wonder if it was one of those infected ones and what it will taste like in the future. As always, I'll be sure to adjust my review accordingly.

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4.24/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.44/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.02/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.23/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.24/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

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3.89/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.35/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.24/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.18/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%
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3.87/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

out of a bomber. aged for a year.

great nose with heavy bourbon and chocolate aroma

mouthfeel was very thin

great upfront taste with a lot going on. lots of dark fruits, chocolate, bourbon flavor was not lacking. sadly, the flavors flatlined FAST. never experienced this before with barrel-aged beers. was very odd.

maybe i should've drank it fresher. not sure what happened. for reference sake, next to firestone's offerings, this one pales in comparison. would not buy again.

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4.54/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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

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3.99/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.08/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.27/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Bourbon Barrel-Aged Odin's Raven from Alpine Beer Company
Beer rating: 4.07 out of 5 with 190 ratings
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