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Monster's Park Spanish Brandy Barrels | Modern Times Beer

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4.44/5
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22 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Modern Times Beer
California, United States
moderntimesbeer.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 13.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by RLVineh on 04-25-2016

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
4
Ratings:
22
pDev:
7.88%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 22 |  Reviews: 4
Reviews by tmbgnicu:
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4.74/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Had at share with a bunch of highly regarded and sought after beers and this was lowkey beer of the night. Tons of brandy barrel against the excellent MP base made for some great flavor combos.

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Photo of SDRedDevil
5/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

On draft in the tasting room for the release party. Thick dark brew with little lacing. Front end is fluffy with a hint of fruit, moving into a bit of sweetness from the barrel, and finishing smooth. Really well balanced, incredibly drinkable for the abv...

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Photo of GRG1313
4/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dvmin98
4.25/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of largadeer
4.44/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Kramerwtmf
4.31/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Rhettroactive
3.68/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of suckaj
4/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of blacknyellow20
4.89/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of BreweryRun
4.9/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Beer of the year for me so far. Enormous dark fruit character from the brandy barrel that integrates seamlessly into the base beer. This barrel amplifies the chocolate and combines with the light roast and coffee to give a marshmallow like character. Incredibly smooth, the high ABV is nowhere to be found, even less so than other barrel aged Monster's Park variants. Unlike anything I've had before, including other brandy barrel aged beer. Truly fantastic.

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Photo of Eziel
4.5/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of lm858
4.21/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of RLVineh
5/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Pours motor oil thick, with minimal lacing.

Nose is sweet, with a nice brandy smell to it. Chocolate notes, nice coffee.

Taste is dark chocolate, coffee, with a hint of sweetness, spanish barrels add a hint of nice brandy but not overwhelming.

Feels like a thick beer. Brandy warms you up as you drink

OVerall fantastic beer, best Monster's Park Variant I've had

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Photo of rodmanfor3
4.25/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of EdrickCS
4.65/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of 22Blue
4.24/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of leroybrown10
4.25/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ItsYourBoyBlue
4.5/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of billab914
4.24/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Vidblain
4.96/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of dheldman
4.31/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ivegot3Dvision
4.35/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Monster's Park Spanish Brandy Barrels from Modern Times Beer
Beer rating: 4.44 out of 5 with 22 ratings
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