Bourbon Barrel Backburner | Southern Tier Brewing Company

BA SCORE
92%
Liked This Beer
4.11 w/ 100 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Southern Tier Brewing Company
New York, United States
southerntierbrewing.com

Style: American Barleywine

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 14.10%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Sammy on 07-17-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
18
Ratings:
100
Liked:
92
Avg:
4.11/5
pDev:
10.22%
Alströms:
-
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
6
Trade:
0
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look: 3.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Appearance is a cloudy, muddy brownish-copper with a thin layer of head. The nose is quite complex, containing nutty, caramel, malty and maple notes. The dominant flavor is sweet maltiness with a subtle but clear hint of bourbon from the barrel-aging process. This is certainly a hearty offering, but it remains quite drinkable in spite of its full-bodied nature.

Excellent effort from a great brewery – maybe the best barleywine I have ever sampled.

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Bourbon Barrel Backburner from Southern Tier Brewing Company
Beer rating: 92% out of 100 with 100 ratings
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