Vintage 03 Scottish Wee Heavy | Bluegrass Brewing Co. - East St. Matthew's

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Brewed by:
Bluegrass Brewing Co. - East St. Matthew's
Kentucky, United States
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Style: Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.90%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by merlin48 on 06-09-2005

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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3.97/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Aged in charred bourbon barrels for two years according to the folks at BBC.
Appearance: Half pint glass arrives with a clear, but dark, mahogany body with a small beige head. Head is shortlived, and no lacing is present.
Aroma: Caramelized malt and sherry notes dominate the bouquet. Some smokiness from the charred bourbon barrels, but no bourbon aromas.
Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with low carbonation. Smooth and silky.
Taste: Sherry like in texture, with caramelized maltiness. Chocolate covered cherry notes pique the palate. Burnt caramel, and slight char smokiness. Hopping is subdued but provides good balancing bitterness.
Drinkability: Excellent drinkability, but not malty enough to nail the style. Alcohol is cleverly concealed, given the abv, and I'm surprised that no bourbon notes are evident. Very tasty!

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Vintage 03 Scottish Wee Heavy from Bluegrass Brewing Co. - East St. Matthew's
3.97 out of 5 based on 1 ratings.
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