Bourbon Barrel Quad Barrel-Aged Ale (BBQ) | Boulevard Brewing Co.

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2,399 Ratings
Bourbon Barrel Quad Barrel-Aged Ale (BBQ)Bourbon Barrel Quad Barrel-Aged Ale (BBQ)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Boulevard Brewing Co.
Missouri, United States
boulevard.com

Style: Quadrupel (Quad)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.80%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Based loosely on the Smokestack Series’ The Sixth Glass, this abbey-style quadrupel is separated into a number of oak bourbon barrels where it ages for varying lengths of time, some for up to three years. Cherries are added to make up for the “angel's share” of beer lost during barrel aging. Selected barrels are then blended for optimum flavor. The resulting beer retains only very subtle cherry characteristics, with toffee and vanilla notes coming to the fore.

19 IBU

Added by jdubjacket on 07-11-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,399
Reviews:
682
Avg:
4.22
pDev:
10.66%
 
 
Wants:
550
Gots:
963
For Trade:
77
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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev -5.2%

From the 750 mL bottle.
Pours a nice amber, slightly reddish color, with a big head. Foam remains a medium long time; looks creamy, not threaded.
Aroma is sort of off-putting; slightly nutty, floral, some oak, with floral and cherry tones. Something else along with alcohol aroma, can't put my finger on it.
Smooth flavor, with definite bourbon and floral aftertaste. I wouldn't put it up there with good lambics in flavor, but nothing especially objectionable. The flavor just didn't connect with me due to the disparate elements, but it is good looking in the glass and goes down smoothly on the palate.

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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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4/5  rDev -5.2%

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4/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.71/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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Bourbon Barrel Quad Barrel-Aged Ale (BBQ) from Boulevard Brewing Co.
4.22 out of 5 based on 2,399 ratings.
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