Peabody's Blendiculous Series #1 - Lock, Stock And Bourbon Barrels | Olde Hickory Brewery

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Peabody's Blendiculous Series #1 - Lock, Stock And Bourbon BarrelsPeabody's Blendiculous Series #1 - Lock, Stock And Bourbon Barrels

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Olde Hickory Brewery
North Carolina, United States

Style: English Barleywine

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.20%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
This is a collaboration with Peabody's Wine and Beer Merchants, and is the first in a series of blended one-off brews. Series #1 entitled Lock, Stock and Bourbon Barrels is a blend of several vintages of barleywine that have been aged in bourbon barrels and then blended back in together for the ultimate layered experience! Only 480 bottles were made of series #1!

Added by roywilliams on 06-27-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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3.62/5  rDev -19.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Thanks to GRG1313 for sharing this one at his tasting.

Pours a hazy dark brown with a foamy beige head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. No lacing on the drink down. Smell is of dark roasted malt, cocoa, caramel, and bourbon aromas. Taste is much the same with caramel and bourbon flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of woody bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer with a nice bourbon barrel aged presence that is slightly better in the taste.

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

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

650 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Clear deep amber body. Small khaki head and a thin collar.

Smell - Lots of bourbon and oak. Very nice bourbon and vanilla. Malty.

Taste - Sweet caramel. Sharp bourbon. Lots of oak. A little bitter. Straightforward.

Mouthfeel - Oaky and boozy. Astringent.

Overall - Really nice barre, but it masks any complexity.

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A- Short lived head leaves a thin tan collar. Body is a brownish red hue. Thin alcohol legs.

S- Deep toffee/caramel notes. "Oaky."

T- More toffee and caramel. Chocolate chipy aftertaste. I get thin barrel notes for some reason. Would guess around it's stated ABV.

M- Medium mouthfeel...probably over carbonated for my taste per the English Barleywine style.

D\O- Doesn't match up to the top tier of the style in my opinion but worth a try if youre a big fan of the style. Thanks for the share egrace84!

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