Barrel Aged Ale Brrrbon '13 | Widmer Brothers Brewing Company

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Barrel Aged Ale Brrrbon '13Barrel Aged Ale Brrrbon '13
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
Oregon, United States
widmer.com

Style: Winter Warmer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.40%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by LittleChris on 02-24-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
62
Reviews:
4
Avg:
4.09
pDev:
11%
 
 
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2
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Poured into a 16 oz snifter, bottled August 2013. Pours red with a two inch off white that leaves some nice lace behind.

Smell is caramel, vanilla, brown sugar, pine, bourbon, dark fruit, and oak.

Taste is really subtle oak and bourbon, not over the top. The way I like barrel aged beers. Vanilla, oak, and caramel are most dominant.

Body is medium, plenty of life, a touch dry, and damn if it isn't drinkable.

Overall this really surprised me. I wasn't sure how Brrr was going to taste aged in bourbon barrels, well it worked very well.

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Bottle date 8/1/2013; tasted on 8/1/2014.

A: Mahogany/auburn with a lighter, off-white head.

S: Moderate oak, bourbon, coconut, and a bit of alcohol.

T: Moderate to strong oak, bourbon, notes of vanilla, coconut, and caramel.

M: Mildly to moderately malty.

O: Still has some aging to do, but loads better than fresh.

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Barrel Aged Ale Brrrbon '13 from Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
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