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RATINGS: 509   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 312   ABV: 10.4%
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Late this year we plan to release a second beer in the Barrel Aged series... a dark, 10% wheat beer. We have been aging a portion of the beer in New American Medium Toast Oak, and a portion in Stainless steel. We will then blend the beers to taste, and bottle condition. The beer will have spent over 6 months aging in the oak and steel at the brewery!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
brystmar (1112) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 29, 2013
Dark brown / copper color, silky tan lace. Dark molasses & black licorice, tobacco, leather, Belgian candi sugar, oaky, plum. Much in the nose, rest spills over onto the palate. Spices are subdued but not absent. Interesting.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radagast83 (4126) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - SEP 24, 2013
Split a bottle. Poured a relatively clear, but slightly hazy copper color with a pretty decent sized off-white head. Aroma is some light yeast, vanilla and wood notes round out a lot of the harshness. Dried fruits are in both the flavor and the aroma, some light roast. Very smooth for the largeness of this particular brew.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
jmagnus87 (2220) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - SEP 23, 2013
Bottle at RBSG. From notes. Roasty oak with a good dose of vanilla. Another kickass brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
RABinVA (1009) - Fredericksburg, Virginia, USA - SEP 6, 2013
Draft, I think 2012. Pours deep ruddy amber. Thick off white head. Big roasty woody aroma. Hints of fruit. Taste is roast, wood, tons of dark fruits. Bit of a slow burn. Dangerously drinkable for such high boost.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BVery (5614) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - AUG 17, 2013
Bottle at RBSG. Reddish amber pour with a white frothy head. Plum, raisin, somewhat sticky sweet. Very good!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrSilverworm (5024) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 10, 2013
750ml bottle, from Dilly Deli. Bottled 1/2010. Shared at Natifest 2013. Clear amber brown color. Minimal off-white head. Couple bits of lace, nothing sticks. Oak, some bourbon vanilla. Light carbonation, medium-plus body, a bit thin and watery though. Lightly oaky, caramel malts. Light hint of barrel. Just a bit thin, though. Tart taste, light sweet. Dark interesting beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
drsordr (891) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - AUG 7, 2013
Bottle at Natifest 2013. Pour very dark cola brown. Nose nutty sweet, but also a little funk, tannin or oak. Taste sweet malt, nut and sugar. Not as spicy or bubble gum ester as I like in a Belgian.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
AndyReynolds (818) - Wilder, Kentucky, USA - AUG 5, 2013
Bottle shared at Natifest. I got brown sugar, oak, sweet malts, and caramel in the aroma. Complex. Very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JStax (2601) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - AUG 4, 2013
Bottle shared at natifest. Pours an amber color with a beige head of foam. The aroma has plum, some oak and roast coming together in the taste to make a smooth, boozy quad.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Palme (2993) - Bergen, NORWAY - AUG 1, 2013
On tap @ Rattle N Hum. Yeah, looks good in the glass. It had a near clear deep dark ruby/brown body and a small quickly sidesticking off-white top. Nutty dark caramel on the nose with a little bit of gunpowder and lots of ripe old fruits and berries. Plums and dates comes to mind. Lovely aroma. Really packed with flavors also. It’s sweet with lots of dark fruity and malty sweetness. Some yeasty and nutty traces shines through, it has a soft really prickling carbonation level and a thick oily light sticky mouthfeel. A really suiting alcohol burn finishes this of nicely. Perhaps a bit to much of that last on the end, but I like this one. 21.06.2013

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