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RATINGS: 6   MEAN: 3.45/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Our first installment in our 435-part series, known as the Colorado Barrel Collective.

Installment 1: Barrel-Aged Old Ale

This Edition of the Colorado Barrel Collective is a Whiskey Barrel-Aged Old Ale


Concealer's rating

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Concealer (838) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAY 1, 2014
Bottle. Hazy reddish brown with a small beige head. Aromas of whiskey, caramel, biscuit, oak, and vanilla. Flavor is sweet whiskey and caramel notes, light oak and vanilla. Medium bodied, lingering whiskey and caramel.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
zoucrew102 (616) - - DEC 20, 2014
500ml bottle from trade with sevenhokie. Rich bourbon aroma with notes of caramel, vanilla and oak. Pours caramel colored with a thin off white head and not much lacing. Starts with lots of sweet caramel with a bit of vanilla. Finishes smooth with lots of bourbon flavor as well as oak and just a bit of booze. Good stuff.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Errl (1732) - Plano, Texas, USA - NOV 21, 2014
Extra thanks to wchesser..Pour is brown with a off white head..Nose is caramel, some bourbon, spice, old dr pepper..Taste is dry berries, spice, earth, caramel, dark toffee..

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
onceblind (4577) - Denver, Colorado, USA - AUG 12, 2014
Pours out a murky dark cola brown under a fizzy and loudly carbonated head that disappears really fast, like soda. Strong aroma of whiskey and bright oak tannins with a bit of earthy chewy dark malts, a touch of pepper and something like rose petals. The taste hits right up front with that whiskey tone, bringing earthy caramel and oak and vanilla, a touch of oats, and that bright and semisharp white oak tannin. Fades into a generic earthy Old Ale flavor of toast and warm earthy sweetness, The aftertaste reminds you of the whiskey from the start. Its a big one, and could use more time to mellow all around, particularly that oak tone. Its a very strong whiskey contingent.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madvike (2905) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 26, 2014
Bottle - Pours rosy amber with a thin light head. Nosy is grainy malt, a bit of menthol, and some barrel sweetness. Taste is sweet and buttery, with butterscotch, lots of malt, warmth from the booze, and a little spiciness. Thin, very carbonated.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ratman197 (10208) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAY 23, 2014
375 ml bottle poured a hazy reddish amber with a small lasting amber head. Aromas of caramel, toffee, whiskey, oak and light fruitiness. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of toffee, whiskey, oak,. light tobacco and a hint of fruitiness with a smooth lingering toffee finish.


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