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RATINGS: 8   MEAN: 3.19/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 202   ABV: 6.75%
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Pale ale aged in bourbon barrels.


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2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
stumpyiliz (215) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - DEC 1, 2013
Beige cloudy pour with aromas of whiskey and light tangerine. Taste is dry whiskey with leathery hop finish. Off white head lingers throughout the tasting.


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (11900) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 21, 2014
Draft at Great Arkansas beer festival. Hazy golden yellow color. Aroma has huge vanilla. Taste is fruity vanilla, straw, light whiskey. Decent.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
OKplus (787) - Oklahoma, USA - JAN 18, 2014
A - Pours a cloudy amber orange with an off white sudsy cap that clings to the edges of the glass. Solid sheets of lacing blanket the glass. Very impressive lacing and retention. It doesn’t get much better. S - Bright grapefruit flesh, fresh green leafy hops, hints of peppery spice, earthy pomegranate, orange peel, hints of wood, candy sweetness, hints of golden raisins, some yeast comes out as it sets. T - The flavor follows the nose with grapefruit flesh, sweet and bitter, bright and vibrant grapefruit with leafy green mixed in. A faint pale malt lingers in the background. Finishes with dominate grapefruit pith, bitter and dry. M - Medium body, creamy lush feel, medium carbonation, very dry finish This tastes like the base beer with extreme dryness which could be placed from wood aging. The C hops play very well off the pale malt creating citrus wonderland. World class in terms of looks, while providing a very nice mouthfeel. Wish there was a little more bourbon flavor. Serving type: bottle 11-09-2013

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RobertDale (3458) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - JAN 13, 2014
12 ounce bottle. Thanks Justin! Pours a somewhat cloudy golden red with a decent off-white head. Aroma of pine, citrus, and bourbon. Taste is bourbon, pine, citrus, and malt. Interesting.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
robbeebobby (55) - newark, Arkansas, USA - JAN 11, 2014
Hazy golden color with a very foamy white head. Hoppy smelling with maybe some bourbon. The overall taste is hoppy, some citrus, and maybe some bret. It’s dry through out with moderate carbonation. Not bad but I doubt I’ll buy anymore.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hopswagger (197) - South Carolina, USA - JAN 10, 2014
P: Cloudy apricot body with a creamy white head. Some specks floating around and slight effervescence streaming toward the top. S: Dry straw, toasted non sweet coconut, pine resin, clove, aged mellowed out bourbon, fresh leather and timid of tropical fruit. T/M: Dry straw and hop presence with a balanced kiss of booze. Orange peel, pilsner malts, spices, mineral water, hints of pine and astringent bourbon. Mouthfeel starts off creamy then transitions to a sparkling water feel and finishes assertively dry. O: Taste is overall pretty much bitter unlike the more juicy fruit forward nose. Although I haven’t had many bourbon aged pale ales this is the best one so far. With that said its still not a great profile IMO. The bourbon plays a supporting role to the base pale ale which is nice and decently balanced. I thought the bourbon was too grainy and lacked the sweet mash flare I was wanting.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
deyholla (6642) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - NOV 20, 2013
On tap at Tapwerks. Pours a clear copper with a tan head that dissipates quickly to the edges. Aroma has a light grassy hop with backing light bourbon notes and a backbone of sweet grains. Flavor is similar with light grass and bourbon with a sweet grain backbone and a touch of vanilla.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
artmcd8 (1612) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 16, 2013
Bottle thanks to soonerchamps. I really don’t know what to make of this one. Aroma of some bourbon and malt. Taste has bourbon on it but not crazy. Some coconut aftertaste with a sharp bitter hop finish. Weird combo.


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