Dogbrick (8803) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - APR 28, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
This beer is a hazy dark brownish-amber color with a medium thin light beige head that recedes steadily. Stringy lacing. Aroma of smoked malt, wood and fruit. Full-bodied with flavors of charred malt, oaky bourbon, caramel and citrus. The finish is smoky and boozy with a caramel malt aftertaste. Pretty good overall.
Underdogs88 (180) - New Jersey, USA - DEC 29, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Strong Bourbon character on the nose. Appearance is very dark brown with a small tan head with poor retention. Flavor is full of bourbon and oak with notes of chocolate. Roast character is smooth. Mouthfeel is medium with medium carbonation. Overall, it's a well made bourbon barrel stout. Bourbon flavors are high now, but with age they will blend in with the beer. It's a good beer to age.
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Earlier Rating: 4/26/2014 Total Score: 2.7
Aroma of bourbon, oak and caramel. Appearance is a cloudy brown with a medium sized white head. Bourbon flavor is strong. Oak is in support. Malt contains some hints of caramel. Medium fruity esters. Hop bitterness is high which provides some citrus notes. Mouthfeel is full bodied with medium low carbonation. Alcohol warmth is present and strong. Overall, there is too much bourbon flavor and not enough malt complexity.
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mabel (7015) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 21, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
[6669-20140816] Bottle. Mild toasted grains and lightly soured aroma. Slightly hazy, amber brown body with a quick foamy white head. Soured grains flavour. Medium body. Good. (7/3/7/3/14) 3.4
(@ Campground Brewdown 2014, Millmont, PA; Labelled "Bourbon Barrel Aged Devilís Milk")
Overheard: "I knew my husband would die!" "... Because I trust you." -- tricked into trying a sour beer
Sammy (9041) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 15, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Really tasty and drinkable barleywine. Carmel taste up front, then the wood, and a tasty sticky hop finish.
jflopsu (683) - New Jersey, USA - OCT 24, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours a dark amber with light white head. Has a strong dark fruit and malt aroma. Has a heavy dark fruit, malt, caramel, and raisin taste. A medium body.
eaglefan538 (2911) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - OCT 21, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Been a while since really enjoying a bourbon barreled anything. But this one worked. Pour was orangey brown, thin head that dissipated to about nothing, thin ring around the edges, weak lacing. Aroma of bourbon, toasted caramel, citrus, vanilla, oak sawdust. Flavor followed, fruity character and raisins, slight smoke, good bitter hop finish. Mouthfeel moderate for the style, well short of sticky to which was appreciated. Good stuff.
IndianaRed (2640) - Boise, Idaho, USA - OCT 21, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Loved this Thanks PinkZambia for sharing. Terrific bourbon barleywine flavors and a smooth soft palatte. Alittle more bite at the end. Probably even better after 6 months in the basement
pinkzambia (1542) - Boise, Idaho, USA - OCT 19, 2014
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle: Light brown with a tan head. Aroma is spectacular - vanilla, alcohol, good Kentucky bourbon. Smooth flavors - almost tastes more like bourbon than beer. A little hoppy presence in the finish.
Dr_Fellini (635) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - OCT 17, 2014
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle to glass. Pours a murky amber light brown color with a light tan head. Aroma is heavy caramel malts, molasses, light bourbon, oak, vanilla. Flavor packs a bit more of the bourbon characteristics, sweet molasses, oak, vanilla. Medium body with a nice warmth to it. Lingering bourbon and vanilla. Definitely one of the better offerings from DuClaw.
Heather_B (25) - New Hampshire, USA - OCT 3, 2014
3.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Smells like a citrusy barleywine. Looks like a pretty amber. And then you taste it. My god, this stuff isnít good. Smelling like citrus and alcohol? Sounds good. Tasting that way? My god, never again.
AdamJackson (2959) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - OCT 3, 2014
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 15/20
Burnt brown appearance, Ithink this is the latest batch. 12oz split 2 ways in stemware @ cellar temp. has a caramel burnt malt nose with a touch of whiskey and oak. very sweet, smoke, oak, sweet brown sugar. some shoe polish and rough bitterness at the finish. Good but not mind blowing.