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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.94/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 333   ABV: 11.1%
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Aromas of dark fruits, vanilla, and Bourbon seep off of False Summit from a milk chocolate head. The palate hits with notes of plums, dark cherries, bourbon, oak, and vanilla with a medium body to heavy body. As the beer warms notes of caramel, oak, and dark candi sugar become more prevalent. False Summit is a beer to drink while mapping out your next adventure and should help motivate you to always keep moving to the top. Aged in Breckenridge Distillery Bourbon Barrels.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
jared1843 (1) - Ponchatoula, Louisiana, USA - JUN 14, 2014 does not count
This beer just does it for me. Iíve been a beer lover for many years and enjoy all different types. This is a strong brew but isnít over bearing. Something about it just makes me happy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
drjay44 (2614) - Salida, Colorado, USA - MAR 27, 2014
Multiple tastings. Pours a thin beige head, over dark amber (SRM 15) body......nose is light Bourbon, cocoa, chocolate, light vanilla, dried fruit tones, minimal hops.....tastes of Bourbon, raisin, plum, light vanilla, brown sugar, hints of allspice, finishes with moderate bitterness.....mouth feel, light of medium body, alcohol warmth present, minimal acidity. This is an American Abt/Quad, but is delicately balanced, with the whiskey barrel adding nuances without dominating, but layering in where often various spice tones occur. BJCP 8/3/15/4/8

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Strykzone (4912) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - MAR 13, 2014
Sampled at ESBLS. Dark brown with a creamy beige head that does not fall. This beer is fruity and pleasant, especially for the ABV. Creamy and malty with all kinds of fruit. Dark fruit, plums. Interesting wood. A little heat but just a little. Amazingly easy to drink.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DenverLogan (796) - MileHi, Colorado, USA - DEC 4, 2013
On tap at brewery last July. Pours black with brown head. Aroma of bourbon and dark malts. Flavors of sweet malt, raisins, plums, cola. Overall big, bold, flavorful and sweet.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
gspguy (1) - Monroe, Washington, USA - OCT 27, 2013 does not count
This is by far the best beer I have ever had. The subtle hints of oak and cherry make this a very smooth beer. Itís not hoppy and in my experience most beverages with this high of alcohol content, the alcohol tends to be overbearing but not with False Summit. Extraordinary beer! I do wish we could get it in the Seattle area.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
dalekliz (872) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 25, 2013
2013 bottle. Pours a deep dark brown with a large foamy tan head that lingers. Huge aroma, sweet and woody, of brown sugar, malt, caramel, oak, bourbon, dark fruits. Big taste, woody bourbon, almost sour dark fruits, malt, caramel. Lingering bourbon and sour cherries that finishes a little watery. Very interesting quad, well-balanced.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
theothermatt (165) - Lakewood, Colorado, USA - OCT 22, 2013
750ml next to Boulevard BBQ and River North BíSide. This was the winner. Sweet dark fruit with a great backing of oak and bourbon character. Very smooth and distinctive with a little hint of tart pucker at the back end. Wonderful beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheJestersBeer (2039) - SWEDEN - OCT 13, 2013
Draught @ Falling Rock. Pours a really dark ruby brown, with a thin brown head. Fruit aroma, oak, dried fruits, vanilla, apricot, phenols, cloves, hints of chlorine (?), dark cherries, chocolate. Semi-sweet, full bodied, mid bitterness, balanced CO2. Fruity, phenolic, spicy taste, cherries, vanilla, cloves, caramel, dark fruit. Quit complex. (2013-10-07)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ratman197 (9696) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - AUG 14, 2013
750 ml corked and caged bottle poured a clear reddish brown with a small lasting creamy tan head. Aromas of bourbon, toffee, vanilla, cherry, plum, oak and candi sugar. Palate was medium to full bodied and smooth. Flavors of bourbon, dark fruit, toffee, candi sugar, light oak and light vanilla with a smooth lingering fruity finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iphonephan (3187) - McLean, Virginia, USA - JUL 24, 2013
From a 75 cl bottle served at Millonziías in Fairplay CO. Pours a dark cola brown with a tan head. Caramel and plum nose. Flavors also of candi sugar and red cherries. Somewhat boozy finish.

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