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FiftyFifty Iced BART (2012)

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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.97/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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Available in bottles from the brewery at the Eclipse 2012 Party

ICED BART which is made up of 66% 400 day Imperial Eclipse Elijah Craig 12 and 34% Old Conundrum Barleywine. The Barleywine was frozen 3 times and ice removed. The two were blended and carbonated and then bottled


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Benzai (7220) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - APR 6, 2013
Sampled from bottle @ WWT II thanks to MrHangover. Dark brown color, dark red glare coming through, no head. Aroma of malts, some bourbon, a hint of vanilla and chocolate. Taste malts, lightly vanilla, wood, bourbon influences, slightly alcohol. Very very nice beer. Full body, medium to full carbonation.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MrHangover (2449) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - APR 7, 2013
Bottle thnx to timfoolery @ WWT II. This pours a jet black coloured beer with a small beige head that leaves quickly. Aroma is alcoholic, bourbon oak, molasses and caramel. Awesome aroma. Flavour definitely has the bourbon influences present, alonside some heavy alcohol and sweet caramel touches. Very well balanced between the oak influences and the alcoholic content. Awesome brew!

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
daknole (8851) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - APR 29, 2013
Bottle from dcshiller, thanks dave! Sweet jesus this was good! Brown pour, brownish head. Sweet chocolate, figs, dates, prunes, dark brown sugar, sweet toffee...just wonderful.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Borresteijn (4541) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - APR 6, 2013
66cl Bottle at WWT II. Black, thin beige head. Aroma of loads of oak, bourbon, hint of raisins, roasted malts, sweet chocolate. Flavour is sweet oak, vanilla, coffee and cream, sweet chocolate, sweet and bitter roast finish with loads of oak. Full-bodied. Soft carbonation. Great stuff.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ibrew2or3 (6767) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - MAY 17, 2013
Woodshed 2.0. Bomber share courtesy of dschiller. It pours with a murky dark mahogany looking body supporting a thin light tan head of foam. The aroma offers up an initial pulse of sweet molasses and then chocolate brownie that moves into some booziness at the end of the draw. The taste delivers a smooth mix of booze, molasses, chocolate brownie and a pleasing toffee sensation. It gets more and more boozy into the finish. Tasty sipper.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Leighton (10419) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 6, 2013
Bottle shared at Bruce’s in London during Jack’s farewell tasting. Big thanks to Bruce for this rarity. Pours rich, brown-black with a creamy beige head. Nose holds some syrupy brown sugar, rich bread, figs. Big sweet flavor, moderately boozy with rich dark sugars, raisins, bread, a bit of dark chocolate. Full bodied with fine carbonation. Lightly warming finish, gooey brown sugar, rich bread, raisins and figs, some chocolate. Really tasty. A bit richer and less bitter than the non-iced version.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
brokensail (10527) - Orange County, California, USA - DEC 27, 2012
Very dark brown pour with a small khaki head. Nose has strong vanilla and bourbon notes, plenty of chocolate, caramel, and toffee. Some dark fruit in the background, roasted malt, a little bit of coffee, and some hints of oak. Very rich flavor of bourbon, chocolate, vanilla, and caramel. Mild oak flavor, nice roasted malt, dark fruit, and a hint of coffee.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
b3shine (5132) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 20, 2013
Bomber to snifter (shared with the group; thanks tomfoolery). Looks good; cola with thin beige lacing and soft carbonation. Smells good too; sweet and boozy. Tastes Like it smells with a nice, smooth mouthfeel. Great beer!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
phaleslu (6204) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 21, 2013
22 oz. bottle shared by b3shine- thanks again, Beau! Bottle #146. First time I’ve had a FiftyFifty beer outside the Eclipse series. Pours a deep chestnut color with a beige ring for a head. Aroma of caramel, brown sugar, vanilla, oak, dates, figs, and nice bourbon throughout. The flavor is the same, with toffee and chocolate, too. Like pralines. Medium-bodied, with low carbonation and a sticky mouthfeel. Sweet malt and bourbon goodness. I enjoyed this.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DrSilverworm (5899) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 21, 2013
22oz bottle, thanks to b3shine. Bottle says #146. Also, my first non-Eclipse FiftyFifty beer. Clear dark brown color. Little bubbly khaki head. Lots of dots of lace. Lightly roasty nose, some alcohol warmth evident in the smell. Medium to bigger body. Very light carbonation. Smooth, easy to drink, no lingering viscosity, but not overly dry. 11% alcohol is very well-hidden, no burn or bite, and little to no warmth, even. Moderate bitter taste. Nice dark bitter chocolate, good roast, little coffee, hint of dark fruit. Awesome long bitter roasty aftertaste. Very good.


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