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FiftyFifty Iced BART (2012)

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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 3.99/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82   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


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
phaleslu (6397) - 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 (6305) - 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.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
crossovert (7302) - Illinois, USA - APR 28, 2013
Sweetntes cavalcade, but nto as harsh and boozy as I expected it. Don’t know how that woeks.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mikem409 (1482) - bloomfield, Michigan, USA - MAY 17, 2013
Bottle. Pours dark brown no head. Big oaky chocolate aroma. Taste is semi sweet lots of barrel.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
OmegaX (1250) - Florida, USA - JUL 28, 2013
Thanks, Joe, for sending me this one. Snifter pour. Not much of anything for a head. Some tan colored bubbles that quickly died. There was a ton of coconut aroma in this thing. Straight up macaroons, coconut, chocolate, sweet malts, molasses, bourbon, vanilla. Damn. This was nice. Poured out a deep, dark brown. Basically black. Thick, chewy texture. ABV isn’t very present for the flavor. Molasses and light roast with tons of coconut and bourbon flavors. Very well done!

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
adnielsen (9013) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - FEB 22, 2013
Bottle @ Ratman’s, courtesy of forgetfu. Thanks Bill! Pours a fairly cheat dark brown appearance with a very thin tan head. Mild whiskey, toffee, somewhat herbal, light veggie, chocolate aroma. Rich chocolate, coconut, german chocolate cake, vanilla, a touch fruity, caramel flavor. Flavor is very nice but the aroma leaves something to be desired.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ratman197 (9696) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - FEB 23, 2013
Bomber shared by Forgetfu (thanks Bill) poured a clear dark reddish brown with a small lingering tan head. Aromas of bourbon, oak, carmel, plum, roasted malt and some light vegtal notes. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of roasted malt, bourbon, carmel, cocoa, light oak and light vanilla with a smooth lingering oaky carmel finish.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JohnnyJ (4317) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 13, 2013
Bottle thanks to timfoolery. Dark off-brown pour, with a thin light tan head. Sweet caramel, toffee, vanilla, oak, chocolate, plum, and light bourbon. Very smooth, the barrel aging is well done, and little to no booziness. Actually easy drinking for what it is. Good.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
deanso (5189) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 6, 2013
66.cl bottle shared at wwt2 . Very thin tan head. Clear black pour. Lovely smooth beer. Great aroma.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hopscotch (9105) - Indian River County, Florida, USA - APR 11, 2013
Bottle… This beer rocks!… Mostly-clear dark brown ale with a small, creamy, khaki head. The bouquet is an intermingling of bourbon, caramel, chocolate, and both medium and deeply-roasted malts interwoven and then flanked with whispers of dried plum and vanilla. Full-bodied with busy carbonation. The flavor is a sweet swirl of caramel, toffee, vanilla, bourbon, and oak accompanied by more subdued notes of dark chocolate, bourbon and dried plum. Chewy, caramel finish. There are complexities of imperial stouts, barleywines and bourbon barrels at play here, and they play very nicely together. This world class beer was generously shared by newcigarz!


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