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Great Divide Hibernation Oak Aged

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Great Divide Hibernation Oak Aged
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Serve in Snifter, Tulip

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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 3.78/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 243   ABV: 8.1%
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Aged with oak chips.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Kevin (2037) - Colorado, USA - OCT 5, 2005
tap at the brewery. thanks for having our motley crew over brian. it poured a mahogany brown with a large taupe head that is very creamy. chocolate toffee and vanilla nose with the requisite alcohol. i really like this aroma. oaky taste(duh) comes through with plum and raisin and some more chocolate. a bark like finish with warming booze that is subdued. a lot of bakers chocolate taste. nice the oak works.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Walt (2449) - Austin, Texas, USA - OCT 4, 2005
Pour is caramel color with a big off white head...smell is sweet and smokey with some pepper spiciness...taste is a little sweet with lots of wood character...remarkably more bitter than its regular counterpart...

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
argo0 (11181) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 3, 2005
(draft) Hazy dark red-brown body with creamy tan head. Aroma is moderately sweet,caramel, raisin, faint oak. Taste is moderately sweet, caramel, chocolate, some raisin, light oak. Creamy medium body with a light alcohol burn.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MIBRomeo (2493) - Wisconsin, USA - OCT 3, 2005
UPDATED: OCT 2, 2006 Had at brewery during GABF. dark brown color w/ a thick tan head. Well laced. Smells of a big carmel malt oak and walnut.. butter & brown sugar w/ hints of bourbon and booze. Carbonated caoted and smooth but not overly creamy. Flavor is a very buttery syruppy malt w/ a dry lightly bitter finish. Good stuff


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