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Hinterland Bourbon Barrel Doppelbock: 2012-2014



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RATINGS: 58   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
Our Bourbon Barrel Doppelbock pours a dark amber with an ample, two finger khaki head. Aromas of bourbon and caramel fill the nose. The taste of bourbon oak and caramel fill the palette and finishes smooth. This brew was aged 10 months in bourbon barrels.

2012 - 2014 vintage: 6.7% abv
2015 + vintage: 8.0% abv - Out of the Woods Series

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (17716) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 5, 2015
Draft. Cloudy amber color, tan head. Banilla and caramel aroma. Taste is boozy sweet butterscotch.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (14045) - San Leandro, California, USA - NOV 27, 2014
Bottle @ Floydster’s. Thanks, Kyle. Sort of a murky dark amber, brownish colored pour with a small off-white head. Smells a lot like bourbon and vanilla. Kind of roasty, but some sweet banana and caramel. A bit of charred oak. Pretty toasty as well. The flavor is fairly sweet and heavy on the banana. Some raisin, banana, and vanilla. Sort of roasty and burnt, some wood, toasted nuts, and cola. Kind of thin.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (12415) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 24, 2013
Draft. Poured dark brown color with a moderate light brown head that diminished slowly with good lacing. Good caramel toasted malt and bourbon barrel aroma. Medium body with a sticky texture and flat carbonation. Good well balanced woody dark sweet flavor with a moderate smooth sweet finish of moderate to long duration. Solid doppelbock.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ratman197 (11784) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - DEC 23, 2012
500 ml bottle poured a hazy reddish amber with a small lasting amber head. Aromas of bourbon, oak, vanilla, carmel, toffee, dried fruit and light molasses. Palate was medium bodied and smooith. Flavors of carmel, toffee, vanilla, bourbon, light dried fruit and light oak with a smooth lingering bourbon finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
crossovert (10050) - Illinois, USA - APR 24, 2013
Not terrible, I have had other better bb dbs but I just feel this is a style that speaks for itself w/o the barrel treatment.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrSilverworm (9108) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 19, 2013
Taster on tap at Lackman. Clear darker red kind of brownish door. Minimal off-white head - just a thin ring around the edge. No lace. Nice vanilla, woody bourbon barrel nose. Hint of spice, dark fruit in the aroma. Some caramel, toffee, butterscotch in the flavor, some earthiness, very tasty and complex. Light to moderate sweet taste, moderate bitter too, light bourbon type alcohol. Hint of chocolate. Bigger body. Lighter, lightly soft carbonation, More dry. Tasty, complex bourbon barrel ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BVery (8692) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - DEC 31, 2012
UPDATED: JAN 1, 2014 Bottle. Slightly murky slightly lighter cola pour with minimal head. Nice mild wood and bourbon aroma. Taste is a little less bold. Moderate to lighter palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ughsmash (7429) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 26, 2014
500mL bottle. Poured smoky reddish-amber with a short, tight-bubbled beige head. The aroma picked up lots of sweet bourbon and caramel, with accents of peppery spice and dark fruits. The flavor found sweet caramel, vanilla, and some dark fruit at the core, with mostly sweet (but slightly tangy) bourbon emanating outward.. finished tacky and sweet, with just a little pepper and bourbon kick. Medium-bodied with OK transitions through the palate.. tighter bubbles on the middle.. this was a solid drinker.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
b3shine (7140) - Indiana, USA - FEB 2, 2013
16 oz bottle to oversized snifter (shared with the Mrs.; thanks Skyview). Looks solid; a semi-opaque amberish-brown with off-white lacing. Smells and tastes solid; malt and bourbon. Average on the palate. It could be a little more viscous, but it’s enjoyable nonetheless.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
5000 (6599) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - AUG 18, 2013
Bottle:   Dirty caramel, reddish hues, thick, a bit brownish even, with a moderate frothy light beige head, decent lacing.   Soft caramel and even softer bourbon on the nose.   Not as sweet on the tongue.   Seems bready on the tongue, slightly sweet, bourbon seems to have faded.   Faint caramel and perhaps vanilla.   Not heavy at all, in fact seems a touch thin.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate, but leaning towards thin.   Semi-sweet bready finish, and thats about it.   Light bourbon to start, after that it seemed like a normal watery doppelbock.

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