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Hinterland Bourbon Barrel Doppelbock: 2012-2014

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RATINGS: 55   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
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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


Gription79's rating

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Gription79 (2608) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - NOV 17, 2012
Poured from a 500ml bottle, fuck the plastic/wax that cannot be removed. Bourbon rich, fruity, coconut, super thin, slight dark stone fruit character. Not a beer I would seek out.


4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Mikey58 (4) - Wisconsin, USA - JUL 6, 2015 does not count
Great aroma - definitely smell the bourbon on the nose. Pours a very deep amber/brown with a tan head. You can definitely taste a lot of flavors in this beer...roasted malt, oak, vanilla, toffee, and of course, bourbon. It’s rich, but not heavy...almost a little thin for a bourbon aged beer. Very enjoyable and drinkable. One of my favorites from this brewery.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
schmittaj (7) - Wisconsin, USA - JUL 5, 2015 does not count
Bourbon up top followed by nice caramel flavors. Hops are well balanced in there and play a good supporting role.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mbgrayson (622) - Anaconda, Montana, USA - APR 15, 2015
Pours a nice reddish amber with tan head. Aroma is sweet and malty. Taste is rich and delicious. Taste of wood and bourbon meld well with a strong doppelbock. This is a tasty and drinkable beer. Thumbs way uo.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
patrick767 (3727) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - APR 5, 2015
tap - Pours dark brown with a minimal tan head. It smells of caramel malt and bourbon. The flavor is of sweet caramel malt and moderately strong bourbon with some vanilla notes. Quite good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jnkor (326) - Tampa, Florida, USA - MAR 13, 2015
Aroma is sweet but a bit flat. Poured a nice dark deep brown, but lacking a head. Taste is a little boozy, sweet, but nothing poignant. Feel is nice and carbonated but thick. Would probably age well.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
as297 (6) - - FEB 15, 2015 does not count
good aroma on the pour into a glass. bourbon flavor is not overwhelming and very well balanced with the caramel and grains in the beer

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
madvike (3095) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 1, 2015
Bottle - Pours dark brown with a ring of tan head. Nose is bourbon, butterscotch, bready malt, and nice sweetness. Taste is the same--lots of bourbon and butterscotch, bread, yeast, and a sweet warmth. Thin and watery with medium carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cards04 (2341) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JAN 24, 2015
Really tasty beer! Pours a hazy dark amber. Aromas are caramel and bananas. Vanilla too. Dark fruit flavors with more sweet caramel and a warm boozy finish. Really nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ughsmash (7361) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dlbeer (845) - Wisconsin, USA - DEC 24, 2014
Bottle. Brown pour with off white head. Smells of caramel, toffee and bourbon. Good barrel aged flavor ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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