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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 3.65/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 85   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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F.U.N. Series - 001, 005 and 010
Merlot Barrel Aged DIPA. Sexy and smooth with legs for days, Bodacious is sure to arouse curiosity. After aging in barrels for several months, the hop aroma recedes slightly, giving way to a rich, velvety malt backbone combined with oak flavors from the barrel. Finally, upon swallowing, a delicate, lingering bitterness remains on the tongue. So enjoy this limited release in a group or in private...


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MacBoost (1351) - Pouring Bus, New York, USA - MAY 31, 2014
Bottle via cloaker. Thanks! Pours a deep amber with a large white head. Aromas of oak, perhaps a touch of wine and a lot of barrel. Slightly sticky, semi sweet, semi bitter, small amount of twang. Flavors of oak, wine, sweet malt, a touch of stale hops. Finishes boozy and full with a marshmallow aftertaste. Not great, not terrible.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mora2000 (5834) - McKinney, Texas, USA - MAY 26, 2014
On tap at Pinthouse Pizza. Red-amber pour with a white head. The aroma has some strong red wine and orange citrus notes. The flavor is big and bold with a lot of red wine and tannic oak character. There is also some orange and pine in the flavor from the hops, but the barrel character overpowers the base IPA. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
drfabulous (4123) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - MAY 23, 2014
$7.50 pour at the Friendly Spot, San Antonio. Malty and sticky double IPA with nice pine and resin in profile.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (13924) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 14, 2014
On tap at the Yard House, Houston. A lightly hazy, light amber colored beer with a small light beige head. It’s pretty sweet on the nose, fruity and alcoholic with a touch of oak less the vanilla. Some peach and pine cone hints. Some vinous hints too. It’s a bit too sweet and alcoholic in the mouth I think, but there’s actually enough bitterness to deal with it. The alcohol and wine shines through, as is the fruity, citrusy hops. It’s sure full bodied, with a nice carbonation level, and a bit too much alcohol warmth. Lasting warming and fruity finish with a vinous touch. A nice one, but too sweet and alcoholic I think. 140514

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rougeau13 (2019) - Richmond, Texas, USA - MAY 8, 2014
010 Bodacious: Double IPA aged in red wine barrels. Dark, hazy reddish amber with a bubbly beige head. Aroma of toffee, caramel, tropical fruit, alcohol, and wine barrel. The taste is sweet and fruity, woody, and moderately bitter. Plus there is definitely a solid element of boozy wine in there. Medium-full bodied with soft bubbles.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ricoslim (116) - - APR 12, 2014
Had this at a bottle share at my boy Prazack’s. Poured into sniffer. Color is red with a light head. Wine is present in aroma and taste. Sweet taste but the bitterness comes through after. Unique beer, hard to compare.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BennyBinion (22) - Canyon, Texas, USA - APR 10, 2014
Pours a reddish copper with an off white head. Opens up nicely with flavors of red wine and oak followed with a smooth piney aftertaste. A unique and delicious beer.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kidmartinek (3742) - austin, Texas, USA - APR 3, 2014
Deep copper with a haze and a foamy, dirty white head. The aroma is fruity amd hoppy. The flavor is caramel malt with a richly sweet, hoppy accent. This beers malt holds its own. It has a latent birn on the palate but not the gullet. An interesting amd different rendition of America’s new DIPA style.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ben4321 (4062) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - APR 1, 2014
Location: Draft at Whole Foods - Montrose, 4/1/14, as 010 Bodacious

Aroma: The nose has some really nice hops, grapefruit, clean malts, wood, and a bit of wine
Appearance: The pour is a clear orange, with an average sized white head and medium lace
Flavor: The flavor is lightly sweet, some wine flavor, and a good amount of hop bitterness
Palate: The body is medium, it has a clean feel, some average carbonation, and a mid-dry finish
Overall Impression: I was impressed by this one. I really liked how the wine aging played on the base beer. Very nice stuff.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
superspak (2766) - Michigan, USA - DEC 19, 2012
Got this via a trade with icetrauma, thanks man. 22 ounce bottle into tulip glass, no bottle dating. Pours fairly hazy red orange color with a 1-2 finger dense light khaki head with great retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Nice spotty soapy lacing clings to the glass. Aromas of grapefruit, citrus rind, pineapple, orange, floral, light red wine, grass, caramel, light oak, light toast, and herbal earthiness. Very nice and unique aromas with nice balance and complexity. Taste of grapefruit, orange, pineapple, caramel, citrus zest, toast, light pine, floral, grass, light red wine, light oak, and light piney spiciness. Good amount of pine bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of citrus, pineapple, caramel, toast, light red wine, light pine, grass, floral, and light piney spiciness on the finish. Damn nice complexity and balance of flavors; with a fantastic malt/bitterness balance; and zero cloying flavors present on the finish. The wine barrel presence was much more subtle than expected, but it was really a great thing. Medium carbonation and medium-full body; with a creamy, slick, and lightly sticky mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with only a small warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is an excellent barrel aged DIPA! Nice flavor balance and complexity with the wine barrel aging; and very smooth to sip on. A very enjoyable offering.


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