RateBeer
Home >

Kuhnhenn Bourbon Barrel Barley Wine

overall
100
99
style
Serve in Snifter

bottled
available

on tap
available

Local Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 326   WEIGHTED AVG: 4   EST. CALORIES: 453   ABV: 15.1%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Big N Bold aged in bourbon barrels.


4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
zvikar (2837) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - APR 16, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at Beer Market Jaffa. Thanks DSG. 2013 bottle. 14%. Pours clear brown with a medium head, aroma is outstanding with Bourbon, vanilla, toffee, werthers original, flavor of toffee, bourbon, vanilla chocolate and plums, full bodied, amazing.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ataraxia (305) - Massachusetts, USA - APR 11, 2014
Somewhat translucent amber brown, light beige lacing. Sweet aroma of caramel, pear, charred oak, apple, raisin, vanilla, and butterscotch. Sugary sweetness with a little dried fruit tannic character. Smooth, fairly viscous, and full-bodied. Bourbon booziness in the lingering finish.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
RespertFTW (483) - Michigan, USA - APR 5, 2014
At 2014 MBG Winterset. Deep hazy brown. Dried fruit, sugar, caramel and booze. Smooth and tasty.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Xilgrin (6) - - APR 3, 2014 does not count
Strong aroma and quite rightly so! 2010 vintage, with singing flavours. Drink with a glass of water as this is serious. Look at the legs running down the side of the glass as it’s so strong

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kermis (4293) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 3, 2014
Bottle shared thanks to spdyfire83. Pours hazy brown with no head. Aroma of caramel, vanilla, malt, biscuit, raisins. Flavour is heavy sweet and light moderate bitter. Alcohol warmth in the finish. Full bodied with soft carbonation.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
deanso (4689) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 3, 2014
33cl bottle courtesy of and shared with Kermis. Big thanks! No head. No carbonation. Hazy amber pour. Alcohol burn but well hidden alcohol. Very smooth. Lovely

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Steve_0 (2234) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Bottle at home with friends, courtesy of Aaron. Thanks man!! Pour is murky brown with no head. Big caramel, figs, raisins, dates, prunes, nutty, bready, and brown sugar aroma. Taste is slightly oxidized, leathery, tangy, ripe figs, caramel, soy sauce, light vanilla, and candi sugar. Slick mouthfeel with soft carbonation. Really easy-drinking barleywine and hard to believe it is 15%+. Nice stuff.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Experiment_Ale (656) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAR 29, 2014
At Stephens House with Stephen, Aaron, and Dave. Pours dark murky bronze. Aroma is huge pungent awesome caramel fig raison, old malt. Taste is rounded caramel malt, nice old musky notes, burnt sugars.

3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tomer (1529) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - MAR 13, 2014
At a tasting, thanks DSG, clear very dark brown colour, suprising aroma of fresh berries and plums with dark bread,werther’s original candy, strong werthers flavour and dried fruits flavour with some alcohol showing through but not feeling to heavy. Nice but not too great.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
DSG (5036) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAR 7, 2014
Bottle shared at a tasting at Beer Market Jaffa. Thanks troganmi for this bottle! 2013 bottle. 14%. Clear dark amber-brown with a tan head. Wonderful aroma of malt, cookies, bourbon, vanilla and some chocolate. Sweet flavor, malty, cookie-ish, with caramel, chocolate, vanilla, dark fruits, wood and some bourbon. Lovely rounded full body. Really great stuff!


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4 » 33


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50