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The Livery Bourbon Barrel Aged Liverator Doppelbock
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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 3.81/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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The Liverator Doppelbock aged in Heaven Hill Bourbon barrel.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GodOfThunder (1248) - Orlando, Florida, USA - SEP 3, 2009
Thanks to hoppymeal. Nice aroma. Good beer. A little tart. Solan thinks it’s wack. Word.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
auerbrau (3179) - Peace Dale, Rhode Island, USA - JUN 6, 2009
750mL Bottle. Bourbon and candy strong in the nose. Soft and warm. Pours a dark sienna brown with a little rim of whitish. Bring on the acetic, this has fresh apple cider written all over it. A bit of pale caramel. Tangy, but acidic. Kind of bland. A somewhat classic bock gone acid. A little peculiar and strange. Thanks Sean!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
brewblackhole (1588) - Muskego, Wisconsin, USA - APR 20, 2009
No doubt the highlight of our visit. Distinct,almost sharp whiskey aroma,but not so dominant that the rich dark caramel,molassas doesn’t come through, taste is again a slap of lively full force bourbon,with is wonderfully backed by very evident rich dark malt,certainly some sweetness there,and a quality whiskey finish. Obviously some excellent barrels used here,should improve with age

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
madvike (2917) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 6, 2009
Tap at The Livery - this opaque brew pours oil black with very little head. Tons of bourbon on the nose, which leads right into the taste, which is all bourbon right away. It mellows into raisins, dark fruit, and sweet malt. There’s a pleasant buttery taste in there as well. Thin mouthfeel is a little unexpected for a beer this big. The bourbon was dialed up a little too much, but still a tasty beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tmoney99 (11103) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 4, 2009
Draft sample at 2009 MBG Winterfest. Poured dark reddish brown with a moderate light brown head that diminished slowly with good lacing. Good caramel toasted tart fruit and b ourbon barrel aroma. Medium body with a sticky texture and flat carbonation. Good well balanced woody bittersweet flavor with a moderate smooth bittersweet finish of long duration. Standout doppelbock.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RAYBOY01 (2012) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 14, 2009
February ’09 on tap at the brewery (Steve’s Birthday) Liverator Grand Reserve: Very rich dark brown pour with little to ne head. The nose is sweet roasted toffee/caramel malt and dark fruits with a hint of bourbon. Flavors are very sweet caramel malts, darkly roasted and intense, oak, bourbon, alcohol. Nicely brewed.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MI2CA (1340) - Noblesville, Indiana, USA - FEB 12, 2008
Sample Hotshots Feb Indy tasting from BBB63 growler - Aroma is toasted caramel malts, vanilla and a touch of dark fruits. Pours transparent dark brown with a small head and good lacing. Flavor is sweet caramel, brown sugar, vanilla and subtle bourbon. Palate is smooth and lasting. Nice and something I’d like to revisit outside of a tasting.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pantanap (3366) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 8, 2008
tap at brewery......poured a slightly darker than caramel broan witha frothy film of an ivory head....an abundance of dark fruit, caramel, and sweet malt with little signs of being aged in the barrel....flavors followed suit. much of the same aroma qualities can be found here. a very subtle tint of bourbon comes through but very little.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
adrian910ss (2372) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 7, 2008
22 oz hand bottled bomber courtesy of BBB63. Pours a semi clear dark mahogany with no head. Aroma of cola, light malts and a hint of bourbon. Taste is slightly sweet and malty with a hint of vanilla cola and bourbon. Not bad.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
shadey (1916) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 16, 2008
Hand-bottled and acquired in trade. I wasn’t anticipating all the sediment as I poured it into the snifter. The color is a murky brown with no head. I’m guessing it will be completely flat. The aroma is sweet malts and a nice smokiness that is pretty enticing. The first mouthful matched the smells. The smokiness matches nicely with the sweet fruity malts. Well done. Its a shame its flat, although that didn’t hurt it much.


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