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Local Option Bourbon Barrel Aged Kentucky Common



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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.47/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Kentucky Common aged on Bourbon Barrels.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
arminjewell (5715) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - APR 12, 2014
Pour on tap at Tap n Handle, dark brownish pour with off white head, aroma brought notes of bourbon, oak, sour fruits, hints of a weird trashy note, some vegetal note in there as well, odd. Taste is a mix of oak, earth, vanilla, touch of caramel, toffee, hints of bourbon, slight trashy and vegetal note as well, finishing slightly sour, bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
djd07 (2914) - Houston, Texas, USA - APR 12, 2014
On tap at Backcountry Pizza. Pours black with medium beige head. The aroma is oak, roast, booze, and grain. Medium mouthfeel with strong wood, light tartness, with nice caramel malt. Good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
after4ever (5928) - Brier, Washington, USA - APR 11, 2014
Draft at sb. Pours a clear very dark brown with a loose tan head that sticks around. Big sharp tangy nose, showing cherries and plums in balsamic, with apricotty bourbon notes and some bitey barrel character. They got the nose on this one really dialed. Creamy medium body with soft carb. Cherries, plums, oak, balsamic and apricot mid palate. Very nice.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
teddybeer (2097) - Madrid, SPAIN - APR 11, 2014
On tap @ Irreale. Strong brown colour, almost black, with an off-white hed that quickly diminishes. Aroma has notes of toasted malts and coffee woth slightly bourbon. Flavor is quite similar as aroma with a mild sourness and wooden traces. The final is roasted malts with coffee mouthfeel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dfonorow (1206) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 25, 2014
On tap at The Chicago Beer Festival 2014. Pour is hazy brown with a tiny off-white head. Aroma and flavor of cocoa, tart cherries, coffee roast, and bourbon. Medium bodied with a roasty finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zymurgeist2 (866) - Redwood City, California, USA - MAR 17, 2014
On tap at City Beer. Smoke, slight chocolate and tart aroma. Pours dark brown with brown head that collars. Taste is chocolate malt, sweet grain, slight lemon and moderate tart. Complex and well balanced.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
shrubber85 (6977) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - MAR 8, 2014
Draft. Woody light bourbon and chocolate malt aroma. Dark brown with moderate head and effervescence. Tart cherry, sweet bourbon, and caramel malt flavor. Mild astringent finish . Unique - nearest comparison IMHO would be a Dunkles Bock.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Drake (7939) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - FEB 24, 2014
Kentucky Fried Charleston Trip Beer #70. Draft at Brewvival. Pours a hazy dark brown color with a thin fizzy tan head. Decent head retention. Aroma of heavy bourbon, mild corn, brown malt. The taste is lactic tartness, bourbon, mild corn. Medium bodied, a bit too heavy on the bourbon.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
radagast83 (4126) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - FEB 14, 2014
Draft at Smoke & Barrel. Poured a dark brown color with a thin off-white head. Aroma was notes of cherries, chocolate malts, some bourbon notes. Flavor was notes of sour cherries, barrel notes, wood. Tasty dark lightly soured beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
BRW (628) - Barcelona, SPAIN - FEB 8, 2014
On tap at Biercab. Dark brown colour with beige head. Roasted and dark fruits aroma. Roasted, sweet, bourbon and vanilla taste, bitter. Light to medium body.

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