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RATINGS: 1107   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.95   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 375   ABV: 12.5%
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Currently draft only. Recent bottlings have an orange front label.

Down in Kentucky and across the pond in Scotland, distillers who age their whiskeys for many years refer to the evaporation of the spirits from their barrels as “The Angel’s Share.” We couldn’t agree more. Our Angel’s Share is a barrel aged burgundy colored ale infused with copious amounts of dark caramel malt to emphasize the vanilla and oak flavors found in freshly emptied brandy barrels. Each batch spends no less than 6 months aging in the oak. The beer is available in 750 ml bottles and on draft at inspired locations.

2010 ABV: 11.5% 375ml Bottling stamp on neck says 2010 but was released in Jan 2011. It is called the 2011 Angels Share Brandy.
2009 ABV: 11.5%, 375 mL
2008 ABV: 12.5%, gold lettering, 750ml and 375ml, with 2008 on label
2007 ABV: 11.5%, gold lettering, 750ml only
2006 ABV: 10.5%, black lettering, 750ml only

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
allmyvinyl (6055) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 14, 2015
Bottle at Craig’s. Probably 2009. Pours dark brown with no head. Aromas of chocolate, nuts, sherry, brandy. Taste is dungy, light chocolate, red fruit, brandy. Dry finish.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Beersmithbacon (111) - San Luis Rey, California, USA - MAY 8, 2015
A fantastic brandy like aroma. Flavor of complex malts balanced by mild brown sugar. Pour with medium carbonation and mild fruits lingers through malty complexity.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
McCarty23 (53) - Vista, California, USA - APR 17, 2015
Unique and unique, for a barley wine. Combo of barley wine and Belgian strong. Wine like flavor if elderberries. Hops of earthy English barley wine. Some oak and cigar box in there. Well balance with all the unique flavors.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Criz (206) - - APR 12, 2015
Awesome barrel aged beer. Raisin, date, vanilla aromas. Review from memory.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
XaenDovet (1222) - British Columbia, CANADA - APR 11, 2015
Draught at neighborhood. Pours a diseased black blood brown. Unreal aroma of brandy, wood, vanilla, caramel / maple, plum. Taste is sweet. Palate is chewy, sticky, soft. I'd turn into a cannibal if a person were marinated in this.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
snoworsummer (3145) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAR 20, 2015
Draft at Barrel Republic. Pours murky brown with a thin, off white head. Tastes like smooth strong alcohol, lightly astringent, very strong raisin, dried dark fruits, earthy malt, light licorice. Light body and low carbonation. Smells like raisins, booze, astringent, dark fruits, woody.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
721Lance (82) - Oceanside Ca, California, USA - MAR 19, 2015
2009 bottle, big brandy wine aroma with some intense fruity and dark oak nose. Flavor of sweet alcohol heat and plenty of different malts. Nit too bad on carbonation considering. Definitely for the angels.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Valgreen (746) - DENMARK - MAR 10, 2015
Bottle @ Fermentoren. Slightly hazy, oily brown. lots of chocolate, caramel, bourbon, in both taste and aroma.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Stuu666 (6188) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 9, 2015
UPDATED: MAY 14, 2015 Bottle at home. Pours deep brown, nose is oak, vanilla, chocolate, toffee, taste is similar, dark fruit, rich and boozy. Bottle at craig’s, from 2009. Pours deep brown, nose is wood, vanilla, chocolate, taste is similar, sweet.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 20/20
connor0415 (47) - - MAR 5, 2015
Poured a muddy dark brown with little bit of head and lots of lacing. Lots of vanilla and caramel, lots of brandy barrel but well balanced. Overall it was an awesome beer, the barrel aging was done perfectly and the 14% abv was well hidden

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