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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.72/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Aged in Catoctin Creek Roundstone Rye white oak barrels, Oaked Wee Heavy intensifies the sweet toffee and dark dry fruit characters while balancing the sweet notes with drying spirit and oak.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerman6686 (4975) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 17, 2014
This poured a lighter brown with an off white head. Aroma of dark fruit, caramel and light oak. Flavor was w Fruit on wood staves, caramel and toast.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
solidfunk (4775) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - AUG 3, 2014
Really good for style. Pours cloudy brown with good head and lacing. Nice basement musk and light oak. Some citrus. Light bitter sour finish. Soft carbonation, full bodied. Tap at meridian pint.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DCLawyer (1641) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAY 23, 2014
Draft at the brewpub. Dark amber with small tan head. Boozy dark fruit, caramel, vanilla, oak, peat. Quite good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nimbleprop (5413) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - APR 30, 2014
4oz pour at the brewery. Pours a murky, rootbeer brown with zero head. Looks dangerous. Nose is mostly booze, vanilla, oak, some nail polish. Flavors are the same, the base beer is gone, heavy booze, some vanilla, some coconut. Sticky finish. Lots of sugar and booze.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (14384) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - APR 28, 2013
Draft. Amber brown color, tan head. Aroma of plums, dates, caramel. Taste is rich dark fruit. Very tasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bytemesis (3967) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - MAR 21, 2013
Tap. Pours clear chestnut with a small tan head and no lacing. Aroma is more or less all whiskey. Whiskey also dominates the flavor with some spruce, caramel malt and a ton of green apple all over the place. A bit of tartness, lightly sweet. Light to medium body, light warming finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iphonephan (3899) - McLean, Virginia, USA - JAN 23, 2013
On draft at the brewpub at the Robert Burns beer and scotch dinner. Pours a cloudy dark brown with a thin off white head. Raisin and vanilla nose. Dark red cherries, raisin, vanilla, oak and licorice. Lingering boozy finish. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JK (4811) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - DEC 31, 2012
Great American Beer Festival, 2012. Dark brown. Appropriate malt flavor with sweet dried fruit. Some bourbon, but it is light. The oak is light also but it is there. Thick palate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrChopin (3474) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - AUG 10, 2012
murky sepia, light white head. Nose is heavy vanilla and wood, bourbon obvious. Flavor shows more chocolate and bourbon, light oat and syrup, very sweet with thin body, sugar sticking everywhere.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GT2 (9064) - San Diego County, California, USA - AUG 4, 2012
Tap at Smoke and Barrel. Poured a full haze deep mahogany. Scant head. Nose is heavy sweet tomato paste, thicker bourbon barrel, heavy sugar. Taste is richly malty, maple heavy. Tomato paste is a bit excessive. Very intense barrel character.

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