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Oakshire Hellshire I

Formerly brewed at Oakshire Brewing
Style: Barley Wine
Eugene, Oregon USA
Serve in Snifter


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RATINGS: 69   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64/5   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
Bourbon Barrel Barleywine, 10% ABV, 120 cases. This beer was released on May 7th at Oakshire Brewing in Eugene OR

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mcberko (14663) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 16, 2011
Sampled from bottle at PIB, pours dark orangey amber with a small head. Aroma of butterscotch, yeast and dark fruits. Flavour is quite yeasty, with dark fruits, toffee and caramel. Mildly sweet, boozy and caramely finish. High carbonated, Well-made.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (14165) - Woodland, California, USA - FEB 20, 2012
Bomber shared by Marcus. Pours amber ruddy brown. Aroma is very floral over mildly burnt caramel/brown sugar. Mabye a little vanilla. Med+ body. Flavor is floral, bourbon/vanilla. finishes just slightly sweet. No heat. Good drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
argo0 (13314) - Washington DC, USA - MAR 11, 2012
22oz bottle, thanks ygtbsm94. Small white head atop muddy brown body. Aroma is moderately sweet, caramel, grapefruit/earthy, some lemon. Taste is moderately sweet, caramel, grapefruit/lemon, some alcohol. Sticky medium-full body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerandBlues2 (12192) - Escondido, California, USA - MAR 11, 2012
Bottle shared by ygtbsm94. Pours clear amber with a medium, fizzy off-white head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is alcohol, spicy hops and fruity esters with biscuit and cookie malt with spicy hops. Flavor is malt forward with spicy alcohol and hops, fruity esters and a dry finish. Full body, medium warmth and carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pinball (11939) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 16, 2012
cloudy orange, smooth small yellow head. aroma is bourbon, roasted malts.flavor is roasted malts, toffee.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madsberg (11405) - Søborg, DENMARK - JUN 17, 2012
Bottled. Amber coloured. Dense beige head. Aroma of herbs, flowers, vanilla, oak, sweetness,. Flavour of caramel vanilla, Wood Spice. Medium to full bodied. Ends on a sweet and spiced light bitter note . Alcohol warmth on Palate and lips

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
daknole (10883) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - AUG 20, 2011
Deep mahogany pour, white head. Aroma is sweet, brown sugar, booze, maple. Damn good stuff! sweet flavor, nice maple, light hops, candi sugar, honey...fuck yes!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hopscotch (10644) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - DEC 5, 2011
Bottle... This beer rocks!... Cloudy burnt-orange ale with a small creamy, white head. The bouquet is a melange of caramel, coconut, bourbon and vanilla. Full-bodied and silky with soft carbonation. The flavor provides smooth bourbon warmth and gobs of caramel. Although this bottle is approaching two years of age, the hops are still kicking. Finishes coconuty, bourbony and malty with a finale of acute, lingering hop bitterness. Much thanks to pantanap for shipping this world class treat my way!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
adnielsen (10490) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - NOV 13, 2011
Bottle shared with Steve and co, courtesy of arminjewell. Thanks, Armin! Brown appearance with a light brown head. Oaky, mild piney hoppy, caramel, toffee, fig aroma. Somewhat piney hoppy, caramel malty, toffee, oaky flavor. Pretty good brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (10239) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 25, 2014
Deep ruby caramel pour. Speaking of caramel, it dominates, along with a very pleasing fruitiness, and vanilla and oak from the obvious but not too much barreling. This is a heavy, thick beer, but is very smooth at 10% and well received all around. Definitely enough to want to try more from Eugene!"

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