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Oakshire Hellshire I

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Formerly brewed at Oakshire Brewing
Style: Barley Wine
Eugene, Oregon USA
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RATINGS: 64   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Bourbon Barrel Barleywine, 10% ABV, 120 cases. This beer was released on May 7th at Oakshire Brewing in Eugene OR


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cornfield (5362) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - MAR 5, 2014
F0BAB 2010: This p0ured a cl0udy amber b0dy with a suggesti0n 0f a head. The n0se was b00zy, malty sweet, c0me t0ffee, and a whiff 0f fl0ral scents. The taste was h0t with alc0h0l, sweet with caramel/t0ffee, tempered with a charred w00d bitterness. Pretty decent.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hombrepalo (1758) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 15, 2010
Sampled @ FoBAB 2010. Pours a dark coppery brown. The head is rather thin, but this is looking pretty good to me. Nice pungently sweet malty aroma. SLIGHT toffee, but nothing substantial going on here. A little bit of booze of the nose is a bit distracting. There is a light citrus and pine hop aroma, but the malts are dominating. A little hot, towards the end.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
holdenn (2077) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 15, 2011
Sampled as Oakshire Baleywine at FOBAB 10. Hoppy nose caramel malts citrus pine caramel awesome nose. Alcohol caramel bitter green flavors. Bitter finish. Ok flavors. 9/4/7/3/15

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JoeTheYounger (1127) - Claremont, California, USA - AUG 19, 2011
Bottle from DA. Cloudy copper pour with bubbly thin tan head. Aroma is bourbon and spicy black pepper. Taste is very similar with a bitter astringent taste that lingers. Low to med carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
NielsenRatings (8278) - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
50belair (1857) - Florida, USA - NOV 16, 2011
Bottle, big thank you to hopscotch and darkguardian for saving some of this for me. Murky butt mud pour with very little head. Big bourbon nose. All kinds of bourbon with muted caramel malt, dark fruit, bitterness from the hops, and a hint of wood.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheEpeeist (3189) - Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 3, 2012
22 oz bottle. Cloudy brown with a ring of bubbles and a haze. Nose is wet oak, caramel, raisin, slight citrus and bourbon. Slick medium body with a soft buzz. Initially i get cinnamon and bourbon; sweet apple and caramel mostly countered by grapefruit and orange peel. Just as easily a DIPA or a strong ale.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerBoxer (232) - Sacramento, USA - FEB 20, 2012
Bottle shared by marcus. Pours light brown with no head. Aroma is vanilla and light Bourbon. Flavor is woody whiskey with a hint of smoke. Finishes smooth

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GT2 (7900) - Carlsbad, California, USA - MAR 11, 2012
651mL red wax thanks to ygtbsm94. Pours a hazy deep good to amber with a diminishing whiter head. Sweet bourbon and honey nose with small bacon fat and tawny malt character. Taste is salty, mild bourbon sweetness, with decent hop bitterness remaining. Very nice. Bitter dark chocolate finish. Very nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerandBlues2 (9104) - Hanover, Maryland, 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.


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