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Oakshire Hellshire I

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

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RATINGS: 66   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


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerandBlues2 (10054) - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ungstrup (29828) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 16, 2012
Bottled. A hazy amber beer with a thin beige head. The aroma has notes of alcohol, bourbon, caramel, and hops. The flavor is sweet with notes of hops, alcohol, bourbon, and caramel, leading to a dry alcohol.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madsberg (10457) - 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

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (35959) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 20, 2012

Bottle 22fl.oz.

Unclear medium amber orange colour with a small, frothy, good to fair lacing, fully diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, dried fruit. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, bourbon. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat, finish feel is moderate alcoholic. [20120616]

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
markwise (4543) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - OCT 3, 2012
Cheers to Tooch4321 for hooking me up with this one. Cheers, Adam! Pours a hazy orange-brown with a white head. Nose is caramel, toffee, dates, booze, oak, and whiskey. Flavor follows with booze, toffee, bourbon, and caramel all over and a hint of raisiny-dates in the background soaking in whiskey. Light to medium in body and boozy but redeemable overall. Decadent and rich, but still has another year or two.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
drewbeerme (3879) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 2, 2011
at Fobab. pours amber with white head. nose is hoppy, citrus grapefruit, and caramel. flavors are sweet caramel, grainy citrusy, a bit hot. couldn’t even tell this was aged in a barrel.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dimenhetfield (2487) - , Florida, USA - JUN 13, 2011
Last beer tasted with the Chicago guys, thanks again. Brown pour with good carbonation. Aroma was as I expected, brown sugar, malty, sweet and boozy, same goes for the flavor. Easy to drink but I don’t typically reach for BA barely wines all that much so I wouldn’t search this one out again.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
LtDan (1784) - Los Angeles County, California, USA - SEP 4, 2011
Appearance: Pours a rust orange no head.

Aroma: Huge alcohol along with danky peach and apricot.

Taste: Big bitter aggressive hops, hot bourbon and sweet malt. Finishes hot.

Mouth. Hot, sticky full body. Modestly carbonated.

Overall: I believe this beer needs to lay down for a minimum of a year to chill out. I get it now....Hellshire. There was so much going on, it hid the barrel character, or at least it pummeled my palate to the point I couldn’t notice much.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
blutt59 (6033) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 10, 2011
bottled, thanks to ericandersnavy, hazy orange color with aroma of spice,whiskey and metal, flavor has a metal edge to it to go along with the brown sugar, whiskey and orange, palate was getting thin

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (21497) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 19, 2012
Bottle at Papsø. Hazy orange coloured with a small off--white head. Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel, dried fruits, oak and vanilla. Sweet and fruity flavour of caramel and dried fruits with notes of hops and oak. Hoppy finish.


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