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Oakshire Hellshire IV

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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.68/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 309   ABV: 10.3%
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Old Ale aged in Bourbon and Brandy Barrels


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
djd07 (3896) - Houston, Texas, USA - OCT 20, 2014
Bottle thanks to Matt. Pours a dark brown with small off white head that diminishes quickly. The aroma is vanilla, wood, roast. Thin mouth, vanilla, wood, dark chocolate, nice boozy finish, very nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheAlum (5950) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - OCT 12, 2014
Poured at WTF 2014 GABF Edition (Denver, CO). Pours a deep brownish hue, decent haze in the body with a touch of carmelized orange glow. Frothy tannish head is a good frothy layer, mellow lacing. Aromas are orange peel, oak and caramel. Some toast, oak and spirit. Mellow toffee and toast. Initial is medium bodied, a touch of oak, spirit and warmth. Vanilla, toast and toffee. Gentle warmth, touch of spice. Barrel, spirit and vanillia. Touches of orange, sweet toffee and toast. Some warmth, fuzzy spirit barrel and vanillin. Tasty. A bit thin but enjoyable.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (13511) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 7, 2014
Draft at Jack Rose. Hazy amber brown color. Aroma of caramel and vanilla. Taste is boozy bourbon and coke.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
EdInSaltLake (683) - Salt Lake City, Utah, USA - AUG 10, 2014
Caramel sweet aroma; Roasted malt, vanilla, some alcohol. Cocoa, sweet malt flavor, with vanilla, bourbon, brandy.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sledutah (5104) - Utah, USA - JUL 26, 2014
Bottle shared by Mike
Clear brown with a medium sized tan head, good lacing. Aroma is woody, bourbon and vanilla. Flavors are toasted malts, woody, vanilla and some sweetness
Nice

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MikeJslc (759) - USA - JUL 25, 2014
Very dark brown, clear, tan head. Aroma of toffee, biscuit, chocolate, raisins. Flavor: deep malt, toffee, raisins, chocolate, bourbon barrel, a little heat, nutty notes, some leather and tobacco.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
brystmar (1290) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 31, 2014
Boring appearance, lighter than III. Way more barrel character than Hellshire III. Kinda astringent; burns on its way down. Hoppy too. Meh.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nimbleprop (5226) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAY 10, 2014
4oz pour at Jack Rose DC. Pours a clear, deep amber with some lacing white head. Nose of cherry, raisin, booze, some red grape, vanilla, wood pulp, a little nail polish. Flavors of caramel, booze, rootbeer, vanilla, brown sugar, sour mash whiskey. Lightly boozy finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
radagast83 (5087) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - MAY 8, 2014
Draft at Jack Rose. Poured a dark brown color with a small off-white head. Aroma was some wood, with notes of nice malt, bourbon. Flavor was heavy bourbon, with some light tart vinous notes, roasted notes. Alcohol is there, but it’s hidden a bit.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ratman197 (10224) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAY 7, 2014
Waxed bomber poured a clear reddish brown with a lingering ring of tan foam. Aromas of bourbon, caramel, oak, dried fruit, toffee and light vanilla. Palate was medium to full bodied and smooth. Flavors of bourbon, toffee, dried fruit and light oak with a smooth lingering toffee finish.


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