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Olde Hickory Bardstown Brand Ale Aged in Bourbon Barrels

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RATINGS: 93   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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This barleywine is a special ale aged in oak bourbon barrels from the heart of Kentucky’s Bourbon Country. The long maturation of the beer in the bourbon barrels makes for a uniquely American Ale, offering robust and rich flavors.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (34188) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 19, 2010

Bottle 22fl.oz.

Unclear medium to dark amber color with a average to large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, caramel, light nutty, moderate alcohol - bourbon, vanilla, wood notes. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, licorcice - laber larver. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20100912]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (30631) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 12, 2010
22 fl oz bottle. Pours hazy amber with a small tan head. Aroma is cheesy and roasted malty. Cheeasy, dark malty and caramelish. Lingering sweet caramelish. Bitter and dry dark roasted finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (29022) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 12, 2010
Bottled. A hazy dark brown beer with a light tan head. The aroma has notes of caramel, malt, and some hops. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, caramel, spices, alcohol, bourbon, and wood, leading to a dry bourbon finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25090) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 12, 2010
Bottle 65 cl. Courtesy of wavers1. Vintage 2007. Pours amber with a slight haze and a small off-white head. Sweet vanilla, Bourbon and licorice allsorts in the nose. Solid body, loadsa caramel and vanilla with a massive booziness. Some late bitterness though. 120910

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (20488) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 17, 2010
Bottle at Papsø. Hazy orange coloured with a medium sized beige head. Sweet aroma of caramel and dried fruits with notes of liquorice and alcohol. Sweet flavour of caramel, dried fruits, liquorice and alcohol. Warming alcoholic finish. Too much alcohol.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dedollewaitor (13677) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 11, 2010
Bottle @ Papsø-Grand-Tasting, September 2010. Pours cloudy ruby amber with a small creamy white head. Bourbon, caramel and coconut. Smooth and full bodied. Warmth . .

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theis (13227) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 22, 2010
Bottle at Papsø’s - Thanks. Clear red/brown - offwhite head. Chocolate, lakridskonkeft, high malty, ryebread, labre laver, candy, red berries, bourbon. oakey, vanilla. Very nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (11929) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - DEC 2, 2009
( 22oz bottle ) Pours a hazy deep amber body with a medium creamy beige head. Aroma of caramel, wood, bourbon, and vanilla. Flavor of oak, caramel, raisons, light citrus, bourbon, and herbs with a bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (11317) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 28, 2008
(22oz bottle, thanks wilkie) Small beige head atop clear dark amber body. Aroma is moderately sweet, caramel, raisin, some Bourbon/vanilla. Taste is moderately sweet, caramel, raisin, some Bourbon/alcohol, light smoke. Medium-full body.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jcwattsrugger (11067) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUN 9, 2008
22oz bottle @Noogfest4.0-thanks kp–pours no head and copper color. Aroma is bourbon, medium malt-sweet. Taste is biting bourbon, medium malt-sweet, some hops. Fizzy.


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