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Olde Hickory Seven Devils
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RATINGS: 54   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Seven Devils- Our newest experiment with barrel aging. This time we brewed a delicious Scottish Ale (anyone remember our Nessie’s?) and aged it in bourbon barrels.Our brew master says "It’s like drinking a candy bar." Notes of chocolate, caramel, and coconut blend with the caramal and roasty maltiness typical of Scotch Ales. Available on tap and in 22oz bottles. 8% abv


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrSilverworm (6575) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 19, 2013
22oz bottle, shared by brew3crew. Oh man, awesome bourbon barrel aroma in the nose. Some chocolate, butterscotch. Light roast malt, little dark fruit. Hazy dark brown / red color, lots of particles in the body. Minimal off-white head, just a couple dots of lace. Medium to bigger body. Smooth, kind of crisp, lighter carbonation. Lightly dry in the finish. Nice coconut flavors, especially through the finish, light caramel, vanilla bourbon. Moderate sweet taste, light bitter. Lightly spicy. Just a hint of a bite. A delicious way to do a scottish, definitely a treat. Thanks for sharing this, Jason!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
XmnwildX12 (2078) - Farmington, Minnesota, USA - JUL 14, 2013
Bottle through trade, cola brown pour with minimal white head. Aroma of some boozy toffee and very feint vanilla. Taste is similar, quite a bit of heat and bubble finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jtclockwork (8593) - , New Jersey, USA - JUL 11, 2013
Bottle shared by jesterdeal at tasting at my place. Pours dark brown with tan head. Nose and taste of heavy bourbon, oak, baked bread, cocoa and molasses. Medium body. A bit too "hot" for my liking.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jesterdeal (1923) - Marlton, New Jersey, USA - JUL 10, 2013
Aroma of espresso, sardparilla, vanilla and slight soy. Pours brown and hazy with minimal film. Taste is nice with watered down coffee, vanilla bean, and molasses. A let down for sure.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DesertDevil (534) - Arizona, USA - MAY 19, 2013
Bottle. Thanks for sharing, daknole. Pours a clear caramel. Lovely boozy aroma with a ton of caramel malt and some coconut. Smooth caramel, vanilla, toffee, and light wood. Tastes like it has been sitting in the cellar for much longer than its actual age. Medium, mellow body.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
daknole (9224) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAY 8, 2013
Medium brown colored pour, light tannish head. Flavors of sweet bourbon, but not overly barreled here. Vanilla, toffee, sweet oaky flavors, malty grains, honey cheerios. Nice brew.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wheresyourball (517) - El Cajon, California, USA - MAY 5, 2013
Bottle shared by Austin - thanks. Pours brown with a medium lingering head. Nose is malt, caramel, alcohol. Taste follows. Good.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bubbleflubber (1832) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - APR 20, 2013
Hickory Hops 2013 - Pours murky walnut with a wispy head that reduces. The nose is sweet and of coconut. Flavors are similar, with cherry, malt, coconut and toffee. The tropical finish is just full-bodied and of rum alcohol wonderfulness! Really nice!! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
arkurzynski (1543) - Combined Locks, Wisconsin, USA - APR 20, 2013
Bottle from JCB. Thanks! Deep garnet pour with fomay tan head. Nose is sticky sweet bourbon and brown sugar with modest amounts of raisin-like dark fruit and vanilla. Flavor is gentle bourbon, light coconut and oak, toffee, brown sugar, raisin, faint vanilla, and at the end, a tinge of roasted malt. Lightly dry and roasty finish with a touch of nuttiness. Residual tangy dark fruit. Palate seems a bit on the thin side. Honestly, other than that, this is a solid brew.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Damico (2612) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 16, 2013
Pours thick unclear dark chestnut amber with a darker tan head. Aroma brings some warming brown sugar and a tad of vanilla with the malts. Flavors bring caramel and sweet malts, muting the overbearing resin is the barrels so nicely without bringing any booze.


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