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Rock Bottom Denver Old Thumper

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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.2/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   EST. CALORIES: 292   ABV: 9.75%
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2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Camons (5048) - Hasselager, DENMARK - FEB 23, 2012
Tap @ Rock Bottom 16th mall street, Denver. Pours hazy dark amber with a thin ring of tan foam along the glass sides. Aroma of malt, sugar, caramel, some hops, sweet fruit. Taste is malty, caramel, fruit, sweet ripe pears, boozy. Medium body, soft carbonation, some alcohol in the finish. 230212

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
NielsenRatings (8279) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JAN 13, 2012
Tap @ downtown location. 10.2% per their information card. Somewhat hazy, red-orange appearance with an off white head. Rich berry fruity, potent caramel malty, mild toffee aroma. Flavor again is enveloped in berry fruitiness and a rich caramel maltiness. Pretty drinkable with some booze on the finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BMan1113VR (7788) - Los Angeles, California, USA - DEC 20, 2011
On tap at the brewpub in Fall of 2011. Pours with a clear bronze body and an off-white head. Aromas of overripe fruits, plums, figs, esters and caramel. A bit of bready malt. Flavors are estery, dark fruits, plums, malt, caramel, cereal, alcohol and rum. Medium alcohol warming, thick bodied, lighter carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SuperDave (1932) - Beautiful Sunny Mesa, Arizona, USA - FEB 17, 2008
Sampled at the Arizona Craft Brewers Guild 2008 Strong Beer Fest, on February 17, at the Mesa Amphitheatre.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lumpy (1802) - Carrollton, Texas, USA - JAN 23, 2008
Draft, 2007 version. Dark gold/light red body with a ľ inch foamy head. Nose-unsweet honey, brown sugar, maple and brown sugar oatmeal, amber liquid malt extract. Taste-light sawdust, tea, light sausage spice, medium sweet malts, sticky, medium CO2, Dr. Pepper, apple, cherry cough syrup, corn on the backend. Overall a very enjoyable average English/American hybrid barleywine.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theis (12778) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 30, 2008
Draught at Rock Bottom Denver. Clear deep red/brown - white head. Red berries, cherry, ryebread, sweetness, caramel, candy, low hoppy, light sharpness, light alcoholic, light citric, nutty, dried fruits, cookies, light toasted.

4.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Crash (531) - Macomb, Illinois, USA - APR 22, 2009
OK, so back in 2004 we went to the Great American Beer Festival. At the time, I wasnít able to find this beer. I have taken some time off from rating beers but, I thought I would go back at it. I noticed that it wasnít in my top 10 so with the help of my friend, Iím retro rating it.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (19665) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 17, 2008
Draught at the brewpub. Clear orange coloured with a small off white head. Sweet aroma of caramel and cookies with notes of dried fruits. Sweet flavour of caramel, cookies, dried fruits, hops and alcohol. Hoppy and warming alcoholic finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (11760) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - FEB 28, 2012
(Draught) Pours a deep amber body with a amber-brown body and a medium beige head. Aroma of cherry, bread, caramel, and some butterscotch. Flavor of caramel, butterscotch, raisins, cherry, and toffee.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
onceblind (3674) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAR 2, 2011
Dark hued clear amber. Mild aroma but contains sweet bready malts and spicy ripe fruit. Taste has a lot of honey from start to finish. Very sweet yet rounded and not palate assaulting like some other barleywines. Ripe fruits abound with the honey and a warm, subtle alcohol burn. Not too complex but perhaps the most approachable barleywine Iíve had yet.


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