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RATINGS: 103   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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What happens when you take our legendary Chicken Killer Barley Wine and let it take a long nap in a bourbon barrel? It turns into the palate-blowing liquid you hold in your hand. Our Kickin’ Chicken Bourbon-Barrel Aged Barley Wine uses twice the ingredients of our other beers, but we extract only half the usual amount of liquid from them. Then it’s barrel aged for 9 months. The result is a potent, smooth and flavorful concoction with bourbon-like undertones of vanilla and caramel. Know what it’s like to be kicked in the mouth by a chicken? You’re about to find out.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jcwattsrugger (12011) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAY 15, 2012
@Maxx’s TURD Tasting–22oz bottle-pours a dark amber with a tan head. Aroma is bourbon, spice, medium/dark fruit, medium malt. Taste is smooth bourbon, spice, medium/dark fruit, medium malt, vanilla.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pinball (11839) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 2, 2013
clear brown, small light brown head. aroma is sweet malty, alc.wood. flavor is boozy woody malty, dry. nutty and boozy barley wine.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madsberg (11283) - Søborg, DENMARK - FEB 25, 2013
Bottled. Dark amber coloured. Unclear. Dense beige head. Aroma: Vanilla, wood, bourbon, ripe fruits, sweetness, some caramel. Flavour: ripe fruits, caramel, wood, alcohol, vanilla, bourbon, liqouice. Medium to full bodied. Ends full of bourbon notes and fruits with a tad of liqourice.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
crossovert (10906) - Illinois, USA - MAR 24, 2013
Definitley notes of infection which is a shame because other than the tart fruit notes it is a good beer with lots of vanilla and caramel.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
daknole (10829) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JAN 2, 2011
From my NM friend Gabriel! Reddish/brown pour with a nice white head. Caramel, bourbon, honey, oak, fresh cane syrup aroma. Flavor is a wonderful liquid caramel aroma with bourbon, toffee, tiny bitterness at the end. Awesome.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
faroeviking (10284) - FAROE ISLANDS - MAR 1, 2013
Botella. Deep amber brown colour, beige creamy like head. Sweet toasty malty caramel fruity bourbon aroma. Good mouthfeel. Sweet fruity caramel malty toasty and yeasty flavour with some bourbon to it, alcohol well noticed. Pleasant.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rosenbergh (9922) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 22, 2013
22 oz bottle. (Macadoodles) Branson, MO. HHOK XV.
Murky brown colour with a small greyish white head. Sourness, berries and strong brett in a delicious aroma. Brett, whiskey sweetness, red berries, tartness and sourness in the flavour. Nice. Tasty.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
deyholla (9816) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUL 19, 2014
Bottle. Pours a hazy amber with an off-white head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has a good amount of sweet grains, with some vanilla, a bit of apple and a backing bourbon note. Flavor has apple, sweet grains, caramel and some bourbon in the finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (9526) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - APR 21, 2012
Bottle at a tasting at Max’s for Sam’s visit. Pours a hazed dark amber with a thin white head. Sweet malt, a touch of toast. Almost a hint of isopropyl, malt and sweetness. A touch of wood. Light bitter on the finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
slowrunner77 (9420) - Reno, Nevada, USA - NOV 8, 2014
Beer 6000, by mistake :) I am not a big fan of Chicken Killer, but this still held potential. I’ve had a couple nice Santa Fe beers. In the end, this came SOOOOO close tobeing REALLY good, but the fault(s) were too much to overlook. Aroma out of the bottle was BIG vanilla and wood and malt. Very nice. But upon pouring, a little astringency (like you’d find in an off bottle of scotch ale). Slight, but there. The flavor starts out super sweet, but super smooth, but than BAM...that same lemony astringency hits you right before you swallow. Got better as it warmed, but never went away. Otherwise a superb barreled BW, but hard to get past.


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