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RATINGS: 201   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.97   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 375   ABV: 12.5%
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Woodford Reserve Bourbon Barrel aged Behemoth Barleywine.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Imperial_Scout (363) - Illinois, USA - DEC 13, 2013
Pours cloudy amber with dark ivory head. Nose is of caramel vanilla and bourbon. Taste is a well blended mesh of the nose. Very good.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
phaleslu (7224) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - NOV 19, 2013
Draft sample at FOBAB 2013. Finally getting to this long, long-time want. Pours a cloudy amber color with a finger of khaki head. Very pronounced bourbon barrel notes. Abundant toast, vanilla, brown sugar, toffee, popcorn, paper, and caramel. Dates, too. Medium-bodied, with moderate carbonation and a sweet, malty, not quite sticky mouthfeel. The 12.5% ABV is well hidden. Very sweet, rich barrel aged barleywine. Must be a bit older in vintage because the hops present in newer Behemoth arent apparent here.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rxeight (1758) - Illinois, USA - NOV 17, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 1, 2013 orange wax bottle thanks to imperial scout. Was not impressed at fobab, Much better this time around. Solid barleywine. Touch of oak and vanilla. Good stuff.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Ferris (6902) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 10, 2013
Bottle - Sweet malts, candied orange crazy hops. Cloudy caramel and a thin head. Such a perfect balance of flavours, hops, sweetness and bitterness. It hurts me to drink this, it is so smooth that it is almost uninteresting.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
crossovert (8682) - Illinois, USA - JUL 28, 2013
UPDATED: JUL 30, 2013 Bottle. Lots of caramel and tannins in this one, not extremely boozy. Still a bi of FFF acetone.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ryanfolty (2013) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - JUL 6, 2013
July 3, 2013 - bottle shared by Joe. The whale sightings continue with another treat from Joes cellar. Muddy brown pour with limited head. Aroma was bourbon, oak and caramel. Taste was consistent with aroma and all components were in balance. Smooth and thick palate made this quite enjoyable to drink.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
MrHangover (3062) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JUN 22, 2013
Bottle, courtesy of allesmetkaas, @ Rampkrot tasting. Amazing bottle. Pours a dark, cloudy amber beer with a little amount of head on top. Almost reddish in colour actually. Aroma is bourbon, madeira, oaks and spices. Alcohol is very well hidden, yet detectable. Flavour is sweet, balanced with a sharp, edgy mouthfeel to it. Alcohol is strong in the palate, yet not disturbing. This would be great if its aged for two years Id reckon. Still a fantastic beer.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kraddel (4464) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - JUN 22, 2013
bottle by allesmetkaas at rampkrot whale tasting pours dark amber, small white foam. sweet, bourbon smell. bourbon, sweet, grains , typical BW-taste is def there . its OK , no bourbon overkill, but close.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
allesmetkaas (170) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 21, 2013
Bottle from me @ Rampkrot whale tasting. Pours hazy amber with a thin white head. Aroma is caramel, malt and alcohol. Thick, viscous mouthfeel. The taste is caramel and orange, with alcohol in the finish. Its good, but I think that with age the alcohol taste will mellow

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
77ships (4906) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JUN 21, 2013
UPDATED: JUN 22, 2013 Thx to allesmetkaas @ Rampkrot Whale tasting 65 cl. Bottle sampled. Orange was. Hazy brown amber with only on the sides tanned head. Huge vanilla wood, bourbon nose, sweet spices, sticky, light caramel fruits, very sticky molasses fruits, Taste is huge bourbon, sticky molasses, very sweet spices, goo, very thick malts, fruits, light berries, hint cherries, touch bitter spices, very sweet herbs, sweet oak, warming in the throat, light oxidation, Very sticky, little carb. Very nice stuff.


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