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RATINGS: 397   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 282   ABV: 9.4%
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Hidden in the beautiful dark amber color are aromas of vanilla and caramel that compliment perfectly the presence of bourbon. Soft oak flavors transition into a sweet yet slightly dry finish. After aging the ale for four months, the malt and hop complexity of Brrr has melded harmoniously with the bourbon barrels and become a truly one of a kind beer.


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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Tongan77 (115) - Ventura, California, USA - FEB 1, 2013
Draft! Pours a dark amber color with a tan head. Aroma has hints of vanilla with a light bourbon smell. Taste was great and out of the four tasting they had for Widmer last night it was by far my favorite. Must be something to say since I ordered 2 13 oz pours after my tasting. worth the try.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brnandersen (2431) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 1, 2015
Sample from bottle, CBF 2015. Dark amber colour with a thin, off-white head. Sweet aroma with bourbon barrel, vanilla, rich caramel malts, licorice and citrus fruits. Taste is sweet. Full body with a slick texture, Finishes slightly dry and fruity with bourbon barrel, a warmth from alcohol and rich malts. Had expected more. Still nice, trough.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HenrikSoegaard (11329) - Randers, DENMARK - JUN 1, 2015
Bottle. Frothy White good mostly deminishing head. Amber colour. Moderate malty and hopy strong Bourbon aroma. Moderate bitter flavor. Average moderate bitter finish. Creamy palate.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benzai (9800) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - MAY 23, 2015
Bottle shared by Joes & Judyvv @ "Zunt Om Nog Langer Te Bewaren" tasting (ZONLTB). Hazy reddish amber color, average sized off-white to beige head. Aroma is malts, lightly bourbon, some sweetness. Taste malts, sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly bourbon. Decent body and carbonation.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DutchDrebus (4599) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - MAY 23, 2015
Bottle @ SONLTB tasting. Hazy amber colour with a small white head. Smells sweet, barley wine, almond, hint of bourbon. Tastes sweet, hops, almond, some bourbon, slightly vanilla. Medium to full body, soft carbo.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
sonnycheeba (4148) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAY 17, 2015
2012 bottle. Pours mostly clear brown. Aroma is bourbon, oak, bready malts, faint caramel, and faint dark fruit notes. Flavor is bourbon and water on the rocks; heavy booze taste without much beer character there to balance things out; perhaps this bottle wasn’t aged in the proper conditions. Medium body.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yiannnos (1030) - , CYPRUS - MAY 5, 2015
Bottle. Clear amber colour, vanilla bourbon aroma. Taste is sweet, caramel, bourbon, vanilla

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Akfan (17) - USA - APR 12, 2015
This is a 2011 Brrrbon Barrel aged beer. Age has mellowed the beer. Dark Amber color, nice aroma, mouth feel was slightly warm. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
solidfunk (5004) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - APR 10, 2015
A lot of barrel in this and not much behind it. Black pour with good head and lacing. Some booze and sweetness. Tap at whole foods.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Koelschtrinker (12275) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - APR 10, 2015
Intensiv malzig süßlicher Antrunk, getreidig, rund. Minmal rauchig, der Alkoholgehalt ist nie erkennbar. Zum Ende hin schwächer, holzig, vergoren fruchtig. 9/11/11/12//12

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerhunter111 (10072) - Hasborn, GERMANY - APR 5, 2015
Trübe rötlichbraune Farbe, fingerbreite beige Schaumkrone. Geruch nach sehr viel Vanille, Holzfass, Alkohol, Süße. Geschmack süß nach Vanille, leicht holzig, sehr weich und mild, der Alkohol versteckt sich gut hinter der Süße.


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