Angry Chair Dave's Barleywine - Bourbon

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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 4.27/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.01/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 279   ABV: 9.3%
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3.8
weihenweizen (4304) - Charleston, West Virginia, USA - JAN 27, 2018
Refrigerated 750 ml brown bottle poured ed into a glass. Clear medium brown with small off-white head. Aroma is bourbon, medium body, low carbonation, and little lacing. Taste is bourbon, tobacco, and something leather.

4.7
Ibrew2or3 (8989) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - JAN 24, 2018
Big thanks to my friends Ben and Ryan for all the good times that led to this terrific beer. Now if we can just get Joe to arm wrestle one more time.... Cheers!

750mL bottle, with incredible artwork on the label, pours with a deep murky mohagony colored body that had virtually no head to support at all. The aroma offers up smooth rich malts, brown sugar stewed prunes, coconut, some booze and then some dates. That works. The taste delivers rich smooth nectar sweet malts and molasses blended seamlessly into a modest soft layer of booze and coconut. Wow to midway it picks up prunes, stewed dates and some faint oak barrel character. I love me some barleywine. Hell yeah!! Ben, you're a genius.

3.7
jtclockwork (17769) - , New Jersey, USA - AUG 10, 2017
Bottle - pours dark brown white head - nose and taste of sweet molasses, bourbon, caramelized brown sugar and vanilla - full bodied

4.1
bytemesis (9622) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - AUG 9, 2017
Bottle thanks to HOMER! Backlog. Pours clear mahogany, small beige head, dissipates quickly, decent lacing. Aroma is bourbon, cherries, prunes, oak, toffee. Flavor is fully sweet and light bitter. Full body, very much a sipper. Can’t read some of my damn notes so some details are lost here.

4.4
hackobock (4073) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 1, 2017
July 1, 2017. Bottle.
Dark brown with a minimal brown head. Aroma is sweet malty with caramel, toffee, some vanila, some dried fruits, bourbon. Full bodied, oily texture, soft carbonation. Sweet malty finish with caramel, brown sugar, raisin, vanilla and bourbon.
Well balanced.

4.4
rlgk (18843) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 1, 2017
Thanks Linus. Dark mahogny with a small head. Great bourbon aroma, vanilla, caramel, raisin notes. Vanilla flavor, bourbon, licorice, toffee notes. Great beer.

4.4
AdmiralVernon (1200) - SWEDEN - JUN 27, 2017
A: Deep dark brown colour with a thin brown lacing N: Vanilla, bourbon, light figs T: Vanilla, bourbon, dried fruits O: Wow! Super well balanced and very nice barrel aging! 😍

4.8
markwise (5450) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - FEB 10, 2017
Bottle from Angry Chair Release: Pours a hazy/murky brown-orange with a white head. Nose is caramel, toffee, slight bitterness, huge oaky vanilla, bourbon, and mild barleywine fruit. Flavor is similar with caramel, toffee, oak, vanilla, bourbon, slight booze, and a bit more sweetness. Definitely a sipper, definitely memorable, and definitely not to be trifled with. Share with friends and keep from nonbelievers. This one is on my top ten memorable beers, as is its namesake.

4.5
ebone1988 (2291) - Dearborn, Michigan, USA - JAN 28, 2017
At the Barleywine event. Aroma is caramel, toffee, dark fruit, booze, barrel. Appearance is dark brown, light brown head, too dark to see through. Taste is fucking awesome. Caramel, toffee, dark fruit, booze, barrel, fucking smooth. Mouthfeel is heavy body, light carbonation, wonderful caramel barrel aftertaste. Overall, holy shit this is great.

4.3
nickd717 (5008) - San Francisco, California, USA - JAN 21, 2017
FINALLY TICKED DAVE!!! Well not that Dave... Bottle at a tasting - thanks, Kevin! Very dark brown in color with a light tan head. Toffee, chocolate aroma with a candy or even malted milk ball note. Toffee, betty, malted milk ball flavor, medium sweet, light barrel notes. Nice feel, pretty drinkable, nicely carbonated.


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