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RATINGS: 675   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.11/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 363   ABV: 12.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Aged in the third-use barrels that were once home to Kentucky bourbon and then our renowned Bourbon County Stout, this traditional English-style barleywine possesses the subtlety of flavor that only comes from a barrel thats gone through many seasons of ritual care. The intricacies of the previous barrel denizens oak, charcoal, hints of tobacco and vanilla, and that signature bourbon heat are all present in this beer. Hearty and complex, Bourbon County Brand Barleywine is a titan and a timeline; a bold, flavorful journey through the craft of barrel aging.

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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drewaha (129) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - DEC 16, 2013
Pours a darkish brown ruby. Absolutely no head. Smells of fig and prunes. Very subtle hint of bourbon. Palate has more carbonation than I would have expected. Taste is dark fruit and syrupy sweet. Great after dinner drink. Alcohol is present but not terribly so. Well done but not as good as the stout.


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Palidor19 (3176) - Brandon, Florida, USA - FEB 20, 2017
Delicious beer with some high alcohol content with strong malts, fruit, nuts and strong but secondary bitter. Perfect for dessert ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Chalumeaux (1330) - Middleton, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 14, 2017
Poured from bottle 2014 murky dark brown with a thin tan head. Aromas of dark fruit toffee caramel brown sugar and oak. Taste is sweet sticky caramel dark fruit rich and creamy with a nice alcohol notes. Wow.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ansalon (3400) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - FEB 12, 2017
Pours a very dark brown with a low tan head. Aromas of caramel, toffee, roasted nuts, oak, muscovado sugar, overripe tropical fruit. Taste is very sweet bucket loads of caramel and csndied fruit. Mouthfeel is sticky and oily with low carbonation and with a medium to full body.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kryon (3084) - Hsselby, SWEDEN - FEB 12, 2017
Pours murky dark brown with low tanned head Aromas of caramel, burned caramel, dried fruits, hints of molasses, leather Taste has notes of bourbon, vanilla, caramel, muscavado, dried fruits, molasses Mouthfeel is thick, creamy, warming with average carbonation, low bitterness

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kevinator (2025) - The Colony, Texas, USA - FEB 12, 2017
This was the 2014 edition. Subtle aromas and flavors of caramel, whiskey, oak and malt. Complex beer. Nice caramel color with a very thin head and a smooth oily texture.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dorkenstein (491) - - FEB 4, 2017
Aromas of toasted coconut, toffee, dates, bourbon. Taste is caramel, toffee, chocolate, dates, raisin bread, and a bourbon finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
meyers1023 (94) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - JAN 29, 2017
I definitely enjoy this beer and understand the hype behind it. I have a bottle to age longer that will hopefully mellow out some of the bourbon flavor. The smell is all bourbon as well but in both the taste and nose you get hints of vanilla, dark fruits, and burnt caramel. The feel is what youd expect, more a liquor than a beer, from the smell and ABV.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jokestereo (343) - SWEDEN - JAN 27, 2017
Pours black withn no head Aroma; Rasins, plums, bourbon cherries and cverriesu. taste; Raisins, plums, cherries and bourbon.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AdmiralVernon (1082) - SWEDEN - JAN 27, 2017
A: Deep brown/red/purple coloured with a offwhite head that dissapates fast N: Dried dark berries (apricot?), liqourice, cherries T: Cherry, vanilla, oak, hint of liqourice root O: Deep complex flavours! Heavy malt base and veeeery nice!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
klm1 (1301) - Bled, SLOVENIA - JAN 22, 2017
On tap@ pours dark brown color with foamy light brown head. Aroma-flavors: intense malt notes, which takes on toasted toffee, chocolate, coffee, thhen molasses, vanillin, bourbon or sherry-like alcohol note. Body is thick, texture velvetly, carbonation is low. Very imperial stout-ish barley wine.


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