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RATINGS: 350   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.24/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 402   ABV: 13.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Barrel Aged Barleywine. 11% ABV, 60 IBUs. Loosely based off our 2000th brew at our production facility,we revived this hybrid American / English Barley Wine for a special treat. Coming out of the tanks we aged it in barrels previously used for Bourbon County Rare Stout (Pappy Van Winkle 23 Year) to add another layer of complexity.

Note: The original release of this beer (2010) was done in regular bourbon barrels. The 2011 and bottle release saw the use of the barrels formerly used for Bourbon County Rare. We are not seperating these as I do not believe the bottles will clarify this. The original release also saw an 11% ABV, with the bottling seeing closer to 13.4%

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4.4
BenH (3434) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 12, 2015
Bottle thanks to sir Craig of the clan Garvie. Aroma of dried fruit, sherry, vanilla, prunes. Taste of sherry, like a PX, dried fruit, prunes, raisins, toffee, vanilla, oak. Quite sweet and bitter. Pretty fucken tasty

4.4
GlasgowTAD (1898) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUL 12, 2015
Pours a burgundy black with not much head. Aroma is caramel, figs, toffee and sweet malts. Taste is vanilla, oak, bourbon, raisins, some mild heat, caramel and a nice warming finish.

4.2
cgarvieuk (25992) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 12, 2015
bottle at home ... soft chocolate ,,, soft bourbon roast.. dark chocolate roast nose soft roast ... dark malts .. dark chcocolate .. rick malts ... massive bourbon .. quite boozy ... very sherry .. dark roast ... light alcohol burn .. dark malts .. long coconut...

4.3
Stuu666 (14881) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 12, 2015
Bottle at craig’s. Pours deep ruby brown, nose is toffee, caramel, coconut, fruity, taste is similar, really rich, harsh bourbon.

3.9
allmyvinyl (11027) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 12, 2015
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours clear dark brown with no head. Aromas of caramel, spice, burnt toffee. Taste is creme caramel, toffee, prunes, but dries out nicely on the finish for the strength. Some booze notes, dried fruit. PX almost.12th July, gusher tasting

4
Couch0508 (120) - Flat rock, Michigan, USA - JUL 10, 2015
Pretty good barleywine but I don’t think this is something I will be actively seeking more of.

4.2
umich03jm (3512) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - JUL 9, 2015
Bottle. Thanks Couch! Awesome aroma. Raisins, toffee, chocolate, cherries, figs, and vanilla. Tastes moderately sweet. Very light oxidation. Loads of dark fruit and smooth bourbon. Rich and delicious. Seems to have held up pretty well.

4.5
BiiruBierBeer (1059) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - JUN 25, 2015
Smell is bourbon, caramel, and vanilla. Taste is the same with the addition of chocolate. Nice texture, but has some mild alcohol taste and warmth.

4.9
dwmiller16 (112) - Delaware, USA - JUN 13, 2015
Bomber from 2011. Pours black with a bit of tan foam. Amazing nose of caramel and vanilla and bourbon and cocoa. Same flavor follow though on the palate with a very creamy mouthfeel. Excellent brew that shouldn't be passed up. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
Westmeister (2127) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAR 9, 2015
HMOG 2015. Loooong time want here. Hype withstanding, this is a gorgeous beer. Bourbon, vanilla, dark fruit, molasses, oak, smooth booze, fig. The quality bourbon really does translate into a better beer. I have had Pappy barrels a handful of times and it just makes for some beautiful and smooth characteristics.


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