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RATINGS: 262   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64/5   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 22   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bourbon Barrel Soaked Sustenance Beer is our spring Schwarzbier (black lager) aged in bourbon barrels for 10 months. It features rich roasted malt qualities with bold flavors of vanilla, charred oak, and even a slight nuttiness. The light, crisp finish makes this bourbon soaked beer light in flavor, which is wonderful because it highlights the complexities of the bourbon aging process. The light body also makes it an ideal beer for a springtime refreshment.

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3.2
fonefan (48790) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 10, 2011

Bottle 12fl.oz.

[ Trade by saxo ]. Clear dark red brown colour with a large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, toasted, roasted, caramel, toffee, butter, queasy sweet. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, dark malt, berry, chocolate. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20110819]

3.8
yespr (44811) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JAN 28, 2010
22 fl oz bottle. Pours dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma is distinct bourbon and wooden, dark caramelish. Mild fruity note. Sweet vanilla malty flavoured. Light bourbon warmth from back of the tongue. Smooth malty finish.

3.6
Ungstrup (37330) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JAN 28, 2010
Bottled. A slightly hazy deep red beer with a thin beige tan head. The aroma has notes of caramel, malt, bourbon, and alcohol. The is sweet with notes of lightly roasted malt, alcohol, bourbon, wood, red berries, and roasted bread, leading to a dry roasted and alcoholic finish. The alcohol burns the tongue. A bit too much for me. Thanks Papsoe for sharing.

3.6
joergen (27984) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 29, 2010
Bottle at Papsø. Clear red brown coloured with a small beige head. Sweet aroma of dried fruits, liquorice, oak, vanilla and bourbon. Sweet flavour of dried fruits, liquorice, hops, oak and bourbon with roasted notes. Sweet and roasted finish.

3.3
anders37 (26257) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 1, 2011
Bottle. Pours a dark brown color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty sweetish toffee aroma. Sweetish malty caramel and chocoalte flavor. Has a sweetish malty toffee finish with hints of bourbon.

3.9
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 28, 2010
Bottle 65 cl. Courtesy of TheCheeseMan. Pours a clear dark brown with a warm tint of red with and a beige head. Fat bourbon nose. Rather light body, roasted malts, plenty of vanilla and roast, some dried fruits and loads of Bourbon. A fun beer - try serving this for a German! 280110

3.5
madmitch76 (24511) - , Essex, ENGLAND - APR 29, 2012
UPDATED: JUL 12, 2014 12th July 2009
Cloudy dark brown beer. Dry crisp palate. Mmm bit sour this - like a very sour Porter. Unsweet wood provides dryness. A splash of bourbon adds to the sourness. Finishes tangy and dry. Dissapointing beer from Shorts (who I love). Too dry and sour with nothing to balance. 2.6

2014. Much more mellow sourness now. The bourbon and oak come through. Mild dark fruits. Still a little woody bitterness. Finishes light and semi dry. Decent.

3.4
cgarvieuk (24236) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 26, 2013
bottle at home ... deep brown ,... thin tan head ... soft roast malts ... dark chocolate malts ... heavy roast ... dark roast malts ... heavy malts ... big big bourboun ... dark malts ... dark blackcurrant roast ...

3.5
Leighton (21092) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 8, 2014
Bottle shared during RBESG - taken from the Kernel RotBox. Pours brown with a creamy tan head. The nose is fu of ripe dark fruits, chocolate and caramel. Medium sweet flavor with some oxidation, light alcohol, rich bread, sugary chocolate, ripe cherries. Medium bodied with fine to average carbonation. Sugary dark malt finish with mild alcohol warmth, milk chocolate, mild earth, dark ripe berries. Fair.

3.5
Rasmus40 (20435) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 24, 2011
Almost black with a big beige head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt and bourbon. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish with warming alcohol. 241111


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