JohnnyJ (5569) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 28, 2011
Draft at the bruery anny party labeled as Barrel Aged Thomas Jefferson. Cloudy amber pour, small off-white head. Sweet malts, toffee, some dark fruit, wood, slightly sour, light vanilla/bourbon, and caramel. This was not what I was expecting, and it really didn’t work very well. I would not get it again. brokensail (16645) - Dublin, California, USA - APR 23, 2011
A: The pour is a dark amber color with a finger of creamy tan head.
S: Intense vinegar and acetone aromas are present immediately. There is a strange fruitiness and tartness. Green apple, booze, and heat. Just quite harsh all around.
T: Hot booze and acetone flavor. Mild vinegar tartness along with green apples. Toasted malt and bread with a fairly strong oak flavor. Just as rough as the nose and difficult to drink.
M: Medium in body with the carbonation on the low end of medium.
O: Too bad this worked out so poorly because I quite liked some of their other barrel aged beers. BMan1113VR (7929) - Los Angeles, California, USA - APR 10, 2011
On tap. Pours with a hazed brown body and a thick off-white head. Aromas are extremely estery, pear, caramel, apple, brandy, green apple, honey and fruit salad. Flavors of raw green apple, alcohol, molasses. A bit astringent and dry.