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RATINGS: 72   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.89/5   EST. CALORIES: 375   ABV: 12.5%
American barleywine aged with cherries in wood.

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HonkeyBra (4044) - Lemont, Illinois, USA - SEP 19, 2009
I was so excited to see this at the 3F brewpub that i ordered it alongside my first beer just to insure it wouldn’t run out. Yeah, i might have looked strange, but who cares. Dark, reddish amber with an offwhite head. Aroma of bourbon, thick sweet malt, hops, and tart cherries. Flavor is mix of that sticky bitter malt sweetness of behemoth, nice flavorful bourbon, and tart cherries. really stunning, amazing beer, actually. If they could bottle this, they’d probably have one of the highest rated barley wines on RB.

thebaldwizard (1207) - Ohio, USA - JUN 1, 2009
On tap at DLD. Deep brown body with a thin head. Big alcohol in the nose with scents of piney hops and caramel. The taste is mostly bourbon with harsh grassy hops.

kp (10882) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - MAY 25, 2009

Name: Behemoth, Cherry
Date: April 25, 2009
Mode: Draft
Source: Tasting, DLD
Appearance: cloudy dark amber, wispy tan head, streaks of lace
Aroma: sweet caramel aroma witfh a light fruity cherry tartness, touch of weed floating by from the next tent
Flavor: rich caramel and vanilla flavor, only a hint of fruity character, light oak and balancing earthy bitterness, long bitter finish, maybe a touch of cherry tartness
Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 14/20
Rating: 3.5/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: **4

nqualls (1452) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - MAY 21, 2009

Source: Tap at DLD.
Glass: Plastic cup.
Appearance: Dark brown pour with a soapy beige head.
Aroma: Dark fruits, sweet malt, alcohol and a hint of cherries.
Flavor: Bourbon, sweet malt, cherries.
Palate: Full bodied with soft carbonation and a full mouthfeel.
Overall: About on par with the regular Bourbon Behemoth. The cherries add and interesting touch.

cgarvieuk (25222) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 7, 2009
UPDATED: JAN 19, 2010 Tap at DLD 2009 ... deep copper ... fruity rich toffee malts nose ... rich toffee .... dark malts malts ...rough ... deep fruits ... 3.4<

Beerman6686 (6607) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 1, 2009
This poured a dark ruby red color with basically no head at all. Aroma was dark fruits, cherries mainly, some sweet malts and a hint of booze as well. Flavor was just amazing. Nice dark cherries over some bourbon, over the already amazing 3F behemoth. Just awesome.

TheGuy (653) - Illinois, USA - MAY 1, 2009
on tap at DLD poured hazy brown with a redish huearomas of bourbon,vanilla and malt taste was amazing sweet alcohol,cherries hops and malts what a great day for great brews

bdigital (658) - Ft Wayne, Indiana, USA - APR 29, 2009
Draft @ DLD 09: Pour was a dark burgundy color with no head. Very sweet on the nose with some dark fruits, vanilla, fig, caramel and bourbon noted. Body is sticky, sweet...yields a sweet, hoppyy base with some notes of candied cherries, bourbon and vanilla. Great brew.

ogglethorp (917) - Ohio, USA - APR 29, 2009
Tap at DLD. Pours a ruby color with a soapy beige colored head. Aroma is light cherries, caramel, some earthy hops, alcohol. Flavor is caramel, earthy hops, cherries, oak, bourbon, raisins. Palate is medium bodied, mild carbonation, finished sweet and warming. Nice!

daknole (11049) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - APR 29, 2009
Tap at DLD. Yep another amazing beer. So good. Dark brown. Fruity, bourbon, sugar, honey, syrup and some light hops. Some tartness exists from the cherries. Overall a damn good beer!

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