Three Floyds Behemoth - Oak Aged

 
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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.88/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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American Blond Barleywine aged in oak. This version was not aged in a bourbon barrel.

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Korcz (3389) - Warsaw, POLAND - MAY 1, 2017
Dużo kwaskowatych owoców - intensywna marakuja, skórka pomarańczy. Cukier kandyzowany, ultenienie na miodowo, dość wysoka goryczka.

3.9
Tstamba (775) - Maryland, USA - JUL 21, 2016
Taster in line at DLD. Big bold barrel aged Barley wine... Delicious and complex, layers of flavor... Mmmm ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
joergen (28391) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 22, 2016
Draught at CBC 2015. Hazy orange coloured with a small white head. Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel, dried fruits and alcohol. Sweet and fruity flavour of caramel, dried fruits, oak and alcohol. Warming alcoholic finish.

3.9
Desverger (11817) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 12, 2015
[email protected] 2015, Green Session - dark amber to brown coloured pour with beige head. Medium sweet malty aroma and taste, toasty, caramel, toffee, dried fruity, wood, spices, medium sweet malty finish.

4.1
Klimaet (2669) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - MAY 18, 2015
Tap @ CBC 2015. Pours dark murky brown with a small offwhite head. Aromas of vanilla, dark fruits, toast, caramel, malts, woody. Taste is malty, caramel, toast, fudge, dark fruits, raisins, light hoppy, vanilla, dry oaky notes.

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fonefan (49554) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 16, 2015

Draught @ CBC 2015 [ Green Session ]. - Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2015, Sparta Hallen, Gunnar Nu Hansens Plads 11, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark

[ As Three Floyds Barrel Aged Behemoth Barleywine ].
Clear medium to dark orange amber color with a small to average, frothy, good lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, caramel, dried fruit, barrel, wood, oak, alcohol. Flavor is light heavy sweet and moderate to heavy bitter with a long duration, barrel, sweet malt, dried fruit, wood, alcohol. Body is medium to full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat, finish feel is light alcoholic. [20150502]

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yespr (45710) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 11, 2015
From tap. Pours hazy brown with a small tan head. Aroma is toasted malty, caramelish. Light wooden. Caramelish. Toasted malty and light fruity. Lingering caramelish.

4.4
meerbier (1474) - Pijnacker, NETHERLANDS - JUN 5, 2011
[email protected] Perfect aroma! What else do you want in a Barley Wine American style? Absolutely great flavours as well: raisin, vanilla, tangerine, lots of hops. Powerful yet not too aggressive.

4.4
Thorpe429 (5035) - , Illinois, USA - NOV 27, 2010
On tap at DLD 2009. All the reviews for the Barrel Aged Behemoth indicate that it was a bourbon-barrel aging, so I’ve added this one. Note also that this was not the oak aged with cherries--unfortunately, I didn’t get to sample that one. A: Fairly dark, molasses type color. Slightly reddened with a creamy off-white head. S: A good whiff of oak alongside sweet and creamy malt. Quite similar to the regular Behemoth, but quite a bit lower on the hop scent than fresh Behemoth. T: Sweet and complex. The oak has definitely done a number here, and comes out very well. It melds with Behemoth’s flavor quite well, creating a subtle spiciness. Some caramel flavoring is definitely there. M: Thick, full-bodied, and very creamy. Low to moderate carbonation. D: Very good stuff. The flavor of the oak is a little much to drink a lot of this, but that just encourages slow sipping. Solid beer all around. Hope to have this one again. Serving type: on-tap Reviewed on: 10-01-2009

3.8
xmarcnolanx (939) - Kirkwood, Missouri, USA - AUG 22, 2009
Tap at DLD Aroma is sweet red fruit, some booze, touches of sherry and lots of oak. Taste is sweet with some left over gravity, a bit more booze, caramel, and subdued hops. Finishes dry, yet coats the mouth. Oak is a bit assertive. Nice.


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