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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 3.77/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 324   ABV: 10.8%
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The Troegenator has awoken! After hibernating for six months in bourbon barrels, we’re excited to report that Bourbon Barrel-Aged Troegenator is ready for release! The barrel-aging process has transformed Troegenator into a lush Double Bock with undertones of vanilla, oak, and toasted coconut amid a warm blanket of tangy bourbon notes.

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4.1
AirForceHops (8037) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 18, 2017
375 ml corked and caged bottle. Only cellared about 3 months. Deep ruby color, low carbonation. Aroma is molasses, raisins, vanilla, bourbon. Flavor is caramel, molasses, lots of vanilla leading to bourbon, and finishing with a bit of oak dryness. Mild lingering raisins.

Alcohol is not overwhelming but here in the form of warming after the sip. the Bock character remains under the barrel treatment. The body is a tad thin but... No matter, the flavor is just wonderful.

3.5
egajdzis (6833) - Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 13, 2017
Brown color with a small head, no lacing on the glass. Caramel malts, roast, nuts, wood, vanilla, bourbon. Thinner mouthfeel.

4
Chalumeaux (1850) - Middleton, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 12, 2017
Poured from bottle caramel brown with a one finger khaki head that fades slowly with nice lacing. Nice carbonation and medium bodied. Light malty bourbon nose, flavor is dark fruit, sweet malt, bourbon and hints of molasses, toffee, and caramel. ABV is well hidden. Well crafted beer.

4.4
jimhilt (2636) - Bow, New Hampshire, USA - SEP 26, 2017
Pours a one finger khaki head that fades slowly to a ring leaving no lace. Clear deep amber color. Good carbonation and medium bodied. Light malty bourbon nose and flavor is dark fruit, sweet malt, bourbon and hints of molasses. Higher ABV, 10.8%, is hidden. Pricey at $14.95 for a 375ml caged and corked bottle from Colonial Spirits Acton, Ma.

3.7
GregMooreNH (273) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - SEP 18, 2017
UPDATED: NOV 5, 2017 Pours dark chestnut with a light head that quickly dissipate. Has an aroma of bourbon along with raisins. Taste is similar to the original Troegenator, aftertaste is where the bourbon aging shows up. A good beer, but not materially better than the original.

3.6
ehaak26 (751) - - SEP 11, 2017
Bottle from A.J.'s Beer Warehouse. Aroma of vanilla, oak, caramel, and alcohol.

3.6
weihenweizen (4211) - Charleston, West Virginia, USA - AUG 17, 2017
Refrigerated 12.7 oz. brown bottle poured into a snifter. Aroma is dark malt, medium body, lower carbonation, and little lacing. Taste is dark malt, bourbon, some oak, and some vanilla.

3.5
NikkTwist (3409) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 5, 2017
UPDATED: JUL 5, 2017 Draft at Bru Craft. Very dark maroon brown with a foamy white ring. The Troegenator base has smoothed but the bourbon cranks it up. Dark caramel toffee malts. Chocolate liquorice. Vanilla. Mocha. Carob. Cola. Blackcurrant. Oak. An improvement over the standard brew.

3.8
alexsdad06 (11242) - West Chester, Ohio, USA - JUN 21, 2017
375 ml bottle from Cappy’s. Pours a clear reddish copper brown color with a large fluffy yellowish beige head. The aroma and flavor have sweet malts, caramel, dark fruits, bourbon, vanilla, mild wood, light roast and hints of chocolate, good.

3.7
keepersj12 (3142) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - JUN 12, 2017
A hazy dark brown Pour with a big tan head that settles quickly. The aroma is sour, not at all what I was expecting. The flavor is more what I was expecting. Oak and vanilla. Lots of dark fruit. The whiskey comes thru and the throat burns on the swallow. The finish had a bit of a bite yet it's quite mellow. Excellent ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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