Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Brew Review: Brothers Reserve Barrel Aged Brrrbon
Date: 4-7-12 (Right after getting engaged!)
Location: Portland, OR
Type: Winter Brrr Seasonal aged in bourbon barrels
Availablity: Limited Release #3 Fall 2010
Price: $11.99/22 oz
Appearance: Hazy, dark, amber
Body & Texture: Smooth, light-medium bodied, no bite, great lacing. Not much head retention, off white/tan head.
Aftertaste: Woodsy and bourbon.
Surprised! Not what I was expecting at all. This has no alcohol bite to it, which I really appreciated. I went into this tasting with my mind clouded with judgement. I thought it would taste like strong bourbon, but to me, this tasted much better than bourbon. I would definitely recommend this beer to any craft brew lover. I really was so happy with this tasting. If you can find this very limited release, pick it up, and do a tasting with some friends. I think everyone would be pleasantly surprised. My dad gave me this beer, as well as another Brothers Reserve (review coming next week), and I was super happy with it. So, thank you, dad!