Uinta Cockeyed Cooper Bourbon Barrel Barley Wine Ale

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This barrel-aged beauty is an intense yet balanced brew that will improve with age. The bold Bourbon-barrel notes of vanilla bean, charred oak, baking spice and sweet oak partner seamlessly with notes of caramel malt, roasted peanut shell and dried dark fruits like plum, fig and cherry. The alcohol is high, and the mouthfeel is round and robust, but it's not overly warm or biting. Spicy orange rind and toasted wood flavors linger on the finish. Thanks to the bottle size, this is best enjoyed with family and friends when you do pop the cork, which shouldn't be until 2016. Lauren Buzzeo

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    750 ml
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    American Barley Wine
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