Beer Review: ALESMITH BARREL AGED WEE HEAVY 2012

Beer Review: ALESMITH BARREL AGED WEE HEAVY 2012
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DAN Alesmith BrewingBarrel Aged BeerNot specified0

Introduction

Welcoming our new intern, Katie from San Francisco, bringing a fresh perspective on craft beer and covering the Bay Area scene. Let’s dive into her take on the AleSmith Barrel Aged Wee Heavy 2012.


A Tantalizing Bouquet

Appearance

The AleSmith Barrel Aged Wee Heavy 2012 pours a coffee-like hue, adorned with a subtle dance of tiny bubbles at its core, creating an enticing visual allure.

Aroma

Bourbon takes the lead in the olfactory journey, but perseverance reveals a symphony of vanilla and oak notes, adding layers to the aromatic experience.


The Flavorful Symphony

Taste

Immerse yourself in a rich and full-bodied experience that seamlessly balances complexity and intensity. The key notes of Bourbon, malt, caramel, and toffee dance harmoniously on the palate, creating a truly unique flavor profile.

Mouthfeel

The beer’s warmth is inviting, not overwhelming, as it caresses the palate, leaving a lingering, mouth-coating sensation that gracefully fades into the abyss.


Time-Tested Excellence

Overall Impression

The AleSmith Barrel Aged Wee Heavy 2012 emerges as a truly exceptional beer, captivating with its interesting, complex, and perfectly balanced character. A suggestion to consider aging unveils the potential for evolving flavor profiles, adding a touch of sophistication that only time can bestow.


Behind the Brew

Background

Delving into the history, the 2012 Barrel Aged Wee Heavy was released via Brown Paper Tickets, offering a limited window for pickup at the Alesmith Tasting Room. Priced at $27.00 per bottle, with previous vintages dating back to 2004, each sip of this brew encapsulates years of brewing mastery and dedication.