Not as heavy as other barrel aged beers. Lighter but still runs hot. Still retains malt and other roasted characteristics. Great dark aleEarned the Cheers to Independent U.S. Craft Breweries (Level 3) badge! Earned the Sky's the Limit (Level 20) badge! Earned the 99 Bottles (Level 2) badge! Earned the The Dark Side (Level 4) badge!