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Vortex II Aged In Kentucky Bourbon Barrels - Pisgah Brewing Co.

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Vortex II Aged In Kentucky Bourbon Barrels
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BA SCORE
88
very good

15 Ratings
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Ratings: 15
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 6.83%
Wants: 5
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Pisgah Brewing Co. visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  11.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: twowheelssoar on 09-28-2013)
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pours a pitch black with no head. not a huge aroma..slight barrel, not much. taste is extremely smooth and the bourbon really smoothed this beer out. vanilla, lots of chocolate, tobacco..great flavors. full bodied, low carbonation

overall much better than regular vortex ll. very recommended if you can find a bottle.

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Bottled May 2013, bottle #370/534. Purchased at Peabody's in Boone, NC.

Pours a midnight black, no light shines through. Tan head, decent amount for a BA beer. Excellent lacing along with a ring of light tan foam that remains on the surface of the beer.

Smell when cold was just ok, almost all chocolate and spirit-y sweet bourbon. Once the beer warmed, the nose improved greatly, with the booziness receding, and pipe tobacco and vanilla oak notes emerging.

The taste is lovely, well-integrated chocolate and sweet whiskey, drying oak and leather finish. Very little alcohol, despite the 11.2% ABV.

The mouthfeel is very nice, but could be improved. It is medium, coating, but not quite the chewy, uber thick feel I like in a BA stout.

Overall, a great beer, so glad it is made here in NC.

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Vortex II Aged In Kentucky Bourbon Barrels from Pisgah Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 15 ratings.