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Older Viscosity - Port Brewing

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Ratings: 1,849
Reviews: 670
rAvg: 4.35
pDev: 9.2%
Wants: 494
Gots: 572 | FT: 50
Brewed by:
Port Brewing visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  12.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Imperial Stout aged for 12 months in new bourbon barrels.

(Beer added by: SacoDeToro on 12-03-2006)
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erz316

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4.35/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

corked and caged with a lost abbey cork and cap. poured into spaten becker. 2009 vintage

the brew has no pop when the cap is taken off, nor does the beer make any foam when poured into the glass. it is, however, completely black in body colour. the smell is incredible, bourbon, oak, prunes, roasted malts, burnt sugar... if only it were a tad stronger! this is quite like the black tuesday I just had, only it had a bit of less compelxity. the initial is a bit more coffee oriented and less on the booze, for obvious reasons. the dark chocolate comes out in the aftertaste quite strongly, and the finish has less of a booze burn. the carbonation is a little more crisp than expected, and the drinkability is great if the brew weren't so hard to get. the feel of the body is too thin for me, as there is quite a lack of carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

11-06-2009 03:52:29 | More by erz316
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Smell- Sweet malt, bourbon and vanilla in that order. Brown sugar and green apple present themselves as well.

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Older Viscosity from Port Brewing
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