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Older Viscosity - Port Brewing

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1,839 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,839
Reviews: 670
rAvg: 4.35
pDev: 9.2%
Wants: 496
Gots: 570 | 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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sfoley333

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4.45/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bought from release in Nov. 07. I had it on tap that day and havent opened a bottle until know. Poured into Duvel snifter, poured black with two finger tan head. Smell is bourbon oak, vanilla, molasses, and boozy dark fruits. Taste is dark fruit, some chocolate powder mixed with slight coffee roast, with a real bourbon oak complex dryness on the finish. Mouthfeel has a lot more carbonation than last year batch which is almost completely flat. Really a nice sipping beer especially after dinner but one or two would be it for a night.

Serving type: bottle

05-27-2008 07:45:32 | More by sfoley333
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Appearance- Nothing special whatsoever. A deep dark brown fills the glass. A semi-hard pour results in no head at all. Lack of lacing is present too.

Smell- Sweet malt, bourbon and vanilla in that order. Brown sugar and green apple present themselves as well.

Taste- A bit sweeter than I expected. Also, I get the alcohol burn, but it's 12% ABV what do I expect. Bourbon and vanilla are the two most dominant flavors.

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Overall- I had this beer a few years ago and I remember it being fantastic. This time around, it was below average for a barrel-aged stout. I will not seek this beer out again.

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Older Viscosity from Port Brewing
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