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Older Viscosity - Port Brewing

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BA SCORE
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1,848 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,848
Reviews: 670
rAvg: 4.35
pDev: 9.2%
Wants: 494
Gots: 571 | 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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mikefuski17

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +14.9%

07-08-2014 03:21:30 | More by mikefuski17
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MeisterSmudge

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -13.8%

07-08-2014 01:01:39 | More by MeisterSmudge
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superspak

Michigan

4.23/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

375 ml bottle into snifter, vintage 2013A bottling. Pours dense pitch black color with a small fairly dense tan head with poor retention, that reduces to a ring of lacing fairly quickly. Some slight spotty lacing clings on the glass, with some light streaming carbonation. Aromas of big dark chocolate, cocoa, roasted malt, raisin, prune, caramel, toast, toffee, vanilla, bourbon, oak, and roast/oak earthiness. Very nice aromas with good balance and complexity of dark/roasted malt and bourbon barrel notes; with good strength. Taste of big dark chocolate, cocoa, roasted malt, caramel, toast, toffee, vanilla, bourbon, oak, raisin, prune, and roast/oak earthiness. Slight roasted bitterness/spicy alcohol on the finish; with lingering notes of dark chocolate, cocoa, roast, caramel, toast, toffee, vanilla, bourbon, oak, and roast/oak earthiness on the finish for a while. Fantastic complexity and robustness of dark/roasted malt and bourbon barrel flavors; with an awesome malt/barrel balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Light carbonation and fairly full bodied; with a very creamy and lightly slick/chalky mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is fairly well hidden with only a small warming present after the finish. Overall this is an awesome barrel aged imperial stout. All around great complexity and balance of dark/roasted malt and bourbon barrel flavors; and very smooth to sip on for the ABV. A highly enjoyable offering.

Serving type: bottle

07-07-2014 23:55:08 | More by superspak
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jmkoller11

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

07-07-2014 21:41:09 | More by jmkoller11
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bruedabaker

Georgia

5/5  rDev +14.9%

07-07-2014 18:42:11 | More by bruedabaker
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lakersfan16

Alaska

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

07-06-2014 21:03:16 | More by lakersfan16
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NickThePyro

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

07-06-2014 00:13:58 | More by NickThePyro
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bowzer4birdie

Illinois

4.34/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

2013 vintage poured from bottle

Jet black, thin creamy head. Significant bourbon presence plus vanilla, toffee, molasses. Creamy through and through. Pretty boozy and very vanilla intensive almost to this beer's detriment(almost, not quite). A tiny bit of coffee bitterness on the end? Somewhat thick but not chewy.

Serving type: bottle

07-05-2014 19:46:09 | More by bowzer4birdie
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retry4z

California

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

07-05-2014 19:40:03 | More by retry4z
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matt2591

Ohio

4/5  rDev -8%

07-05-2014 01:47:26 | More by matt2591
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jrenihan

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -8%

07-05-2014 01:10:01 | More by jrenihan
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2beerdogs

California

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

07-04-2014 14:03:46 | More by 2beerdogs
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miggs3030

New Mexico

5/5  rDev +14.9%

07-04-2014 04:36:35 | More by miggs3030
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Mumbles720

California

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

07-04-2014 03:21:44 | More by Mumbles720
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ThurmondTX

Texas

4/5  rDev -8%

07-04-2014 02:38:00 | More by ThurmondTX
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GClarkage

California

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

07-03-2014 22:35:12 | More by GClarkage
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BigV

California

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

07-03-2014 17:16:26 | More by BigV
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tclipse

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

07-03-2014 03:51:46 | More by tclipse
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daron7

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

07-03-2014 00:50:25 | More by daron7
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Geoff413

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

07-02-2014 13:56:53 | More by Geoff413
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mabermud

Washington

4.26/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This was served with barely any head. The body was super dark, near pitch black. This stout had an easy going aroma. The usual roasted malts, with vanilla, coffee, sweet bread, and chocolate. The taste was heavy and had a cloying sweetness. I didn't taste much bourbon, I wish there was more...For me there was a good amount of prune and raisin taste near the backend of each drink. The mouthfeel was not memorable, not bad, just nothing special. I will say this stout was viscous and syrupy. This was nice to try. I likely would not seek it out again, but would give it another go if it was immediately available.

Serving type: on-tap

07-02-2014 07:49:52 | More by mabermud
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StayWhatYouAre2

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

07-01-2014 02:34:28 | More by StayWhatYouAre2
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aoampm

Hawaii

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

06-30-2014 21:39:43 | More by aoampm
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ADG2995

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

06-29-2014 23:50:49 | More by ADG2995
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bmur112

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

06-29-2014 21:27:43 | More by bmur112
Older Viscosity from Port Brewing
97 out of 100 based on 1,848 ratings.