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Older Viscosity - Port Brewing

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2,132 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,132
Reviews: 687
rAvg: 4.35
pDev: 9.43%
Wants: 497
Gots: 624 | FT: 53
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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Photo of mpcrump
4.59/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 2013 vintage bottle.

A: Dark black with little to no head. Looks like older viscosity.

S: Bourbon, hints of coffee and chocolate. For me this beer did not have a strong odor. No complaints just an observation. I got mostly bourbon with hints of the other flavors. Decent whiff of the alcohol.

T: Very different than the smell. Good strong bourbon up front. Alcohol from beginning to end. I can't decide after the bourbon but hints of chocolate, coffee, caramel, and brown sugar. Good alcohol burn. Not overpowering but not a beer to drink but in sips.

M: Upper moderate to heavy feel. Definitely some sweetness at the end.

O: Very good. This was recommended to me while I was looking for Angels Share and/or Deliverance. This comes very very close. I don't drink bourbon barrel aged beers often but they do make a great choice on occasion. Great beer but not for the weak hearted.

mpcrump, Dec 31, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

BigBlueShep, Dec 30, 2013
Photo of GreesyFizeek
4.29/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

$20 bottle purchased from Wines and More in Mansfield, MA. Poured into two snifters to share with my Dad.

Pours a deep, viscous (oh really?) black. Small, maybe quarter inch head forms. Decent sticky lacing all down the glass.

Smells like bourbon, vanilla, chocolate, and wood.

Tastes really great. Lots of bourbon, very bourbon forward. Chocolatey, vanilla, oak, some coconut, with some slight acrid roasted malt flavors that pull things down a little bit.

Medium bodied, could be slightly thicker. Not bad, though, just could be better. Low carbonation.

A bang-on BA stout. A few things, namely the body and the acridity of the roasted malt, could be improved, but it is still quite tasty and I really enjoyed it.

GreesyFizeek, Dec 29, 2013
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Older Viscosity from Port Brewing
97 out of 100 based on 2,132 ratings.