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Bourbon Barrel Porter - AleWerks Brewing Company

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464 Ratings
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Ratings: 464
Reviews: 146
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 8.9%
Wants: 151
Gots: 103 | FT: 13
Brewed by:
AleWerks Brewing Company visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerSox on 08-03-2009)
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4.18/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

On tap at brewery:
Pours just lighter than black, hard to notice any light through at edges. Head is soapy light tan. Lacing is nice. Agitation brings back a froth that quickly collects at edges. Nose is bourbon, wood (oak?), cocoa nib side of roasted malt, and maybe a hint of licorice.

Taste follows the nose, the barrel coming through a bit more than the bourbon. Chocolate Werther's candy like sweetness. Perhaps a tad too sweet, but the barrel and bourbon are balanced nicely into the beer. At the end, there is a slight cherrywood tartness in some sips, but so fleeting, I may be imagining it.

Feel is smooth, light carbonation despite visual evidence of carbonation. Medium to fuller bodied.

Probably my favorite beer in the lineup I tasted at brewery that day. I liked a few others, as well, but this had that bourbon/wood/porter balance that works well for me.

cjgiant, Yesterday at 08:40 PM
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Bourbon Barrel Porter from AleWerks Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 464 ratings.