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Bourbon Barrel Porter - AleWerks Brewing Company

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396 Ratings
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Ratings: 396
Reviews: 137
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 9.13%
Wants: 140
Gots: 93 | FT: 11
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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Hoptimus-Prime

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

08-11-2013 15:05:31 | More by Hoptimus-Prime
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ThomasAWilson2

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

08-11-2013 14:59:51 | More by ThomasAWilson2
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josh32219

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

08-11-2013 01:18:45 | More by josh32219
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timc13

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

08-09-2013 17:39:35 | More by timc13
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cw577enfield

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

08-02-2013 15:28:33 | More by cw577enfield
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RacerX5k

Pennsylvania

4.71/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Great beer. My first bourbon barrel beer from 2011 and still my favorite (after BCBS of course). Thrilled to see this make an appearance in Philly again after 2 years. Lucked out last week, walked into my local Whole Foods to get my wOOtstout, only to find this gem sitting there. I could do this review in 3 words. Chocolate bourbon bomb. That's what it smells and tastes like, with notes of dark fruits from the base beer in the finish. Thin but appropriate for a 9% abv. So drinkable its scary, this bomber dissapears in no time at all. Easily one of the best beers Ive had this year.

Serving type: bottle

07-30-2013 14:38:02 | More by RacerX5k
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jd18

New York

4.39/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This was a surpringly delicious barrel aged beer. Stouts get all the hype but this porter was a pleasant surprise. Wonderful bourbon, malt aroma. Mouthfeel for a porter was near perfect. Appeared black as night, consistent body for a porter and a thin tan head of a fingers width that dissipates to a thin layer of foam. Taste is warm bourbon and malty deliciousness. I would recommend and drink again.

Serving type: bottle

07-29-2013 00:21:38 | More by jd18
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Novabrewer

Virginia

5/5  rDev +17.1%

07-28-2013 23:05:40 | More by Novabrewer
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TonyTalon

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

07-28-2013 01:02:57 | More by TonyTalon
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BARFLYB

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

07-25-2013 05:28:15 | More by BARFLYB
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oglmcdgl

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

07-25-2013 05:15:06 | More by oglmcdgl
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closisinthehouse

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

07-24-2013 20:48:41 | More by closisinthehouse
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Mattyb79

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

07-20-2013 07:38:40 | More by Mattyb79
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pixieskid

Germany

3.5/5  rDev -18%

07-16-2013 16:54:09 | More by pixieskid
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atone315

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

07-14-2013 04:29:42 | More by atone315
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zekeman17

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

06-30-2013 17:09:19 | More by zekeman17
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dwoolley1

New York

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

06-21-2013 15:53:02 | More by dwoolley1
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johnyb

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

06-16-2013 20:04:24 | More by johnyb
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beerloverofbham

Washington

4.4/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to ksurkin for this one. Shared this 22 oz. bottle with a friend in some stout-esque glasses. Pours very rich and very dark--darker than I expected, even for something that's been sitting in a Virginia Gentleman bourbon barrel for a while. Smells strongly of bourbon, oak, and toffee. Initially, I taste dark chocolate, coffee, plums and dark cherries, and later, vanilla, caramel. Very rich, with a lot of layers--the flavor of the bourbon is included in there but is only one part of a complex profile. Velvety.

Serving type: bottle

06-13-2013 23:21:37 | More by beerloverofbham
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JMUbrewz

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

06-12-2013 16:16:02 | More by JMUbrewz
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thegerm87

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -6.3%

06-12-2013 01:45:30 | More by thegerm87
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alysmith4

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

06-06-2013 01:04:36 | More by alysmith4
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mikeincharleston

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

05-26-2013 20:22:48 | More by mikeincharleston
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

05-26-2013 04:55:15 | More by acurtis
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

05-23-2013 20:26:01 | More by InspectorBob
Bourbon Barrel Porter from AleWerks Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 396 ratings.