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Bourbon Barrel Porter - Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery

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Bourbon Barrel Porter
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3 Ratings
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Ratings: 3
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 13.3%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery visit their website
United States

Style | ABV
Baltic Porter |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Boilermaker88 on 12-09-2003)
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t0rin0

California

4/5  rDev -1.5%

12-21-2012 02:39:52 | More by t0rin0
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beerguy101

California

3.43/5  rDev -15.5%

Dark black color. Medium head. Aroma is malty and choclately. Medium bodied porter. Malts are roasty with chocolate and dark fruits. Hops are slightly spicy. Touches of wood and smoke. A trace of bourbon flavor, it kind of subtle. Nice balanced. Very smooth. No alcohol bite. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean and smooth. Aftertaste is slightly bitter.

01-02-2004 03:18:54 | More by beerguy101
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Boilermaker88

California

4.75/5  rDev +17%

Sampled at the 7th Annual San Diego Strong Ale Festival held at the Carlsbad Pizza Port. This porter was aged in bourbon barrels, hence the name. This beer had a deep, dark chocolate brown color and a modest bubbly beige head. Light amounts of lace left ghostly tracks inside the glass.
The smell was of coffee, burnt grains, some chocolate and a whiff of bourbon. The taste was sweet up front, with a light chocolatey flavor and an earthy maltiness. Then a smooth, sweetly alcoholic bourbon flavor that leached from the barrels played over the palate. Lastly, a dark coffee bean taste lent a bitterness to the finish. The feel was on the medium side of full, smooth and round.
This may well have been my favorite beer of all those sampled at the festival. The addition of the bourbon flavor really enhanced this beer and made it dangerously easy to drink. Most offerings from Rock Bottom that I've tried have fallen into the "decent but not great" category. Bourbon Barrel Porter was a serious step up.

12-09-2003 23:46:54 | More by Boilermaker88
Bourbon Barrel Porter from Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery
- out of 100 based on 3 ratings.