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Immelmann Bourbon Barrel Aged Porter (Barrel Roll Series) - Hangar 24 Brewery

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Immelmann Bourbon Barrel Aged Porter (Barrel Roll Series)Immelmann Bourbon Barrel Aged Porter (Barrel Roll Series)

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Ratings: 86
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 9.88%
Wants: 69
Gots: 44 | FT: 2
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California, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  10.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: t0rin0 on 12-22-2010

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Ratings: 86 | Reviews: 15
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look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Bought at a local BevMo in Brea CA. They only had 5 in stock.

You can definitely taste the chocolate and porter when you first take a sip. The flavor slowly develops bringing out the bourbon flavor. It all finishes with a nice vanilla aftertaste.
It is a smooth beer, medium-bodied, making it easy to drink. The alcohol is not overpowering despite the strong smell of bourbon. The roasted malts and cocoa nibs make a nice base for the beer allowing the flavor of the woods to take over.

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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

The nose is warm and inviting. More a dank, rich chocolate hiding behind a fair amount of alcohol. Better depth on the nose than most BA porters.

The flavors are very rich. Lots of differing chocolates come to mind. Hard to pin down just one. It is thick yet velvety. Silky even. And it has a big backbone of alcohol to rest on. Great candidate to age. Ready now, but offering lots of promise for laying down a bottle. It is very mouth coating and has after taste of dark chocolate for days.

Very impressive porter. Had this both in growler and from a bottle and the growler comes across as a bit more angular and sharper. More of a wet stone blanket feel. Both are fantastic. A slight bit thinner than the Cobra stout, but equally worthy offering.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

So, I just ahppened to pick up the last two of these at the bevmo in murietta when i was visiting my family. sorry to all the cali guys lookin for this, two of them made it back to indiana with me.

First off this was surprising to me that it was labeled as a porter, i ,as well as my tasting mates, might go as far as to call it a light stout or strong ale.

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Immelmann Bourbon Barrel Aged Porter (Barrel Roll Series) from Hangar 24 Brewery
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