Overhang (Alta Series) - Two Beers Brewing Co.

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Reviews: 3
Hads: 17
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: n/a
Wants: 1
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
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Two Beers Brewing Co. visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  12.90% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: laminam on 11-13-2013

Ushering in the cooler days of autumn, Highpoint is aged in bourbon barrels for six months with cocoa, cinnamon and a touch of cloves. The result is a roasted caramel and molasses nose with a rich brown head.
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Reviews: 3 | Hads: 17
Photo of kdahnke123
4.2/5  rDev n/a
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a snifter at cellar temperature:
A -A medium brown, slightly cloudy pour. The head was finger tall and long lasting leaving a nice lacing.
S - Smells of bourbon, chocolate and vanilla. Very nice.
T - Creamy chocolate taste with oak and bourbon. The finish/aftertaste is somewhat bitter.
F - Medium viscosity with an average amount of carbonation.
O - An interesting porter. Were the finish better it would have a higher score and might want another. As it is, it's worth trying. (495 characters)

Photo of LiquidAmber
4.12/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured into a Reuben's Brew snifter. Pours pitch black with only a tiny ring around the edge of the glass and no visible carbonation. Aroma of bourbon and dark toasted malt. Flavor a nice balance of bourbon, toasted malt, chocolate and vanilla, finishes with bourbon, dark malt, vanilla and light hop bitterness. Medium bodied with light carbonation in the taste. A smooth, bourbon forward porter. Flavors are well integrated well melded. Body a little lighter than I expected from the aroma, color and looks, but still a flavorful and well made barrel aged porter. Well done. (576 characters)

Photo of barleywinefiend
4.22/5  rDev n/a
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A: Poured a deep brown with good carbonation presenting a tannish colored cap. Head retention was pretty good as it resedes some light curtains of lacing and a small rings sticks to the edges of the glass

S: Smooth cocoa, roasted malts, moderate bourbon and a hint of cinnamon

T: Initial taste was of smooth rich chocolate/cocoa with a moderate bourbon barrel presence. This beers taste is dominated by a smooth chocolate goodness with a healthy roast, light coffee. There is a moderate char and bitterness on the finish with more cocoa and caramel.

M: On the full bodied side, impressive, creamy and decadent. Well cabronated.

O: Great job. The balance of the barrel with base beer was right on IMO. However, I was looking for a little more of the cinnamon and clove they refered to in their description. (811 characters)

Overhang (Alta Series) from Two Beers Brewing Co.
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