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Anderson Valley Wild Turkey Bourbon Barrel Stout - Anderson Valley Brewing Company

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Anderson Valley Wild Turkey Bourbon Barrel StoutAnderson Valley Wild Turkey Bourbon Barrel Stout

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85
very good

1,015 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,015
Reviews: 163
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 13.03%
Wants: 31
Gots: 95 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Anderson Valley Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  6.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: tempest on 10-27-2012)
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TMoney2591

Illinois

3.63/5  rDev -3.5%

Served in a snifter at Firkin.

The way I hear it, this is the only brewery allowed to age in Wild Turkey barrels. I'm not sure if this is entirely true, but it makes for a good story regardless. This stuff pours a straight obsidian topped by a finger of tan foam. The nose comprises whiskey, toasted oak, and dark chocolate. It's pretty simplistic, but pleasant nonetheless. The taste brings in more of the same, though now the oak character is lessened, the whiskey is consequently increased slightly (and it certainly tastes like Turkey at this point), and there is an addition of very light roasted malts and a hint of Guinness-style sourness near the finish. The body is a light-leaning medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a fairly fluid feel. Overall, though a bit on the thin side and a touch too heavy with the whiskey at times, this is a pretty solid barrel-aged stout. Definitely worth a shot.

02-12-2013 01:32:01 | More by TMoney2591
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Anderson Valley Wild Turkey Bourbon Barrel Stout from Anderson Valley Brewing Company
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