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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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BA SCORE
85
very good

1,035 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,035
Reviews: 170
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 13.3%
Wants: 34
Gots: 97 | FT: 5
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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Reviews by Willytee3:
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3.98/5  rDev +5.9%

Pours a jet coffee black with cherry red highlights. 1 finger bubbly head leaves a dense spotty lace.
Smells of warm toffee, strong vanilla, and bourbon mellowed by oak. Grassy oak, wet earth and rum bread pudding. A grain like alcohol carries/enhances the nose.
Taste is lighter than the nose would suggest, yet complex and refreshing in a cola soda pop kind of way. Oak, Vanilla, dry toasted malts, grassy notes, with nice long dry oak finish. The bourbon cask alcohol appears without overpowering but is distinctive.
Feels thin but refreshing, not deep in rich flavors as I prefer my Porters, but perhaps appealing to someone who likes a lighter style.

Willytee3, Jan 20, 2014
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Anderson Valley Wild Turkey Bourbon Barrel Stout from Anderson Valley Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 1,035 ratings.