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

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BA SCORE
85
very good

927 Ratings
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Ratings: 927
Reviews: 154
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 12.77%
Wants: 27
Gots: 75 | FT: 3
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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Pours black with some reddening around the edges and a persistent two fingers of light brown head. On the nose I get woodsy vanilla, caramel, and chocolate with an alcohol aroma, which is surprising given that it's only 6.9 % ABV. There's a roasted malt quality as well. All these flavors are stretched thin in the taste: here there is relatively little malt presence. It's bourbon forward with a dry cocoa powder and vanilla flavor. Mouthfeel is light and watery, and it finishes with a moderate hop bitterness.

Serving type: bottle

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Served in a snifter

A- pours a dark brown/black color with a decent size foamy and fizzy light-tan head, that has decent retention, leaving no lace behind

S- sweet buttery caramel with oaky bourbon juice, grainy malt with a hint of chocolate

T- the malt bill is very grainy up front, sweet caramel and toffee kick in mid-palate with a bit of coffee, oaky vanilla with a kick of bourbon on the finish

M- medium body and carbonation lead to a foamy mouthfeel and a smooth finish, high drinkability for the style, probably because of its lower ABV

O- the bourbon was more prominent than I expected, given the low ABV, however I think the base beer struggled to match up with the other barrel flavors. Still, very drinkable for a BBA stout

Serving type: bottle

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Anderson Valley Wild Turkey Bourbon Barrel Stout from Anderson Valley Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 927 ratings.