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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

924 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 924
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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03-03-2014 02:46:36 | More by Rihup
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

03-02-2014 14:12:08 | More by hinemk76
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Hoppytree

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

03-02-2014 01:24:13 | More by Hoppytree
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FrogOut69

California

3/5  rDev -20.2%

03-01-2014 23:28:32 | More by FrogOut69
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ToddHolder

Illinois

3.48/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Bottle. Aroma is strange to me for the style. Lots of vanilla, caramel, toffee on the nose. Poured jet black with an inch thick light tan head that dissipated quickly. Taste is exactly like the nose, vanilla, caramel, toffee. Didn’t get much roasted malt and seemed a little light for a stout. Finish just drops out. Decent but not my favorite.

Serving type: bottle

02-28-2014 15:42:55 | More by ToddHolder
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TastyIsBeer

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

02-27-2014 23:41:35 | More by TastyIsBeer
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jroberts8811

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

02-27-2014 23:38:01 | More by jroberts8811
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KHarz

New York

4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

02-27-2014 18:44:08 | More by KHarz
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dougieboy

California

4.25/5  rDev +13%

02-27-2014 18:27:48 | More by dougieboy
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ejeitner

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

02-27-2014 16:31:35 | More by ejeitner
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FilumDee

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +13%

02-27-2014 14:04:29 | More by FilumDee
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Chickenhawk9932

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

02-27-2014 01:46:11 | More by Chickenhawk9932
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Ego

New Jersey

3.7/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

eyes...
2 full fingers of cocoa head rise up and sizzle, pretty dark brew with some signs of life simmering to the surface, lacing is spotty, this looks nice for about a minute but then the head retreats, not bad

nose...
wow, really strong boozy vanilla notes, almost in the vanilla extract zone, melted caramel (more specifically those little kraft caramel squares I loved as a tyke), some dry cocoa powder hiding underneath as well, wondrous!

taste etc...
pretty smooth, no overwhelming flavors, subtle vanilla finish, this drinks boozier than the ABV would suggest (is this just a jedi mind trick?), weight wise this is medium heavy and satisfies in that department, this is easy to drink but... something is missing

verdict?
the barrel treatment is obvious but there is no there there, meaning there is no depth here, just kind of falls flat. is it bad ? no, not by any means, and in fact this might be great with certain food pairings but overall it seems lacking

Serving type: bottle

02-26-2014 05:33:06 | More by Ego
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California

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

02-25-2014 04:59:57 | More by DarkUnity
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Ohio

3/5  rDev -20.2%

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South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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New Jersey

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South Carolina

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South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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rjochman

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

02-21-2014 13:25:46 | More by rjochman
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jbertsch

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -20.2%

02-21-2014 03:58:07 | More by jbertsch
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Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

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Nevada

3/5  rDev -20.2%

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Anderson Valley Wild Turkey Bourbon Barrel Stout from Anderson Valley Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 924 ratings.