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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

928 Ratings
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Ratings: 928
Reviews: 154
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 12.77%
Wants: 27
Gots: 77 | 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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Had this on 2013-12-27 in Columbia, PA

A - Opaque black with a 2-finger dark tan head a very nice lacing.

S - Sweet bourbon, nutty, vanilla, mild roasted malt. Pleasant. Not strong.

T - Initially some raisin bread sweetness, vanilla, cocoanut and bourbon. Then a fair amount of coffee and char. Finishes with a good balance of residual sweetness and roasty bitterness. The coffee and char flavors, while fairly apparent mid-taste, don't linger into the aftertaste. There also bourbon alcohol flavor present in the finish in balance with the other flavors; in other words, subdued.

M - Light-medium body and carbonation. Thinner than you'd expect for a stout.

O - First impression is this is more like a mildly barrel aged porter. Enjoyable but doesn't knock it out of the park. It's got some nice flavors for a 7% brew but I think I'd rather have their Oatmeal Stout. Of interest, my wife liked this more than me particularly because it was lighter flavored and had a lower ABV. While I was looking for MORE, she liked the simpler, lighter bourbon stout flavors on display with this brew.

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Anderson Valley Bourbon Barrel Stout, Malt Beverage aged in Wild Turkey Bourbon Barrels, Boonville, CA. Bahl Hornin' since 1987. Anderson Valley Brewing Company, Boonville, CA. 22 Fl. oz., 6.9% alc. by Vol.

Denseness, darkness, utter blackness, Under a large toasted tan head, that drifts down just a little bit, settles into a tight, brown ring.

Aroma: Rich, roasted malts turn out before being quickly subsumed by bourbon-ness. Mollasses, char, raisins, carob, a little vanilla, and a bit of black cherry. Lovely, lovely stuff.

Taste: Boom, boom, there it is: thickness and richness of the bourbon barrels all over the palate. Plump and full and ending a bit on the dry side. And there's the cherry, there's the vanilla, there's the roast and the toast. Mmmm. Not quite so full bodied, pretty much medium-ish….lots of tastiness. Easy-drinking. Not too strong, this one. Lot of bourbon barrel beers are imperial stouts, this one is regular stout. And it's awfully nice.

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Anderson Valley Wild Turkey Bourbon Barrel Stout from Anderson Valley Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 928 ratings.