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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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Ratings: 1,244
Reviews: 217
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 13.49%
Wants: 55
Gots: 189 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Anderson Valley Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  6.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: tempest on 10-27-2012

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3.61/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Appearance: black, opaque, light brown head, finger, some lace.

Aroma: bourbon, vanilla, roast, chocolate, oak.

Taste: subtle bourbon, oak tannins, roast, dark fruits.

Mouthfeel: creamy, medium to full bodied, pleasantly velvety for an American stout.

It's drinkable for sure with the low ABV. Smells real good, somewhat weak in the taste, but overall its pretty good. Not sure it's worth the $10 price tag though...maybe agin another bottle will prove successful.

Photo of dmorgan310
4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

Photo of wvsabbath
3.97/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Serving Type - 22oz bottle

Appearance - Black with traces of tan, 1/2 foamy head, nice amount of sticky lacing.

Smell - Sweet milky/lactose sugars, almost like a milk stout with some faint whiskey aroma. Coffee, brown sugars, a little smoke, chocolate and vanilla. Slightly underwhelming overall but solid.

Taste - First sip starts as a classic American stout with chocolate, added sugars and malts, then Jim beam whiskey comes in. Really has a nice amount of beam with being only 6.9% alcohol. Has a classic beam n' coke flavor, espically at the finish. Some smoke, coffee and vanilla is present through the taste.

Mouthfeel - Malts, chocolate and whiskey coats the tongue. More whiskey, some sugars and a cola like flavor gets the palate. The finish is whiskey, vanilla and smoked malts.

Overall - Solid, really packs a punch of flavor and can really taste the beam in it. If you like jim beam then this is a beer for you. Its really smooth, easy to drink and gives you a big beer feeling, wrapped into a 6.9%'er. Worth a drink for sure.

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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of Dolph1979
3.25/5  rDev -14%

Photo of CaptDavyJones
4/5  rDev +5.8%

Photo of woemad
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of djre4orm
4/5  rDev +5.8%

Photo of BubbleBobble
4/5  rDev +5.8%

Photo of salinasa
4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

Photo of crobinso
3.25/5  rDev -14%

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4/5  rDev +5.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

Photo of BigBry
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of RonfromJersey
4.29/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pure black with no highlights, topped by three fingers of dark tan foam.

Wonderful inviting, alluring aroma of bourbon, vanilla, oak up front, with supports of chocolate, coffee, and dark fruit.

Taste is the same. Bourbon, vanilla, oak forward. Coffee and chocolate in support. Does not have quite the depth of some other bourbon barrel stouts.

Smooth rich mouthfeel.

It's not on par with KBS, but it is well worth a try.

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4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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4/5  rDev +5.8%

Photo of johnnnniee
2.67/5  rDev -29.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 1 | overall: 3

On tap at ACBF 6/1/2013 Solid black color smallish tan head. Aromas of bourbon in spades with hints of roasty coffee underneath. Thin coffee like liquid assaulted with too much bourbon. Thin body with a watery mouthfeel. This doesn’t have enough body to stand up to the thinning effects of the overuse of bourbon here.

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4.5/5  rDev +19%

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4/5  rDev +5.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -14%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Anderson Valley Wild Turkey Bourbon Barrel Stout from Anderson Valley Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 1,244 ratings.