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Walker's Reserve - Porter - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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Walker's Reserve - PorterWalker's Reserve - Porter

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BA SCORE
87
very good

1,546 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 1,546
Reviews: 633
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 10.54%
Wants: 62
Gots: 154 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Firestone Walker Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

A singularly distinctive beer that represents our finest brewing efforts, Walker’s Reserve is a elegant dark ale featuring robust flavors of toffee, caramel and bittersweet chocolate. This brew employs five specialty malts, as well as oat and barley flakes, for added complexity and flavor.

(Beer added by: Jason on 11-15-2002)
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AWolfAtTheDoor

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3.85/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Decided to do a porter thing with my GF on x-mas eve. First up was the Taddy Porter. Now this.

Dark brown, hints of opacity towards the edge of the glass. Magnificent head with an averagely vigorous pour. Lacing is nice throughout the session, I give it an 8 out of 10.

Nose dominated by herbal hops. Upon taking a stronger whiff, I get some chocolate and roast malts as well.

Flavors are nice for a porter. Chocolate, herbal hops, roasty after taste as well. For a 5.9% beer, I was expecting a little more though.

Mouthfeel is nice, maybe a hint over carbonated for my tastes, but probably spot on for the style of American Porter.

Overall this is a rock solid interpretation of an American Porter. Would recommend seeking out.

Serving type: bottle

12-25-2012 06:41:38 | More by AWolfAtTheDoor
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Walker's Reserve - Porter from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 1,546 ratings.