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

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BA SCORE
87
very good

1,605 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,605
Reviews: 635
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 10.8%
Wants: 64
Gots: 168 | FT: 7
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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3.61/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Served in a pint glass at Blue Palms.

A: Dark ruby that lets through a modicum of light. Creamy head.

S: Bland and sweet with a whiff of soap.

T/M/O: Competent, but unexceptional. The main taste is malty, moderately robust, and chocolatey, with a bitter finish laced with cacao. Overall though, it's brief, at times thin, and largely dull. Mouthfeel is carbonated and a bit sterile (think metallic shining clean). Still, it's a decent beer. I'd have another.

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4.38/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A - Jet black with a finger off of white head that settles into some nice lacing.

S - Dark chocolate, a touch of smokiness, and dark malts. Maybe some coffee.

T - Roasted malts, cocoa, and a touch of smoke. Exactly what I look for in a porter.

M - Smooth and medium bodied. Heavier carbonated and lighter than expected.

This is everything I look for in a porter. It's very drinkable, smooth, and roasty. Another great beer from Firestone Walker and this one is at a great price point. If this came in six packs I'd drink it all the time.

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Walker's Reserve - Porter from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 1,605 ratings.