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

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Walker's Reserve - PorterWalker's Reserve - Porter

Educational use only; do not reuse.
very good

1,610 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,610
Reviews: 636
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 10.8%
Wants: 65
Gots: 166 | 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:
Beer added by: Jason on 11-15-2002

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.
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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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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 1,610 ratings.