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Old Sour Cherry Porter - Rivertown Brewing Co.

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Old Sour Cherry PorterOld Sour Cherry Porter

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BA SCORE
86
very good

92 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 92
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 13.02%
Wants: 8
Gots: 23 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Rivertown Brewing Co. visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
From Rivertown’s Barrel Aged Series, brewed exclusively for Party Source. (Per the label) "We combined our Imperial Porter with fresh dark Michigan cherries, and then aged it for over three months in a bourbon barrel inoculated with wild yeast. This is a bottle conditioned ale, and can cellar for over five years. Enjoy!

(Beer added by: womencantsail on 08-13-2012)
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22 ounce bottle into snifter, 2013 vintage bottling. Pours nearly pitch black color with a 1 finger dense khaki head with good retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings around the glass, with some light streaming carbonation. Aromas of big sour cherries, green apple, cranberry, red wine vinegar, oak, clove, chocolate, light roast, hay, straw, leather, musty funk, light bourbon, and yeast/oak earthiness. Damn nice aromas with great complexity of fruity/funky yeast, sour cherry, and light-moderate roasted malt notes; with good strength. Taste of big sour cherry, cranberry, green apple, red wine vinegar, hay, straw, toast, chocolate, light roast, vanilla, oak, clove, leather, musty funk, light bourbon, and yeast/oak earthiness. Good amount of fruity/earthy tartness on the finish; with lingering notes of sour cherry, cranberry, green apple, red wine vinegar, hay, straw, leather, toast, light roast, vanilla, oak, clove, musty funk, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a while. Very nice balance, robustness, and complexity of fruity/funky yeast, sour cherries, and moderate roasted malt flavors; with a nice sweetness/tartness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and medium-full bodied; with a smooth and moderately creamy/acidic mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is well hidden with only a small warming present after the finish. Overall this is a very nice sour porter style. All around good complexity and balance of fruity/funky yeast, sour cherries, and moderate roasted malt flavors; and very smooth to sip on for the ABV with the balanced acidity. A very enjoyable offering.

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Old Sour Cherry Porter from Rivertown Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 92 ratings.