1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Barrel-Aged Project Brew No. 8 - Port Charlotte - Brouwerij Hof Ten Dormaal

Not Rated.
Barrel-Aged Project Brew No. 8 - Port Charlotte
No picture uploaded.
Have one? Upload it now.
BA SCORE
80
good

11 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 11
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.33
pDev: 16.22%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Hof Ten Dormaal visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  12.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Dave_Treat on 12-09-2013)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Usefulness | Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 11 | Reviews: 2 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by Treyliff:
Photo of Treyliff
2.55/5  rDev -23.4%

On tap at Monk's Cafe Mad Monday event, 3/2014

A-Pours a hay-like dark golden color with a small creamy white head that has decent retention.

S- Port Charlotte is a heavily peated scotch, which is obvious from the atoms. It literally smells like band-aide roasted over a camp fire with a side of bacon.

T- heavy peat gives flavors of burnt rubber and smoked sausage. The peat is so strong that it's pretty much all I can taste, I can't really pick out any of the base beer's flavors

M- medium body and carbonation leads to a foamy mouthfeel and a pretty smooth finish

O- This is one of those situations where the barrel was just simply too strong, as it was the only thing I could taste. Perhaps this would have worked better with an imperial stout? Not for me, or anyone at my table. Only recommended for fans of heavily peated Scotch

Treyliff, Mar 13, 2014
More User Reviews:
Photo of chinchill
3.55/5  rDev +6.6%

Feel. Rather high but soft carbonation. Medium body. High ABV?
Durable head over a hazy amber body,
Slight bitter/sour note in the finish and aftertaste. Soft, ripe fruit notes.
Very slight harshness (from ABV?).

chinchill, Aug 19, 2014
Photo of largadeer
3.75/5  rDev +12.6%

largadeer, Dec 22, 2013
Photo of DrBier
3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

DrBier, Jul 24, 2014
Photo of Anatole
3.75/5  rDev +12.6%

Anatole, Jul 04, 2014
Photo of ygtbsm94
3/5  rDev -9.9%

ygtbsm94, Apr 15, 2014
Photo of nygannon
2.75/5  rDev -17.4%

nygannon, Dec 27, 2013
Photo of MikeCactusGordon
2.75/5  rDev -17.4%

MikeCactusGordon, Aug 14, 2014
Photo of AgentMunky
3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

AgentMunky, Jan 07, 2014
Photo of westcoastbeerlvr
3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

westcoastbeerlvr, Dec 28, 2013
Photo of Apathetiq
4.5/5  rDev +35.1%

Apathetiq, Feb 15, 2014
Barrel-Aged Project Brew No. 8 - Port Charlotte from Brouwerij Hof Ten Dormaal
80 out of 100 based on 11 ratings.