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Barrel-Aged Cherry Porter - Wild Rose Brewery & Taproom

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Ratings: 2
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: 2.32%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Wild Rose Brewery & Taproom visit their website
Alberta, Canada

Style | ABV
American Porter |  6.60% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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(Beer added by: leaddog on 05-05-2013)
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Alberta (Canada)

4.21/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: Deep brown with reddish edges, I swear the head has a reddish tint from the cherries. Nice looking beer.

S: Sour cherries are surprisingly pungent on the nose, reminds me a little of a bourbony flemish brown ale. Brownie-like cocoa base, a bit of vanilla.

T: Cherries are up front again with a marshmallow-y chocolate base that is quite delicate for such a big flavorful beer. Extremely easy to drink with a cherry-truffle vibe.

M: Creamy and soft on the palate, I am impressed with how mellow this is so fresh out of the barrel.

A great beer from Wild Rose, I greatly preferred this over the regular cherry porter.

Serving type: bottle

05-09-2013 03:14:24 | More by mattsander
Photo of leaddog

Alberta (Canada)

4.4/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

No. 587 of 600 limited bottles from Wildrose Brewery.

Appearance - Pours a dark chocolate/cola brown with a finger of bubbly cream-coloured head.

Smell - Bourbon, oak, tart cherries, vanilla, cocoa/chocolate, red wine.

Taste - Sweet and sour cherries straight out of the gate, followed with vanilla, cocoa, red wine and light oak. Impressive flavour palate.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied with light-moderate carbonation. Pleasant stickiness.

Overall - For a very limited run of bottles from Wildrose, they deliver on all fronts. Bourbon/oak flavour is at just the right level and the complex blend of flavours is cohesive. Pick up at least two bottles before they run out - one to age, and one to enjoy now.

Serving type: bottle

05-05-2013 05:21:31 | More by leaddog
Barrel-Aged Cherry Porter from Wild Rose Brewery & Taproom
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