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Framinghammer Baltic Porter - Bourbon Barrel Aged - Jack's Abby Brewing

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world-class

840 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 840
Reviews: 122
rAvg: 4.36
pDev: 7.8%
Wants: 248
Gots: 205 | FT: 41
Brewed by:
Jack's Abby Brewing visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Baltic Porter |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
The 2012 on tap/growlers were aged in Jim Beam barrels. The 2013 bottles were aged in Willet barrels. 2014 release was aged in Four Roses.

(Beer added by: taez555 on 03-30-2012)
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MPPHISH

New York

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

04-26-2014 00:02:35 | More by MPPHISH
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JohnGalt1

Idaho

3.86/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours an expected black... thin dark tan head leaves virtually no lacing atop a viscous brew... I do love my new CCB Teku.

Nose is clean dark malt, turbinado sugar, plenty of bourbon spiked by vanilla and oak.. something that reminds me of tawny port and dark cherry essence.... Pretty damn rich aromas.. weird oak smoke with warmth

Flavor marries all the aromas but doesn't quite deliver... seems a little flimsy.. definite rich brown malt with plenty of barrel presence.. Dark malt plays well, but is a 2nd fiddle with the bourbon barrels..

Body is pretty full.. light carbonation doesn't distract.. smooth.

Syndicate hooked this one up.. Thanks Darrel... I appreciate it my friend.

4/4/3.75/3.75/4

Serving type: bottle

04-25-2014 06:08:41 | More by JohnGalt1
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timc100

Illinois

4.31/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Pours dark brown with a dark tan colored head. Looks like a barrel aged beer - big bubbles and spotty lacing.

Immediate aroma coconut and vanilla from the bottle - when its in a glass and aerated big brown sugar and oats as indicated, chocolate, bourbon, oak and vanilla.

Very well balanced - has that very clean, smooth body and character as does the regular framinghammer. Mouthfeel is silky smooth. Crazy drinkable.

Great beer - excellent barrel rendition of the phenomenal base.

Serving type: bottle

04-25-2014 03:56:53 | More by timc100
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Wowcoolman

California

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

04-25-2014 03:45:33 | More by Wowcoolman
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Rado

California

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

04-25-2014 03:33:52 | More by Rado
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WhitmansNiece

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

04-24-2014 00:53:57 | More by WhitmansNiece
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EvilAsh

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

04-23-2014 15:55:28 | More by EvilAsh
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Busker

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +14.7%

04-23-2014 01:40:20 | More by Busker
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phishfoolme

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

04-23-2014 00:33:40 | More by phishfoolme
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FreshZ

Missouri

4/5  rDev -8.3%

04-22-2014 17:45:32 | More by FreshZ
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solo103

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

04-22-2014 16:00:10 | More by solo103
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SportsandJorts

Virginia

4.38/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: pours an almost black color but with a strong brown showing along the edges. two fingers plus of a tan head that fades at a decent rate leave behind just a bit of a lacing. great clarity through the corners but too dark to see through the bulk. a slightly visible viscosity, leaving a thin brown film behind.

Smell: opens up with strong notes a bourbon, oak and alcohol. next layer revels some dark roasted malts. struggling to get out are brown sugar and chocolate.

Taste: first I am hit with a strong, but not overpowering bourbon with a good alcohol kick. next up some oak, followed by sweet brown sugar and a bit of chocolate. this sweetness is quickly cut by roasted malts that hint at coffee. mixes with a bit more alcohol at the end.

Mouthfeel: heavy, drinks sweet but cut by bitter. leaves behind bitter and alcohol. warm

Overall: a wonderfully complex beer. one of the most balanced and well done straight bourbon stout/porters I have had in a while. lots of bold alcohol and bourbon but never overpowering or astringent.

Serving type: bottle

04-22-2014 00:04:49 | More by SportsandJorts
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velcrogrip

Florida

5/5  rDev +14.7%

04-21-2014 19:28:24 | More by velcrogrip
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Symz

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

04-20-2014 00:01:32 | More by Symz
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IPAchris

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -14%

04-19-2014 20:43:35 | More by IPAchris
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CLaBarre

Iowa

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

04-19-2014 15:53:03 | More by CLaBarre
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Adamostella

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

04-19-2014 04:55:12 | More by Adamostella
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mps

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

04-19-2014 02:07:47 | More by mps
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savagepm

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +14.7%

04-18-2014 18:08:06 | More by savagepm
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slengteng

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

04-18-2014 07:44:30 | More by slengteng
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westcoastbeerlvr

California

3.75/5  rDev -14%

04-18-2014 03:47:49 | More by westcoastbeerlvr
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largadeer

California

3.5/5  rDev -19.7%

04-18-2014 03:15:00 | More by largadeer
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bleedsblu

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -8.3%

04-18-2014 01:20:13 | More by bleedsblu
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charrel

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -19.7%

04-18-2014 01:18:29 | More by charrel
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hail_seitan

Massachusetts

4.85/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Poured from bottle into a brandy snifter

A - Pours thick and syrupy. Body is as dark as a brown hue can get and completely opaque. A luxurious chestnut head foams on top.

S - Wonderful. Bing cherries, molasses, dark chocolate, oak and vanilla.

T - Even better than the smell. The sweetness of the malt hits you upfront, ushering in waves of brown sugar, raisin, chocolate, and vanilla. The finish is full of oak and saccharine bourbon. Just bit of heat from the alcohol as it goes down, especially as the beer warms to room temperature. Supremely balanced.

M - Pleasantly thick, though not overtly chewy. The carbonation is kept in check to let the rest of the beer shine.

O - Probably my second favorite barrel-aged dark beer after KBS. The bourbon flavor is present, but by no means dominates the beer. Jack's Abby has really asserted itself as an East Coast brewing artist, and this beer clearly shows the lofty heights of their craft.

Serving type: bottle

04-17-2014 22:48:01 | More by hail_seitan
Framinghammer Baltic Porter - Bourbon Barrel Aged from Jack's Abby Brewing
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