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

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97
world-class

873 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 873
Reviews: 126
rAvg: 4.36
pDev: 7.8%
Wants: 247
Gots: 205 | FT: 39
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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Treyliff

West Virginia

4.29/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

2013 vintage aged in Willet barrels, poured into a snifter

A- pours dark brown, nearly black with a small fizzy light-tan head that reduces quickly, leaving nothing behind

S- lots of bourbon on the nose with big notes of vanilla, chocolate & caramel, charred oak, licorice. Pretty bourbon forward overall with chocolate mixed in

T- roasted chocolaty malt base mixes with big vanilla flavors and toasted oak, molasses, & caramel malt. Big bourbon hit near the finish with more chocolate

M- medium-viscous body with moderate carbonation leads to a foamy, slightly chewy mouthfeel and a warming finish

O- really liked the bourbon/vanilla notes, drinks pretty easy for 10%, I enjoyed this much more than the coffee version

Serving type: bottle

03-30-2014 03:46:41 | More by Treyliff
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FriZZak_s

Connecticut

4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

03-30-2014 01:31:02 | More by FriZZak_s
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Drbking

Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

03-29-2014 19:46:15 | More by Drbking
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SkiBum22

New York

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

03-29-2014 05:16:48 | More by SkiBum22
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Phil_H

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +14.7%

03-27-2014 00:49:16 | More by Phil_H
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gueuzedreg

Colorado

3.78/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A- Dark brown hazelnut in color, transparent on edges. No head to speak of. Silent

S- Malt base, oak and some sour smell (had the word and lost it)

T- Ya, a baltic porter that has a bit of bourbon barrel aged characteristic to it. Malt, barrel and vanilla at the end for me.

M- Pretty standard as far as thin or thick; again I can't think of words right now. Feels like it has been sitting out for 5 days in the fridge with the lack of carb. That doesn't really bother me though.

O- I well done BA Baltic. I like that I got to taste a well done version of this

Serving type: bottle

03-27-2014 00:45:27 | More by gueuzedreg
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HugeBulge

New York

4/5  rDev -8.3%

03-26-2014 12:38:44 | More by HugeBulge
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Mikeynas

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

03-26-2014 02:02:42 | More by Mikeynas
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Kegatron

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

03-25-2014 19:47:05 | More by Kegatron
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tobelerone

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

03-25-2014 02:30:57 | More by tobelerone
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YeastInception

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

03-25-2014 01:11:37 | More by YeastInception
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SweetChicken

Massachusetts

4.45/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Heard about this from a friend. Bought a single bottle and poured it to a tulip.

A - It poured to a nice dark-brown/black color. The head was on the thin side, pretty bubbly, but a nice creamy khaki color.

S - I was very impressed. It really made me want to dig in. Bold sweet vanilla at the front, chocolate in the middle, and a sweet, mild boozy bourbon finish.

T - The taste was a great follow and match to the smell. Great caramel malt base, notes of dark fruit, high % cocoa dark chocolate, and a nice lazy boozed end.

M - almost perfect for a porter.

O - Can't wait to get a six pack and age this for 6 months and try again. This beer is a must try.

Serving type: bottle

03-25-2014 00:36:49 | More by SweetChicken
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ncelauro

New York

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

03-24-2014 21:58:59 | More by ncelauro
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jayneo74

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

03-24-2014 15:26:07 | More by jayneo74
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dar482

New York

4.73/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

The beer comes in a dark brown black with a light brown head.

The aroma has dark berries, coffee, a bit of sweet vanilla, bourbon barrel character.

The beer follows of bourbon notes in the front, coffee, milk chocolate, hints of dark fruit . It finishes off of licorice and charred barrel character.

The mouthfeel is medium plus, but still quite silky smooth.

A great drinking beer that is really benefited by the barrels with a balanced complexity.

Serving type: bottle

03-24-2014 02:22:17 | More by dar482
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Mikeluzzjr

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -25.5%

03-24-2014 01:38:57 | More by Mikeluzzjr
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chet4

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -14%

03-24-2014 00:09:05 | More by chet4
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Dave_Treat

Virginia

4/5  rDev -8.3%

03-23-2014 14:28:16 | More by Dave_Treat
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JesseLara

California

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

03-23-2014 01:31:47 | More by JesseLara
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KornWallace

New York

5/5  rDev +14.7%

03-22-2014 15:14:56 | More by KornWallace
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msondel

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

03-22-2014 12:20:10 | More by msondel
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dspinler

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

03-22-2014 12:04:02 | More by dspinler
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Danielr26

Michigan

4/5  rDev -8.3%

03-22-2014 11:53:20 | More by Danielr26
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Kendo

New York

4.23/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: Poured from the 500 ml bottle into a Piraat tulip/snifter-type glass. On the pour the body looks dark chestnut brown, but in the glass it's black - incredibly midnight black, actually - with a small tannish head.

S: Bourbon and wood dominate; the bourbon was noted on the pour, and sticking your nose in the glass only makes it stronger. There's also some molasses noted on the nose as well.

T: Caramel malt, molasses and brown sugar sweetness is there up front; there's also some chocolate malt and dark chocolate, with a touch of roast or dark chocolate bitterness. Finishes with a modest taste of bourbon that doesn't overwhelm the overall package like you get with some bourbon barrel-aged beers. Heat is felt in belly but not really noted on the palate.

M: Medium-bodied in heft, smooth in feel, as carbonation is modest.

D: This is a solid beer.

Serving type: bottle

03-22-2014 03:18:20 | More by Kendo
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Rons35

Michigan

4/5  rDev -8.3%

03-22-2014 00:44:51 | More by Rons35
Framinghammer Baltic Porter - Bourbon Barrel Aged from Jack's Abby Brewing
97 out of 100 based on 873 ratings.