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Superfly (Barrel-Aged Imperial Porter) - 7venth (Seventh) Sun Brewery

Superfly (Barrel-Aged Imperial Porter)Superfly (Barrel-Aged Imperial Porter)

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BA SCORE
82
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36 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 36
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 16.3%


Brewed by:
7venth (Seventh) Sun Brewery visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: djmichaelk on 04-30-2012)
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Reviews by kels:
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kels

Virginia

3.93/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Thanks to my friend Carly for bringing this one back from the brewery. Served fresh.

Pours a murky dark brown with very low visibility. No sign of a head nor any lacing. Light bourbon is the first whiff, closely followed a warm, dry roasted coffee. The scent of oak lingers heavily over all of it, giving an overall effect of dust and char. A sweet syrupy aroma starts to develop as it warms, reminiscent of honey. Clearly a porter in style - it is light in body and rich in flavor. The body is almost cola-like - effervescent and slightly syrupy without any heaviness. Flavors of the charred wood, roasted coffee, and bourbon blend nicely without anything dominating too much. Good, solid beer with enough interest to enjoy.

Serving type: bottle

03-28-2013 01:50:32 | More by kels
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Bottle courtesy of Don...thank you for the opportunity!

Pours a tawny muddled brown with some rusty highlights. From the get-go, I'm having trouble believing this is a porter.

Nothing about the nose cries porter either. Scorched brown sugars, fiery plums, raisin and booze.

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Superfly (Barrel-Aged Imperial Porter) from 7venth (Seventh) Sun Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 36 ratings.