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Bounty Hunter - Bellwoods Brewery

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BA SCORE
89
very good

30 Ratings
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Ratings: 30
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 5.2%
Wants: 2
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bellwoods Brewery visit their website
Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
American Porter |  10.30% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
AKA “The Cocopo”: This strong porter received a healthy dose of raw coconut and vanilla during fermentation. The result is a maelstrom of bitter chocolate, dark malt flavours, with a subtle coconut/vanilla underbelly. We can hear you muttering “you had
me at maelstrom…” already.

(Beer added by: jrenihan on 04-08-2014)
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Ratings: 30 | Reviews: 9 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by peensteen:
Photo of peensteen
4.11/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nearly jet black, ring of tan head, no lace. Smell is well roasted, lots of chocolate, vanilla and coconut as well but more present at warmer temps, a little bit of coffee, nose is fairly simple in execution but really quite nice. Taste starts off with a big roasted malt flavour, chocolate and vanilla, generous bitterness in a hoppy meets coffee kind of way, flaked coconut is understated which I apreciate, bittersweet chocolate aftertaste with some vanilla. A solid porter with some nice aditions, I likt that this is distinctly porter and doesn't fall into the "basicaly imperial stout" category of imperial porter.

peensteen, May 22, 2014
More User Reviews:
Photo of Sammy
4/5  rDev -1%

Sammy, Sep 21, 2014
Photo of DaveBar
3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

Sample at Bellwoods

A- 4- Very dark brown. Super nice precursor to a stout. Dark and brown LOL

S- 3.75- Lots of caramel and malt.

T- 4- Very good. Chocolate and coco. Very nice. Surprisingly light for the alcohol percentage.

M- 3.75- Surprisingly light for the alcohol in it. Rather thin

O- 3.83- This is what the score should be. Kind of thin believe it or not. Didn't even want a sampler for home from the shop it was so thin

Food Pairing

Sorry but no food on this trip

Enjoy!!

DaveBar, Sep 14, 2014
Photo of Boozecamel
4/5  rDev -1%

Boozecamel, Jul 26, 2014
Photo of Rutager
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

Rutager, Jun 29, 2014
Photo of TheSevenDuffs
3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

TheSevenDuffs, Apr 09, 2014
Photo of mtomlins
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

mtomlins, Apr 30, 2014
Photo of papat444
4.1/5  rDev +1.5%

Very smooth porter with chocolate notes, vanilla is present without adding too much sweetness and ends in a prolonged coffee bitterness that is quite sustained. Nice one!

papat444, Nov 03, 2014
Photo of FondueVoodoo
4.1/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Thanks to TheSevenDuffs for supplying this brew.

A: Pours a dense opaque black brown with 2 fingers of a toasted coconut coloured head. Very inviting.

S: Dry cocoa powder, molasses, ovaltine and toasted bread with a roundness from the vanilla. Background sweetness of dark honey. Hints of black cherries. I am not picking up any coconut in the scent.

T: Bitter cocoa powder and acrid black coffee followed by mild sweet honey malts, vanilla. Hints of a dustiness towards the finish.

M: Light to medium bodies with very low carbonation. A bit thin. Alcohol is well hidden.

O: Another well done Bellwoods brew. While I don't pick up the coconut in the scent or flavour, this porter is incredibly smooth with cocoa and vanilla highlights. Worth picking up, just don't expect coconut.

FondueVoodoo, Aug 04, 2014
Photo of liamt07
4/5  rDev -1%

liamt07, Apr 28, 2014
Photo of SebD
4.06/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: It has a nice jet black color to it. It has a nice dark tan head that dies down moderately slow and leaves some nice lacing.

Smell: The aromas definitely give out hints of roasted malts, sweet chocolate, coffee and vanilla.

Taste: Like the aromas, it has some roasted malts, chocolate, bitter coffee, vanilla, coconut and some earthiness.

Mouthfeel: It has a low-med carbonation with a nice overall balance and feel.

Drinkability: It's a very smooth drinkable beer accompanied by good flavors and aromas.

SebD, Jul 15, 2014
Photo of byronic
4.15/5  rDev +2.7%

Thanks to Coronaeus for the trade!

Pours dark brown almost black, tiny little lacing of head remains. Lots of malt and a hint of vanilla in the nose. Rich chocolate and coffee followed with vanilla and a hint of coconut which makes it presence further known in the finish.

Very nice for a Porter, borderline on a stout. Loved the coffee and cocoa. Definitely up for having it again!

byronic, Oct 14, 2014
Photo of jrenihan
4.16/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

On-tap at Bellwoods.

The beer is black with a small tan head that fades steadily. Decent lacing.

Nose contains chocoalte and vanilla, a bit of malt.

The taste is lovely. Roast malt, vanilla and chocolate are all upfront. The coconut is not obvious to me, though I suppose it is there when you look for it. I wouldn't have noticed it if not looking for it. The vanilla is at just the right level, addding a very nice flavour without being overpowering. Alcohol is notable but fairly well hidden considering the high ABV.

Full bodied and moderately carbonated, this beer is super smooth and velvety. Really nice to drink. A touch of heat at the end.

Overall, excellent stuff. A first rate dessert beer.

jrenihan, Apr 08, 2014
Photo of polloenfuego
3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

polloenfuego, Oct 14, 2014
Photo of ToddMopps
4/5  rDev -1%

ToddMopps, Jun 15, 2014
Photo of Jerboat
4/5  rDev -1%

Jerboat, Jul 25, 2014
Photo of KeKeKumba
4/5  rDev -1%

KeKeKumba, May 05, 2014
Photo of wordemupg
4.03/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

500ml bottle poured into tulip 3/6/14 thanks liamt07 for sending the bottle

A black liquid, deep cola edge, big mocha foam falls rather quickly ending up as a thin film that leaves just a couple random patches

S lots of chocolate syrup, vanilla, coffee, cinnamon, a little licorice, I don't get much of the coconut, sugar coated raisins, faint char, smells pretty good

T lots of chocolate, fudge, syrup, and dark bakers chocolate, some booze comes out, I getting some coconut but not a whole lot, a bit of chocolate bomb but that suits me fine

M fairly full, enough carbonation to give it some life, sticky on the lips yet oily on the palate, a little heat and plenty of dark roast on the finish

O could've gone above 4 once or twice elsewhere so a little jacked up overall, could use a little time to mellow out but I could easily crack another today

yet another winner from Bellwoods, I'd like to see this aged in a bourbon barrel I could see that blowing my mind

wordemupg, Jun 04, 2014
Photo of Hypersomnia
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

Hypersomnia, Sep 26, 2014
Photo of yancot
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

yancot, Apr 28, 2014
Photo of AugustusRex
4/5  rDev -1%

AugustusRex, Sep 16, 2014
Photo of Jones153
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

Jones153, Sep 07, 2014
Photo of MayonakaStout
4/5  rDev -1%

MayonakaStout, Sep 18, 2014
Photo of valianes
4/5  rDev -1%

valianes, Sep 15, 2014
Photo of KAF
3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

KAF, Oct 11, 2014
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Bounty Hunter from Bellwoods Brewery
89 out of 100 based on 30 ratings.