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Wood Aged 1885 Kona - Perrin Brewery

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88
very good

23 Ratings
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Ratings: 23
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 10.05%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Perrin Brewery visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
We created our first blend by fusing the Bourbon Barrel Aged Kona Coffee Brown Ale with our Woodford Bourbon Barrel Aged 1885 Porter. Being a second-use project, most of the bourbon has already come out of the wood in the first cellaring; creating a beer that is light in booze, yet has gracious amounts of oak.

(Beer added by: Zaphog on 02-02-2014)
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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Pour dark woody brown in color with a mild red hue. Head is a thin white film over the top of the beer.

Smell is great. Fresh coffee along with mild amounts of wood and a good amount of caramel and nutty aromas from the barrel and malt.

Taste is great lots of caramel and some mild nutty flavors are forward and followed by a nicely balanced coffee flavor and a little bit of oak. Mild sweetness is balanced with a mild roast flavor from the coffee and richness from the barrel.

Mouthfeel is good. Lost a little bit of body to the barrel but the thinness is offset with mild carbonation, a rich sweetness and a mild dryness finish.

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Wood Aged 1885 Kona from Perrin Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 23 ratings.