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Token Bourbon Barrel Aged - Alpine Beer Company

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BA SCORE
75
okay

150 Ratings
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Ratings: 150
Reviews: 63
rAvg: 3.21
pDev: 28.04%
Wants: 12
Gots: 53 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Alpine Beer Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BdubleEdubleRUN on 09-02-2011)
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2/5  rDev -37.7%

MikeCactusGordon, Nov 03, 2014
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3/5  rDev -6.5%

greenspointexas, Oct 01, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev +25.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This review comes long after I drank this beer and I drank my stock of them as soon as I knew they were infected. I have to say the infection actually did some interesting things with this beer. The fresh version had been blended with regular token which already made it a watered Down version, but the infection brought out some interesting favors to go with the bourbon. This has led to my interest in a rare style of Brett bourbon aged beers like some anchorage offerings that I think purposefully carry this style off really well, even if alpine didn't mean it.

N17shelfside, May 25, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -22.1%

djaeon, Mar 13, 2014
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Wolberjs, Mar 09, 2014
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josephwa, Jan 27, 2014
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jzeilinger, Jan 19, 2014
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Knapp85, Jan 19, 2014
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mendvicdog, Dec 17, 2013
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3/5  rDev -6.5%

zestar, Nov 11, 2013
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1.75/5  rDev -45.5%

mdaschaf, Aug 29, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -14.3%

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2/5  rDev -37.7%

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2.75/5  rDev -14.3%

bird22, Jun 27, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -14.3%

moonknight31, May 21, 2013
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2/5  rDev -37.7%

RWNay, May 17, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +16.8%

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2/5  rDev -37.7%

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3/5  rDev -6.5%

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3/5  rDev -6.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +16.8%

tbone1384, Nov 03, 2012
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1.98/5  rDev -38.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

Pours dark brown/black with a big creamy beige head and lots of bubbles.

Some sweet malt, vanilla, oak and a touch of booze present on the nose. Dark fruits and a touch of sourness.

Flavor is overpowered by the infection. Tart cherries and apple cider vinegar prevail. The porter flavors are completely lost and there is no bourbon presence.

Infection has made this one too thin bodied and way overcarbed.

I'd love to try a non-infected bottle. Sometimes I dig some sour flavors in porters, but this is definitely the bad kind of infection.

jmarsh123, Oct 15, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +9%

shoyoroll, Oct 02, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -14.3%

AndresR, Sep 10, 2012
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Token Bourbon Barrel Aged from Alpine Beer Company
75 out of 100 based on 150 ratings.