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Red Thunder - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

497 Ratings
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Ratings: 497
Reviews: 102
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 11.31%
Wants: 16
Gots: 60 | FT: 8
Brewed by:
Victory Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Baltic Porter |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
Aged in Wente Vineyards red wine barrels.

(Beer added by: confer on 11-23-2012)
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12-28-2013 01:11:59 | More by Sspeer1
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

12-26-2013 16:35:35 | More by BigMike
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12-26-2013 00:43:17 | More by RochefortChris
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

12-25-2013 06:47:40 | More by spw109
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12-24-2013 13:42:26 | More by ivanovichi
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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Maine

4/5  rDev +2.8%

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4.24/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A tawny head floats solid across this black brew. Some crimson streaks are seen at the edges.

A panoply of dark fruits including cherry, plum and raisin float up to the nose. Underneath lies oak and slightly vinous notes. Burnt sugar, caramel and toffee are also noticed. Very complex and promising.

Burnt sugar, toffee, slivers of oak and ripened dark fruits lay down thick across the tongue followed by cocoa, vanilla and spice. Bitterness is there, but as warranted.

A big bodied sipper that goes down fairly smooth and viscous. The perfect start to a snow day.

Serving type: bottle

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The scent is filled with the wine barrel aromas like cabernet wine, red grapes, vanilla, wood and cork.

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The feel is a bit astringent and though I didn't detect any hop flavors or aromas I did get some of the tinny metallic hop sensation. There was also a light warmth and a tinge of fizzy soda.

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Red Thunder from Victory Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 497 ratings.