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Red Thunder - Victory Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

522 Ratings
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Ratings: 522
Reviews: 103
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 11.6%
Wants: 16
Gots: 65 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +16%

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3.84/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750 ml bottle into tulip

Pours a mahogany brown with a small tan head. Smell red wine, chocolate with a little tart cherry and coffee. Taste is red wine, chocolate and oak. Medium body with decent amount of carbonation and a little dry. Overall it is an interesting take on a porter, worth a try a least once.

Jas45678, Oct 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

jak, Oct 08, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +16%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

oglmcdgl, Oct 08, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -29.1%

liamt07, Oct 07, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

muletrane, Oct 07, 2013
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3/5  rDev -22.7%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

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3.99/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

In a teku glass this beer was a nice black color with a tiny tan head.

Aroma primarily chocolate and roasted malt. Some fruit and alcohol.

Chocolate taste, charcoal. Vinous.

Dry, smooth.

I thought this was an interesting combination of a porter and wine. It worked well for me, and I will buy this again.

lordofthewiens, Oct 05, 2013
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3.14/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

A: Poured from a bottle to a pint glass. Had a mahogany brown color and a thick texture. There was an inch of tan-colored, fairly long-lasting head. No lacing to speak of.

S: A very muted aroma of chocolate, malt, and dark fruit.

T: Tasted of malt, fig, cocoa, and a slight vinous quality as well. This is an unfortunate flavor. It has some OK qualities, but it, like the smell, is quite underwhelming. It felt as though the brewer held back while making it.

M: A good amount of carbonation with a smooth finish. Medium-bodied.

O: A disappointing beer. I've had worse, but I expected more from this one.

avalon07, Oct 02, 2013
Red Thunder from Victory Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 522 ratings.