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General Washington's Tavern Porter (Bourbon Barrel Aged) - Yards Brewing Co.

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General Washington's Tavern Porter (Bourbon Barrel Aged)
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88
very good

40 Ratings
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Ratings: 40
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 9.52%
Wants: 5
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Yards Brewing Co. visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
English Porter |  ABV ?

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Philabeerphia on 10-10-2010)
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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served on-tap at Al's of Hampden.

A - Pours jet black with a decent one finger tall cream colored head, slowly dissipating down to a light film, leaving sticky webs of lace down the sides of the glass.

S - Smells of warm bourbon, dark roasted malt, vanilla, chocolate, molasses and a bit of dark fruit. A bit slow to develop but decent enough once it does.

T - Starts off with the vanilla and chocolate sweetness quickly being joined by the molasses, dark fruits, dark roasted malt and mild bourbon burn. Finish is a little sweet with some light dryness from the booze, lingering long after the finish.

M - Medium-Heavy body with moderate carbonation. Smooth, dark feel with a bit of booze burn at the end of each sip.

O - I would say this is more of mild bourbon porter. The bourbon profile is quite restrained and the base flavors are still quite noticeable. Haven't seen this one before, glad I tried it while I had the chance.

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A-dark brown color with a decent tan head and a little lacing

S-dark malt, molasses, bourbon, chocolate

T-chocolate, molasses, bourbon, dark roasted malt, hint of vanilla

F-light to medium body with moderate carbonation, smooth

O-solid barrel-aged porter, little on the thin side but enjoyed it

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First had: on tap at Barcade, Philly, PA

I'll have to check back in my notes, but I'm pretty sure the ABV was listed as 10% for this.

Dark cherry-cola color with a thin wispy head. Aroma of brown sugar, molasses, caramel, minor touches of bourbon. The taste follows the aroma, coming understandably about the same as the regular GW Porter, with lots of dark sugars, molasses, cocoa, with enough bourbon to give it flavor but without the alcohol burn. About medium bodied, comes off a little thin if you're used to the more robust American style, but it's about right for an English.

Serving type: on-tap

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General Washington's Tavern Porter (Bourbon Barrel Aged) from Yards Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 40 ratings.