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Arcadia Shipwreck Porter - Arcadia Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

134 Ratings
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Ratings: 134
Reviews: 99
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 13.25%
Wants: 10
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Arcadia Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Baltic Porter |  12.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

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

The second in a limited edition, 22oz bottled Brew Crew Big Beer Series. This beer was aged in 10-year old whiskey barrels.

(Beer added by: ypsifly on 04-15-2006)
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

dannyfayy, Apr 29, 2014
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3.66/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A- Pours a dark brown, almost black.
S- Nice smell with some chocolate, maybe some oak too, a little toasty

T- Chocolate, a touch of roasted malts. A little light cherry flavor .Doesn't overpower with any flavor. I did not get to much out of the barrel aging.

M- Full bodied but well balanced. Nice thick feel.

O- It $6 I thought it was bit to expensive. I probably would not get this again at that price. However, it is a very solid porter.

Serving type: bottle

CLEmark, Feb 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

jkball01, Feb 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

Zaphog, Feb 04, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

TheBeerAlmanac, Feb 03, 2014
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3/5  rDev -22.1%

ms11781, Dec 30, 2013
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3.95/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2008 vintage

Pours jet black with a tan foam head and splashy lace. Alcohol tears.

Charred malt nose, moderate strength, some black strap molasses.

Big charred malt up front, with scorched coffee and bitter chocolate. An immediate sour note, then alcohol, then bitter dark malt at the end. You get the oak, which is great considering the strength of the other flavors.

Fuller bodied, tongue coating.

Very nice, with a good punch of intensity.

OtherShoe2, Nov 01, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

alelover, Sep 29, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

I_BYE_MI_BEER, Sep 26, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Photekut, May 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

Rons35, Feb 19, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

BlissJunkie, Jan 14, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

bengore, Nov 24, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

ZPB, Oct 23, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

RblWthACoz, Oct 17, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Gtg642, Sep 22, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

t0rin0, Aug 18, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

ajs4bd, Jul 10, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Scout11, Jun 05, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

djrn2, May 21, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I poured the beer from a 12 oz bottle with red wax on the cap quite quickly into a pint glass and the head still remained considerably small. I would say this beer does a great job of hiding the 12% alcohol content. The beer is very drinkable and I drank it relatively fast while typing this review. The bourbon taste is present, but not overwhelming. There are notes of chocolate that make the after taste feel comfortable and ready for the next sip.

Fishman007, May 17, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

let8it8grow, Feb 29, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

Marti403, Feb 21, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

cynical1027, Feb 20, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

PhineasGage, Jan 27, 2012
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Arcadia Shipwreck Porter from Arcadia Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 134 ratings.