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Bourbon Barrel Aged Shipwreck Porter - Arcadia Brewing Company

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Bourbon Barrel Aged Shipwreck PorterBourbon Barrel Aged Shipwreck Porter

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691 Ratings
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Ratings: 691
Reviews: 261
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 10.05%
Wants: 137
Gots: 252 | FT: 24
Brewed by:
Arcadia Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Baltic Porter |  12.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: jale on 02-01-2011)
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New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

08-20-2014 19:09:36 | More by -NESTO-
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jerefreakinmiah

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

08-20-2014 00:11:02 | More by jerefreakinmiah
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Huntzor

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

08-17-2014 19:39:01 | More by Huntzor
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schoolboy

Ohio

4/5  rDev -4.3%

Wow. This is a huge brew. Really wow sums it up.

The blackness is full of booze, and you get this huge booziness in the aroma, taste and aftertaste. It overpowers all of everything else this porter has going on.

The roasty goodness that brew could be is completely overbalanced by the booziness. That said, I would still recommend this for a huge beer that does not hide it's hugeness but rather wears it proudly.

08-17-2014 17:16:42 | More by schoolboy
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kingjohnh

New Mexico

4.28/5  rDev +2.4%

08-16-2014 23:06:14 | More by kingjohnh
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BakaGaijin

Ontario (Canada)

3.85/5  rDev -7.9%

Poured from a bottle. Really difficult to get the wax off the top. Not sure how old this bottle is.

A - Pours very dark. Small head with tiny bubbles. Decent lacing.

S - Dates, caramel sweetness, bourbon

T - Nice date flavour up front, then some bourbon, then it is too bitter and astringent.

M - Fairly thin mouth and you can taste the alcohol, however, considering that this is 12% that is to be somewhat expected.

O - Not bad. Wouldn't go out of my way for another one, but it was decent.

*additional note - I drank the second half of the bottle at a colder temperature and it was more pleasant. Some chocolate notes came out and the finish was less bitter.

08-15-2014 01:44:02 | More by BakaGaijin
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Fargrow

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

08-13-2014 12:04:45 | More by Fargrow
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zekeman17

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

08-12-2014 16:51:29 | More by zekeman17
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a_beckman25

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

08-11-2014 22:59:59 | More by a_beckman25
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TechBrew

New York

4/5  rDev -4.3%

08-11-2014 15:55:25 | More by TechBrew
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kenny400m

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

08-11-2014 00:21:21 | More by kenny400m
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Big_Dave

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

08-06-2014 07:52:38 | More by Big_Dave
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zestar

California

4/5  rDev -4.3%

08-06-2014 06:12:51 | More by zestar
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DrewShalvoy

California

4/5  rDev -4.3%

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Wolberjs

California

4/5  rDev -4.3%

08-02-2014 06:47:56 | More by Wolberjs
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emyers

Illinois

4.38/5  rDev +4.8%

12 oz. bottle poured into a Founders snifter.

Appearance: Pours near black with a thin beige head dissipating quickly into lacing. Leaves a slight lacing down the glass.

Smell: Bourbon up front, cocoa powder, oak, vanilla.

Taste: Similar to the smell, with bourbon leading the way balanced nicely by dark chocolate and vanilla. Some roasted malt and oak on the finish. Good bourbon presence but remains very balanced throughout. Excellent.

Mouthfeel: Medium to full-bodied. Appropriately low carbonation level. Very smooth.

Overall: Strong work from Arcadia - really nails the bourbon barrel presence without letting it take over the beer.

07-27-2014 03:49:47 | More by emyers
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BubalooBrewMaster

Nevada

4/5  rDev -4.3%

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Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -16.3%

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Pennsylvania

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Texas

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07-20-2014 17:30:35 | More by Jon4than
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Smokesnotes

Michigan

4.3/5  rDev +2.9%

Almost hard to open wax was so thick!

Pours nice, very dark brown almost black.
Not much head and is surprisingly white not brown.
Great smell, vanilla, oak.
Good up front taste, a little creaminess, bitter finish.
Very thin mouthfeel.

Overall a very good beer. Not quite as good as a BB stout but worth a try.

07-19-2014 01:49:24 | More by Smokesnotes
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BeersAndBears

Nebraska

4/5  rDev -4.3%

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Louisiana

4/5  rDev -4.3%

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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

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_morandi_

Michigan

4/5  rDev -4.3%

07-14-2014 22:19:54 | More by _morandi_
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Bourbon Barrel Aged Shipwreck Porter from Arcadia Brewing Company
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