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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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BA SCORE
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676 Ratings
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Ratings: 676
Reviews: 259
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 10.05%
Wants: 137
Gots: 247 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jale on 02-01-2011)
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dar482

New York

4.45/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

The beer pours out like oil and in a dark black color.

The aroma has huge milk chocolate, roasted malt, and a smooth hint of bourbon sweetness.

The flavor punch of bourbon in the front that smooths out the beer throughout. There's bittersweet chocolate, roasted malt, a bit of coffee with a rich dark caramel towards the back palate.

A really fantastic and underrated barrel aged brew.

Serving type: bottle

06-24-2014 20:19:04 | More by dar482
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Thedrizzle

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

06-22-2014 16:24:07 | More by Thedrizzle
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david131

California

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

06-22-2014 08:04:26 | More by david131
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Mightykingmalard

California

4.31/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: pitch black. Creamy white head that recedes pretty quick. Completely opaque.

S: a sweet smell of bourbon. I smell a lot of vanilla. Very nice.

T: there is a lot to this beer. Subtle bourbon taste under a very nice porter. I don't normally like porters, but this is not too sweet and has a slight smokiness to it under it all.

M: has a great warming in the mouth but doesn't stick around too long after the finish. Not as heave as a barrel aged stout, so it feels much lighter than you would expect.

O: as I said earlier, I do not normally like porters. This, however, is a very good barrel aged example. I love when beers have wax on top, so that adds to the appearance. Go try this, it is a great pour, and it is something that I rarely try. The beauty of trading.

Serving type: bottle

06-19-2014 05:10:34 | More by Mightykingmalard
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BGsWo22

New York

2/5  rDev -52.2%

06-17-2014 00:21:20 | More by BGsWo22
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IndyDad

New York

4/5  rDev -4.3%

06-14-2014 05:55:25 | More by IndyDad
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Doodamis-Maximus

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -4.3%

06-14-2014 01:03:19 | More by Doodamis-Maximus
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Boski

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -4.3%

06-10-2014 18:56:59 | More by Boski
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Creedis

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

06-09-2014 02:56:31 | More by Creedis
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AZBeerDude

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

06-05-2014 04:57:22 | More by AZBeerDude
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wrightst

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

06-04-2014 02:31:52 | More by wrightst
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astronautjones

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

06-04-2014 01:43:28 | More by astronautjones
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MDDMD

Pennsylvania

4.15/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A-dark brown color with a nice light brown head and some lacing

S-chocolate, brown sugar, bourbon, little oak

T-dark malt, chocolate, bourbon, little coffee, oak, caramel

F-medium body with light to moderate carbonation, smooth and creamy

O-good blend and balance of flavors, smooth and enjoyable

Serving type: bottle

06-01-2014 17:53:23 | More by MDDMD
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GeorgiaBeerGuy

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

06-01-2014 03:40:33 | More by GeorgiaBeerGuy
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mpalestino

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -4.3%

06-01-2014 01:03:14 | More by mpalestino
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loganburgh

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

05-26-2014 14:29:21 | More by loganburgh
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Mikecap

Louisiana

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

05-25-2014 21:52:31 | More by Mikecap
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ljc973

Michigan

4/5  rDev -4.3%

05-05-2014 19:22:57 | More by ljc973
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Filabee

Michigan

4/5  rDev -4.3%

05-04-2014 02:34:42 | More by Filabee
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mj81

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

05-03-2014 01:14:22 | More by mj81
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amalburg

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

05-01-2014 22:40:58 | More by amalburg
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Matthew1788

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

05-01-2014 02:01:33 | More by Matthew1788
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did3376

Michigan

4.34/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Poured into Libby stout glass. No bottle date present, assuming 2013.

A: Deep, dark brown, medium thick pour. About a finger of head that dissipates quickly, leaving just a slight covering across the surface. Mild lacing.

S: Bourbon, dark chocolate, roasted malt.

T: Fairly heavy bourbon taste up front fading to dark chocolate and a coffee finish.

M: Smooth as silk, mild carbonation. Medium heavy. No real notice of the alcohol for a 12% beer.

O: Very good. Definitely starts bourbon heavy, but some of the complexities that follow are quite enjoyable, combined with a silky smooth delivery. Certainly worth a try. It would be interesting to see what some age would do to this. Cut the wax with a sharp knife just below the cap, and had no problem.

Serving type: bottle

04-19-2014 02:20:43 | More by did3376
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Kramerbarthomer

Colorado

4/5  rDev -4.3%

04-19-2014 02:12:42 | More by Kramerbarthomer
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CheapBeerBuzz

California

4/5  rDev -4.3%

04-18-2014 07:36:49 | More by CheapBeerBuzz
Bourbon Barrel Aged Shipwreck Porter from Arcadia Brewing Company
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