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Devil Over A Barrel - Bourbon Barrel-Aged Coffee Imperial Oatmeal Porter - Tyranena Brewing Company

Devil Over A Barrel - Bourbon Barrel-Aged Coffee Imperial Oatmeal PorterDevil Over A Barrel - Bourbon Barrel-Aged Coffee Imperial Oatmeal Porter

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299 Ratings
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Ratings: 299
Reviews: 246
rAvg: 4.36
pDev: 8.26%


Brewed by:
Tyranena Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Imperial Oatmeal Porter. 60% Porter brewed with coffee beans and aged in bourbon barrels blended with 40% Porter brewed with coffee beans.

(Beer added by: DaPeculierDane on 04-10-2008)
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Strix

Wisconsin

4.68/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Poured a deep brown with red edges, head faded to a slim ring.

Smells fantastic: coffee, chocolate malt, hazelnut, and caramel.

Tastes of coffee, dark chocolate, vanilla, and bourbon.

Mouthfeel silky smooth, minimal carbonation.

So so tasty. Most big coffee beers I've had have been stouts, nice to see a porter like this. Hopefully this will be brewed again, it was delicious.

Serving type: bottle

07-21-2010 02:36:04 | More by Strix
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12oz bottle, bottled April 3, 2014. Poured into an O'so snifter today, 4/20/2014.

A- Dark brown body, opaque. <1 finger offwhite head that dissipates quickly, little retention, no lacing.

S- Coffee, bourbon barrel, dark chocolates. And more coffee.. this beer is surprisingly full of coffee.

F- Coffee first with a dollop of sweet bourbon, a little bit of dark chocolate. Coffee is very forward, covers up the bourbon though. As it warms, more milk chocolate sweetness comes forward. Very delicious, if a bit lacking in bourbon barrel character.

M- Medium bodied but on the thinner end, low carbonation. Mostly bitter coffee on the aftertaste. Not hard to drink.

O- Good stuff. It's a slight improvement over Devil Made Me Do It, and on most days I'd rather drink that, but this is a real nice treat. I do think they should just make it 100% bourbon barrel aged, as while it is good on its own and presumably as the brewer envisions it, I would have liked more bourbon vanilla flavours and some more complexity to the beer to help counter the massive amounts of coffee in this one.

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Devil Over A Barrel - Bourbon Barrel-Aged Coffee Imperial Oatmeal Porter from Tyranena Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 299 ratings.