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

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407 Ratings
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Ratings: 407
Reviews: 264
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 8.31%
Wants: 221
Gots: 36 | FT: 7
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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4/5  rDev -7.6%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev -7.6%

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Lorianneb

New Jersey

4.3/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from bottle into a teku glass. A nice two finger head that hangs on for a couple of minutes. Jet black color. Nice lacing. Smells of coffee, toasted oak and a hint of vanilla. Slight bourbon nose. Medium body and carbonation. I was expecting something a bit chewier because of the oatmeal. Taste is nice and roasty, with a good amount of coffee and oak. Bourbon is present without making it boozy.

Overall, I could drink this every day. Excellent beer. Thanks to jrocco2021 for this gem

Serving type: bottle

05-24-2014 23:44:26 | More by Lorianneb
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Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +15.5%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev -7.6%

05-24-2014 04:48:35 | More by funhog
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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -13.4%

05-24-2014 04:19:18 | More by jimmygord
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Drew26

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

05-23-2014 18:27:21 | More by Drew26
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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -13.4%

05-22-2014 16:52:33 | More by CaptainNomihodai
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StoutItOutLoud

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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deadonhisfeet

Kentucky

4.75/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 5

Poured from a bottle into a MadTree snifter. The pour is very dark, not too viscous, and sports an impressive head for a (partially) barrel-aged beer. The nose is very much like that of "The Devil Made Me Do It". I get lots of roasty notes and delightful, rich coffee aromas.

Medium body with a wonderful rich flavor. You're greeted with some toasted malt, toffee, and treacle up front and just a bit of roast. When the coffee arrives, you think you've died and gone to Heaven. It's deep and rich, not acidic and bitter. It blends with the sweetness and roastiness of the malt to create a baker's-chocolate-like flavor. Right at the back of the palate, that tiny bit of barrel character comes through and provides a sweet, oaky, vanilla flavor to the profile. No booziness at all and a rich coffee flavor lingers on the finish. Extremely drinkable. Never seems to wander into stout territory.

I have had the pleasure of trying Tyranena's "The Devil Made Me Do It" and I loved it. I thought it was roasty, complex, and as good a porter as any I had tried. This one surpasses it in many ways, making it the best American Porter I have had yet. The coffee strikes me as less bitter and the barrel character just adds an entirely new dimension to the flavor profile. It has a flavor profile very similar to KBS, except it's a porter and has a fraction of the body. Still, nobody should be offended if Tyranena was to call this beer KBP (Kentucky Breakfast Porter).

This stuff is killer. Don't tell Michael Bloomberg about this beer. He'll want to protect us all from it.

Serving type: bottle

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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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New Hampshire

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Wisconsin

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Illinois

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Illinois

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Minnesota

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Wisconsin

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New York

4/5  rDev -7.6%

05-16-2014 05:32:16 | More by Nathanbolin
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Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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Illinois

4.38/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Jet black. Mostly opaque. Finger of head lasts a little while. Small patches of lacing.

Nice roasted aroma with bold espresso notes. Hints of toffee, almond and oak as well.

Flavor is highly roasted as expected. Wheat toast and almond comes to mind. Bold coffee. Maple sweetness. Touch off earth hop character. Very well balanced.

Medium bodied. Smooth mid drink with a semi dry finish. Malty, grainy texture in the end.

Great example of a barrel aged, flavored porter.

Serving type: bottle

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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 407 ratings.