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Highland Barrel-Aged Oatmeal Porter - Highland Brewing

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Highland Barrel-Aged Oatmeal Porter
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10 Ratings
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Ratings: 10
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 6.63%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: brentk56 on 06-15-2013)
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kylehay2004

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

04-21-2014 22:53:53 | More by kylehay2004
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Falcone

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

03-12-2014 20:42:31 | More by Falcone
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ChainGangGuy

Georgia

3.8/5  rDev +0.8%

11 ounce pour - Taco Mac in Kennesaw, Georgia.

Appearance: Very dark brown body, a little amber at its edges, with a slim, albeit slowly receding, ivory-hued head.

Smell: Mildly fragrant nose, but, you do gets your wanted notes of roast, chocolate, caramel, fruit, as well as the oak and vanilla from the bourbon.

Taste: Splash of cola, slight milk chocolate, very sparse roastiness. A light dark fruitiness. Highland delivers a gentle bourbon character, it's not overpowering, nor is it lacking, it's just enough to brighten up the standard slight flavors. Closes out with a surprising zing of crispness.

Mouthfeel: Just under medium-bodied. Medium-plus carbonation.

Overall: I was not a huge fan of the original HOP, and, I'll admit, I was concerned the barrel-aging could even be a hindrance,

02-16-2014 16:46:31 | More by ChainGangGuy
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bcsteve89

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

01-18-2014 04:59:57 | More by bcsteve89
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RochefortChris

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

12-04-2013 05:35:41 | More by RochefortChris
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egrethel

Ohio

4/5  rDev +6.1%

11-06-2013 02:32:32 | More by egrethel
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rtrasr

Arkansas

4/5  rDev +6.1%

10-01-2013 23:38:46 | More by rtrasr
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briancross

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

09-28-2013 04:50:43 | More by briancross
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nofunyons

Virginia

3.73/5  rDev -1.1%

Its coloration is very dark and full with amber, coffee, chocolate tones. It smells nice with starchy oatmeal ovations. Once poured the head grows with a white head turning brown as it recedes. The mouth feel is not overly carbonated with a rich full snap that is pleasing without a hit of alcohol or fruit. It goes down smooth and leaves a mild aftertaste that is slightly bitter. I can think of a few better. If you are looking for a solid american porter without any fruity tastes this one is it. I like it. However, I will not keep this one around.

Cheers
Nofunyons...

Where are the stinkin funyons?

08-31-2013 00:42:50 | More by nofunyons
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brentk56

North Carolina

4.21/5  rDev +11.7%

Aged in Woodford barrels

Appearance: The beer arrives with dark brown liquid supplemented by ruby highlights; a fluffy tan head manages to leave shards of lace along the sides of the glass

Smell: Burnt coffee with mellow undertones of roasted oats and hints of Bourbon, oak and vanilla

Taste: Starts out with a charred sensation that grows slightly bitter by mid-palate, when some coffee elements kick in; after the swallow, the Bourbon, oak and vanilla tones add another angle; chocolate appears in the finish

Mouthfeel: Creamy, but a bit light bodied with moderate carbonation

Overall: A nice angle on one of Highland's better beers; would love to see them do a bottle release of this one

06-15-2013 22:06:49 | More by brentk56
Highland Barrel-Aged Oatmeal Porter from Highland Brewing
84 out of 100 based on 10 ratings.