Bourbon Barrel Porter | AleWerks Brewing Company

Bourbon Barrel PorterBourbon Barrel Porter
BA SCORE
94.3%
Liked This Beer
4.27 w/ 597 ratings
Bourbon Barrel PorterBourbon Barrel Porter
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
AleWerks Brewing Company
Virginia, United States
alewerks.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerSox on 08-03-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#795
Reviews:
170
Ratings:
597
Liked:
563
Avg:
4.27/5
pDev:
8.43%
Alströms:
-
 
 
Wants:
154
Gots:
136
Trade:
14
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4.43/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

On tap at brewery:
Pours just lighter than black, hard to notice any light through at edges. Head is soapy light tan. Lacing is nice. Agitation brings back a froth that quickly collects at edges. Nose is bourbon, wood (oak?), cocoa nib side of roasted malt, and maybe a hint of licorice.

Taste follows the nose, the barrel coming through a bit more than the bourbon. Chocolate Werther's candy like sweetness. Perhaps a tad too sweet, but the barrel and bourbon are balanced nicely into the beer. At the end, there is a slight cherrywood tartness in some sips, but so fleeting, I may be imagining it.

Feel is smooth, light carbonation despite visual evidence of carbonation. Medium to fuller bodied.

Probably my favorite beer in the lineup I tasted at brewery that day. I liked a few others, as well, but this had that bourbon/wood/porter balance that works well for me.

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Bourbon Barrel Porter from AleWerks Brewing Company
Beer rating: 94.3% out of 100 with 597 ratings
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