Bourbon Barrel Porter (BBP) | AleWerks Brewing Company

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Bourbon Barrel Porter (BBP)Bourbon Barrel Porter (BBP)
BA SCORE
4.27/5
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610 Ratings
Bourbon Barrel Porter (BBP)Bourbon Barrel Porter (BBP)
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:
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Added by BeerSox on 08-03-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#821
Reviews:
175
Ratings:
610
pDev:
8.43%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
154
Gots:
137
Trade:
14
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My favorite beer. So damn complex and drinkable, huge aroma and flavor. As good as any beer I've ever had. Caramel, toffee, brown sugar, molasses, dark northwest cherries, freshly picked blackberries, chocolate, vanilla, coconut, butterscotch, oak, and bourbon. Yea I said all that. One bottle I swear tasted a little coffee even. Beyond smooth, and drinks much bigger than the listed 9%. Must be some damn good barrels, and the base beer is also amazing. Reasonably priced and overall perfect every time. Yes, perfect.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Tasted On: 07-20-2014
Freshness: Not indicated
Packaging: 22 oz. brown bottle, pry-cap
Glassware: Nonic pint
Purchased: Received in a trade

Appearance: Dark brown beer, nearly black, with reddish highlights. The tan head is thin and leaves small traces of lace on the glass.

Smells: Oak and vanilla, dark cherries, and aromas of alcohol, including some bourbon sweetness but also fruitiness of something like a cognac.

Taste: A wide variety of flavors include licorice, roasted malts, dark bittersweet chocolate, cherries, raisins, figs and vanilla. I don't taste much in the way of hops.

Mouthfeel: Very thick in body, with low carbonation. The finish is sweet of dark fruits, molasses and vanilla notes.

Overall: Quite a hefty brew, I found it to be a delightful sipper although maybe a tad too sweet for my tastes.

Thanks to Treyliff for the beer!

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Bourbon Barrel Porter (BBP) from AleWerks Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.27 out of 5 with 610 ratings
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