Wild Turkey Bourbon Barrel Stout | Anderson Valley Brewing Company

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Wild Turkey Bourbon Barrel StoutWild Turkey Bourbon Barrel Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Anderson Valley Brewing Company
California, United States
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Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Aged for three months in Wild Turkey® Bourbon barrels, this luxurious stout has a deep ebony hue and a beautiful mahogany head. The woody, vanilla-like notes imparted by the barrels mingle with aromas of fresh baked bread, toffee, and espresso and envelop the rich chocolate and roasted barley flavors with a fine bourbon character.

Added by tempest on 10-27-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#20,140
Reviews:
268
Ratings:
1,642
pDev:
12.93%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 1,642 |  Reviews: 268
Photo of mikeCA
4.41/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Nice full body look and smooth taste. Had a lighter taste of bourbon which I thought was great! For the amount of alcohol content it was very smooth.

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Photo of Kyle1234
3.54/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bdabeer
4.04/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of DamienI
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Eric80
3.74/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of COBEERHUNTER
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bhawk1
4.41/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Tburke6
4.02/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Really enjoyed on tap on West coast, found it got better as it warmed a bit. Surprising to find in bottle on east coast, and it is very good, even paired with a turkey BBQ on a cool rainy day

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Photo of Negrelly
4.18/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Tlock
4.05/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Jcbroome
3.93/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of RBorsato
3.98/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of ananddullabh
3.83/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of B_B
3.96/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Sexmortus
5/5  rDev +31.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of sdzoe14
3.88/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Longhorn08
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ericsbrown
3.91/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of GClarkage
3.53/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of KarlHvK
4.4/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DCHritz
4.04/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of ordybill
3.94/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from A 22 OZ bottle into a pint glass. The appearance is a is dark brown with a large thick brown head. The aroma is cocoa malt with a hint if Wild Turkey. has a very nice malt flavor.

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Photo of ColSanders123
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ciocanelu
4.05/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Dark brown color with mocha head. Aroma had nice toffee, butterscotch and dried dates with a light fruit acidity. Taste follows with toffee and dried fruits, really well integrated but it fades towards the finish and doesn't linger too much. Medium to light body, medium carbonation. Really nice aroma but the low ABV doesn't support the flavor too well and overall feels kind of watery.

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Photo of janubio
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Black colour, small off-white head with medium retention. Creamy compact lace.
Aroma of chocolate, coffee, licorice, dried fruits.
Medium body, sticky texture, normal carbonation.
Taste of chocolate, coffee, caramel, red and dried fruits.
To be barrel aged, IMO, it lacks of some more punch and graduation is too low.

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Wild Turkey Bourbon Barrel Stout from Anderson Valley Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.79 out of 5 with 1,642 ratings