Anderson Valley Wild Turkey Bourbon Barrel Stout | Anderson Valley Brewing Company

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Anderson Valley Wild Turkey Bourbon Barrel StoutAnderson Valley Wild Turkey Bourbon Barrel Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Anderson Valley Brewing Company
California, United States
avbc.com

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
Ratings:
1,558
Reviews:
253
Avg:
3.75
pDev:
13.33%
 
 
Wants:
64
Gots:
348
For Trade:
12
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Ratings: 1,558 |  Reviews: 253
Photo of Keepnitrl
3.65/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 80x2HopHead
3.8/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of beeragent
3.98/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of bongobeer
3.87/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JayKay412
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of IDABEERGUY
4.2/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MI_beerdrinker
3.79/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mambajahamba
3.19/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of rspauldi
3/5  rDev -20%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of BdM
3.71/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Radcpa
3.84/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

The dark color is a little thin. Aroma has a slight bourbon aroma. Taste of bourbon is a little week. This is a watered down version of the higher alcohol version. No alcohol taste. I do not think aging will help

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Photo of stevoj
4.07/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

One of the best barrel aged stouts I’ve tried. Nice deep woody textures and smells, velvety smooth and rich. Almost black body, small beige head, lots of whiskey essence without taking over.

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Photo of ronbo5421
3.3/5  rDev -12%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of NeilSilber1
4.54/5  rDev +21.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Sharp stout with deep hits of smoke, coffee and whiskey, and tight carbonization.

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Photo of Ruger_44-Redhawk
3.81/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pretty decent bourbon barrel stout by Anderson Valley. Heavy on the bourbon flavor which I like in this style. A little caramel, nut flavor, vanilla, a little coffee flavor. Not a bad beer, I do wish it was a little heavier and a little higher ABV. Anderson Valley makes great stuff. The brewery tour was nice as well going back to Oregon from the Raiders game. I could see paring this with their Winter Solstice in the cold winter months

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Photo of Beginner2
4.21/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

I got reasons for liking this stout, but mostly because it is a big beer without big alcohol. often conceals flaws.) None here. Brilliant.

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Photo of LawrenceGM
5/5  rDev +33.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Richter525
4.17/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of zotzot
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SFNC
3.48/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Griphon
3.78/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of UniversitateaDeBere
4.1/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Josbor11
4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Stengelfoot
5/5  rDev +33.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of SensorySupernova
4.84/5  rDev +29.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Anderson Valley Wild Turkey Bourbon Barrel Stout from Anderson Valley Brewing Company
3.75 out of 5 based on 1,558 ratings.
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