Wild Turkey Bourbon Barrel Stout | Anderson Valley Brewing Company

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Wild Turkey Bourbon Barrel StoutWild Turkey Bourbon Barrel Stout
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Wild Turkey Bourbon Barrel StoutWild Turkey Bourbon Barrel Stout

Brewed by:
Anderson Valley Brewing Company
California, United States

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

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Ratings: 1,618 |  Reviews: 264
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3.96/5  rDev +4.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

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3.08/5  rDev -18.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

Photo of Bunman3
4.24/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Wow! This is an incredibly complex beer that manages to unite two of my favorite beverages. The nose is heavy on vanilla with a hint of cocoa. A mouthful of this beer starts with the appropriate stout dark malts and moves to a very enjoyable bourbon finish. The undertones of oak, milk chocolate and coffee combine to create a very unique taste experience. This is easily one of the best beers I've tasted in the last year.

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2.5/5  rDev -34%

More bba than beer

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5/5  rDev +31.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +25.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

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3.76/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of mmconnolly
4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

Cant stand Wild turkey so I was skeptical, however this beer hit all the right notes for me. Bourbon ties perfectly with the Blarney Flats body and flavor. That's some Bahl Hornin!!

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3.76/5  rDev -0.8%

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4.56/5  rDev +20.3%

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4.12/5  rDev +8.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

Photo of Yanaguana
4.75/5  rDev +25.3%

Rich, flavor able, full bodied. Complex bourbon, malt flavor works really well

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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

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4.36/5  rDev +15%

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4.2/5  rDev +10.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of Thorstein
2.13/5  rDev -43.8%
look: 2 | smell: 4 | taste: 1 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.75

look: dark, but nothing notable
smell: best part about it
taste: the Wild Turkey (is there a worse bourbon?) overpowers any other flavors that may have been present..makes it a vile concoction that ruins your palate.
feel: like sitting in the woods knocking back some bad hooch just to get drunk when you were a teenager.

overall: There are just way too many bourbon barrel aged beers to waste your time on this one. If this is your first and you like it, all the others are better.

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Wild Turkey Bourbon Barrel Stout from Anderson Valley Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.79 out of 5 with 1,618 ratings
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