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Church-Key One Brewed Over The Cuckoo's Nest - Bourbon Oak Barrel Porter | Church-Key Brewing Company

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3.94/5
Very Good
5 Ratings
Church-Key One Brewed Over The Cuckoo's Nest - Bourbon Oak Barrel PorterChurch-Key One Brewed Over The Cuckoo's Nest - Bourbon Oak Barrel Porter
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Church-Key Brewing Company
Ontario, Canada
churchkeybrewing.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Sammy on 09-06-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
2
Ratings:
5
pDev:
14.47%
Bros Score:
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Ratings: 5 |  Reviews: 2
Photo of Thefrap
5/5  rDev +26.9%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of Sammy
3.5/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bourbon barrel aged that subtracts rather than adds to taste. Dark coloured body without a head. Medium mouthfeel, with astringency in the finish. Bourbon cheapens the taste. A tad of smoke and roast. Not great a porter though so-so drinkable is best I can say.

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3.45/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Bottle picked up at the brewery this summer. Pours a clear black with ruby highlights and a limited but surprisingly light coloured head. Aroma is oak forward with a hint of caramelized barley malts and rye tones. The barrel is also very prevalent in the taste, which starts and finishes with oak tannins. This beer ends with a more simple bitterness than I expected plus the alcohol warmth of the 7% ABV.

Although I appreciate many of Church Key's efforts, this is not my favourite and probably not one I'll buy again.

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Church-Key One Brewed Over The Cuckoo's Nest - Bourbon Oak Barrel Porter from Church-Key Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.94 out of 5 with 5 ratings
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