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Barrel-Aged Project Brew No. 8 - Port Charlotte | Brouwerij Hof Ten Dormaal

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Brewed by:
Brouwerij Hof Ten Dormaal

Style: Belgian Strong Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by Dave_Treat on 12-09-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 17 |  Reviews: 3
Reviews by Treyliff:
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2.61/5  rDev -21.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.5

On tap at Monk's Cafe Mad Monday event, 3/2014

A-Pours a hay-like dark golden color with a small creamy white head that has decent retention.

S- Port Charlotte is a heavily peated scotch, which is obvious from the atoms. It literally smells like band-aide roasted over a camp fire with a side of bacon.

T- heavy peat gives flavors of burnt rubber and smoked sausage. The peat is so strong that it's pretty much all I can taste, I can't really pick out any of the base beer's flavors

M- medium body and carbonation leads to a foamy mouthfeel and a pretty smooth finish

O- This is one of those situations where the barrel was just simply too strong, as it was the only thing I could taste. Perhaps this would have worked better with an imperial stout? Not for me, or anyone at my table. Only recommended for fans of heavily peated Scotch

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Photo of olradetbalder
3.75/5  rDev +12.6%

Photo of chinchill
3.55/5  rDev +6.6%

Feel. Rather high but soft carbonation. Medium body. High ABV?
Durable head over a hazy amber body,
Slight bitter/sour note in the finish and aftertaste. Soft, ripe fruit notes.
Very slight harshness (from ABV?).

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3.75/5  rDev +12.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +42.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +12.6%

Photo of ygtbsm94
3/5  rDev -9.9%

Photo of MasterPenguins
3.25/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jemarent
2.75/5  rDev -17.4%

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2.75/5  rDev -17.4%

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2.75/5  rDev -17.4%

Photo of AgentMunky
3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Photo of jwilcox767
2/5  rDev -39.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

I can't really review this, I think it was transported/stored improperly before it got to me. I had the 2013 vintage, maybe it just wasn't meant to age for 4 years... It was mildly sour and mostly undrinkable. It had none of the Strong Ale characteristics....

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3.38/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

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3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +35.1%

Barrel-Aged Project Brew No. 8 - Port Charlotte from Brouwerij Hof Ten Dormaal
Beer rating: 3.33 out of 5 with 17 ratings
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