Cockswains Courage Blended Porter | Garage Project

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Brewed by:
Garage Project
New Zealand (Aotearoa)

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by ADZA on 11-24-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 2 | Ratings: 4
Reviews by danieelol:
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2.75/5  rDev -30.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

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3.96/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

As stated on the bottle its a blended porter with some aged in oak bourbon barrels and Pours a dark chestnut hue with a creamy one finger head and lacing everywhere,the smell is strong liquorice,Oaked bourbon,milk chocolate and molasses,the taste is milk chocolate,bourbon,oak,liquorice,molasses and finished with a chocolate bittersweetness and overall I love it and would like another bottle to age cheers.

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4.09/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Format: a 100mL taster from the cellar door at Garage Project during Wellington Good Beer Week.

Appearance: a slightly cloudy dark brown with a solid finger of tan head. Good retention and lacing. Looks decent.

Aroma: a big aroma of milk chocolate, toffee and some licquorice and heavy dark fruits.

Taste: follows the nose quite closely, with the chocolate and toffee or molasses up front with some spice and those dark fruits and a touch of sherry and oak barrel flavours. Nice.

Aftertaste: still very heavy in flavour per the Garage Project norm - quite sweet on the finish. This really is more of a slow-sipper than a throw-down.

Mouth feel: quite heavy and viscous in feel with a moderate carbonation. Incredibly smooth and creamy - a fantastic feel for sure.

Overall: once again Garage Project brings us a wonderful and idiosyncratic version of, well, pretty much anything they want. A lovely porter, and one to try as I can afford them - at AU$30 for a 650mL bottle. A bit ouch, but it is pretty special.

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Cockswains Courage Blended Porter from Garage Project
3.95 out of 5 based on 4 ratings.
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