Bourbon Barrel Aged Coconut Porter | Avery Brewing Company

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Bourbon Barrel Aged Coconut PorterBourbon Barrel Aged Coconut Porter
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
averybrewing.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.40%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by gatornation on 04-04-2017

BEER STATS
Ratings:
70
Reviews:
14
Avg:
4.16
pDev:
8.89%
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
17
For Trade:
2
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Ratings: 70 |  Reviews: 14
Photo of Erikshegda1994
4.19/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of gobuccos
4.21/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of n2185
3.88/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ri0
4.02/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured 22oz bottle into snifter. Dark coffee brown with a 2 finger khaki head. Excellent retention that leaves a fat collar and good amounts of lacing on my glass. Aroma is heavy on dark chocolate with some vanilla and light coconut, hints of bourbon blending with roasted malt. It starts off semi sweet with a chocolate cake with flakes of coconut. It is a porter with cola and roasted malt flavors. It is quite delicious, subtle bourbon, vanilla and coconut, Great carbonation for the style, smooth and very silky mouthfeel that is medium in body. Overall a very enjoyable beer for porter and coconut lovers.

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Photo of mjpolzin
2/5  rDev -51.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of jaydoc
3.79/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Texasfan549
3.94/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of dannycohen62
4.03/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Czequershuus
4.59/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This beer pours a deep black with a thin head. The aroma is wonderfully rich with vanilla, toasted coconut, marshmallow, orange peel, cappuccino, praline, and cream. The flavor is dense and rich, with vanilla, coconut, chocolate, praline, marshmallow, and very mild coffee. The mouthfeel is full and rich, with creamy carbonation. Overall this is a really excellent and rich beer - definitely on par with the excellent stuff coming out of prairie right now, although I do miss the demon series quite a bit.

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Photo of brpendergast85
4.75/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of larryarms847
4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours somewhat thinner in appearance for the abv. A dark brown that sits black in the glass with a thin layer of light foam.

Chocolate, coconut, oak, and smidge of sweet bourbon notes.

Coconut comes out nice and strong with back notes of chocolate, oak, roasty malts, and a touch of warming bourbon.

Medium-full bodied, low carbonation, sweet, rich, sticky.

Overall, in my honest opinion the beer as is is delicious, but with a few tweaks and longer time in a barrel this could be outstanding.

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Photo of GetTheYayo
3.86/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dope
4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2017 batch, 11.4% now.

A: Pours black with a light and airy brown head. Quite good head retention with just a little bit of lacing.

S: Hot bourbon with a coconut backing. Just a touch of chocolate.

T: Big burning bourbon up front with a strong oakiness. Some toasted sugars in the middle kicking in along with the coconut. Earthy coconut, almost tastes like they put the whole coconut in there. Some bitter and dry cocoa in the finish, mixing with that earthy coconut. A bit of a burn from the bourbon aftertaste.

M: Heavy body but higher carbonation lightens it up a bit.

O: Interesting brew. It's got a lot of drying bitter earth and cocoa in there that really stands out. The coconut is fairly mild and the on the other hand bourbon is quite strong. It's kinda unbalanced and odd as a result. Not bad but could use some smoothing out and leveling of the flavors.

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Photo of dtm426
4.12/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of MJSFS
4.54/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of archero
4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TheChickenWing
4.18/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of oldvines
4.13/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Radcpa
4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jzeilinger
4.11/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A - Very dark brown pour with a dark caramel, creamy lacing ring. Very sticky on the sides of the glass.

S - Coconut, bourbon, oak, roasted dark chocolate, vanilla, cream. Everything is nicely blended with nothing overpowering the other.

T - Not very boozy in the nose but definitely slaps your palate. Bourbon from start to finish with some slowly building heat from the alcohol. Oak, vanilla, some delicate smokiness, bitter dark roast, caramel

M - Medium heavy body with a little bit of thinness up front. Lingering bourbon and some dark roast. Very dry finish.

O - Would prefer the bourbon to be dialed back a tad to let the beer shine more. (And I absolutely love bourbon barrel beers.) Expect to pay about $15 for the bottle.

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Photo of rawfish
4.22/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Rhettroactive
4.18/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of q33jeff
4.21/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

**
05/27/2017

Bottle to snifter.

LOOK: thin black, big white head that fades.
AROMA: coconut, rum,bourbon,
TASTE: coconut, malt, bourbon. Touch of some other liqour, like rum, wine, brandy.
FEEL: bubbly upfront, but falls flat. Edoum body.

Good coconut beer, but OB DBC is better even without the barrel aging.

**

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Photo of redfox405
4.5/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Nick4444
4.74/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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Bourbon Barrel Aged Coconut Porter from Avery Brewing Company
4.16 out of 5 based on 70 ratings.
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