General Washington's Tavern Porter (Bourbon Barrel Aged) | Yards Brewing Co.

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87
very good
83 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Yards Brewing Co.
Pennsylvania, United States
yardsbrewing.com

Style: English Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Also known as Washington's Reserve

Added by Philabeerphia on 10-10-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
83
Reviews:
17
Avg:
3.94
pDev:
10.66%
 
 
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14
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4.94/5  rDev +25.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

16 oz. nonic glass. From a growler filled at the brewery. Been in the fridge for a couple days.

L - Pitch dark brown, very little light coming through. One finger head. Nice abundant lacing on the glass. Epic looking porter

S - Notes: Vanilla, milk chocolate, molasses with a hint of the bourbon cask. Very nice smell

T - Dark chocolate, vanilla, caramel and an very nice and pleasant bourbon finish. Wow.

F - Probably the easiest drinking bourbon beer I have had. Dark malts add some body and the bourbon add to the taste but pretty easily drinkable at 7%. Hefty but fit brew.

O - Simply amazing beer. Probably my new favorite of all-time. Comes out for a very limited time, I even made a special trip to the brewery just to get a growler fill. The General would certainly approve

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4.8/5  rDev +21.8%

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4.56/5  rDev +15.7%

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4.52/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I don't review much but this was perfectly delicious. Had it on cask so that made it even more enjoyable. Vanilla taste is persistent throughout but not overly sweet. Well done to Yards and I'm from Pittsburgh :)

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4.33/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Balanced, well made BB porter. On tap, had two, just flat out enjoyable. It has a good base with a smooth BB addition. If this was bottled, I would seek it out.

Bottom Line: Bravo Yard's...Bravo!

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4.3/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

poured in a pint glass from a growler

it pours dark with a tan to butter cream looking head.
smells like chocolate tobacco vanilla dark malts molasses and bourbon of course.
the bourbon taste is definitely there but doesn't overwhelm the dark malts chocolate molasses vanilla and roasty goodness and warms everything up with a hint of alcohol.
mouthfeel was good but i was expecting something a little heavier from an about 7% porter aged for months in bourbon barrels
i could drink these often but a whole growler at once may not have been the best choice. I will absolutely pick up bottles of this if i see them.

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General Washington's Tavern Porter (Bourbon Barrel Aged) from Yards Brewing Co.
3.94 out of 5 based on 83 ratings.
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